Today's Top Stories

Scott County native, Dr. Christopher Gilmer has dedicated his professional life to higher education. His hard work has led to him accepting the position of president at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

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. 

We all love to see familiar faces at work, but to some of us, those familiar faces have been extra special this year. A group of teachers at Morton High School share a special bond.

Forest High School Faculty honors the top two juniors at Awards Day.  The Danforth “I Dare You” Awards are presented each year by Forest High School Faculty to a female and male in the junior class.   Students selected are in the top of their...

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...

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.

Arrest Report May 2

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center April 19 - April 25. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Cole Graffenread, 21, Homeless Morton MS, Misd- Malicious Mischief/Vandalism, Malicious Mischief/Vandalism

Union Grove/ Steele News


Enjoy life with your kids while they are young

Sylvester UMC will hold its Annual Women’s Day Program on Sunday, May 6 starting at 1 p.m.  The guest speaker for the program will be Sister Jasmine Haynes of Middlebrook UMC.  The colors for that day will be cream or ivory with a peach corsage.

Midway News


Congratulations to the college graduates

Sympathy is given to the Murrell and Davis Family in the passing of Bobby Davis. Bobby’s arrangements were last Thursday at the Funeral Home. Bobby Davis is the husband of previous Tax Assessor Collector Myra Murrell Davis.  Remember the family in your prayers.