Area News

Farm pond management seminar

Farm Pond Management Seminar will be held  Tuesday, May 22,  at 6:30 p.m. at the Copiah County Fairgrounds. Gallman. Learn how to manage these little fish into trophy fish! Topics that will be covered: Stocking Rates, Management, Weed Control, Liming and Fertilization. The program will be conducted by Bill Maily, Mississippi State University. No cost…

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Sponsoring Great American Cleanup

Scott Hartley, right,  of Rogel Ford in Crystal Springs, presented Nora Berch, Copiah County Tourism Director, a check to help with the Great American Cleanup campaign taking place May 19, beginning at 8 a.m. at Lake Hazle.

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Fine Arts Month begins this weekend

Check out the walking tour in downtown Hazlehurst for very diversified and unique exhibits. Enjoy the talent, creativity and hard work by many of our local artists. Thanks to the support of local businesses for sharing their space. Events begin Saturday, March 31, with theCity of Hazlehurst Easter Egg Hunt at 12 noon at Lake…

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Mayor proclaims April as Fine Arts Month in Hazlehurst

April 2018 has been proclaimed as Fine Arts Month in Hazlehurst. Fine arts is defined as a visual art considered to have been created primarily for aesthetic purposes and judged for its beauty and meaningfulness, specifically, painting, sculpture, drawing, watercolor, graphics, and architecture.    Mayor Shirley Sandifer presented a proclamation and announced activities for the month.…

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City appoints Dr. Dan Jones to school board

Members  of the Hazlehurst City Board appointed Dr. Dan Jones for a four-year term to the Hazlehurst City School Board of Trustees, replacing Randall Day, whose term has expired.  Both men were thanked for their willingness to serve. Dr. Jones was sworn in on Friday, February 9. To read more about the activities of the…

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Annual tree sale Feb. 10, USDA building

The Copiah County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold their annual Tree Sale Saturday, Feb. 10, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Trees available will include: Bald Cypress, River Birch, Golden Raintree, Red Bud, Red Scarlett Maple, Yellow Tulip Tree, Burning Bush, Old Fashion Snowball, Belle of Georgia Peach, Native Pecan, Persimmon, Native Plum,…

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Copiah County chosen for state-wide honors

Copiah County has been chosen for the kickoff for Keep Mississippi Beautiful May 19. One site in the state is picked each year to hold the statewide kickoff and Copiah County was chosen this year. Lake Hazle will be the exact location with numerous people coming to Copiah County from all over the state to…

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Hazlehurst Aldermen accept resignations of three police officers

The Hazlehurst Board of Aldermen met at noon today, Tues., Jan. 30, to consider the resignation of three police officers submitted for approval by Police Chief Byron Swilley. Prior to the meeting, which was called by Mayor Shirley Sandifer, three hours notice was given to aldermen by summons, which was served by Chief Swilley and signed…

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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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