Solutions Still Elusive for Local Homeless
An advocate for the homeless in Meridian says she has called every state agency to make sure requirements are met to open a temporary shelter for dozens of homeless residents.
Alzheimer's Conference Meeting in Meridian
The 15th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults began Wednesday at the MSU Riley center.
Wednesday Aug 20
South Harbor Shelter Renovations
Currently, the only shelter for families in Meridian is closed for renovations. However, efforts are being made to reopen that facility as soon as possible.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
MSU Professor Talks Bear Safety
Meridian students were certainly surprised to find a bear roaming around campus Monday.
A Meridian woman, who pleaded guilty to embezzling from a local theatre company, has found out her fate.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Update on Meridian's Homeless Crisis
Dozens of Meridian's homeless, including children, are still without a bed tonight, after City officials today refused to approve a donated building as shelter.
Black Bear on MSU-Meridian Campus Today
If you experience a bear sighting, do not shoot or harm a black bear. The American black bear is state-protected and the Louisiana black bear is federally-protected.
Dozens of Parents and Their Children With No Place to Live Tonight
Dozens of families and children have no place to lay their heads tonight, after a hoped for homeless shelter was unable to open today.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
New York Post
Why the Obama administration sees racism everywhere
The Obama administration has done little to calm racial tensions as they spread from Manhattan to St. Louis to Los Angeles.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Production Company Holds Acting Workshop in Meridian
Alvin Moore Jr, who is pastor of Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church held that workshop to better help others find the spirit of acting within themselves.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
MPD Continues Investigating Disappearance of Tadarius Jones
There is new information in the case of missing Meridian man Tadarius Jones, but the Meridian Police Department says it is not able to release those details at this time since the investigation is ongoing.
Paramedics Receive Specialized Training in Tactical Skills
The Lauderdale County Training Facility in Meridian was host to a unique form of hands on training that provided law enforcement officers as well as medics the tactical training needed to perform in a dangerous situation.
Meals on Wheels Salutes Volunteers
"This is the one time of the year that we show our volunteers how much we appreciate what they do all year," said Brooks.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
CIT Trainers Get Training
Specialists from Memphis led a training session for trainers in Meridian, as agencies seek to be better equipped to handle encounters with the mentally ill.
Meridian Murder: Mother Seeks Answers
"It hurts every day to let them think that they've done got away with it," says Ella Cole.
Three Indicted in Death of Black Bear
Travis Butler, 28, of Meridian, Chester Brad Williams, 49, of Meridian, and David Lucas Wimberly, 34, of Quitman, were indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a Jan. 4, 2014, incident.
Red Cup Rebellion
Class of 2016 Receiver Daniel Crowell Commits to Ole Miss
Even though 2015's not even here yet, the Ole Miss coaching staff is already hard at work laying the foundation for the Rebels' 2016 class.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
City Searching for New Revenue Solutions
Budget talks are continuing in Meridian. In fact, the city council held another work session Wednesday to discuss some money matters.
One Who Cares: Vicki Gladding
A touch, a prayer, and a smile are ways the Rev. Vicki Gladding comforts others, in her volunteer work with Rush Hospital in Meridian.
Knight scores first 2014 NeSmith WRS win at Magnolia
Shay Knight of Columbus, MS was also a first time NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series winner this season on Saturday night at Magnolia Motor Speedway driving the Olive Branch Can-Am Special.