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Remembering 76th Anniversary of D-Day -June 6, 2020

By Anna Coates The D-Day military invasion that helped end World War II was one the most ambitious and consequential military campaigns in human history. In its strategy and scope—and its enormous stakes for the future of the free world—historians regard it among the greatest military achievements ever. The United States came late to the war effort,…

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Copiah County Cooperative donates mosquito repellent kits

The Copiah County Cooperative in Hazlehurst donated Spartan mosquito repellant kits to Copiah County Medical Center (CCMC) employees recently as a token of appreciation to their hometown healthcare team. Connie Hawkins and Nancy McCardle with Copiah County Cooperative said the token was for  “all you do, have done, for the countless hours spent away from…

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Governor releases safe return guidelines for DMV reopenings

 Today, Gov. Tate Reeves announced his safe return guidelines for permanent drivers license stations across the state to reopen on Monday, June 8.  Working with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) and state health officials to ensure the safety and well-being of Mississippians at these stations, Reeves is implementing social distancing procedures to help…

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Dale Beasley book signing June 11 at Le Soul

By Tricia Nelson Mississippi author Dale Beasley has a new novel, “What I Learned at the ‘Zoo,” which debuted May 21. Born in Strong Hope, Beasley lives in Gluckstadt and is a sixth-generation retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and an Iraqi War veteran. While serving in Iraq, he tried to focus on good things back home…

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Pets Of The Week

CORDELIA and CHANTELLE are adorable seven-week-old female kittens.  While they don’t have to be adopted as a pair, it would be purr-fect if they could be adopted together.  Adoption applications will be accepted for the best home matches. Copiah Animal Shelter $60 cat adoption donation (for each cat) includes age-appropriate vaccinations and spay/neuter.  See the…

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Warmer weather brings problems for ATV owners

Outdoor enthusiasts who take to the rivers and streams and other off-road venues for weekend fun must take precautions to prevent the heartbreak and aggravation of the theft of their equipment. Whether used for pleasure or work, four-wheelers and side-by-sides make attractive targets for thieves this time of year. That has already been the case…

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Pet Of The Week

MESA is a beautiful, female cattle dog mix about a year old. She is sweet and playful and gets along well with other dogs at the shelter. Mesa is medium size at 37 pounds. She is looking for a loving family of her own. Copiah Animal Shelter (CAS) $90 dog adoption donation for Mesa includes…

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