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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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Community Calendar

April 7

The annual meeting of the Sims Cemetery Association will be held at the cemetery on Saturday morning, April 7 at 8:00 a.m. If unable to attend, donations for maintenance of the cemetery may be mailed to Sims Cemetery Association, c/o Virginia Mangum, 4734 Blossom Hill Rd., Morton, MS 39117.

April 14



The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

Are you losing sleep? Worried? Stressed?

Do you need joy, peace, and assurance in your life today?

“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul, O Lord.”  (Psalm 94:19)

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow…” (Matthew 6:34)



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for April, the first date was Friday, April 6 the remaining date is Friday, April 20 from 10:00  a.m.-12 noon at the Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.  To participate all households receiving food must be certified/re-certified and produce all require


Chamber Awards

At the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce meeting last week, Chris Strebeck was the recipient of the Golden Shovel Award, left photo, for his service to the Chamber and the Ivan Bagley Award was presented to Jeffrey Cooper for his service to the Chamber. Presenting the awards was Drew Kenna.

 


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for April, the first date was Friday, April 6 the remaining date is Friday, April 20 from 10:00  a.m.-12 noon at the Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.  To participate all households receiving food must be certified/re-certified and produce all require


David Scott Bassett

David Scott Bassett, 55, of Forest, Mississippi, died Friday, April 13, 2018 at Anderson Regional Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi. He was born Wednesday, January 2, 1963 in Forest, Mississippi.


Home Run Hunnies

The Morton High School Lady Panters Softball team is hosting a fundraiser, Home Run Hunnies, on Monday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. See the Lady Panters as you have never seen them before. Admission is $2 and everybody can purchase score cards and help judge.


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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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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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Obituaries

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