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Johnny Ray Sanders

Johnny Ray Sanders, 59, passed away March 2, 2023. A funeral service was held March 10 at Hazlehurst Funeral Home, with burial at Killingworth Cemetery. Survivors include his daughters, Taraneika Bogan, Jennice Honeycutt, Anessa Harris; son, Johnny Sanders Jr.; two grandchildren; brothers, Richard Moore, Richard Jackson, Howard Shields, Donell Shields, Eugene Hackett, Morris Sanders, Ricky…

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Cross-country cyclists stop in Crystal Springs

During the downtown farmers market on April 2, Crystal Springs had two visitors from New York who were riding bikes through the town. Bianca Giaever and Helen Houghton were on their way to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, from Key West, Fla. The pair rode a train from New York to Key West to begin their journey…

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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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