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Clayton Williamson, III

Clayton Williamson, III, 24, an EDG construction manager, died April 9, 2018 in Winston County.

Services were at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Wilcox Chapel with Bro. Mike Ingram officiating. Burial was in the Warren Family Cemetery. Wilcox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.




Harperville News

By SHEILA SANDERS,

Important Dates and Times

The following are important times and dates to put on your calendar for upcoming events at Scott Central:

• Kindergarten registration will be held on April 24th, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

• At 6:00 p.m. on April 26th, the SC Choir will present their spring concert.


Health Fair set for April 26

Scott Regional Hospital, A Division of Rush Health Systems, will be holding their 2018 Annual Health Fair, “Carnival to Better Health” on Thursday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital located at 317 Highway 13 South, Morton.




James W. Wolverton

James W. Wolverton passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Funeral services will be conducted by Wilcox Funeral Home, 106 S. Jordan St., Carthage, MS 39051 at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Friday, April 20. Interment with Military Honors will follow at High Hill Cemetery in Walnut Grove. Rev.


Forest News

April 25  Scott Maxwell, Lynn Johnston Catalina, Bobbie Jones Marshall, Martha Hamm, Calvin Broadhead, Wally Rushing, Van Fortenberry, Mike McCrory, Nolan Crout, Jim Derrick, Tanesha Smith, Norman Young

April 26  Cobert Phillips, Bill Blossom, Ricky Foreman, Stephanie Jones


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Gardening Season Has Arrived

By TIM GETER,

Spring arrived Tuesday and the Forest Garden Club is tilling up the grounds for another great gardening season.

The Forest Garden Club was established in 1962 and is a member of National Garden Clubs, Deep South Garden Clubs, and The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, and is in the Southern Pine District. 




Arrest Report March 21

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center March 7 -  March 14. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Crystal King, 29, 367 Smith County RD Raleigh MS 39153, misd - public drunk.


XOXO and Happy Easter

By TIM BEELAND,

While browsing through the stack of newspapers that came in the Monday mail, a column by a friend and colleague of mine, Jamie Patterson the managing editor at the Yazoo Herald, caught my eye. Jamie was reminiscing about all the little gifts her young children have given her over the years.


One day will come

By TIM BEELAND,

Saturday afternoon while cruising the back roads of Rankin, Scott and Leake County, up around Ludlow I think it was, I spied a couple of fishermen on the bank of a creek and  wished I was shoulder to shoulder with them.


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Second Annual Toy Drive underway

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.



Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:

First Monday January 29, 2018

 









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Arrest Report September 20

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 9 - 14. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
William Mills, 44, 1409 Sawhill Rd., Lake, hold for drug court


Mattie Ola Culpepper

Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Ola Culpepper were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from the Ephesus Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Everett, Rev. Chris Harrison, and Dr. Joe Truhett officiating.
Music for the service was provided by Mrs. Janet Everett and Mrs. Joyce Everett.






Arrest Report August 23

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center August 10-August 17. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:Kimberly Edwards, 41, 1578 Cliff Armstrong Rd. Forest, family disturbance


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Obituaries

Dorothy “Dot” Leonard of Trussville, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Dot was a... READ MORE