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  1. Two in custody after multiple vehicles were burglarized in Lauderdale CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... and a juvenile after multiple cars were burglarized overnight near the Lakeside Highlands community in Lauderdale County.While taking reports on Lakeside Drive, an officer spotted two suspicious males. As the officer was speaking with the two, both ...

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  2. Council Discusses New BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... not known yet if a tax increase will be necessary. And he says the city is still waiting to find out from Lauderdale County what the value of a mill will be this year. "We've been in conference for about three hours today making some cuts to the ...

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  3. Burglary Ring ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... the crimes so far are: 41-year-old Shane Winstead and 39-year-old Wendy Wilson Bradley, who are both from Lauderdale County, 36-year-old Leah Laird from Neshoba County, and 22-year-old Brandon Branning from Newton County. Investigators say more ...

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  4. Rodney Hood to Speak at Boys and Girls Club FundraiserRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Rodney Hood taking a picture with a fan at the Boys and Girls Club of Lauderdale County.

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  5. Paramedics Receive Specialized Training in Tactical SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Lauderdale County Training Facility in Meridian was host to a unique form of hands on training that provided law enforcement officers as well as medics the tactical training needed to perform in a dangerous situation.

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  6. Local Professor Discusses Impact of Black Bear's KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Doctor Jarrod Fogarty teaches biology at Mississippi State University Meridian. He says the killing of a black bear in Lauderdale County in January of this year is very unfortunate for the black bear population because a loss of just one bear impacts the genetic diversity of the black bear population.

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  7. CIT Trainers Get TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... l Mississippi Residential Center in Newton)." Officials with Weems Mental Health, CMRC, Alliance Hospital, Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department, and the Meridian Police Department participated in the training session.

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  8. 3 Mississippi men indicted for killing endangered black bear, obstructing investigationRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | The Mississippi Press

    Travis Butler, 28, of Meridian, Chester Brad Williams, 49, of Meridian, and David Lucas Wimberly, 34, of Quitman, have been indicted for their involvement in the killing of a Louisiana Black Bear in Lauderdale County and their subsequent obstruction of the investigation into that killing, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today.

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  9. Report finds open meeting violations in LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Sunherald.com

    - A state Ethics Commission report finds that the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors violated Mississippi's open meetings law during discussions of a bond issue in 2013. The Meridian Star (http://bit.ly/1ou9GBe) reports that the county plans to ...

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  10. Report Cites Open Meetings ViolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A state Ethics Commission report finds that the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors violated Mississippi's open meetings law during discussions of a bond issue in 2013.

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  11. Report finds open meeting violations in LauderdaleRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Washington Times

    A state Ethics Commission report finds that the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors violated Mississippi's open meetings law during discussions of a bond issue in 2013.

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  12. It's been a real McDaniel of a week, and it's only WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Sunherald.com

    ... of the news cycle, has landed in the middle of the news cycle. He's been subpoenaed to appear before a Lauderdale County grand jury. We know this because he posted it on Twitter and it was captured by several people before Johnson's lawyer read the ...

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  13. Happy Ending to Search for Meridian ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... boy was missing from the 800 block of 65th Avenue in Meridian. Officers from both the City of Meridian and Lauderdale County joined forces and were happy to report the everything turned out well. "The child was located safely at home," explained MPD ...

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  14. One Arrest Made in Carjacking CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Lauderdale County investigators say they've made one arrest in an armed carjacking last week, but are still seeking the alleged gunman.

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  15. Tailgating Block Party PrepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... for football fans for two major SEC match-ups this fall. Meridian Main Street is partnering with the Lauderdale County/Meridian Tourism Office to host two tailgating block parties in downtown Meridian. One is tentatively set for the Friday before ...

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  16. Johnson Ordered toAppear before Grand JuryRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Lucianne.com

    Lauderdale County, Miss. One of the most incendiary charges made following MississippiA s U.S. Senate runoff in June was that Sen. Thad CochranA s campaign participated in paying for black votes.

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  17. Johnson Ordered to Appear before Grand JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... in paying for black votes. Now the blogger who reported that story has been commanded to appear in Lauderdale County to answer questions from a grand jury. A subpoena was issued for California conservative blogger Charles C. Johnson. He tweeted a ...

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  18. RCA Begins 2014-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... ssociation. Students may participate in scholars bowls, debate and science fairs. Russell was one of three Lauderdale County private schools to return to class Monday. Calvary Christian and Lamar also began the new year.

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  19. Hudson Discusses Budget OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... a tax increase, but still increase funding to the town's police department. Mayor Elvis Hudson told the Lauderdale County Council of Governments Monday that town officials are busy crunching numbers to meet a budget deadline. Hudson says it's ...

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  20. Chris McDaniel Aide Named In Grand Jury SubpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | The Daily Caller

    ... GotNews.com website, briefly posted a copy of a grand jury subpoena demanding his presence before a Lauderdale County grand jury on Sept. 22. Among other items, the subpoena instructs Johnson to bring with him "any and all records regarding your ...

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