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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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Ronnie Sudduth

Ronnie Sudduth, 64, passed away March 26, 2018 at Copiah County Medical Center. Visitation was be 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, and 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday, March 29 at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services were at  3 p.m.





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


Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Sunrise Service is at 6:00 a.m. Sunday

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, Rev. Buckley’s message was delivered from the book of John, chapter 5 verses 4-8.  His subject, “Leave your trouble at the altar.”  Pastor Croff read the Responsive Reading. Rev. Jimmy Dale White provided the congregation with an Altar Prayer.   


Jerry E. Hunter

Services for Mr. Jerry E. Hunter, Jr. were held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 21, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Golden Grove Church of God Cemetery. Bro. Jason Price and Bro. Howell Thrash officiated.

Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m, Wednesday, March 22, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home.


‘An Evening With Gershwin’

As part of the 2018 East Central Community College Cultural Arts Series, Dr. Justin Sharp of Sebastopol and Denise Riley, piano and vocal music instructors, respectively, presented “An Evening with Gershwin” Tuesday in the Vickers Fine Arts Auditorium on the Decatur campus.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Marriage Matters Seminar is Friday

Union Grove United Methodist Church Men’s Day Program was great.  If you missed it, you missed a treat.  Our men performed a wonderful praise dance and Pastor Sheldon Thomas brought a great word.  Thanks to him and the Little Rock Family for coming to worship with us on yesterday.


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.


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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