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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 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.







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Ellis graduates from MSMS

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) would like to congratulate the Class of 2018 on their upcoming graduation. Specifically, they would like to honor Margarete Gabie Ellis. Ellis, formerly of Forest High School, is the daughter of LeaAnn and Wesley Ellis.


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 May 30

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 17 – May 23. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warren Jones Jr., 56, 95 Goldmillion Rd, Walnut Grove MS, General Violations.

Carrie Hacker, 27, 4859 Hwy 481, Morton MS, Contempt of Court.



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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








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


Forest Parade

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Christmas parades were held in three of Scott County’s municipalities in the last week heralding the holiday season. Pictured, Community Bank of Forest claimed top honors in the Forest Parade’s Red Division. Second place went ot Bank of Forest and Third place was claimed by Lackey Memorial Hospital.


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Community Calendar

May 19

Dixon Day will be held Saturday, May 19 at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds beginning at 10:00 a.m. Lunch will be served picnic style. All former students, teachers, neighbors, and friends are invited to attend. For more information call Patsy Davis at 601-656-3795.

 

May 24



Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Happy Mother’s Day

Announcements: Day of Prayer will be May 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Scott County District Building.

Shiloh M.B. Church is in revival this week starting at 7:30 p.m.

Homestead M.B. Church is in revival this week.





Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for May are Friday, May 11 and Friday, May 25 from Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street, with distribution beginning at 10 a. m.-12 noon.


Community Calendar

April 27-29

On Friday, April 27, the Excel Learning Center in Morton will host “Drawing with Mr. Luis,” an evening of drawing for children in grades one through five, along with a parent.  Mr. Luis Hernandez will teach basic drawing skills to the participants. 




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