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A former Forest Bearcat looks to earn a spot on the Chicago Cubs baseball team and take the field at Wrigley.

The Forest United Methodist Church is happy to announce they have a new pastor. David Slaughter.  will begin his tenure as pastor at FUMC with his first sermon on Sunday, July 1.

Lake Youth Baseball 7-9 League Champions, Allstar Team Sports, finished the season a perfect 11-0. Pictured here first row, from left: Kason Edwards, Jordan Lynam, Landyn Williams, Kylan Chrislom and Colt Shelley.

From August 5 until May 8, 2018, Tia Patrick was granted the opportunity to go on a delegation to Seoul, South Korea.

Miller Gymnastics in Newton completed their 2017-2018 competition season. The competition team won numerous titles at the team level and in individual events including Level 2 overall state champion Reese Thoms.

Raytheon is an industry-leading defense contractor and has been a huge supplier of jobs in Scott County for decades.


Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor and memorialize those men and women who have died while serving our great nation, will be observed Monday, May 28. 

Appropriate ceremonies will be held throughout the nation, and government offices, banks, post offices, and some businesses will be closed in observance of the holiday.






3A state semifinals

Forest High School mixed doubles tennis team of Kelly Atkison and Kayro Serrano-Arteaga competed in the Mississippi High School Athletic Association Tennis 3A state championship tennis tournament held in Oxford on May 7-9. The mixed doubles pair made it through the playoff bracket to the semi-finals.


Scholar Athletes

Forest High School recently recognized the exceptional academic achievement of students who participated in sports during the 2017 – 2018 school year.  The Scholar Athlete awards are presented each year to the student with the highest first semester grade point average on their respective team at FHS.



Judge and Mrs. Lee go to Washington

Judge Tom Lee and wife Norma Ruth were in Washington D.C. May 6-8 for the Ninth Quadrennial Conference of the Federal Judges Association.

The national gathering of Article III Judges was held at the Washington Georgetown Marriott and featured a variety of speakers, book fairs, tributes and museum tours.





Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: A Book Fair, featuring a varied selection of good books and other interesting items, will be available for purchase at the Scott Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


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