9 hrs ago
Lauderdale County District Retreat
Lauderdale County administrators met Tuesday to prepare for the soon-to-begin new school year.
11 hrs ago
Lauderdale supervisors rescind gun ordinance
Several cities and counties around Mississippi have done the same thing. They have been advised that such bans are in conflict with two state laws and could leave local officials individually liable for damages.
11 hrs ago
Upgraded charges could be coming in Lauderdale animal cruelty case
It's been called one of the most severe cases of horse cruelty animal control officers and rescue groups have seen in Lauderdale County.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Meridian Man Revokes Vote Buying Claims
News surrounding Mississippi's Senate race continues to get more heated and controversial.