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Maxine Craig

Mrs. Maxine Craig, age 91, passed away Thursday June 7, 2018 at her residence in Morton, MS. Visitation was held on Friday June 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Saturday June 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:20 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Funeral Services were held on Saturday June 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.



AR-15 Affirmation Day

During July 4 range activities Precision Shooting Center held AR-15 Affirmation Day by having only AR-15 rifles shot from 1- 4 pm. The range sponsored and held this event to affirm the rights of citizens under the 2nd Amendment to legally own AR-15s.


Community Calendar

July 14

 

The Dixie Echoes will be in concert at Lorena Baptist Church, Hwy. 35/18 Lorena Ms. on July 14 at 6:00 p.m. Call 601-906-3610 for information. No admission fee.

 

July 15

 


Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Youth feeding program continues though July 31

Midway Park is open with tables and playground equipment for the children. More is needed in the construction and operations of the park.  Fundraising will become an inevitable objective of the park.  When asked to give, please give as generous as you can. 



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The remaining We Care Mission Food distribution for the month of July will be July 20 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.



Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Ordination Services are July 22

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Pastor’s Croff message was delivered from the 5th Chapter of the book of Mark, verse 34.  His subject: “What are you feeding your faith?” Reverend Buckley read the Responsive Reading.  



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What's wrong with Forest?

By JOHN B. WINDHAM,

Dear Editor:

Well, the sad, undeniable truth is — Forest is dying!  So, now, the more important question becomes — Why is Forest dying? The answers to why Forest is dying may be a little too much for just one ‘letter to the editor’, but we can start with the #1 cause that Forest is dying — Forest is a Sanctuary City. 






Arrest Report July 4

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 21 – June 27. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

John Dillion Alford, 25, 330 MC Lum Rd, Morton MS, Multi-Count.


Arrest Report June 20

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 8 – June 14. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Courtney Jones, 27, 3195 Bealman Rd. Dekalb MS, Molesting – Touching Child for Lustful Purposes.



Arrest Report June 27

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 14 – June 20. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Andres Gonzales, 30, 137 Veste St, Longview TX, False Report of Crime


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Back on the soap box(s) again

By TIM BEELAND,

It happened again Monday just after 7:00 a.m. while on my way to work. The traffic signal facing me at the intersection of Hillsboro Street and Hwy. 80 in Forest turned green. I was on Hillsboro so that means the light had to be red on the side the folks traveling on Highway 80 were on. Everyone knows that, right?








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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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