Providence program features Miss Mississippi

Providence Baptist Church will host its first Women’s History Month program on Sunday, March 31, at 11 a.m.  The guest speaker for the event will be Miss Mississippi 2018, Asya Branch.  Mayor Shirley Sandifer, first woman mayor of Hazlehurst, will serve as  Mistress of Ceremony for the program. To read more about the program, and…

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Mary Farmer

Mary Louise Freels Farmer, 94, of Crystal Springs, passed away March 20, 2019 at her residence. Visitation will be 9am-11am Saturday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services will be 11am Saturday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Harmony Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements. Mrs. Farmer…

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Anita June Poor

Anita Poor was born in McLean, TX on September 9, 1945, and was the widow of Col. James L. Poor, Jr. Services are being held at Hazlehurst United Methodist Church March 23 at 12 until 2 p.m. Anita was a beloved wife and great mother and loving grandmother. Survived by: James C. Poor and Anglica…

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CSHS wins awards in District basketball

Crystal Springs High School basketball All-District Lady Tigers are, left to right: Briana Wheeler (District 6-3A Player of the Year), Lizzie Walker, Akyriale Ford, and Jada Thrasher. The boys’ team also won honors. See them in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Wilma A. Ellis

Wilma A. Ellis, 67, passed away March 12, 2019 at Copiah County Medical Center. Visitation will be 10am-11am Friday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Services will be 11am Friday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Gallman Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mrs. Ellis was a native of…

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Lee Beall

Lee Beall, 82, of Wesson, passed away March 11, 2019 at Copiah County Medical Center. Visitation will be 12pm-2pm Thursday at Zion Hill Baptist Church.  Services will be 2pm Thursday at Zion Hill Baptist Church with burial at Zion Hill Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. Mr. Beall was a native…

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Weather causes issues in Cobra baseball week

Wesson had a busy week on the baseball diamond despite all the raindrops falling from the sky.  Monday night, the Cobras hosted the visiting North Pike Jaguars, and the Jaguars rolled into Wesson and took care of business as they put up 19 runs in a 19-5 win over the Cobras. For more Cobra baseball…

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Pre-anniversary celebration

Good Hope M. B. Church Pastor’s Aide Ministry invites you to the 30th Year Pre-Anniversary Celebration for Pastor R. D. and First Lady Paulette Wells, held on Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m.  The guest inspirational speaker will be Pastor Douglas Noel, New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church. Master of Ceremony is Pastor Willie F. Mitchell…

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