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A Pro-Life Initiative Could End Up in Court

Posted: 02/02/2010 - Abortion opponents who want life defined in Mississippi as beginning at fertilization said they plan to file a lawsuit as part of their effort to get an initiative on a statewide ballot.

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Talk But No Action on Lottery Proposal

Posted: 02/02/2010 - A Mississippi House Committee took no action Monday on a bill that proposes creating a state lottery to help pay for college scholarships.

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Phillip Martin Hospitalized

Updated: 02/03/2010 - Former chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Phillip Martin, was admitted to a Jackson hospital Monday.

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Groups Oppose Prescription Requirement

Updated: 02/03/2010 - Some groups like stopmethnotmeds.com are not happy about recent legislation proposed to make the purchase of pseudoephedrine illegal without a prescription.

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Physical and Marketing Upgrades for Historic Theater

Updated: 02/01/2010 - Efforts at the Temple Theater to show new releases and generate non-traditional revenue is not only helping the theater, it is also generating more traffic for other downtown businesses.

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Supervisors Approve FEMA Flood Plain Map

Updated: 02/01/2010 - Lauderdale County supervisors Monday approved an amendment to the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, but not without a complaint on the timing.

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Supervisors Set Hearing Date

Posted: 02/01/2010 - After two failed attempts at a meeting last week, Lauderdale County supervisors agreed Monday to set a public hearing on a proposal to close a portion of Valley Road.

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Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

Posted: 02/01/2010 - A bill to restore about one-fourth of the money Gov. Haley Barbour has cut from Mississippi's budget has stalled in the Senate.

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Decisive Vote Coming Soon on Garbage Switch

Updated: 02/01/2010 - The possible switch from dumpsters to residential pickup in Lauderdale County didn't come up at Monday's supervisors meeting, but it is likely to soon.

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18-Wheeler Wreck Jams Traffic

Updated: 02/02/2010 - An overturned 18-wheeler slowed traffic Monday morning on Interstate 20 in Newton County, and was hauling more than produce.

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One Dies in Louisville Fire

Posted: 02/01/2010 - Authorities say a woman died in a fire Monday at a group home in Louisville, Miss.

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Clarke County Man Found

Posted: 01/31/2010 - David M. Harlan found after missing for roughly 10 hours.

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Senator Terry Burton Talks Budget

Updated: 01/31/2010 - Mississippi legislators have proposed new ideas to balance the states budget. Senator Terry C. Burton discusses these new options and the future of Mississippi's budget.

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Last Weekend for Gold Buying Team

Posted: 01/31/2010 - After roughly four months, the Gold Buying Team is saying good-bye to Meridian. Employees say Meridian was a busy location for selling gold.

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Health Occupational Student of America

Posted: 01/30/2010 - The Health Occupational Student of American District Competition was held at Meridian Community College. Students tested their skills in healthcare related areas. They are preparing for the healthcare industry.

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Choctaw County Woman Missing

Posted: 01/30/2010 - Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Safety have reported a missing adult. Ms. Yolanda Courts is 5'7" tall, weighing 120 pounds. She is black with brown eyes and brown hair.

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Clarke County Man Missing

Posted: 01/30/2010 - Officials with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department have reported a missing man. David Harlan Senior was last seen on Saturday, January, 30th at 1:00p.m. driving his 1995, green Ford Explorer.

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Pedestrian Hit by Car

Updated: 01/29/2010 - The heavy rains Friday led to many local accidents. One pedestrian riding his bicycle was struck by a car. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition and is being monitored for 24-hours.

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