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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.

 




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


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.


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.





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Debbie French

Services for Mrs. Debbie French were held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2018 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Hall and Bro. Tod Thompson officiated.




Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: In the celebration of Library Week 2018, an exhibit of photography by Pascagoula resident, photographer Jeff Baldock, Creative Visions is displaying his latest “Downtown by Night” series at the Forest Library on Tuesday, April 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m.




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.

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Forestry Banquet Oct. 26

The Scott County Forestry Association Banquet will be held Thursday, October 26 at Roosevelt State Park Lodge.  Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the meal and program beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please call the Scott County Extension Office at 601-469-4241 by October 16 to register for the banquet.


Arrest Report October 11

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 27 – October 5. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Crystal K. Watford, 34, 51 Young Hill Dr, Monticello, improper equipment, drug possession- methamphetamine, no driver’s license.









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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