From staff reports
The annual Meridian Symphony Orchestra Crawfish Boil will be held Saturday, April 11, at the Frank Cochran Center in Highland Park from 6 p.m.-11 p.m.
Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at the Music Emporium, The Daily Grind, Bella G, the Deli on 5th, and Cater's Market.
Live music will be provided by the band Kabana.
The next scheduled performance of the Meridian Symphony Orchestra is for Saturday, May 16, when "Classical Cinco de Mayo" will be presented at the MSU Riley Center featuring violinist Elena Urioste.
For tickets to the concert call (601) 696-2200 or drop by the box office at 2200 Fifth St. Box office hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
From staff reports
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City defends plan to drain lake
City officials say they need to drain Long Creek Reservoir and cut a 40-foot section out of the lake's dam to protect lives and property downstream, but it is unclear from engineering reports and state officials if the dam needs to be totally drained and breached to shore up the dam.
State officials said city needs to contact feds about bald eagles
If there are bald eagles nesting at Long Creek Reservoir, then city officials need to contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, said Nick Winstead, an ornithologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks Museum of Natural Science.
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