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  1. Mississippi Supreme Court upholds parole denial for convicted murder Milton TrotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... two co-defendants pleaded guilty in October 1981 to federal kidnapping charges and state murder charges in Lauderdale County in the death of Gail Allen. In sentencing documents, all three said Allen was killed in a motel in Laurel, Mississippi, and ...

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  2. MCC Foundation Recognizes DonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The MCC Foundation recognized the people who contribute to the organization's tuition guarantee program to students of Lauderdale County. The foundation generated more than $1.7 million for students this past year.

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  3. Republican Tim Melson wins Alabama Senate District 1 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Republican Tim Melson of Florence won the District 1 seat in the Alabama Senate, a newly drawn district covering parts of Limestone, Lauderdale and Madison counties. With one regular box and three provisional boxes outstanding, Melson had received 22,871 votes, or 62 percent, and Democrat Mike Curtis, also of Lauderdale County, received 13,622 votes, or 38 percent.

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  4. Voter Turnout Better Than ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Election workers in Lauderdale County did not expect a huge turnout Tuesday. The statewide elections for Mississippi will be in 2015.

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  5. November Grand Jury Issues Final ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The latest grand jury in Lauderdale County says the courthouse is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It also pointed out torn and buckled carpet in the grand jury room as a tripping hazard.

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  6. Our Neighbors Next Door: American WildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... the majority of animals are scared of humans. "This time of the year we are seeing more of deer activity," Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie said. "The food sources are starting to dry up and deer are starting to move farther distances for ...

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  7. Current, former police chiefs vie for Lauderdale Co. sheriff's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Republican Candidate and former Florence Police Chief Rick Singleton is facing off against Democratic candidate and current Lexington Police Chief Augie Hendershot. The winner of Tuesday's race will be the first new Sheriff in Lauderdale County for more than a decade.

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  8. Brewer pleads guilty in Lauderdale County capital murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... finalized the paperwork in which he entered a guilty plea to murder, assault, and theft of property. Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly said this was the best course of action to take, and the victim's family agreed with him. ...

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  9. Tuesday is Election Day in Mississippi, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... may not wear any type of clothing with a candidate's name or photo on it within 150 feet of the polls. Lauderdale County Election Commission chairman, Jeff Tate, says eleven of the local precincts will have the new technology of electronic poll ...

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  10. Deputies to Wear CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Caught on camera, that's what will soon happen to anyone who is stopped by a patrol deputy in Lauderdale County. The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from Sheriff Billy Sollie Monday to buy 32 body cameras.

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  11. Survey: Alabama lags in offering after-school careRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Education Week

    ... after 3 p.m. "We appreciate our churches and day cares that take care of children after school," said Lauderdale County Superintendent Jennifer Gray. "Those are the only options we have. I've not been approached about after-school programs. I ...

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  12. Lauderdale County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Phone ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says that someone has been calling multiple people claiming to be a deputy from Lauderdale County. He'll say that there is a warrant for your arrest and that you need to pay a fine to avoid arrest.

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  13. Families Find Safer Alternatives to Traditional Trick-or-TreatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... the mall," Kenneth Jones says. So what should you really be afraid of on Halloween? Hopefully, not much. Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie says law enforcement does see some crime on Halloween, but usually not anything too serious. "This is a ...

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  14. Free Clinic OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... it. The clinic will serve uninsured adults, who meet certain criteria. It's estimated that thousands of Lauderdale County residents will qualify for service. "We know from statistics that there are some 10,000 people alone who fall within the ...

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  15. Details about Defrates Case Finally ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    23-year-old Jake Defrates was pursued by law enforcement on the interstate into Mississippi and through Lauderdale County Oct. 24. He shot himself and later died, rather than surrender. The case began in the small Kentucky of Oak Grove, where ...

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  16. Dental Outreach Provides Checkups at SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... free dental care to children at schools across our state. The stop today was at Northeast Middle School in Lauderdale County and Northeast's Principal Billy Burnham is glad to have the group in his school. "We are proud to have the MHS dental group ... 1 comment

  17. 5 questions for Mike Curtis and Tim Melson, candidates for Alabama's Senate District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Alabama Senate District 1 candidates Democrat Mike Curtis and Republican Tim Melson answered AL.com 's questions about their race in the Nov. 4 general election. District 1 was newly drawn for this election cycle and covers from western Lauderdale County, through portions of Limestone and into Madison County.

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  18. Family of Lauderdale Co. woman may be eligible for GM compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... program has received more than 1,500 claims for death and injuries dating back 10 years. That includes a Lauderdale County family who claims that ignition switch issue is what caused the wreck that killed their daughter. The lawsuit filed by her ...

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  19. Sheriff's Department Files Charges in Robberies, BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Three people have been charged with crimes in Lauderdale County. Two of them are accused of committing armed robberies and the brother of one is charged with burglary.

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  20. Community Outreach Event Held at Sam's ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    If you made your way to Sam's Club today you may have noticed a lot going on outside. Sam's Club held its second community outreach event of the year to help the public meet and greet different organizations from the Meridian Fire Department, to Metro Ambulance as well as the Lauderdale County and Meridian Police Departments, and Sam's Club finds it important for the public to meet and know about the different organizations in our community.

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