School News

Mr. and Miss Wesson High School

Mr. and Miss Wesson High School, LJ Guess and Elizabeth Shirley, are pictured with Drew Hulon, Student Body President and attendants, Ella Powell and Riles Douglas. They were presented at Wesson Homecoming festivities Sept. 14.

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CSHS celebrates huge homecoming victory

If “any win is a good win,” then Homecoming wins are twice as nice as Crystal Springs found out last Friday night with a 48-8 victory over Amite County. The win raised the Tigers record to 3-1 and left Amite County winless. Read more about the CSHS Homecoming in the Copiah County Courier, on sale…

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Wesson Homecoming Court

The Wesson Cobras will host the Richland Rangers for Homecoming on Friday, September 14.  Kick-off will be at 7 p.m. and the homecoming court will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Homecoming Court includes: Front row, left to right:  Riles Douglas and Ella Powell, attendants to Mr. and Miss Wesson and Tucker Martin and Mikelyn Douglas,…

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Visit Hazlehurst High School

The Hazlehurst High School Healthcare and Clinical Services students received a visit from ASAP Ambulance Service August 23. The guest speakers were Deon McIntosh Sr. and David Flowers, both of the ASAP Ambulance Service Hazlehurst Station. The speakers shared information about the career opportunities in Emergency Services along with some of their job responsibilities as…

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HHS tech students work through summer

The Career and Technical Education Department of Hazlehurst High School is beginning the 2018-2019 school year with new landscaping in front of the Walter Washington Vocational Complex. During the last two weeks of school last year, Construction and Carpentry students worked hard building raised beds and benches in front of the building. To read more…

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Art awards

Among those receiving awards recently at Copiah Academy were: Weston Shack-MAISEA 1st, District 2nd, Iker Romero-Campos-MAISEA 1st, June Goodson-Rockin’ Railroad 1st, MAISEA 1st, District 1st, State- 2nd, Paxton Hearn-Rockin’ Railrod 1st, MAISEA 1st, Liam Atwood-Rockin’ Railroad 1st. To see more awards, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County

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Students receive memorial award

Recipients of the 2018 Michael “Moochie” Williams Award were Destinequa Stewart and Tim Steward. The Michael “Moochie” Williams Memorial Spirit Award was established in 2010 in memory of Michael “Moochie” Williams, a friend of the Hazlehurst Community Sports League and a longtime supporter of the Hazlehurst High School Sports Booster Club. For more information about…

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Three from Wesson take top awards

These students presented film at the Tupelo Film Festival and received honors for them. Left to right are Alison Brown, Thomas Hart, Nicolas Pace, Zachary Rast, and Clinton Hart To read the full story about these outstanding students, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Band members recognized

These band members at Copiah Academy were recognized at the CA band banquet Saturday night, April 28. Left to right, Row 1: Leadership, Drum Major-Anna Payton McMillian, Leadership, Drum Major-Gabby Thornton; row 2: Versatile JH-Nathan Steele, Most Improved-Peyton Bradley, Most Outstanding-Connor Douglas, Leadership-Dalton Knight; Not pictured-Versatile JH-Mary Beth Coates, Versatile HS Emily Claire Coates To…

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