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Southern Miss releases President’s and Dean’s lists for fall 2020 semester

The University of Southern Mississippi has released its President’s and Dean’s lists for the 2020 fall semester. The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Students recognized from the local area include Samantha Ashley and Dakota-Kanae Tahisa Harris, both of Hazlehurst; and Cameron E. Carwyle and Kamilah Pedrielle Clay,…

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Copiah County School Board hears COVID-19 updates

By Anna Coates Copiah County School District Board members Terry Munn (president), Arthur Evans, Helen Sandifer (by phone), Debra Stamps, and Dale Granger met in regular session with Superintendent Rickey Clopton and Board Attorney Olen Bryant. Clopton described the current school status as “day-to-day.” “We’re operating under constantly changing conditions. For example, several quarantine options…

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Wesson boys start out 2-0 on the hardwood

The Wesson basketball season began last week as the Cobras were able to get two games played on the court despite the frenzy of cancellations due to COVID. The Cobras hosted the Salem Wildcats Tuesday night; then Friday, the Cobras traveled to North Pike. They were victorious in both games. The game against Salem had…

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Lady Cobras go 1-1 in basketball action last week

By Rusty Newman The Wesson Lady Cobras went 1-1 in basketball action last week. They defeated the Salem Lady Wildcats at home Tuesday night but were defeated by the North Pike Lady Jaguars in Summit on Friday. The Lady Cobras overpowered the Lady Wildcats of Salem, defeating them 63-21. Wesson used a full-court press to…

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CSHS football players greet elementary students

Crystal Springs Elementary School invited football players from Crystal Springs High School to greet students on a recent Friday morning. Pictured are (from left) Caroline Hood, Trevion Willams, Demarcus Mazie, April Clopton, Ja’Kalvous Banks, Johnny Daniels, Monica Pickett, Navarion Benson, and Wyquez Shorter.

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Takunda Wynn-Wilson named Hinds Hero for Fall 2020

Takunda Wynn-Wilson, of Crystal Springs, is one of 12 who have been named in the Fall 2020 group of honorees in the Hinds Heroes employee recognition program at Hinds Community College. Hinds Heroes are chosen because they represent the college well, provide exceptional customer service to all its customers, and consistently promote the Hinds mission…

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CSHS Teacher of the Month

Crystal Springs High School Teacher of the Month for October is Perla Collins, who teaches Spanish I and II. CSHS thanks Mr. D’s. for being a sponsor and providing a gift certificate to the restaurant for this award.

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