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MPSD Names New Superintendent

Updated: 05/12/2016 - The Meridian School District board unanimously approved Dr. Amy Carter as the next superintendent.

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NAS Meridian Tests Tornado Response

Updated: 05/12/2016 - Naval Air Station Meridian participated in HURREX/Citadel Gale 2016 Thursday. All stateside installations are running through their response to the aftermath of a major hurricane. a training exercise Thursday to be better prepared to respond in case a tornado strikes.

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Annual Beignet Breakfast to Support United Way

Updated: 05/12/2016 - The 9th Annual Beignet Breakfast will take place Friday, May 13, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m at the entrance of the Temple Theater. All proceeds will benefit the United Way of East Mississippi.

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Hidden Impact of Mississippi's Budget Shortfall

Posted: 05/12/2016 - The impact of Mississippi's budget shortfall is coming into focus. The Department of Mental Health is one of the first to announce specific programs it's dropping, including two chemical dependency units.

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Community Stands Behind Law Enforcement

Updated: 05/11/2016 - A local organization is rallying behind law enforcement officers to try to change negative perceptions associated with the job.

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Snowden Speaks at Rotary

Updated: 05/11/2016 - State Rep. Greg Snowden addressed the Meridian Rotary Club Wednesday.

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Pre-K Students Read Between the Lions

Updated: 05/11/2016 - The Rotary Club of East Mississippi distributed certificates and books to pre-kindergarten students at Crestwood and T.J. Harris elementary schools for their participation in a reading partnership.

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Lakeview Getting Much-Needed Water

Updated: 05/10/2016 - The Lakeview Golf Course in Meridian has been dried out for the past several years. Now a giant water pump will help hydrate the 90-acre site.

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Wing at EMSH to Close

Updated: 05/10/2016 - State budget cuts are leading to the closure of a wing at East Mississippi State Hospital.

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Dozens of LCSD Employees Victims of ID Theft

Updated: 05/10/2016 - Dozens of employees in the Lauderdale County School System have had their personal information taken and school officials still aren't sure how it happened.

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Local VFW Chapter to Honor Fallen Soldier

Updated: 05/10/2016 - The community is invited to Kemper County Sunday, May 15, to pay respects and honor a fallen hero who was killed in action during the Vietnam War.

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One Person Dies after Car-Train Collision

Updated: 05/10/2016 - Officials with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department say one person has died after an accident involving a train and a car.

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Grants Designated for Mississippi Airports

Updated: 05/10/2016 - Twelve Mississippi airports, including Philadelphia and Louisville, will benefit from more than $4.15 million in grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Downtown Projects Frustrating for Businesses

Updated: 05/09/2016 - Work on drainage and paving projects in downtown Meridian has been going for more than a year and some businesses say they're concerned the work might miss a scheduled completion date.

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Gas Prices Rising

Posted: 05/09/2016 - According to the GasBuddy.com weekly survey of more than 2,000 stations, gas prices are up slightly for Mississippi and Alabama.

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