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Wiseman on Politics

Updated: 11/07/2003 - The director of the Stennis Institute of Government talks about recent elections Sunday on WTOK.

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Phoning for Votes

Updated: 11/07/2003 - Some people received numerous taped telephone calls urging them to vote for various candidates. Were these violations of the new Mississippi "Do Not Call" law?

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Economy Looking Up?

Updated: 11/07/2003 - While Mississippi gained some jobs in September, its recovery in the employment sector may lie in retraining workers.

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Agricenter Site Eroding

Updated: 11/06/2003 - Lauderdale County supervisors are facing a new expense to repair damage at the Agricenter.

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Bolivia-Mississippi Link

Updated: 11/06/2003 - Representatives from Bolivia visited Meridian Naval Air Station as part of a partnership.

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Mississippi Guardsman Killed

Updated: 11/06/2003 - A National Guardsman from Kokomo, Miss., died Thursday in Iraq when a land mine exploded near the Syrian border.

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Guard Units Preparing for Duty

Updated: 11/06/2003 - National Guard units in Meridian and Philadelphia are among those making "sensible plans and preparations", in case they are mobilized for duty in the Mideast or South Asia.

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Palmer: "Fairness is Issue"

Updated: 11/05/2003 - Should race have played a factor in determining Meridian's new fire chief? City councilman Jesse Palmer said fairness should be weighed.

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Partial Birth Abortion Bill Now Law

Updated: 11/05/2003 - President Bush has signed into law the Partial Birth Abortion Act, a ban on some late-term abortions. The law apparently won't go unchallenged.

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Industrial Park Project Begins

Updated: 11/05/2003 - Construction for a new water line from Marion to a proposed new industrial park is underway.

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Area Sheriffs Races Highlighted

Updated: 11/05/2003 - One of the most important races at the local level is that of sheriff. Incumbents fared well in east central Mississippi.

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Barbour Defeats Musgrove

Updated: 11/05/2003 - Haley Barbour is only the second Republican elected governor in Mississippi since Reconstruction. Democrat incumbent Ronnie Musgrove was gracious in defeat.

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Learning by Doing

Updated: 11/04/2003 - Students at West Lauderdale Middle School got a lesson in government through research, political debate and a mock election Tuesday.

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Cobler Passes Mantle

Updated: 11/04/2003 - Longtime coroner Marl Cobler voted with that title for the last time Tuesday. He did not seek reelection, but his son was elected to the post.

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Working Together at Home, School

Updated: 11/04/2003 - Parents and students from Kate Griffin Junior High School talked about ways that could help children perform better academically.

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Scrushy Indicted by Feds

Updated: 11/04/2003 - The former CEO of HealthSouth has been accused of "cooking the books" for his own financial gain.

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Illegal Drugs Targeted

Updated: 11/04/2003 - A drug roundup has resulted in over three dozen arrests in the past three weeks.

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Police Try to Reassure Public

Updated: 11/04/2003 - Police Chief David Edwards said he believes two recent homicide cases are isolated incidents.

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Fire Chief Controversy

Updated: 11/04/2003 - At a Meridian city council meeting, ward 4's Jesse Palmer questioned why a black candidate was not promoted to fire chief.

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Crash Claims Life

Updated: 11/03/2003 - A Meridian man was killed in a weekend traffic accident near Philadelphia.

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Miller Named Fire Chief

Updated: 11/03/2003 - Tim Miller, formerly a battalion chief for the Meridian Fire Department, was named to its top position in a ceremony Monday.

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Grafton "Flies" T-45

Updated: 11/03/2003 - The CEO of the company supplying maintenance for the T-45 Goshawks at Meridian Naval Air Station tested the ride Monday.

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High Court Declines to Hear Appeal

Updated: 11/03/2003 - The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to enter the dispute over the Ten Commandments monument, ordered removed from the Alabama judicial building by a lower court.

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Burglary Suspect Arrested

Updated: 11/03/2003 - Deputies arrested a suspect in a home invasion over the weekend, about 24 hours after the incident.

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