Updated: 06/04/2004 - Authorities have made one arrest in a burglary at Multi County Community Service Agency in Meridian, which offers services to elderly, disabled and low-income citizens.
Updated: 06/04/2004 - Summer isn't restful for all students. A new program for children in middle grades is designed to raise test scores.
Updated: 06/04/2004 - One portion of the Mississippi Legislature's special session was concluded Friday and a tort reform bill has been sent to the governor.
Updated: 06/04/2004 - The U.S. Labor Department reports increased job creation, which could help consumer confidence.
Updated: 06/04/2004 - After recently being fired, the ousted superintendent for the East Jasper School District is speaking out for the first time publicly.
Updated: 06/04/2004 - Meridian police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a suspect in an alleged assault on an officer.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - The Lauderdale County School Board briefly considered a tax hike during a work session Thursday.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - With mosquito season here Lauderdale County officials consider the safety of spray used to try to kill them.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - A five year plan is in the works to solve the parking congestion during events at the Lauderdale County Agricenter.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - Are trips to Washington by local officials worthwhile? At least one public official says they are and pointed to a $17.3 million housing grant as an example.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - The director of the Central Intelligence Agency, who has served under President Clinton and President Bush, submitted his resignation Thursday.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - A manufacturer in Morton, Miss., has joined forces with a German company to create new jobs in the automotive industry.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - Mississippi and Alabama are apparently improving in areas that affect the quality of life of children, but according to "Kids Count", still have a long way to go.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - Federal Appeals Court Judge Charles Pickering encouraged delegates to Boys State to make dignity, pride and integrity part of their plans for life.
Updated: 06/04/2004 - The Mississippi House voted 76 to 38 Thursday to accept the Senate version of a lawsuit reform bill. State Rep. Greg Snowden of Meridian, a supporter of tort reform, described it as a "major bill."
Updated: 06/03/2004 - Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is being called to testify before Congress next week.
Updated: 06/03/2004 - Rick Justice Pontiac-Buick-GMS hosted a grand reopening Thursday for its new showroom.
Updated: 06/02/2004 - Serving in the military at foreign locations can be lonely and stressful. To relieve some of that, the VFW organized "Operation: Uplink".
Updated: 06/02/2004 - A federal judge Wednesday delayed a hearing on motions to dismiss new charges against attorney Paul Minor and Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Oliver Diaz in a judiciary bribery case.
Updated: 06/02/2004 - Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart, plans to open in Meridian later this year. It began accepting employment applications Wednesday morning.
Updated: 06/02/2004 - A truck driver told authorities he was held up at gunpoint early Wednesday morning in Meridian.
Updated: 06/02/2004 - Groups showed their support for revitalization of the African-American business district in downtown Meridian on Wednesday.
Updated: 06/02/2004 - Middle school students at Carver and Magnolia in Meridian are encouraged to attend a "Jump Start Summer Program" now underway.
Updated: 06/02/2004 - Kemper County has a new leader in its goal of attracting new jobs.