James Franklin Welch

James Franklin Welch, 85,of Crystal Springs, passed away May 21, 2019 at Covington County Hospital. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Thursday at County Line Baptist Church.  Services will be 10:30am Friday at County Line Baptist Church with burial at County Line Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mr. Welch was a…

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Altha May Walker

Altha May Walker, 90, of Crystal Springs,  passed away May 22, 2019 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.  Visitation will be 6pm-8pm Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 2pm Friday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Gallman Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mrs.…

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Courier Closed Memorial Day

The Copiah County Courier will have an early deadline for the May 29 paper due to the Memorial Day extended weekend. Deadline for the May 29 paper will be Thursday, May 23, at 5 p.m. Please plan accordingly.

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Willie Edward Carpenter

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Strong Hope Baptist Church in Wesson for Willie Edward Carpenter, 76 of Madison, who passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Collins. Reverend Glen Shows and Reverend Matt Scopel will officiate at the…

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Lona Bufkin Farmer

Lona Bufkin Farmer, 90, of Crystal Springs,  passed away May 15, 2019 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Friday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 11am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling…

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Local LEO receives honors

Undersheriff Derrick Cubit has received recognition  from the Secretary of State’s office for his “service in protecting the citizens of Copiah County and the State of Mississippi.” Secretary Delbert Hosemann continued, “Your unyielding passion and dedication to your career is a great service to our State. I appreciate the risk you take for us each…

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Yard of the Month

The yard of Judge and Mrs. Lamar Pickard at 333 S. Extension St., was selected by the Hazlehurst Garden Club as the Yard of the Month for May. The red geraniums and red maple are just the right accent for the already beautifully landscaped yard. You are encouraged to drive by and enjoy.

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Mt. Sinai Church hears Dr. Swilley

Mt. Sinai UM Church and Pastor Victory Wills cordially invite you to their fourth Sunday, May 26, church service at 11:30 a.m., along with the Hazlehurst High School Class of 1979 as Rev. Dr. Danny C. Swilley will bring the message. Dr. Swilley is a native of Hazlehurst and the son of the late Hugh…

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Siendo hispanos objetivo de los ladrones

El jefe de Hazlehurst, Byron Swilley, advierte a los hispanos en el área que ha habido una escalada en los robos a mano armada contra ellos. Insta a los ciudadanos a tomar precauciones especiales, especialmente durante la noche, y compartir esto con cualquier persona que conozca. Si tiene alguna pregunta o desea informar sobre un…

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Connie S. Lewis

Connie S. Lewis, 66, of Crystal Springs, passed away May 7, 2019 at River Oaks Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs handled arrangements. Mrs. Lewis was a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Terry, MS.  She worked in the finance department of the…

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