Meridian Newswire (Page 8)

Meridian Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Art for Meridian 2016 Coming SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    "Brain research has proven that children not only learn more quickly when a teacher uses the arts to teach, but the student retains that knowledge longer," said Dr. Charlotte Tabereaux, education director of the MSU Riley Center.

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  2. City Crews Clean Drains To Prevent FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Maintenance crews were out all over the City of Meridian cleaning storm drains. In the event of expected severe weather, crews were removing leaves and tree limbs from the gutters.

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  3. Company of Angels Working on New Home in Temple TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Temple Theater in downtown Meridian will soon be the hub for a local theatre group. Elliot Street is well known for the preservation efforts he along with a group of others do throughout the city.

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  4. North Meridian: Development Plan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    With so much work being done in downtown, one Meridian business owner is asking when something will be done to help businesses within another key part of the city. "I think it's great," says Willis Melancon, who's the owner of Dobi's Ragin' Cajun restaurant in North Meridian.

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  5. Ministerial Group Affirms Support for NAACPRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The group says that the issues facing chapter president, Randle Jennings, are between him and the city of Meridian. Jennings was sentenced to four days in jail on a contempt of court charge for not producing proper paperwork in an ongoing legal dispute with the city.

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  6. City of Meridian Working Toward EPA ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    It's been just over a year since the Environmental Protection Agency accused the city of Meridian of violating the Clean Water Act. But Mayor Percy Bland says the problem started decades before that.

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  7. Lauderdale County NAACP President ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    For nearly 8 years, the City of Meridian and Randle Jennings have been in an ongoing legal dispute over municipal funds he was given for a failed children's program. The amount comes to more than 18 thousand dollars, of which nearly five thousand was paid by former NAACP President John Harris.

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  8. George County Case Moved to MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Brandy Williams was convicted of killing George County Sheriff Garry Welford during a high speed chase in 2010. But the court of appeals overturned that conviction.

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  9. Meridian Air National Guard Members ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    This was the first major deployment for the KC 135 aircraft and crews since tankers have been back in Meridian. The flight for about 30 members of the Air National Guard was delayed due to weather conditions.

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  10. Wechsler Foundation Moving Forward with Restoration EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Wechsler School was the first publicly-funded, brick school for African-Americans in Mississippi. It closed over thirty years ago.

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  11. Name Released in Fire DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Corner Clayton Cobler says 52-year-old Dennis Ray Odom died during that fire on 14th Ave. And 19th St. He says Odom's body is currently in Jackson awaiting autopsy, but says the cause of death is most likely smoke inhalation.

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  12. CIT Training Prepares Officers for FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Thirteen officers have now graduated from Crisis Intervention Team Training in Meridian - each one now more equipped to handle a mental health crisis. "I feel ecstatic about it because I thought I knew a lot about mental illness, but this class only enhanced my knowledge of what I already knew," Commander Herman Horton of the Jackson Police Dept.

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  13. Arbor Day MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Aside from the city planting eight magnolia trees outside of the Magnolia Baseball Field, the line for people waiting to get free fruit trees as part of the celebration, stretched all the way outside the park's gate. As part of the day, Mississippi Power Company provided free fruit trees to people who attended.

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  14. Celebrate MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    There was a celebration going on at Poplar Springs Elementary on Wednesday. The school held its annual Celebrate Meridian program which honors the Queen City's birthday.

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  15. Old BellSouth Renovation Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    According Bunky Partridge with the City of Meridian, within the next 30 days Chartre Companies of Oxford will receive permits to start work on the Bellsouth building along 23rd Ave in Meridian. Late last year the company changed their original designs for the building.

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  16. Funding for Children's Museum RequestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A local group of volunteers is asking for the city of Meridian to commit to a $1 million pledge to execute a plan to build a high quality children's museum in Meridian. They are partnering with the Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson who want to open a satellite museum in east Mississippi.

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  17. 2016 Jimmie Rodgers Music Festival Lineup AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    May 26, 1953. That was the date of the first ever Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Festival.

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  18. Information Sought on Missing TeenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    If you have any information about where Ryshanique Brown is, please call Meridian police at 601-485-1893 or Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477.

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  19. Meridian Regional Airport: Fastest Growing Airport in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian is now home to the fastest growing airport in the state of Mississippi. Two years ago Meridian Regional Airport was one of three in Mississippi that underwent a major shakeup when Silver Airways announced that it was leaving those sites.

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  20. Tornado Leaves Local Boy Scout Troop in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    When a tornado struck Collinsville last week, it ripped apart homes and buildings, but it also damaged one small structure with a big impact for dozens of local boys. Since 2009, Troop 16 of the Boy Scouts has kept its trailer behind the First Baptist Church.

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