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  1. Gas Spill Shuts Down Collinsville Gas StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... the hose still in his car. This caused about 40 to 50 gallons of gas to spill all over the ground. The Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency, the Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department and the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department all ...

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  2. MPSD Reading VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... going straight to the principal. We've had calls from the private schools. We've had calls from teaches in Lauderdale County. We've had calls from people everywhere. Some people say they want to get involved because this is my Meridian!" Last year ...

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  3. Council on Aging Prepares to Help Senior CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Members are preparing for a series of events in May to celebrate and say thank you to our older generation. The council's biggest event is a free catfish lunch for Lauderdale County citizens at the Frank Cochran Center.

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  4. Flames Nearly Engulf Business in CollinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    If you were traveling along Highway 19 right at the Lauderdale, Newton County line last night you may have seen smoke and fire coming from a local businesses. According to the Lauderdale County Fire Director Allen Dover at 10:25 and not a second later last night, local volunteer fire departments from Martin, Collinsville, and Suqualena were dispatched out to the business to battle a fire of an RV.

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  5. Man Dies Due to Cold TemperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The city of Meridian and Lauderdale County have seen the first winter-related death of the year. 50-year-old Nathaniel Brown was found in his home with a low body temperature.

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  6. Pancakes for a Good CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Masonic Center in Meridian was the hot spot this morning, as many people came ready to eat, and ready to support a good cause for our schools. "Our annual pancake day, the proceeds for this goes directly to the Lauderdale County schools system, towards the dyslexia program," stated Edward Gerrard with the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

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  7. Meridian man dies from extreme cold weather, coroner rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler said Friday that Nathaniel Brown was found at his home about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Cobler said the house had no heat.

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  8. Coroner says Meridian man dies from extreme coldRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler said Friday that Nathaniel Brown was found at his home about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Cobler said the house had no heat.

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  9. Church fires in Tennessee investigated for possible arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | CBS News

    Michael P. Knight, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, said Thursday the agency is investigating two church fires - one at a Methodist church in Haywood County and the other at a non-denomination church in Lauderdale County. Knight says the fires occurred Wednesday.

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  10. Back to School, Back to LearningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Lauderdale County students headed back to school today and this semester will be a very important for students not only across the county but across the state of Mississippi as students, teachers, and even parents being final preparations for the Common Core test as well as the 3rd grade literacy exam. "In third and fourth grade it is a little bit more of a test prep environment where we are trying to make sure we cover the common core objectives and standards well and we have an excellent staff out here, I have a great deal of confidence in them, we have very good students, and we have amazing community support," stated John Lisenbe Clarkdale Elementary School Principal.

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  11. Wanted Man Arrested After High-Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... the way from Highway 39 in Meridian into Kemper County. Meridian Police, Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department and Kemper County Sheriff's Department were all involved in the chase. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore ...

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  12. Clarke County FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... "Well anytime we get 4, 5, 6 inches of rain anywhere north of here such as Jasper County, Newton County, Lauderdale County, it all comes south, it mergers at Enterprise with the Chunky and the Okatibbee forms the Chickasawhay River and all that rain ...

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  13. Bailey Tornado Victims Recount ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... happened so fast we were just praying for our lives." Thankfully no one was injured in the tornadoes. In Lauderdale County alone, 3 tornadoes were reported. The tornado that began south of Chunky in Newton County that impacted Meehan Junction was an ...

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  14. Candidate Qualifying Period Begins in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    We have made it to the New Year and 2015 will be a big year in the state of Mississippi for elections. January 1st was the official start date for candidates to begin qualifying for elective offices and the Lauderdale County Courthouse here in Meridian was jammed packed with people ready in to get their hands on the qualifying papers.

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  15. New Board PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Lauderdale County supervisors met for the first time for the new year today. One of the top things on the agenda was electing new officers for the board.

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  16. MEMA reports storm damage -- but no injuries -- in 6 Mississippi countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    ... storm tracked across the southeastern counties (Lawrence, Jefferson Davis, Covington, Jasper and Lauderdale County) and possibly produced multiple tornadoes. "Considerable damage occurred in Jasper County, north of Rose Hill, and also near Mount ...

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  17. Tornadoes, severe storms strike Mississippi for second time in less than 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... storm tracked across the southeastern counties (Lawrence, Jefferson Davis, Covington, Jasper and Lauderdale County) and possibly produced multiple tornadoes, the NWS said. "Considerable damage occurred in Jasper County, north of Rose Hill, and also ...

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  18. Tornadoes Damage Local CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... the trailer shake and that's when the trees fell," Eric Burge says. "It was over in a matter of seconds." Lauderdale County Emergency Management Director Scott Spears tells Newscenter 11 the worst of the damage hit the Bailey and Meehan areas. Trees ...

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  19. Severe weather rattles parts of Miss., La.Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... reports of major damage or injuries. The weather service said another tornado was confirmed later in Lauderdale County in west Mississippi. Warnings were posted at mid-afternoon in parts of Jasper and Smith counties. The weather service said it had ...

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  20. Tornado confirmed in Lauderdale County, Miss.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... reports of major damage or injuries. The weather service said another tornado was confirmed later in Lauderdale County in west Mississippi. Warnings were posted at mid-afternoon in parts of Jasper and Smith counties. The weather service said it had ...

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