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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.



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


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.


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: First Baptist Church of Morton will host Revival Services at 7:00 p.m. each evening beginning Sunday night, April 22. The guest speaker will be Bro. Larry Duncan of Salem Baptist Church, Lake and leading the music will be the Vardamans from Line Creek Baptist Church, Morton.


Dorothy “Dot” Leonard

Dorothy “Dot” Leonard of Trussville, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Dot was a native of Sebastopol. She proudly served in the Women’s Armed Corp (WAC) for the U.S. Army in Okinawa, Japan. She retired from The Scott County Times after 21 years of service.


Miss Hattie

By CAROL LINDLEY,

This is a new recipe shared by a friend, and we have all made it at least twice...maybe more.

For the ingredients you will need:

6 cans cut string beans  (any brand) and drain 4 cans of beans into a Dutch oven

Fry one half pound of bacon until crisp and set on paper towels



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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.





Forest News

Happy Birthday:

April 11 Bertha Emmons, William Lee Fortenberry, Cheryl Rasco Smith, Bobbie Robinson, James D. Ramey, Jr., James McAdory, Jr., Sydney Leonard Mahoney, Beth Eason, Mamie Spencer, Kimberly Spencer, Peggy Brenton


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

April 4 Kayla Welbourne, Georgia Lynn Jones, Joe Thrash, Robert Marveggio, Joyce Carr, Jeannie Bailey Tadlock, Mike Pace, Charles Smith, Jana Nester, John Alumbaugh, David Nabors, Joyce Lathem



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Forest News

Happy Birthday:

March 14:  John Tyree, Jr., Randy Woods, W. A. Pogue, Catherine Huckabey, Leiah Gilbert Bridges, Roger McDaniel, James Gibbs.

March 15:  Sheila Rushing, John Allen Roby, Shawn Gunderson, Charles Rogellio, Jr., Jonathon Huff, Anna Gaddis






Marines march across Mississippi

By JILL WARE,

On October 16 two Marines, Gabriel Vasquez and Jason Bailess, embarked on a 155 mile “Ruck” across Mississippi, trekking from the Alabama state line to the Mississippi River, in only five days, to raise awareness and support in the battle against Veteran Suicide and Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD



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Teacher of the Year

Forest School District Teachers of the year awards from left are Lindsay White Middle School English teacher, Robin Sistruck was also recognized for being district teacher of the year for the elementary school, and Katherine Grisham who received the award for the High School



ECCC Warrior Football lands three players on All-State, All-Region Teams

East Central Community College freshman defensive back Keonte’ Daniels has been named to both the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges First Team All-State South Offense and the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 First Team Offense for his play during the recently completed 2017 season.



Pelahatchie man charged with Christmas Day murder of father in Scott County

By TIM GETER,

A 19-year-old man is in custody after the alleged murder of his father.

Sheriff Mike Lee said last week that early Christmas morning the sheriff’s department responded to a call at 1634 Riverbend Rd in Scott County, the residence of Wayne Adcocks. Adcocks, 57, was shot once in the head.






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Obituaries

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