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Arrest Report August 15

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center August 2 – August 8. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Drucillia Monique McKee, 26, 121 Rawson Lane St, Walnut Grove MS, Drugs-Possession Paraphernalia.

Douglas A Herring

A Celebration of Life for Douglas Ashley Herring was held, Sunday, August 12, 2018, at First Baptist Church, Starkville, MS, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Visitation was held in the sanctuary from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Following the service, internment was at Oddfellows Cemetery, Starkville, MS.

Ringgold News


Christmas in August

One of my Christmas gifts, from daughter Pam and husband Jim Jeffries, was a trip to any place I wanted to go. I selected Washington D.C. Because the Bible Museum had just opened on 11/16/17... This past week we flew to D.C. and it was really a great adventure.




Time flies when you’re having a good time. Or, so the old saying goes.

It flew by last week while my wife, Danny, and I were on vacation. “Days on the beach sure do go by fast,” I said to her on our way home. Much faster than the days of the week at work, I think.

20 Years of Service

During a recent awards ceremony, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recognized employees for their years of continuous service to the agency. The executive director and the Mississippi Transportation Commission thank these employees for their hard work and dedication to the agency.

Community Calendar

August 4


Lake Youth Sports Organization is holding open registration for 2018 youth football and cheerleading until August 3.

Forms can be picked up at The Hornets Nest in Lake or receive by texting or calling Wendy Clark at 601-507-8249 to have a registration form e-mailed.


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


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