Copiah County’s first responders were recognized recently by A Cup of Soup Ministry. Marietha G. Catching, founder of the ministry, said, “We would like to thank those who supported Copiah County First Responder Program. Our First Responders are those great people who are trained and qualified to assist us in time of need. We are so grateful to have such a great team in case of any emergency. We thank those businesses and restaurants who have supported our program.” Pictured left to right are Investigator Al Farrish, Jr, Assistant Chief Darrian Murray, and Chief Byron Swilley of the Hazlehurst Police Department.