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Arrest Report June 13

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 31 – June 6. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Howard L. Smith, 20, 119 Rose Street, Forest MS, Contempt of Court/Failure to pay fines/restitution




Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 13 Rusty Healy, Robin Risher, Dorris Nanny, Robbi Doherty, Joshua Benjamin Harris

June 14 Nan Elise Jacob, Donny McCrory, Rosemary Hopkins, Denise Shaw, Bitsey Halford Buegel, Janis Leaf, Roger Guyse, Susan Strebeck, Benjamin Steele Sims, Mark Harrell



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: There will be a Scott County Livestock Association Meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott County Extension Office. A board meeting will follow shortly after the Association meeting. Brian Wilkerson will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs.




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Ellis graduates from MSMS

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) would like to congratulate the Class of 2018 on their upcoming graduation. Specifically, they would like to honor Margarete Gabie Ellis. Ellis, formerly of Forest High School, is the daughter of LeaAnn and Wesley Ellis.




Arrest Report May 30

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 17 – May 23. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warren Jones Jr., 56, 95 Goldmillion Rd, Walnut Grove MS, General Violations.

Carrie Hacker, 27, 4859 Hwy 481, Morton MS, Contempt of Court.



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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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Forest News

Happy Birthday:

March 21:  Alete Renfroe, Beth Busbea, Billy Ray Dill, Mike Bagley, Floyd Tucker, Jr., Nancy Bowman, Jessica Wright, John Eric Henderson, Lee Ann Calhoun


Panthers claim victory over Enterprise, Choctaw Central

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Morton High School claimed victory twice last week at home on the diamond. The Panthers defeated Choctaw Central 7-1 Tuesday before winning 6-4 against Enterprise on Saturday.

The Panters were scheduled to take on in-county rival Forest Bobcats Tuesday night. The results from that game were not available at press time.


Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Christmas Services are Sunday

On Sunday, December 17, 2017, Pastor Croff’s sermon was delivered from the book of Ephesians, Chapter 5, verse 16, subject: “No matter how bad your past, God can still use you!”  Responsive reading and alter prayer was done by Rev. James Buckley. Rev. Jimmy Dale White, prayed after offering. 


John Peter Lynn, Jr.

John Peter Lynn, Jr., died on October 6, 2017 in Asheville, NC.
Private funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the WNC Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain, NC.  Groce Funeral Home is serving the family.








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