MERIDIAN — Katey Grisham of Meridian (L) and Leah Burns of Collinsville recently attended the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Safety Camp held at Timber Creek Park near Pulaski. Each year the Safety Department of Farm Bureau holds a Youth Safety Camp for students who will be entering the 7th-12th grades. The camp is designed to teach a broad variety of safety programs including CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, Electrical Safety, ATV Safety, Tractor Safety, and the dangers of Drinking/Texting and Driving. It also offers the opportunity for recreation and fellowship with new friends from all over the state. For more information, contact your county Farm Bureau office.
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A woman died and a man was injured Thursday morning in what a Meridian Police Department official described as a possible domestic dispute. Both suffered gunshot wounds.
MCC to graduate 138 today
Some 138 students will receive their Associate Degrees and certificates this afternoon when Meridian Community College holds its annual summer commencement ceremonies at the Temple Theatre. The program will begin at 1 p.m.
Stonewall VFD fundraiser to pay for gear
The Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department will host a barbecue fundraiser to raise money for equipment Saturday.
Petition drive seeks full funding of Mississippi schools
Parents and teachers will be on hand at Earth’s Bounty this Saturday in Meridian to collect signatures for a petition seeking full funding of Mississippi's public schools.
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The 7th annual Reconciliation Week Celebration was held July 6 - 12 in Meridian.
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