Meridian Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Man Arrested After Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A chase through the streets of Meridian that happened Saturday night. No one was injured and police have the suspect in custody.

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  2. Carmichael Commendation Read into Congressional RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The occasion is the release this weekend of a Disney Pictures movie, The Finest Hours, the story of a Coast Guard rescue mission off the New England coast in 1952. Carmichael was then an ensign in the Coast Guard and participated in that rescue.

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  3. United Way Campaign in Final StretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Late last year the United Way of East Mississippi kicked off its fundraising campaign called "What This Place Needs," now that the campaign in its final stretch, the United Way held a "Day of Calling." "This is a day where we get out and talk to these community members and businesses by giving them that last little push to make a pledge this year to help," explained Sara Odom, Vice President of Resource and Development and Communications at the United Way of East Mississippi.

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  4. Jury Reaches Quick Verdict in Roberts TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Lauderdale County jury reached a unanimous decision of guilty Thursday in the DUI manslaughter trial of Mitchell Roberts, 24. The jury deliberated for less than an hour. Roberts was tried for causing a wreck that killed 14-year-old Arnold Altman in 2013.

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  5. DUI Manslaughter Trial Underway in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The second trial of Mitchell Roberts, accused of DUI manslaughter for a fatal wreck in 2013, began Monday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. In opening statements, the prosecution recapped the wreck saying 'tomorrow is not promised for anyone' but alleged Roberts took 'tomorrow' away from Altman.

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  6. Mississippi House Election To Be Challenged?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Plans are being made to challenge the final outcome of a highly contested election for a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives. Last week the Republican-majority Mississippi House declared a Republican challenger as the winner in District 79, which was originally certified a tie.

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  7. 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    After the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Meridian, the Jim Hill High School Band from Jackson, Ms and the Meridian High School Kept things up tempo with a friendly battle of the bands. Following the performance a religious leader opened program with prayer.

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  8. MAEE to honor Elvis PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippi is full of talent that has shaped a nation and the world, from famous actors, to writers, and musicians, all hailing from our state and the next one to be honored along the Mississippi Walk of Fame, is the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley. "When you consider that the man has been deceased now 39 years and still the income that he is generating in the music business is phenomenal, it far exceeds 90 percent of the artist that are working today," explained Marty Gamblin Executive Director of the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience. 2 comments

  9. MLK Prayer Breakfast: Possible Record TurnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The numbers continue to increase for the annual Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast in Meridian. Sponsored each year by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Branch of the NAACP, organizers say this year it appears that almost 500 people attended.

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  10. Meridianites Lead MLK March Through MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Sunday evening marked the start of what's to be many Martin Luther King events across the area. Many people braved the cold to march down Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in honor of the man who had a dream.

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  11. Organizers Prepare for MLK Weekend CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    If you're looking for a way to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., right here in the Queen City, there's no short supply of events to do so. "It represents what Dr. King and many, many people who came together to march for equality, for freedom and the right to vote," Rev.

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  12. Meridian Man Sentenced on Federal Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The U.S. Attorney's Office says McGlothin was arrested after agents received information that he was distributing narcotics in the Meridian, Lauderdale County areas. A search warrant was conducted at his residence in March 2015.

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  13. Tax Filing Changes for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The tax deadline for this year has been changed. That's one of several changes that taxpayers are being advised to keep in mind when making preparations to file their taxes this year.

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  14. Downtown Traffic Impacted by Weekend EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Over 700 high school students and community theatre enthusiasts are here to participate in the annual statewide theatre festival and convention being held at the Mississippi State University Riley Center through Sunday. Downtown traffic will be affected.

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  15. Wal-Mart to Close 269 StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market. None of the Meridian and surrounding area stores are included in the closure.

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  16. One Person Shot During Domestic DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Around 9:50 p.m. Thursday night, Det. Dareall Thompson of the Meridian p9olice department says a female was shot and transported by personal vehicle to the hospital.

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  17. Talks of Improving Meridian's East EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A group of people and area leaders came together to focus on one thing: making Meridian's east end better. By receiving the Byrne Planning Grant, officials are focused on gathering information about the area.

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  18. Anglican Communion Suspends Episcopal ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Episcopalians voted to change their canons in June of 2015 to allow same-sex marriage - a decision met by protest from the Anglican Communion. Ultimately, the Anglican leaders decided to suspend the Episcopal church for its stance, meaning for three years, the Episcopal Church will not be allowed to participate in many of the communion's internal decisions or represent Anglicans in meetings.

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  19. MCC Observes MLK DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian Community College Thursday held its annual commemorative celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Breaking Barriers: The Movement Continues. "He meant so much to us and I just want to inspire kids to keep chasing their dreams, keep believing that they can achieve," said Flaggs.

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  20. Enterpise Church Moving Fowrad After FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A day later chilling images of smoke surrounds what's left of a Clake County church building. Bricks, char, and debris are all over the place and to ensure safety the Enterprise Fire Department is monitoring the area.

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