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6 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

Meridian Day at NCF Set for Wednesday

Organizers are preparing for Meridian Day at the Neshoba County Fair Wednesday. A Meridian delegation participates every year in Mississippi's Giant House Party.

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Related Topix: Neshoba County, MS, Meridian, MS, US Military, US Navy, NAS Meridian

12 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

Supervisors Approve Administrator, Rescind Gun Ordinance

Among the items on the agenda was approval of a new county administrator, certified public accountant, David Engel, from Madison County.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Heart Attack Leads to Crash on Meridian Highway

A man was killed Saturday morning on Highway 19 South in Meridian when he had a heart attack while driving.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

2015 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Preliminary Winners

Preliminary competition wrapped up for the annual Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi wrapped up on Friday night at Meridian's Historic Temple Theater.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Madison County, MS, Greene County, MS, Simpson County, MS, Rankin County, MS

Sunherald.com

Bonita Lakes recreation area closed Saturday

The Meridian Star reports the area will be shut down while a local club conducts a 2-mile run.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Lauderdale County Offers to Assist with Long Creek Reservoir

Lauderdale County leaders say they are working with Meridian city leaders to find a way to avoid draining a local reservoir.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Around Mississippi: Lafayette County repeals gun ban on armed civilians in courthouses

The city of Meridian, Miss., is draining Long Creek Reservoir in Southeast Lauderdale County.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Lafayette County, MS, Meridian, MS, Vicksburg, MS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Beavers to be released from Lauderdale jail; put on house arrest

For the past fifteen days a Lauderdale County School Board Member has remained behind bars for operating a heating and cooling business without a state license.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Driver Ejected from Vehicle in I-20 Accident

The one-vehicle accident happened near the 162 mile marker on I-20 eastbound near Russell around 1:45 Monday afternoon.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department Earns Prestigious Honor

It's been said that with hard work comes great rewards and employees of the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department are benefitting from that hard work.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Authorities Investigating Alleged Rape at EMCF

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an alleged sexual assault at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lost Gap.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Lost Gap, MS

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Riley Charged in Multiple Burglaries

Lauderdale County authorities have arrested a man they say has been involved in multiple burglaries over the last few months.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Meridian Attorney Henry Palmer Dies

The former district attorney and circuit judge died just after 7:30 Wednesday evening, according to Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler.

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Related Topix: Meridian, MS

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Hendershot wins Democratic ticket for Lauderdale Co. Sheriff race

All eyes in the Shoals were on the Sheriff's race in Lauderdale County. After the June primaries, no candidate secured enough votes, thus sending the top two into a runoff.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Trio Charged in Weekend Robbery

Lauderdale County investigators say the three were arrested shortly after a man was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night in southeastern Lauderdale County.

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WTOK-TV Meridian

Sollie on Jail Overcrowding

Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie says it's yet to be seen how a new law will affect the county jail population, but it's time for the county to be proactive.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, Prison, Meridian, MS

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Meridian Man Revokes Vote Buying Claims

News surrounding Mississippi's Senate race continues to get more heated and controversial.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, Meridian, MS

Lucianne.com

Meridian man dials backvote-buying claim

A Meridian man has recanted - sort of - his story that he helped U.S. Sen. Thad CochranA s campaign buy votes for $15 each in Lauderdale County.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Repeat Offenders Ongoing Problem for Law Enforcement

Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie spent part of Thursday afternoon looking at one repeat offender after another in his computer system, but says he does not have a handle on exactly how many repeat offenders are in the Lauderdale County Detention Facility at this time.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Judge Sends Pritchard's Case to a Grand Jury

The man accused of shooting a 19-year old man went before a judge on Wednesday for an initial court appearance.

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