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Local LEO receives honors

Undersheriff Derrick Cubit has received recognition  from the Secretary of State’s office for his “service in protecting the citizens of Copiah County and the State of Mississippi.” Secretary Delbert Hosemann continued, “Your unyielding passion and dedication to your career is a great service to our State. I appreciate the risk you take for us each…

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Yard of the Month

The yard of Judge and Mrs. Lamar Pickard at 333 S. Extension St., was selected by the Hazlehurst Garden Club as the Yard of the Month for May. The red geraniums and red maple are just the right accent for the already beautifully landscaped yard. You are encouraged to drive by and enjoy.

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Mt. Sinai Church hears Dr. Swilley

Mt. Sinai UM Church and Pastor Victory Wills cordially invite you to their fourth Sunday, May 26, church service at 11:30 a.m., along with the Hazlehurst High School Class of 1979 as Rev. Dr. Danny C. Swilley will bring the message. Dr. Swilley is a native of Hazlehurst and the son of the late Hugh…

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Love puts it back together

Perhaps it fell off a truck when someone was moving – or maybe a trip to the dump. However it happened, a little brown doll cradle fell off into the highway. Someone must have stopped to get it out of the road because they propped it up against a large tree on the side of…

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Celebrate women

The first woman Circuit Court Judge for Copiah, Claiborne, and Jefferson counties, Tomeka Harris Irving; Miss Mississippi 2018, Asya Branch; and first woman mayor of the City of Hazlehurst, Mayor Shirley Sandifer, celebrated Women’s History Month at Providence Baptist Church, Sunday, March 31. The theme of the program was “Nevertheless, She Persisted.”

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Providence program features Miss Mississippi

Providence Baptist Church will host its first Women’s History Month program on Sunday, March 31, at 11 a.m.  The guest speaker for the event will be Miss Mississippi 2018, Asya Branch.  Mayor Shirley Sandifer, first woman mayor of Hazlehurst, will serve as  Mistress of Ceremony for the program. To read more about the program, and…

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Pre-anniversary celebration

Good Hope M. B. Church Pastor’s Aide Ministry invites you to the 30th Year Pre-Anniversary Celebration for Pastor R. D. and First Lady Paulette Wells, held on Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m.  The guest inspirational speaker will be Pastor Douglas Noel, New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church. Master of Ceremony is Pastor Willie F. Mitchell…

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Ordination service

Egypt Hill M.B. Church hold an Ordination Service for Rev. Jarrod Dixon, Saturday, March 9, at 6 p.m. Rev. Perry May will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited. Rev. Victor Dixon is the pastor.

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Donating to community

The Hazlehurst Save-A-Lot wished the community a Happy Holiday by donating Christmas bags as a holiday community outreach project. The bags were donated to the St. James M.B. Church Women’s Ministry and Male Choir Ministry for distribution. Pictured are  Robin Smith-Bullard, manager, Save-A-Lot, and Barbara Higgins, Women’s Ministry President.

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