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Westside Baptist Church yard of the month

Hazlehurst Garden Club’s Yard of the Month for November is Westside Baptist Church on West Gallatin Street. Pastor is Bro. Larry Hart.  This month’s committee had the opportunity to select this yard for the November award recipient. The landscaping around the church’s building and its marquee are well manicured and maintained.  We invite the community…

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Wesson Garden Club begins ‘Butterbeans’ youth club

The sounds of happy children were evident at the first meeting of the “Butterbeans”, a youth garden club established by the Wesson Garden Club.  On September 24, over 50 children in grades three through six met at the Wesson Library and Library Pavilion to decorate the Wesson Garden Club’s “Plant it Pink” garden, which is…

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4-H Demonstration

4-H DEMONSTRATION – Copiah County 4-H Shooting Sports (S.A.F.E.T.Y.) Fun Day is Saturday October 12, 9-12 at Steel Outdoors, 3053 Hwy 51, Wesson.  Participants will be on hand for demonstrations in air rifle, air pistol and archery.  There will also be information on hand for .22 rifle, .22 pistol, muzzleloader and clay shooting. If you…

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Wreaths across America begins collections

Wreaths Across America is kicking off fundraising for the Hazlehurst cemetery a little early this year. Wreaths are $15 apiece and will be placed on the grave you request to honor Veterans.  Order forms are now available at city hall, and Wreaths will accept donations at Wal-Mart October 4 and November 1 from 9 a.m.…

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First annual wellness day

Girl Scout Troop 5012 held its first annual Girl Scouts Wellness Day on Saturday, September 21, at St.James MB Church. Presentations were on the dangers of vaping and E-cigarettes by Mieshia Smith. The scouts, parents and leaders enjoyed a Zumba workout led by Veronica Wiley and was inform about STEMSound. Mayoral Health Council discussed teen…

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Honoring music ministers

GloBoyz Collective Voices of Praise Choir will honor their Music Ministry with “An Evening of Celebration” on Sunday, September 29, at 3 p.m.  The Music Ministry presently consists of Curtis Shears – Choir Director, Jeremy Bew – Musician, and GianCarlo Noel – Drummer. All choirs, groups, soloists and praise/dance ministries are cordially invited.  The celebration…

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Wesson Lions Club has sweet potatoes

Some of the best sweet potatoes grown anywhere in the world will be available in the area over the next few weeks through the Wesson Lions Club. To find out more about the sweet potatoes, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Rockin’ Railroad Festival art contest

The Hazlehurst Chamber of Commerce is excited about local student artists participating in the Rockin’ Railroad Art Contest.  The contest is in conjunction with the Rockin’ Railroad Festival on Saturday, August 31. The art should represent Mississippi music and/or the railroad. Read more about the art contest in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout…

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Housing Institute

HOUSING INSTITUTE RIBBON CUTTING – A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday for one of Hazlehurst’s newest businesses, Housing Institute of Mississippi. The organization helps its clients secure, finance, and maintain their homes. The offer a variety of assistance including veteran assistance, women and children service and resources for the homeless. Pictured from left, Price…

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Attend Memorial Day ceremonies

Cherokee Rose Chapter, NSDAR, attended the Memorial Day ceremonies at the Copiah County Courthouse May 27, where Regent Wendy Cartwright led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Pictured are: front row, left to right, Shelly Curtis, Vice-Regent Mary Ann Yates, Cherokee Rose Chapter Regent Wendy Cartwright, Registrar Billie Jane Davis, and past Chapter Regent Judith Brewer;…

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