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What's wrong with Forest?

By JOHN B. WINDHAM,

Dear Editor:

Well, the sad, undeniable truth is — Forest is dying!  So, now, the more important question becomes — Why is Forest dying? The answers to why Forest is dying may be a little too much for just one ‘letter to the editor’, but we can start with the #1 cause that Forest is dying — Forest is a Sanctuary City. 




Arrest Report June 20

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 8 – June 14. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Courtney Jones, 27, 3195 Bealman Rd. Dekalb MS, Molesting – Touching Child for Lustful Purposes.







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What's wrong with Forest?

By JOHN B. WINDHAM,

Dear Editor:

Well, the sad, undeniable truth is — Forest is dying!  So, now, the more important question becomes — Why is Forest dying? The answers to why Forest is dying may be a little too much for just one ‘letter to the editor’, but we can start with the #1 cause that Forest is dying — Forest is a Sanctuary City. 


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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Iris Weaver

A service of Life and Resurrection for Mrs. Iris Weaver was held at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Sebastopol United Methodist Church with Rev. Allen Herrington officiating. Burial was be in Sebastopol City  Cemetery.

Doyle Lee Fisher

Mr. Doyle Lee Fisher, 63, died on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at his residence.
Visitation was held from 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol. Graveside services were held Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12 noon at Damascus Cemetery. Adam Boykin officiated.



Obituaries September 20

The Celebration of Life for           Dr. Mariah Bender Bradford
Dr. Mariah Bender Bradford was born on September 23, 1929 in Bay Springs, Mississippi to the late Glasco Hunter Bender and Georgianna Holloway Bender.



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: New Liberty Baptist Church will host the Baptist Association Senior Adult Day on Thursday, November 2 with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. There will be information booths, featured speaker Mike Lee and music leader Tal Vardaman.  A luncheon meal and fellowship will enhance the event.  Everyone is invited.



Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Special Thanks to Alice Hawkins and Irish McClendon

Rev. Ronnie Whittington will celebrate his 4th Anniversary during regular service this Sunday.  Everyone is asked to come an attend. Rev. Wesley Griffin will deliver the message.


Morton 13 - Forest 2

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Morton pitcher, Mallory Irby, winds up during the Lady Panther’s 13-2 home victory over the Lady Bearcats of Forest last Friday. The Lady Panthers defeated Scott Central 17-7 on Monday. The Lady Bearcats took on Scott Central Tuesday night at home, but the game had not been played at press time.      



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