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Crystal Springs Lions donate 240 mac and cheese dinners to SOS

Crystal Springs Lions Club members agreed at their Nov. 11 meeting to donate 240 macaroni and cheese dinners to Service Over Self (SOS), Crystal Springs Food Pantry, Inc. Lions will bring their donations to the Nov. 25 meeting at Lee Avenue Community Center. The Crystal Springs Lions Christmas Dinner will be held Dec. 9 at…

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Copiah advertises for annual bridge, culverts, signage bids

Copiah Supervisors in their regular monthly bill paying session November 8 authorized advertisement for bridge work, culverts and signage needed during 2020. Supervisors adjourned for November after approving claims of $3,251,183 which included a number of nonrecurring items. The next regular meeting will be December 2 at 9 a.m. Read More in the Meteor’s E-Edition

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Routine business sums up Copiah Schools Board meeting

Routine business was transacted at the November 4 meeting of the Copiah County School Board. Bids were accepted on two surplus mobile homes located on Wesson school property. A detailed financial report indicated that balances are similar to previous years at this time of the session except that proceeds from a bond issue supplement total…

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Park receives grant to make repairs

The city of Crystal Springs was recently awarded a grant from Weyerhaeuser to make repairs to the boat ramp and pier at Lake Chautauqua. Parks and Recreation Director Lacey Henderson cited safety concerns and looks forward to beginning work soon. Crystal Springs Parks and Recreation Director Lacey Henderson was notified this week that Chautauqua Park…

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Garden club members prepare for annual Chautauqua Christmas

November 18 members of Chautauqua Garden Club will decorate at Chautauqua Park for the annual Chautauqua Christmas in Crystal Springs. They worked on decorations at their Nov. 6 meeting held at the Berch/Rutledge Family Lodge, Crystal Springs. Geri McLendon provided tips on preserving clean air and water. America has a steady supply of clean water.…

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Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree market Dec. 13 in downtown C. S.

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree market Dec. 13 in downtown C. S. Main Street Crystal Springs will host “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” market from 5 until 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in downtown Crystal Springs. Main Street Crystal Springs, a non-profit devoted to the revitalization of the historic downtown business district, is sponsoring this…

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This week in Crystal Springs

Thursday, November 14 Crystal Springs Art Association, 7 p.m. Dr. Jerry and Ann Gulledge Welcome Center, Chautauqua Park Crystal Springs Floral Club, 2 p.m. Home of Sue Freeman Copiah County Master Gardeners, 4:30 p.m. Pot Luck Meal, 5 p.m. Business Meeting, 6 p.m. Program, “Bring the Garden in for the Season,” Copiah County Extension Service…

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Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in adults

Approximately 1 in 20 individuals with diabetes suffer from proliferative diabetic retinopathy, which is the primary cause of new cases of blindness in adults 20 to 65 years old. According to Prevent Blindness America, all people with diabetes are at a higher risk for vision loss and blindness. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated…

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