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Role of Dispatchers Recognized
But dispatchers remain behind the scenes, calmly managing problems and even tragedies.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Road Improvement Funding
The program that's designed to maintain roads and bridges in Mississippi is poised to receive its largest funding increase within the last twenty years.
Miss. high court to hear bond issue case
The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Lauderdale County's plan to issue $3.2 million in the first part of a larger bond issue.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Dog Fest 2014 Set for April 26th in Lauderdale County
The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each entry for a dog costs $5.00. Several contests will be a part of the event, with prizes given out for the winners.
Two Shot in Marion
Investigators say a 10-year old child was shot in her side as she was sleeping at her home at Morocco Apartments on Dale Drive around midnight.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Students Honored as Mississippi Scholars
One hundred and fifty six students from Meridian Public Schools and Lauderdale County Schools completed the program.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Jones Co. supervisors support Pat Harrison move
Gene Pickering from the PHWD said the waterway district will sell its headquarters building in Hattiesburg and acquire an acre of land at the Laurel-Hattiesburg Regional Airport off Interstate 59 where they will place a metal building and move in their 20 employees.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Woman Dies in Wreck on Hwy. 493
The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. on Highway 493, 3-tenths of a mile south of Bethel Church Road, near the Kemper-Lauderdale county line.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sheriff's Deputies Investigate Wreck
Lauderdale County sheriff's officials were called to the scene of a crash late Wednesday night to discover an injured woman lying in the middle of the highway.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Chunky River Flooding Damage
At more than 24 feet, the Chunky River is pouring over the banks and spilling out across both Lauderdale and Newton counties.
'A lot of people to talk to' in Lauderdale Co. death investigation
Lauderdale County deputies are looking for the person who shot and killed a 61-year-old man inside his Anderson home.
Regulators raid 3 Lauderdale Co. businesses
State and federal agencies served search warrants Monday at three Lauderdale County businesses where they say illegal gambling was taking place.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Lauderdale County Courthouse Set for Improvements
The first step Supervisors say, is to take bids for 92 air units, or "handlers" at an estimated cost of $350,000.
City-Council Animal Control Agreement in Jeopardy
Lauderdale County's board of supervisors is telling the city of Meridian it has 45 days to live up to its part of an inter-local agreement for animal control.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Second Flasher Victim Speaks
Another victim of the Lauderdale County flasher says she had just left Walmart on March 25 shortly after midnight and gotten on the Interstate, when she realized there was a truck tailing her closely.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Preparations Underway for Run for the Wall
The Run for the Wall involves men and women that ride motorcycles from California to Washington D.C. to raise awareness for the recovery of all soldiers missing in action.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Judge Rules Charges Can be Pursued Against Hopkins
A Lauderdale County circuit judge has ruled there is enough evidence to go forward with charges against former Meridian police officer, Don Hopkins.
Relay for Life Unveils Honorary Chair Poster
Relay for Life and its sponsors gathered at Mississippi Power for the unveiling of the poster with this year's honorary chairs.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Late Night Fatal Crash
Just after 10pm Wednesday night, authorities responded to a car crash in the 4700 block of Causeyville Road in southern Lauderdale County.
Flasher Victim Recalls Terrifying Moments
A victim of the Lauderdale County flasher says she was leaving a gas station in Russell on the night of Monday, March 10th when she says a man followed her down the interstate for several miles.