MERIDIAN — Freda Smith, volunteer coordinator for Hospice Compassus, displays a proclamation for November as National Hospice Month as she stands next to Mayor Cheri Barry. Hospice care provides support to patients with a terminal diagnosis. Volunteers at hospices provide services such as friendly visits, reading aloud, and meal preparation for hospice patients. For more information on how you can become a hospice volunteer, contact Smith at 601-483-5200.
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One day before suiting up for the biggest games of their football careers, members of the East Mississippi Community College football team took time to give back to those less fortunate Saturday.
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Education will be the center of discussion next week when the Meridian/Lauderdale County NAACP meets.
Joint committee develops budget roadmap
With the next session of the Mississippi Legislature set to open on Jan. 7, lawmakers have a report before them on how the state's $5.8 billion in revenues should be spent.
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Saturday's bone-chilling temperatures accompanied by cold gusty winds weren't enough to keep people away from the many events and venues at the annual Merry Meridian Market.
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