MERIDIAN — Heather McNeill, left, Lauren Smith and Jessy Smith look at purses and items at the Power of the Purse event at the Temple Theater Thursday evening. Power of the Purse is a live and silent auction sponsored by Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of East Mississippi as an effort to raise money for Imagination Library, a literacy program for children.
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The Northcrest Baptist Church congregation is once again pledging to 'Love Out Loud,' a hometown mission program entering into its second year.
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With three legislative sessions behind him, Mississippi's Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is talking about the record of success the state is having both in saving money and in reallocating some of those savings into education and public safety.
Early childhood program helps parents put kids on right path
As it enters its third year, a program designed to help parents prepare their children for school is making strides as it reaches into the Meridian community.
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