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These are the Youth Medal Winners from the 20th Annual He-Young Kimm Cup Tournament held at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, on March 25. These young men represented Triple Black Belt Academy, winning a total of 13 medals against some very tough competition. Competitors from Tennessee, Washington State, Louisiana and Mississippi reported to Co-Lin for…

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To present at Poplar Springs

Harmony & Grits, a Bluegrass and Gospel group consisting of John Traweek, Sharon Fiveash, David McCoy, and Scott Pinter, will lead the services Sunday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

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Matthews to represent state in New York’s Carnegie Hall

Selected in a national audition of 500 amateur performers from 25 states, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico, Abby Grace Matthews is headed to New York as one of sixty Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16. To read more of Abby Grace’s adventure, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale…

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Gallman retreat

Gallman Baptist Church Women’s Ministry Spring Retreat at the Master’s House in Hazlehurst on Friday, April 7, and Saturday, April 8. Pictured in front: Carl Heard, Joyce Beasley, Trisha Qualls, Dot Day, Lynette Turnbo, Robin Coleman, Caitlyn Bowles, Bethany Turnbo, Dorene McAlpin, Dot Barker, and Paula Bush. Back row: Andrea Westbrook, Jennifer Mattingly, Dena Chapman,…

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Best in state

The Wesson Garden Club received first place in Civic Organization at the Keep Mississippi Beautiful Annual Awards Luncheon at the Jackson Country Club. Left to right, Pam Owens, Jennifer Peets, Jo Ann Miller, Beverly Anderson, Debbie Smith, Sheila Stewart, Lisa Smith, and Keep Mississippi Beautiful Board Chairman Stephanie Hutchins.

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Cartwright collection on display

The place to be is 113 Dogwood Drive, Sunday April 9, 2 to 4 p.m. Your $10 donation will be collected at the door. For reservations for fundraiser for the Hazlehurst Friends of Library, call or text 662-571-2922.  Refreshments will be served. Proceeds raised will purchase new books for the library.

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Friends to join Art Month celebration

The Hazlehurst Friends of the Library is planning a big year.   During April’s Hazlehurst Art Month the Friends of the Library will have a fundraiser Sunday April 9, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the home of Paul and Wendy Cartwright, 113 Dogwood Drive, showcasing their large local and Mississippi art collection.  Tickets are $10.00…

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Hazlehurst Fine Arts Month coming soon

Internationally acclaimed floral designer Matt Wood will be part of the Hazlehurst Fine Arts Month in April. Matt will hold a floral arranging demonstration and book signing at the Hazlehurst United Methodist Church in Hazlehurst on the morning of April 15 at 10 am. His unique techniques include what he calls permanent flower arrangements. He…

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Locals attend event

Rafat and Mahmoud Anter, and Randolph Costilow, of the Strong Hope community, recently attended Gulf Wars in Lumberton. Gulf Wars is a week-long SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) event where classes are taught and members learn about many aspects of Medieval European life (not just battles). The three belong to the Jackson, chapter of the…

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