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Walkers honored

Pastor Craig Walker and First Lady Christi Walker will be honored for their 15th year Pastor’s Anniversary at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Sept. 23, at 1 p.m. Pastor Frank Mallet of Utica will be the guest speaker.

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Trustmark promotes Dunaway to branch officer

Trustmark is pleased to announce that Melissa Dunaway has been promoted to Branch Officer.  She serves as a Retail Banker at the Hazlehurst Main office. Dunaway has 23 years of banking experience.  She attended Hinds Community College and she is past president of Simpson County Business Women and past treasurer of the Simpson County Rotary…

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Sylvarena celebrates 120th homecoming

Sylvarena Baptist Church, 1119 Old Sylvarena Rd., Wesson, is celebrating 120 years of service Sunday, Sept. 9, beginning at 10 a.m., Sunday school, followed by worship service at 10:45. A covered dish luncheon will be held after services. To find out more about the services, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Co-Lin PTK MTK winners

Each year, the Phi Theta Kappa Officers at Co-Lin are required to participate in a “Passion Project” that allows them to partner with a group or organization to raise awareness, fundraise, etc. This year’s Officer Team President, Mary Beth Munn, chose a local organization, Mississippi’s Toughest Kids Foundation, to partner with. Mississippi’s Toughest Kids is…

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Sylvarena Baptist Church celebrates 120 years Sept. 9

Sylvarena Baptist Church, 1119 Old Sylvarena Rd., Wesson, is celebrating 120 years of service Sunday, Sept. 9, beginning at 10 a.m., Sunday school, followed by worship service at 10:45. A covered dish luncheon will be held after services. Dr. Donald (Donnie) Payne will be the guest speaker. He and his wife, Charlotte, ministered at Sylvarena…

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Ready for Rockin’ Railroad

Circuit Court Judge Lamar Pickard and wife Marsha are ready for the 2018 Rockin’ Railroad Festival.  They are pictured on their front stoop in front of a guitar made locally by Paul Ellis and painted by Louanne Thornton.  The Pickards are residents of Hazlehurst.

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Tractor Supply hosting animal adoptions Aug. 25

Tractor Supply Company in Hazlehurst is hosting pet adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more on Saturday, Aug. 25 as part of Out Here With Animals, its monthlong event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them. To read more about this event and who is participating, see the Copiah County…

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Winners in Georgetown

First place trophy winner, Roy Cessna, left, in front of his 1995 Corvette and runner-up, Bill Price, owner of a 1967 Chevelle SS. A tie-breaker was determined by a coin toss. The weather cooperated for the first time in a long time and a large crowd was present to witness the classic cars and enjoy…

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Attend club congress

4-H Youth from Copiah County joined others from around the state May 30-June 1 to attend Club Congress on the campus of Mississippi State University. These youth competed in various contests while at this conference. Pictured from left to right: Breanna Sullivan (competed in Clothing Selection), Melissa Morgan (Copiah County Extension Agent), and Anna Carraway…

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In concert

The Southern Plainsmen Quartet from Hornbeck, LA, will be presenting a Southern Gospel music concert for morning worship at Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Hazlehurst, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. They have been singing gospel music for the past 40 years and have 18 albums to their credit. A new album is slated for release later…

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