Area Breaking News

Historic Opera House to be demolished

City aldermen Rick Akin, Fred Sandifer, Ron Sims, Bo McKenzie, Frank Jones, and Mayor Shirley Sandifer met in regular session Tuesday, Nov. 6. Board members authorized City Attorney Tim Rutland to notify owner Thomas Eddleman that his property, the old Opera House on Georgetown Street, must be demolished unless he does repairs. To read more…

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Veterans Day to include Flag Retirement Ceremony

The 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony will be held Monday, Nov. 12 at the Copiah County Courthouse. The ceremony will be held Nov. 12 instead of the customary Nov. 11, because of the way the holiday falls. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the courtroom. Unlike most past Veterans Day programs, there will not…

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Supervisors agree to oppose ‘one lake’ program in Hinds County

Copiah Supervisors agreed to oppose the “one lake” proposal south of the Barnett Reservoir in Hinds County after a presentation by John Mark Smith at their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4. To read more about the opposition and reasons behind it, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County beginning tomorrow

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