Wilmer Burnell Brown

Wilmer Burnell Brown, 95, of Brookhaven, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at his home. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 8 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service, Brookhaven. His memorial service will be Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. at Clear Branch Baptist Church in Wesson. with interment at the church cemetery.…

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Cindy Schobey

Cynthia Camille Runnels Schobey, 67, of Wesson, MS went home to be with the Lord on the 20th of September at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS after a brave battle with melanoma.             Funeral services will be held at Stringer Funeral Home in Hazlehurst on Saturday, September 22, 2018 with visitation from 1pm-3pm and memorial…

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Charmetrious Antonio McGee

Charmetrious Antonio McGee, 21, of Hazlehurst, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 at University Medical Center in Jackson after a long battle with liver disease. Services will be held Friday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. from Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home with interment in Hazlehurst City Cemetery. Charmetrious was born Dec. 6, 1996, to Theresa Price and…

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Mr. and Miss Wesson High School

Mr. and Miss Wesson High School, LJ Guess and Elizabeth Shirley, are pictured with Drew Hulon, Student Body President and attendants, Ella Powell and Riles Douglas. They were presented at Wesson Homecoming festivities Sept. 14.

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Moving on

So, this is the last column of mine that you will be reading here in this space.  After 22 years here at the Courier with 16 spent as your publisher, I’ve accepted employment elsewhere and will begin a new journey on Oct. 1. The words ‘thank you’ will never be enough to describe my gratitude…

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Cobras win big on Homecoming

The Wesson Cobra football team picked up a big win over Richland High School on Friday night to top off a week full of homecoming festivities. The pre-game ceremony including the crowning of Homecoming Queen Shaylin Green and the recognition of the members of her court. Follow the Cobras in the Copiah County Courier, on…

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CSHS celebrates huge homecoming victory

If “any win is a good win,” then Homecoming wins are twice as nice as Crystal Springs found out last Friday night with a 48-8 victory over Amite County. The win raised the Tigers record to 3-1 and left Amite County winless. Read more about the CSHS Homecoming in the Copiah County Courier, on sale…

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Camellias kick it off

The Camellia Line Dancers kicked off the Rockin’ Railroad Festival in downtown Hazlehurst Sept. 1 and hung around to support other acts on the stage.

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Conference at New Life

The Year of Increase conference will be held at New Life Cathedral of Worship, 28172 Highway 28, Hazlehurst, Sept. 20-22. Events will begin with Bishop Kirby Clements bringing the message at 7 p.m. Sept. 20. Sept. 21, messages will be brought by Bishop Arnold Stanton at 10 a.m. and Bishop E. L. Warren at 7…

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