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  1. Enterprise High Beta Club Donates Coats for Kids in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Beta Club at Enterprise High School stopped by WTOK today to drop off over 50 coats for our Coats for Kids program. The members of the club say they wanted to help "We decided to do this because we take things for granted in life and some people don't have it as good as we do," said Collin Chandler, president of the Enterprise High School Beta Club.

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  2. Chick-fil-A to Close TemporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Meridian franchise owner says the changes will help improve the experience for customers, but they will have to be patient for a little while. "Unfortunately, we are the only one in Meridian so they'll either have to travel to Hattiesburg or Brandon or Laurel to get their Chick-fil-A fix," said Brian Russell.

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  3. Hayley Williams Grammy Award Has Locals AmazedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Our journey begins on the grounds of West Lauderdale High School and while flipping through the pages of a yearbook from times past, Principal Kevin Cheatham comes across a picture of a household name - Paramore's Hayley Williams. For many teachers it's a proud moment to hear of a West Lauderdale Knight living their dream, for others it's a special moment that takes them back to the time little Hayley Williams was in their classrooms.

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  4. Johnson Discusses "Humanitarian of the Year" AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Fannie Mae Johnson was given the "Humanitarian of the Year" award at the Junior Auxiliary's annual ball Saturday night. Johnson has spent many years serving food to those who need it most through love's kitchen in meridian.

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  5. New Charges Expected in Kemper County ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    George Williams of Meridian is already charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says on Monday, they expect to charge Williams with felon in possession of a firearm, attempted armed robbery, and aggravated assault.

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  6. Archaeological Society Brings Native American Artifacts to MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A huge crowd came out to the Frank Cochran Center Saturday for an exhibit showcasing Native American artifacts from thousands of years ago. Each year, the Magnolia State Archaeological Society puts on a show in Meridian, Brookhaven, Tupelo and Corinth.

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  7. Radio Shack Closing Two Locations in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Radio Shack is closing 20 locations across the state of Mississippi. The proposed closings and sale must be approved by a judge overseeing the bankruptcy case.

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  8. New Leader Chosen for East Mississippi Baptist State ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The East Mississippi Baptist State Convention welcomed in Reverend Willie Jones as its new president. New officers were also selected.

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  9. Students Salute Meridian's 155th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Third grade students at Poplar Springs Elementary School had a special way of wishing the city of Meridian a happy birthday Friday. They entertained an audience gathered in the auditorium with singing and dancing.

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  10. Second Suspect Arrested for Trustmark RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian police say Schron Phillips has been arrested for his alleged role in the Jan. 20 robbery of the Trustmark Bank branch near College Park. Phillips is being charged with armed robbery.

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  11. Boil Water Notice Issued for Part of MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A precautionary Boil Water Notice has been issued due to a line break for the following areas: Chandler Road to College Drive and from Highway 19 North to 1-half mile north.

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  12. Authorities Mum on Pipe Bomb InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian police aren't releasing any more information about the investigation of a pipe bomb found in Meridian Wednesday afternoon.

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  13. Meridian Resident Says Home Invaded by SewageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Environmental Protection Agency has accused the city of Meridian of multiple violations of the federal Clean Water Act. Newscenter 11 showed you one of the worst spots Wednesday, where sewage is leaking out of a drain pipe.

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  14. Free Clinic of Meridian receives GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Representatives of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation made a stop at the Meridian Free Clinic to award a check totaling $17,805 as part of the Family Medicine U.S.A. signature program. "That program is designed to give grants to either new or existing free clinics throughout the country that prove tangible need for physical equipment to help them achieve their goals," stated Dr. Brent Smith a Representative of The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.

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  15. Vietnam Veterans' CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the official start of the Vietnam War. In 1965 a total of 200,000 U.S. troops were sent to Vietnam.

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  16. Meridian Sewer System on EPA RadarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The city of Meridian is being accused by the federal government of multiple violations of the Clean Water Act in connection with the city's sewer system. City officials spent several hours in a closed-door session Wednesday discussing the allegations and what can be done to resolve them.

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  17. YPM Selling King Cakes from Gambino'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Young Professionals of Meridian is selling King Cakes from Gambino's of New Orleans during local Mardi Gras celebrations. The cakes will be available for pick-up Feb. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the EMBDC office or Feb. 14 at Mardi Gras in front of Meridian City Hall, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. "This is a big fundraiser for YPM," said Meredith Rea of YPM.

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  18. MPD Calls in Bomb SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A bomb squad has been called in to check out what officials say looks like a pipe bomb in Meridian. It was discovered in the Tuxedo community, near 6th Avenue and C Street.

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  19. Boys and Girls Club Contract Voted Down by City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Meridian City Council voted three to two against entering into a contract for services with the Boys and Girls Club. The contract was for the city of Meridian to provide funds and resources to the Boys and Girls Club for various programs.

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  20. 52nd Annual Kentucky Ham MealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    "It's a great event, I have never seen anything like this, and the church has been doing this for over 50 years and it is full of expectation and full of love," explained First Christian Church Senior Interim minister Cameron Douglas. The entire congregation puts love in preparing the ham to making the gravy, scrambling eggs, rolling and cutting the biscuits and stirring grits, members of First Christian Church have everything organized and ready to feed the hungry patrons.

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