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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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Scouts hold Valentine formal

Greater Damascus Boy Scout Troop/Pack 142 is getting ready for their Valentine’s Day  formal Feb. 15, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will take place at 160 W. Gallatin St., Hazlehurst, and will feature food, music, couples karoke contest, a speaker and door prizes.Please call 601-506-2551 for more information.

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Wesson honors citizens

The Wesson Volunteer Fire Department received the Public Service Award at the Wesson Chamber of Commerce annual banquet held Jan. 23 at the Thames Center on Co-Lin’s Campus. Award winners are in the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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Cartwright reflects on his service in National Guard

What makes an American hero? Is it brave acts of gallantry on the battlefield? Or the sacrifices made by the American soldiers who leave their friends and family to serve their country overseas? For one Hazlehurst native, his decision to enlist and serve in the Mississippi Army National Guard has led to many experiences in…

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Westside Baptist Church yard of the month

Hazlehurst Garden Club’s Yard of the Month for November is Westside Baptist Church on West Gallatin Street. Pastor is Bro. Larry Hart.  This month’s committee had the opportunity to select this yard for the November award recipient. The landscaping around the church’s building and its marquee are well manicured and maintained.  We invite the community…

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