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Go Red Day Emphasizes Awareness, Prevention

Updated: 02/06/2015 - A heart health seminar was offered Friday at the MSU Riley Center on the occasion of Go Red Day, designated to bring attention to heart disease in women.

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House Resurrects Texting-While-Driving Ban

Updated: 02/06/2015 - Members of the Mississippi House are going ahead with a ban on texting and social media use while driving, after killing a similar bill in the closing moments of the 2014 legislative session.

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Boys and Girls Club Reacts to Council Vote

Updated: 02/06/2015 - Executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi, Ricky Hood, talks about his feelings on the Meridian City Council voting no on a contract that would have provided funds for the club.

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Willis Sentenced for Having Sexual Contact with Child

Updated: 02/06/2015 - 25-year-old Aaron Grant Willis, of Heidelberg, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for having sexual contact with a minor under the age of 12.

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Kemper County Shooting Arrest

Updated: 02/06/2015 - Kemper County investigators are looking into a shooting case where the victim is also charged with being one of the gunmen. It's an investigation that started in Kemper County, and has spread to Noxubee and Lauderdale counties.

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Authorities Mum on Pipe Bomb Investigation

Updated: 02/05/2015 - Meridian police aren't releasing any more information about the investigation of a pipe bomb found in Meridian Wednesday afternoon.

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MDA Honors Quitman Mayor

Updated: 02/05/2015 - Mayor Eddie Fulton of Quitman was honored Thursday by the Mississippi Development Authority for his efforts to get ultra-high speed Internet for the city.

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Free Clinic of Meridian Receives Grant

Updated: 02/05/2015 - The Free Clinic of Meridian received a grant totaling $17,805 from the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation to be used purchasing much needed medical equipment and supplies.

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Mississippi Inmate Wins New Sentencing Hearing

Updated: 02/05/2015 - The Mississippi Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that ordered Terry Hye, Jr., resentenced. He was 16 when convicted of capital murder in Jackson County.

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Alabama Designs New Marriage License Forms

Updated: 02/05/2015 - Alabama's health department has designed new marriage license forms to accommodate same-sex weddings that are expected to begin Monday.

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Vietnam Veterans' Celebration

Updated: 02/05/2015 - This year marks the 50th anniversary of the official start of the Vietnam War. Local veterans will be honored Mar. 28 in Meridian.

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Prosecutors Accuse House Speaker of 'Fishing'

Posted: 02/05/2015 - Prosecutors are disparaging indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's effort to view their phone records as a baseless fishing expedition by the defense.

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Threefoot Artifact Recovered

Updated: 02/05/2015 - The Threefoot Preservation Society took possession of an original piece of the Threefoot Building Wednesday.

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Bill to Limit A.G.'s Power to Sue Fails

Posted: 02/04/2015 - Mississippi House members are rejecting new restrictions against Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to file lawsuits or hire outside lawyers.

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