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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.

 




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.





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.


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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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.


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The Sims Cemetery maintenance/preservation meeting will be held at the cemetery on Saturday, March 7-8:00 a.m.  All family members and friends are invited/encouraged to attend. Those wishing to make donations in memory/honor of loved ones may remit checks to: Virginia Mangum, 4734 Blossom Hill Road, Morton, MS 39117.


Health Fair set for April 26

Scott Regional Hospital, A Division of Rush Health Systems, will be holding their 2018 Annual Health Fair, “Carnival to Better Health” on Thursday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital located at 317 Highway 13 South, Morton.


‘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.


Thelma Keyes

Take a step of Faith

Good Morning / Evening!

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear; because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.” (1John 4:18)






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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