Meridian Man Revokes Vote Buying Claims
News surrounding Mississippi's Senate race continues to get more heated and controversial.
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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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
Hotel, motel tax to stay in Lauderdale Co.
The Meridian Star reports the Legislature reauthorized the tax this year. With the board of supervisors' action this week, the 2.5 percent tax levied on hotel room will run through 2017.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Two Meridian Teenagers Dreams Come True
The Make A Wish Foundation came through Tuesday evening for two Meridian teenagers.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Legacy of Faith: Meridian Church To Celebrate 175 Years, Part One
The congregation dates back to 1839, just a few years after Meridian itself was founded.
Lauderdale Co. Road Improvements Proposed
Lauderdale County Supervisors met Monday. A number of items were on the agenda including: interim appointments for vacant positions, the tax roll and roads.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Teenager Shot to Death in Meridian
Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler confirms a 19-year old male is dead after being shot in the head late Friday night.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Chris McDaniel Offers Reward to Catch Voter Fraud
It's part of a new program he's just launched called the Election Integrity Challenge.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Family of Meridian Teenager Seeks Justice
The parents of a Meridian teenager say they want justice after their son was killed in a head-on crash last summer.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Little Green Footballs
Former Breitbart/Daily Caller Blogger Pays Bogus Source for Bogus Anti-Cochran "Scoop"
Here we go again with yet another bogus expos by crazed wingnut blogger Charles C. Johnson , alleging that the Thad Cochran campaign in Mississippi bought votes from black voters to defeat Tea Party loon Chris McDaniel.
Food Bank Law
According to statistics, many families in the twin states do not have enough food to eat.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Autumn Wedgeworth, Meridian, Miss., prison guard sex with inmate
Autumn Wedgeworth is an American prison guard who is accused of having sex with an inmate.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
MS prison worker charged with having sex with inmate
Lauderdale County authorities have charged a prison worker for allegedly having sex with an inmate.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Senate Runoff Draws Record Crowd as Republicans Vie for Votes
It's being called one of the most heated senate races ever in the state of Mississippi.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Expectations High for Voter Turnout
Local officials are hoping that turnout for the June 24 runoffs will be better than usual.
Drug Task Force New Development
There's a new development involving the East Mississippi Drug Task Force. According to Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie, he has officially received a letter of consideration from Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose to deputize two MPD officers to become agents with the agency.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Body Found in Lake Druid in Meridian
Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler has confirmed the body discovered Tuesday night will be sent for an autopsy, although there were no immediate signs of trauma.
Civil Rights Trail Unveiled
A line of people led the way from the MSU Riley Center to the heart of Meridian's African-American Business District along Fifth Street Tuesday morning for the unveiling of the city's Civil Rights Trail.