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Maurine Holsen

Mrs. Maurine Holsen, age 82, and resident of Hickory passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with her pastor, Rev. Gary Howse officiating under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.


Community Calendar

August 10

Forest Youth Sports Association is holding open registration for 2018 soccer until August 10. Forms can be picked up at the Gaddis Park office building on weekdays.


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: Morton Public Library schedule for August:  Preschool Story Time-Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.(this months themes are-August 14 “Firefighters”, August 21 “The Lorax”, August 28 “Unicorns.” Kindergarten - 6th Grade “Make Your Own Comic Book” on Thursday, August 23 a at 5:00 p.m.


The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

God promises to take care of us, and He won’t break His promises!

“Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?


Jerry Hines

Mr. Jerry Hines, age 68 and a resident of Forest passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson after a brief illness.







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Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

God gives me strength

Announcements: MT. Moriah fall revival will begin July 23-25, 2018 Services will begin each night at 7:15 with Rev. Eric Jones as the guest Evangelist.

We Care Mission Food Distributions dates are July 6 and July 20. Location Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church 29 Church Street Morton Ms.



Maurine Holsen

Mrs. Maurine Holsen, age 82, and resident of Hickory passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with her pastor, Rev. Gary Howse officiating under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Wonderful 5th Sunday service at Christian Banner

Pastor Calvin & Sister Beverly Smith of New Friendship BC of Forest will celebrate their 8th Year Church Anniversary on August 5 at 1:00 p.m.  The speaker will be Pastor Jimmy Garner of Greater St. Matthew MBC of Canton.








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Jail escapee captured

State inmate Gregory Trigg, who escaped from the Scott County Jail last weekend, has been captured and is back in prison.

Trigg, #R4245, was found in a motel in Hazlehurst and arrested without incident by local authorities. He was caught at 11:30 p.m. Monday at the motel. His identity was confirmed later.



Arrest Report November 1

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center October 19 – 26. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Chirstoper A Patrick, 41, 131 Wash Dr, Forest, misd – drugs-possession marijuana 1st offense









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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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