Area News

Major General to speak at Copiah Co. Memorial Day service

The 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at the Copiah County Courthouse at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29. Featured speaker will be Major General David H. McElreath. To read more about the ceremony and Major General McElreath, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Kendrick Mitchell, third from left, is a recent graduate of the criminal investigators program at the Mississippi law enforcement training academy. Sheriff Harold Jones, right, said, “This is the best course in Mississippi I believe. All of our investigators as well as undersheriff Derrick Cubit have graduated from this course.” Others pictured are James Mitchell,…

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Skylar Laine joins Maggie Wade at Seniors Day

Skylar Laine will be the featured entertainment at the 8th annual TRIAD/SALT meeting for all senior citizens (55+) to take place Wednesday, May 24, at the Joe L. Johnson Safe Room on Epps Lane off I-55 exit 65 in Gallman from 9 a.m. until noon. The event includes free health screenings, door prizes, and lunch…

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Dr. Cecelia McGowan named HCSD Teacher of the Year

Dr. Cecelia McGowan received Teacher of the Year Award from the Board.  She teaches physics, chemistry, and anatomy and physiology at HHS. Bonnie Jackson of the group “Save Our Sons” asked the board members for their support in the organization’s effort to provide mentoring and  leadership for young black men 12-16. To follow the Hazlehurst…

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Man charged with assaulting officer and beating woman

A Copiah County man who allegedly beat a woman and put her in the hospital and injured a  sheriff’s deputy who arrived at the scene, is in the Copiah County Jail. To read the rest of this story, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Ron Sims seeks position as Alderman Ward 2, Hazlehurst

The Copiah County Courier has been authorized to make the following announcement for Ron Sims, candidate for Hazlehurst Alderman Ward 2: “My name is Ronald (Ron) Sims, Ward 2 City Aldermen for the great city of Hazlehurst, Mississippi. I want to thank you for allowing me to serve as your Alderman for the last 8…

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Honoring Judge Lillie V.

honoring JUDGE LILLIE V. – Longtime Justice Court Judge Lillie V. McKenzie will be honored at a retirement reception on Friday, April 14, at 2:00 p.m. at the Copiah County Justice Court  Courtroom, 20034 Highway 51, Hazlehurst. The public is invited to attend and extend good wishes to Judge McKenzie after her 31 years of…

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Copiah Clean-Up this Saturday

Keep Copiah County Beautiful, (KCCB) which is funded by the Copiah County Board of Supervisors and the taxpayers of Copiah County, is holding the annual Copiah County Clean-Up Day on Saturday, April 8. Dumpsters will be provided in the four municipalities of Crystal Springs, Georgetown, Hazlehurst and Wesson, along with one in the Village of…

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City adopts annexation resolution

The new hospital will soon be located inside the city limits of Hazlehurst after the city’s Board of Aldermen took action at last Tuesday’s monthly meeting. To read more about the annexation see the Copiah County Courier on sale throughout Copiah County.

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