When Danny Alexander left for college his plans were to become a dentist, but God had other plans for his life – to become a teacher.
The Meridian Public School District is putting measures in place to address a failing grade released this week by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Taking English composition I has made it easier for Jessie Harrison to get ready for college without paying the college price.
Old Paths Baptist Church, located at 4109 Highway 39 North in Meridian, is an Independent Baptist Church. The church is an old-fashioned, Independent, Fundamental, King James Bible – believing Christ centered church. Its name comes from Jeremiah 6:16 in the Bible. "Thus saith the Lord, Stan…
DECATUR — East Central Community College in Decatur will host testing and interviews Oct. 8 and Nov. 9 for prospective students interested in enrolling in the MI-BEST program beginning spring 2019.
DECATUR — Gina Hollingsworth Gordon, gifted education teacher with the Newton Municipal School District, will be one of four East Central Community College outstanding alumni recognized during the 2018 Homecoming celebration scheduled Oct. 4.
Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors at the organization’s 2018 National Leadership Conference held this summer in Baltimore, Maryland. Students from across the United States participated in the conference to enhance their busi…
Editor’s note: A draft version of this story inadvertently appeared in the print weekend edition of The Meridian Star. This is the final version that was intended to be published.
A meeting is planned at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the Deen Building at the Mississippi State University-Meridian Riley campus for people interested in the professional MBA program at MSU-Meridian.
“All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.”
SCOOBA — For the second year in a row, 100 percent of the graduates from East Mississippi Community College’s Funeral Service Technology program passed the National Board Exam (NBE) on their first try.
Thanks to the winning efforts by Meridian Community College’s Precision Machining Engineering Technology Program students in the Skills USA Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Championship, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), and the Gene Haas Foundation (GHF), are awarding MC…
Some 217 students from area high schools and Meridian Community College got the chance to learn more about careers in science, engineering, medicine and other STEM positions when the College hosted its 15th annual Pre-Professional Student Day Friday in the Tommy E. Dulaney Center.
The East Mississippi College Board of Trustee named the college's director of athletics, Randall Bradberry, Friday as EMCC's interim president effective Monday.
Members of the community expressed their care about reading and children on Friday by reading to students in Meridian's public elementary schools.
“I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.” Psalm 34:4-5
Rick Young, the interim president of East Mississippi Community College, submitted his letter of resignation to the college's Board of Trustees on Tuesday.
HATTIESBURG – Ask people to identify what mattered most to them in elementary and high school. The answer is never going to be about school districts, buildings or textbooks. It’s always going to be about teachers who were patient and kind, who made learning fun, who inspired curiosity in t…
• Jordan O'Brien of Meridian was among 14 students enrolled in the Rural Medical & Science Scholars program at Mississippi State University. The four-week summer program is designed to encourage high school students to pursue health or science careers in rural areas of the state. MSU’s …
Being a preacher’s kid, I had the opportunity to eat a meal at just about every home at all the country churches my dad pastored through the years.
“Keep your life free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for He has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5
Jim Caviezel is known to television and movie fans for his roles in movies such as “The Count of Monte Cristo," “Frequency” and “Person of Interest."
This Week's Circulars
- Lauderdale County School District names Andrea Williams communications director
- BUSINESS PROFILE: Charlie's Market to offer fresh seafood in Meridian
- City declines comment on Kelvin McGruder complaint against Meridian
- Women's pro baseball: Meridian's Eula Miller recalls her pioneer days
- Meridian City Council rescinds $8,400 donation to Youth Excitement Team
- Great Southern Bank announces promotions
- Kemper Academy dedicates field to McCleskey
- Football overtime: Lamar cruises, Enterprise’s Kyle continues to be a bright spot
- Juvenile seen in video of 'child abuse' has been charged in Lauderdale County
- Meridian leaders at odds over tax hike; Pay raises sought in public works