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Powerball Renews Interest in Lottery in Mississippi

Posted: 01/18/2016 - State Rep. Robert Johnson says all the money Mississippi residents spent on Powerball tickets could have made a difference for public education if it had been spent in Mississippi instead of Louisiana.

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Meridian MLK Events for Monday

Updated: 01/18/2016 - Events for Martin Luther King Jr. will continue Monday morning with the annual NAACP MLK breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. Monday at the Frank Cochran center. That will be followed by a downtown parade at noon.

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Meridian Man Accidentally Shot

Posted: 01/16/2016 - A shooting that has one person in the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds was an accident.

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Congressional Delegation Opposing Exec. Appointment

Posted: 01/16/2016 - Mississippi's congressional delegation says it's still opposing the appointment of an executive to oversee veterans' hospitals and clinics in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia.

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Hearing Delayed with Clarksdale Principal

Posted: 01/16/2016 - Mississippi education officials have delayed a hearing on administrative charges against a Clarksdale elementary school principal.

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MPSD Has Second "Race For The Future"

Updated: 01/16/2016 - Meridian High School played host to MPSD's “Race for the Future” which was a 5K race, a two mile walk and a kid's fun run.

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Parade Held to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Updated: 01/16/2016 - A day dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Philadelphia held its annual parade in his honor. Hundreds came out to celebrate Dr. King's life and legacy.

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EMBDC President Optimistic About Future

Updated: 01/16/2016 - EMBDC President Bill Hannah says the recent addition of Terry C. Burton as Senate President Pro Tempore is a huge benefit for the area

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Push for Wine to be Sold in Grocery Stores

Posted: 01/15/2016 - A coalition called "Looking for Wine" is interested in selling more than light wine in grocery stores, but not everyone is on board.

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Clarkco State Park Under Boil Water Notice

Posted: 01/15/2016 - The Mississippi State Department of Health is issuing a boil water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from Clarkco State Park.

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Mississippi Delegation Jointly Opposes VA Appointment

Posted: 01/15/2016 - The Mississippi congressional delegation issued a joint statement Friday stressing their concerns about the appointment of Skye McDougall to be the director for the South Central Veterans Affairs Health Care Network.

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Man Charged in Domestic Shooting

Updated: 01/15/2016 - Patrick Emanueal Battle is charged with aggravated assault - domestic violence after police say he shot his girlfriend in the chest.

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Meridian Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

Updated: 01/15/2016 - 46-year-old Arrington Lorenzo McGlothin, of Meridian, was sentenced Friday to over 23 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine and possession of two bullet-proof vests, after having been previously convicted of a crime of violence.

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Tax Filing Changes for 2015

Updated: 01/15/2016 - The tax deadline for this year has been changed. It's one of several changes that taxpayers are being advised to keep in mind when making preparations to file their taxes this year.

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FBI: Aryan Brotherhood Member Arrested

Posted: 01/15/2016 - The FBI says it has arrested a member of the Aryan Brotherhood who allegedly sold drugs to an undercover officer and then offered to be a hit man.

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