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Out of state visitors

Nora Berch, Copiah County Tourism Director, left, hands a Copiah County fan to Joy Bennett from Hot Springs, Arkansas, one of 49 Master Gardeners from Hot Springs who attended the Fall Flower Garden Fest this past weekend. The group attends every year.

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He’s so cute!

A big Happy 94th birthday Oct. 22, to Mal Jones! Still a cutie! Your family loves you very much! (The ones at the Courier, also!)

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Crystal Springs Cemetery tour Saturday, Oct. 21

The Copiah County Historical & Genealogical Society will offer special tours of the Crystal Springs Cemetery this Saturday, October 21 at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. with tours every 30 minutes. “A Walk Through History” will highlight several of the individuals who have played a prominent role in shaping the history of Crystal Springs and even…

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Help for Texas

Dr. Stan Weatherford, Director of Missions for Copiah County, accepted a check from Kannu, owner of Kannu’s Restaurant, for $1,025, to present to Christ Centered Missions, Inc., an organization going to Texas Oct. 28 to help rebuild a home destroyed during Hurricane Harvey. The money was donated from meals during a week in September, as…

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Friends to hold great book sale

The Hazlehurst Friends of the Library will hold an amazing book sale October 19-21 at the Covington Library on South Extension Street. Many signed first editions will be available as well as boxes of miscellaneous books for low prices. The sale will take place during regular library hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.).

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DAR celebrates Constitution Week, State Bicentennial

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Copiah Chapter held a tea party September 23 to celebrate Constitution Week and the state’s bicentennial.  There are two documents paramount to American history, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.  Independence Day is a celebration of the signing of the declaration which gave America its independence…

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Celebrating 95!

Paul W. Reed of Hazlehurst turns 95 on Oct. 12. He is feeling good and enjoys hunting, bringing home a nice 8-point last year. His family and friends wish him a Happy Birthday and many more to come.

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DU back in Copiah County

A group of interested hunters and conservationists met recently to discuss the Copiah County Chapter, Ducks Unlimited. Among those involved were, at right, left to right, Regional director, Hunter Prigden; Scott Forrester, Madison County; Steven Bridwell, state sponsorship; and Daniel Sims, Copiah County chapter chairman.  The Copiah County Ducks Unlimited Dinner will be held at…

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Celebrating 99

Martha Diamond of Wesson celebrated her 99th birthday Sept. 8, 2017. She is the wife of the late Frank Diamond and mother of two children, Lydia Latham and Fred Diamond. She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Martha is loved by so many and looks forward to another…

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Georgetown Friday night on Main

The Georgetown Car Show will take place Friday, Sept. 22, beginning at 6 p.m. on Main Street. Give-aways, entertainment by “Georgetown Band”, food and drink. Free admission for vehicles and spectators. Got a great car?  Cool truck? No age limit – open to all styles and years! Bring it! Fun for the whole family. For…

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