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Fuller and Mathes display works for Arts Month in Hazlehurst

Two outstanding artists have works displayed in the windows of Pickard Law Firm in downtown Hazlehurst. Joe Baby Fuller’s “5 Lizzies” is a group portrait of five of Fuller’s relatives – his mother, sister, niece, and two great-nieces. He graduated from Hazlehurst High School and attended the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, majoring in…

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Isaac Lafayette Turner Jr.

A graveside service for Isaac Lafayette Turner Jr. was held Jan. 16, 2021, at Beauregard Cemetery in Wesson. Mr. Turner, 75, of Wesson, passed from this life Jan. 14 at his residence. He was born in Grenada on Nov. 21, 1945, to Isaac Lafayette Turner Sr. and Ruth Marie Timmons Turner. He was a carpenter…

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Kylee Kemp earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Kylee Kemp, Girl Scout Troop 5012 of Hazlehurst has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. Earning the Gold Award is a monumental accomplishment and the greatest achievement in Girl Scouting. Kylee’s Gold Award Action Project was entitled “ From Middle School to High School A Scary Ride”. Kylee has joined an elite group of young…

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Kennedy Moore named Colette director

The Copiah-Lincoln Community College Blue Wave Show Band has named Kennedy Moore, of Brookhaven, as the director of the Colettes. Moore is no stranger to Co-Lin, having danced with the Colettes for two years and serving as Head Colette her sophomore year. “We are so excited that Kennedy is joining the Blue Wave Show Band…

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CCMC announces employee recognition

Each year during National Hospital Week, Copiah County Medical Center (CCMC) celebrates employees who have reached professional milestones during their employment at the hospital. This year, during 2020 National Hospital Week, hospital officials hosted an employee pinning ceremony to recognize and honor the employees based on their professional years of service: Those recognized for five…

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Kayla Barfield crowned Wesson Founder’s Day Queen

Wesson Chamber of Commerce has crowned Kayla Barfield the 2020-2021 Wesson Founder’s Day Queen. Barfield will be a senior at Wesson Attendance Center next year and plans to attend Copiah-Lincoln Community College, then The University of Southern Mississippi to major in Speech Pathology. She has been a member of Student Council, Beta Club, Yearbook Staff,…

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