Crystal Springs Floral Club scholarship recipient

In recognition of the 2019-2020 Elizabeth A.M. Jones Scholarship Award in honor of Crystal Springs Floral Club’s founder, the club recognizes Alvin Cortez with the highest academic average at Crystal Springs High School. He is the son of Raul Cortez and Glenddi Calderon. He plans to attend Mississippi State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree…

Read More

Higgins selected for induction

Barbara Higgins, of Hazlehurst, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Alpha Alpha Psi Zeta Chapter has been selected for induction into the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated 2020 Centennial Gamma Cohort of the Myrtle & Viola Tyler National Legacy Club. A virtual ceremony was held Sunday, June 29, and the second virtual ceremony will be held…

Read More

Parker Allen signs with Centeral Baptist College Baseball

Central Baptist College (Conway, Ark.) Baseball Coach Dr. Aaron Brister has announced another signee to his 2021 recruiting class. Parker Allen, of Hazlehurst, will join the Mustangs in the fall. Allen, a left-handed pitcher and right fielder, comes to the Mustangs from St. Joseph Catholic School in Madison. He was lauded academically in his time…

Read More

Coronavirus update for July 9: Copiah County total increases to 631

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released new statistics on coronavirus this morning. Four new cases reported in Copiah County. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is 631, and 15 deaths. According to MSDH, county case numbers may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The total number of confirmed cases in the…

Read More

Coronavirus update for July 8: Copiah County total increases to 627

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released new statistics on coronavirus this morning. Seven new cases reported in Copiah County. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is 627, and 15 deaths. According to MSDH, county case numbers may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The total number of confirmed cases in the state…

Read More

HCSD handles routine matters for new school year

By Anna Coates A special called meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Hazlehurst City School District June 25 was attended via telecon by members Paul Rhodes, Dr. Dan Jones, Kenneth Thrasher, Superintendent Dr. Cloyd Garth Jr., and Attorney Carroll Rhodes. Absent were Alberta Nelson and Kevin Brown. Agenda items authorized were the following:…

Read More

Copiah delinquent tax sale online for first time

Delinquent property taxes will be up for bid online for the first time in Copiah County on August 31. Copiah County Tax Collector April Holloway sought and received approval for the process from county supervisors during their regular monthly meeting Monday. The sale will start at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m. The process…

Read More

Coronavirus update for July 7: Copiah County total increases to 620

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released new statistics on coronavirus this morning. Thirteen new cases reported in Copiah County. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is 620, and 15 deaths. According to MSDH, county case numbers may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The total number of confirmed cases in the…

Read More