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Long before Alderman Harry Robinson started serving the citizens of City of Forest in Ward III he served to protect all Americans in the United States Army and he almost paid the ultimate sacrifice.

The City of Forest has made it a priority to bring new and exciting draws to the downtown area. One of the attractions that city officials and private partners have been working hard on is the Sights and Sounds Park located on the corner of S....

Local teams are getting set to start the 2018 football season and only have a few more practices before the season kicks off. All Scott County teams are eager to get underway and will start their regular season games this Friday night.

The Scott County Emergency Management Agency is sponsoring a Safety Expo that will be held at Gaddis Park in Forest on August 18 from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m.

Forest Rotary Club sponsored a Stuff the Bus project to benefit Forest and Scott Central elementary schools.

Forest Municipal School District will start the new school year with enhanced security as the school district continues to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to ensuring the safety of all students.

Community Calendar

August 4


Lake Youth Sports Organization is holding open registration for 2018 youth football and cheerleading until August 3.

Forms can be picked up at The Hornets Nest in Lake or receive by texting or calling Wendy Clark at 601-507-8249 to have a registration form e-mailed.

Morton News


Announcements: Morton MHV Club will hold the August meeting at Morton Public Library on Wednesday, August 1 beginning at 1 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:


Aug. 1  Joan Crimm, Rob Parish, Jayne Ray, Glen Crotwell, Joyce Smith, Gwen Long.

Aug. 2  Nicky Revette, Ray Moore, Corey Watkins, Jeffrey McGee, Steven Gibbs, Billie Wilkerson, Todd Burns, Kim Wilkerson, Ashley Elizabeth Webb, Emily Strong, Mike Sharp, Mary Anderson, Lisa Wilkerson.

Union Grove/ Steele News


Wonderful 5th Sunday service at Christian Banner

Pastor Calvin & Sister Beverly Smith of New Friendship BC of Forest will celebrate their 8th Year Church Anniversary on August 5 at 1:00 p.m.  The speaker will be Pastor Jimmy Garner of Greater St. Matthew MBC of Canton.

Lone Pilgrim News


Thanks to everyone that participated in Choir Day

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, the Lone Pilgrim Church Choir celebrated its’ annual Choir Day.  

Upcoming Events:  Annual Fall Revival will begin on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Nightly service will begin at 7 p.m. 

Pleasant Hill News


The Great Banquet

Announcements: Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church will be in revival August 6-9, 2018, services will begin each night at 7:00 p.m. Sunday August 5, 2018 services will start at 6:00 p.m.

Rev. Melvin Hendrick of Meridian will be the speaker for the week.