Joy Ann Slay

Joy Ann Slay, 70, of Crystal Springs, passed away November 17, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be 5pm-7pm Sunday at Stringer Family Funeral Home.  Services will be 11am Monday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Harmony Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mrs. Slay was…

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Bea Bates Wilson

Bea Bates Wilson, 85, of Crystal Springs, passed away November 16, 2017 at Copiah County Medical Center. Visitation will be 5pm-7pm Friday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 11am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at New Zion Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.…

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Indians pick up win over West Marion; host Forest on Friday

Going into Friday night’s 3A playoff game at West Marion, Hazlehurst Indian Head Coach Todd McDaniel told his players that “he would not lose twice on the same field.”    The Trojans knocked the Indians out of the playoffs in 2015, and the sting of the loss has stayed with McDaniel for 2 years. This time…

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Local Socks for Heroes sends supplies to nursing homes

Socks for Heroes will again be collecting in the Copiah County area for the holidays. The items collected in the county, along with other groups in the state, go to nursing home veterans in Mississippi and Louisiana. The deadline for collecting will be December 1, and locations available are: in Wesson, Copiah Bank, Carpenter Shop,…

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Board presents DAR proclamation

The Hazlehurst Board of Aldermen, at their Nov. 7 meeting, declared November to be National American Indian Heritage Month. The Cherokee Rose Chapter, NSDAR, works hard every year to recognize Indians and their place in American history. Pictured are, left to right, Frederick Sandifer; Dr. Rick Akin; Mayor Shirley Sandifer; Judith Brewer, Regent, Cherokee Rose…

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Lions have pecans!

The Hazlehurst Lions Club is once again selling Indianola pecans just in time for holiday baking. One pound bags are available for $12. Past customers have said they are the prettiest and best pecans to be found. They are available from any Lions Club member or you can pick up some at Hazlehurst City Hall.

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Elma Louise Weeks Purser

Elma Louise Weeks Purser passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, November 12, 2017.  Visitation will be 10am Tuesday, November 14, 2017, with a service to follow at 11am at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal springs. Mrs. Purser was born on June 27, 1925 in Wesson, MS, to Lewis Jackson Weeks, Jr. and Mary…

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Joyce Ferguson Clement

Joyce Ferguson Clement, 74, of Crystal Springs, passed away November 10, 2017 at her residence in Crystal Springs.  Visitation will be Monday from 10am-11am at the Crystal Springs United Methodist Church with the service following at 11am.  Interment to follow at the CS City Cemetery. Joyce lived a full life in Copiah County.  After graduating from…

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Grangers celebrating 50

Michael and Ruth Granger will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a reception at Bethel Baptist Church in Hazlehurst Saturday, Nov. 18, from 2 until 4 p.m. All friends and relatives are invited to celebrate with them.

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Thomas Joseph Bufkin

Thomas Joseph Bufkin passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was 69. Visitation will be held at Parkway Funeral Home on Highland Colony Parkway in Ridgeland, Mississippi, on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A burial service will be held for family and close friends on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 11:00…

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