Hazlehurst Chamber banquet has Mardi Gras theme, Gritz

The Hazlehurst Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will take place Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Joe L. Johnson Safe Room in Gallman. Tickets are $30 with entertainment by Gritz The Band. Dinner will be catered by Starks. For more information see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Glenda Gail Berch Walls

Glenda Gail Berch Walls, 68, of Crystal Springs, passed away January 15, 2018 at her residence. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Graveside services will be 11am Friday at New Zion Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mrs. Walls was a member of New…

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James Earl “Humpy” Carr

James Earl “Humpy” Carr, 70, of Hazlehurst, passed away January 12, 2018 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation will be 9am-11am Monday, January 15, 2018, at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 11am Monday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Damascus Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.…

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Why do it?

I had a good conversation with Hazlehurst Police Chief Byron Swilley on Monday morning.  Chief Swilley called me about a misdemeanor crime that is plaguing Hazlehurst–and truly Copiah County.  Though I could not see him through the phone line, I could tell by the tone and tenor of his voice that he was just about…

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William Melvin Allen

William Melvin Allen passed away on January 9, 2018. Melvin was born August 6, 1930 at his family’s home on Great Southern Road in Copiah County to Floyd Monroe Allen and Floy Myers Allen. Services will be held at Stringer Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Visitation will be Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 11:00 until 2:00…

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Leroy Payne

Leroy Payne, 59, of Hazlehurst, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. at St. James M.B. Church, 107 Banks Street, Hazlehurst. Visitation is Friday, Jan. 12, from 1-5 p.m. at The House of Peoples Funeral Home.

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Crosie Velt Evans, Sr.

Crosie Velt Evans, Sr., 67, of Utica, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Little Zion Church of Christ Holiness in Hermanville. Visitation is Friday, Jan. 12, from 1-5 p.m. at The House of Peoples Funeral Home, and Saturday at Little Zion Church beginning at 10:30…

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Lanell Farrar Gatewood

Lanell Farrar Gatewood, Tot-Tot, as her family affectionately called her, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, January 7, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2017 at 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Wright and Ferguson in Clinton. A Funeral Service will be on Wednesday at 2:00pm at the funeral home with visitation one…

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