Democrats Rally in Meridian
State Democratic Party chairman, Rickey Cole, was joined by Democratic nominee for mayor of Meridian, Percy Bland, and his supporters outside the Lauderdale County Democratic Party headquarters.
Boys and Girls Club Plea
When it comes to serving the children in Lauderdale County, Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi Executive Director, Ricky Hood, says his organization is barely able 'to scratch the surface.' "This summer we will register about 1,000 kids.
Thu May 23, 2013
Candidates Participate in Meet and Greet
Meridian's general election is less than two weeks away and on Thursday night, the candidates took to the campaign trail.
Wed May 22, 2013
NEMS Students Win State Essay Contest
Two Lauderdale County students won high honors for their participation in a year-long stock market game and essay competition.
Law Enforcement, School Have Active Shooter Drill
Several agencies responded and worked together, along with the school, to help resolve the mock situation and keep all of the students and faculty safe.
Fri May 17, 2013
Antique Alley Underway
Hundreds of vendors will be selling all kinds of items. If you like garage sales and hunting for treasures this is the sale for you.
Mon May 13, 2013
Head of the Class Awards at Ross Collins
The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation presented its annual Head of the Class awards to students at Ross Collins Career and Technical Center Monday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Habitat for Humanity Initiative
A major effort is being announced to repair many homes in Lauderdale County. Earlier this year the Habitat for Humanity office in Meridian joined a national effort to provide minor home repairs for locals who are elderly, disabled and veterans.
Mon May 06, 2013
Petition Seeks to Put Bond Issue on Ballot
There's a new development in a multi-million dollar bond issue in Lauderdale County.
Thu May 02, 2013
Madison County Herald
Veteran teacher denied bond in Kemper County girl's kidnapping
East Kemper County Elementary student Jashaya Hopson, 6, was found Wednesday afternoon in Lauderdale County after being kidnapped from her school library by an adult female at about 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Wed May 01, 2013
Amber Alert Canceled for Jashayla Markayia Hopson
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has canceled a statewide Amber Alert for 6-year-old Jashayla Markayia Hopson, who was located Thursday afternoon.