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‘Picnic on the hill’

“Picnic On The Hill” was an outreach service sponsored by Pastor Victor Willis, his family, and members of Mount Sinai United Methodist Church. There were many guests, first responders and members of Mt. Sinai U.M.C. in attendance. The day included a devotion, fellowship, fun and much delicious food. Pastor Willis and his son were the…

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Class of 1967

Hazlehurst High School Class of 1967 held its 50th reunion on Saturday, May 6. The class members who attended were: front row, left to right:  Walter West, William Allen, Brooks Miller, Donna Dodds Hudson. Middle row, Penny Jenkins Buckley, Hal White, Janice Carlisle Shows, Brenda Ashley Nixon, Ann McElveen Mullins, Marie Fulgham Sollberger, Fay Nobles…

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Bozeman elected President of Copiah Bank

Carl S. Bozeman, Jr. was recently elected President and C.E.O. of Copiah Bank by the bank’s Board of Directors. George R. Marx, Chairman of the Board, and previous President and C.E.O. commented, “Steve’s election is the culmination of our management succession plan that was formulated two years ago.  He is a lifelong native of Hazlehurst,…

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Allen Community VFD Open House held May 13

Allen Community Volunteer Fire Department will hold their annual Open House at the main station located at the intersection of Highway 28 West and Highway 547 Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Catfish or chicken plates will be available for $10. A silent auction will also be held. Door prizes will be…

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Receive awards

These are the Youth Medal Winners from the 20th Annual He-Young Kimm Cup Tournament held at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, on March 25. These young men represented Triple Black Belt Academy, winning a total of 13 medals against some very tough competition. Competitors from Tennessee, Washington State, Louisiana and Mississippi reported to Co-Lin for…

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To present at Poplar Springs

Harmony & Grits, a Bluegrass and Gospel group consisting of John Traweek, Sharon Fiveash, David McCoy, and Scott Pinter, will lead the services Sunday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

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Matthews to represent state in New York’s Carnegie Hall

Selected in a national audition of 500 amateur performers from 25 states, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico, Abby Grace Matthews is headed to New York as one of sixty Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16. To read more of Abby Grace’s adventure, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale…

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Gallman retreat

Gallman Baptist Church Women’s Ministry Spring Retreat at the Master’s House in Hazlehurst on Friday, April 7, and Saturday, April 8. Pictured in front: Carl Heard, Joyce Beasley, Trisha Qualls, Dot Day, Lynette Turnbo, Robin Coleman, Caitlyn Bowles, Bethany Turnbo, Dorene McAlpin, Dot Barker, and Paula Bush. Back row: Andrea Westbrook, Jennifer Mattingly, Dena Chapman,…

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Best in state

The Wesson Garden Club received first place in Civic Organization at the Keep Mississippi Beautiful Annual Awards Luncheon at the Jackson Country Club. Left to right, Pam Owens, Jennifer Peets, Jo Ann Miller, Beverly Anderson, Debbie Smith, Sheila Stewart, Lisa Smith, and Keep Mississippi Beautiful Board Chairman Stephanie Hutchins.

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