Meridian Newswire (Page 9)

Meridian Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Meridian man convicted of burning homes owned by his sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jim Hood says the first fire was set August 23, 2013, and the second on March 12, 2014. Wiggins confessed to setting the fires.

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  2. Former MPD Officer DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Molony was shot by Leon Johnson in 1982 after the officer responded to the robbery and murder at a convenience store. Eileen Grogan, the mother of another Meridian police officer, was killed and Molony's injuries forced his retirement from the MPD.

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  3. Hurricane season preparedness in Lauderdale CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... our of those becoming major hurricanes. In case of an evacuation, Spears expects people from the coast to travel to Meridian as a secondary evacuation place. Emergency handouts and plans for your home are available at the LEMA office downtown.

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  4. Meridian testing firefighter recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Meridian Fire Department is looking to hire. Twenty people took part in the physical test Wednesday at the Public Safety Training Facility.

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  5. Mississippi Gov. Says He'd Rather Be Crucified Than Ditch Anti-LGBT StanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Switched

    ... law on July 1. The first was filed May 9 on behalf of Nykolas Alford and Stephen Thomas , a gay couple from Meridian, Mississippi, in an effort to declare the bill unconstitutional. Meanwhile, two lesbian couples who fought the state's same-sex ...

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  6. Meridian intersection to close June 13-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Local traffic will still be able to enter 5th Street from 23rd Avenue but not be able to drive across the intersection.

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  7. Air Force Association recognizes officersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Many men and women who serve our country every day met Tuesday evening to honor those who go above and beyond. The annual meeting of the Air Force Association brought together a big crowd at the Holiday Inn in Meridian.

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  8. Bryant says secular world angry over religious objections lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Restoration Act. The American Civil Liberties Union filed one of the lawsuits May 9 on behalf of a gay couple from Meridian. State attorneys argued last week that the new law should go into effect. The ACLU responded Tuesday that the law will treat ...

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  9. Krystal's grand opening in MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... to be built next to the Krystal. All of the city's paperwork for Zaxby's has been approved, and is ready. City of Meridian Community Development Director, H.C. "Bunky" Partridge says at this time there's no official word on when construction for the ...

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  10. Former First Union CEO Cliff Cameron dies at age 96Read the original story

    May 31, 2016 | The Mecklenburg Times

    ... he would have been a great one," Martin told The Charlotte Observer (http://bit.ly/1P9gSRq ). Cameron was born in Meridian, Mississippi, and worked in the refinery business after World War II before joining an Army buddy in Raleigh to start a ...

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  11. Ross on Student Speech and Entry Into the School-to-Prison PipelineRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Media Law Prof Blog

    ... long after students had lost educational time, and the stipulations in the prolonged civil rights litigation in Meridian, Mississippi linking race, speech, in-school arrests and incarceration, the article demonstrates a nexus between the exercise of ...

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  12. Local marines remember fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    While many view Memorial Day weekend as a time for food, fun and fellowship, some local marines have a different opinion. Five marines from NAS Meridian were at Meridian Memorial Park Monday.

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  13. MPD investigates robbery of pizza delivery driverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Meridian police are continuing the investigation into a robbery that happened around 9:00 p.m. Saturday night. They say it happened at an address on 18th Street near 32nd Avenue.

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  14. Miss Mississippi USA Haley Sowers battles Crohn's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... inging and writing songs. She is also a member of the Tennessee Titan Cheerleaders. She is 22 years old and is from Meridian, Mississippi. She recently earned a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University.

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  15. Annual church event focuses on bringing people togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Music, laughter and the smell of fresh food filled the air Saturday as a local church held their second annual community outreach event. Free Gospel Temple Pentecostal Church here in Meridian held an event that included horse rides, a bouncy house, several games and a cake walk.

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  16. Blood donations needed in Summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    According to the United Blood Services laboratory in Meridian, there's a shortage in blood donations. In order to combat the lack of blood, UBS is asking for more donations.

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  17. James Chaney Memorial Day in the park held in Meridian.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Fish, tea and other great foods were all a part of the annual James Chaney day in the park. The celebration included bounce houses, tee-ball, soccer and baseball.

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  18. 7-year-old Meridian near drowning victim dies at Jackson hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A seven-year-old has died in a Jackson hospital from complications from a near drowning at a Meridian apartment complex. Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler says Corniyah Pate of Newton was pulled from the bottom of the Stratford Manor pool just before 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  19. Traffic picking up for Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Memorial Day weekend has officially begun and it's evident by watching traffic on the interstate. Thousands of vehicles have made their way through Meridian with more coming.

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  20. Marilyn Stockard HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Murfreesboro Post

    Mrs. Hood is survived by her husband of 64 years, John Douglass Hood; Children, Garry Warren Hood of Franklin, TN, Rebecca Hagan and her husband Thom of Franklin, TN, and Mark Robin Hood of Nashville, TN; One sister, Janice Wesley of Leesburg, FL; Grandchildren, twins, Cooper Douglass Hood and Grady Paul Hood both of Franklin, TN, Christin Brooke Waters and her husband Josh of Meridian, MS, and John Robin Hood of Nashville, TN; One great granddaughter, Callie Brooke Waters of Meridian, MS. Visitation will be Saturday, from Noon until time of service.

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