Hazlehurst school board recognized

Cloyd Garth Jr., Hazlehurst City School District Superintendent, recognized Board of Trustee members for completing required Board Development Training through the Mississippi School Board Association.  Members were recognized during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees Thursday, September 5, in the Hazlehurst City School District Board Room. Pictured from left to right, Cloyd…

Read More

Bulldogs take the Cobras Friday

The Mize Bulldogs used the first quarter scores to put them up 14-0 and that would be enough offense to get the job done and hold the Cobras off. Follow the Cobras in the Copiah County Courier, available throughout Copiah County.

Read More

Tigers outlast Indians 44-42 in Copiah Classic

The rivalry between Hazlehurst High School and Crystal Springs High School has been a one-sided affair over most of the past 20-plus years. The Indians have won most of the regular season games between the two teams dating back to 1996, with the lone Tiger victory in the series coming in 2006. To read more…

Read More

Michael Caponis

Michael Caponis, 59, of Crystal Springs, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at his residence. A private service will be held at a later date.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs handled arrangements. He is survived by children, Jonathan Caponis of Wesson and Candice Caponis of Hattiesburg; grandchildren, Sarah Bell Caponis, William Baggett, Andy…

Read More

DAR Promotes Constitution Week: September 17-23

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution urges Americans to reflect on the United States Constitution during this month’s annual observance in honor this foundational document of national governance. Celebrate with the Daughters of the American Revolution!  Bells will be ringing from sea to shining sea! Tuesday, September 17th at 12 pm sharp  Bells…

Read More

Emmett B. Smith

Emmett B. Smith Jr., 77, died Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Ark. A service will be held at Whitesand Baptist Church in Prentiss, on Thursday, September 12, at 10 a.m. Family visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may…

Read More

Benny Warren

Benny Warren born June 2, 1939 went to be with his heavenly Father on August 28, 2019. The visitation will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 from 5:30-9:00pm and Saturday, 1:00-2:00pm with funeral following at 2:00pm. All visitation and funeral services will be held at Highland Baptist Church, Crystal Springs, MS Benny was the son…

Read More

Kenny Westrope

Kenneth Wayne (Kenny) Westrope, 60, passed away August 28, 2019 at his residence. Visitation will be 5pm-7pm Friday at Stringer Family Chapel. Services will be 11am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at the family cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mr. Westrope was a native and lifelong resident of…

Read More

Indians nipped by Lawrence County

The 2019 football season began in earnest over the weekend as three area teams participated in the KDMC Classic at Stone Stadium on the campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson.  The Hazlehurst High School Indians faced off with the Lawrence County High School Cougars on Saturday evening to close out the three-day event.  In…

Read More