Meridian native Christopher Myers, a chaplain’s assistant, recently helped with the baptism of more than 30 men at Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kentucky Ham Meal at First Christian Church has been cancelled this year for the first time since it started in 1963.
“Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.” Matthew 26:31
“What profit is an idol when its maker has shaped it, a metal image, a teacher of lies? For its maker trusts in his own creation when he makes speechless idols! Woe to him who says to a wooden thing, Awake; to a silent stone, Arise! Can this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silve…
“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” Matthew 2:1-2
“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Psalm 23:5-6
Oak Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the completion of a new sanctuary and other renovations with a Dedication Service on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m.
Baked goods, barbecue plates, and a raffle will be a few of the highlights at the 51st annual Episcopal Church of the Mediator Barbecue that will take place on Oct. 24 in Meridian.
Early in the coronavirus crisis, and in this summer’s wave of chaos in American streets, Rachel Bulman began paying close attention to the faces in news reports.
The ministry team at GracePointe Church in Meridian will host “Carman Live in Concert” on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited.
The single most iconic scriptural reading augured during the Days of Awe comes from the Book of Jonah. Jonah has been associated with the central idea behind the High Holy Days, namely T’shuvah (the Hebrew word for repentance) for centuries.
“Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 1:13
As the Jewish Community of Meridian will observe the High Holy Days together with Jews worldwide, local services will take place at the temple Congregation Beth Israel. Rosh Hashanah (the New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) remain the two most important holidays on the Jewish ca…
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel, and not frightened in anything by your opponents. Phi…
“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, …
“Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all humility to all men.” Titus 3:1-2
CULLMAN, Ala. – As lockdown orders took hold, service organizations that coordinate lifesaving mission work in the field have have felt the same COVID crunch as students, churches and businesses.
Rev. Nick Adam, a former sportscaster with WTOK in Meridian who is now a Catholic priest, will cycle from Tupelo to Natchez for the first ever “Tour de Priest.”
Rolland Daniels, a 1974 graduate of West Lauderdale and alumni of Meridian Community College has just released his second book, "Legacy Maker: Live a Life that Matters."
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Memorial services for Mrs. Kathy Smith will be Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Berry & Gardner Funeral Home, Meridian.
Services for Olen Burke will be Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, 3 p.m., Liberty Baptist Church, Little Rock, Miss. Mr. Burke, 90, of Little Rock, passed away Sunday, Feb. 21. Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.
Jeanie Marie Davis, age 40, passed away on Saturday Feb. 20, 2021. A Memorial Service will be held on March 6, 2021, from 1-2 p.m. at Crossview Church in Collinsville, Miss.
- Plans underway to establish endowment for Temple Theater preservation
- Law enforcement reports for Feb. 19
- Lauderdale County schools approve 2021-2022 calendar
- Law enforcement reports for Feb. 22
- Part of Highway 39 in Meridian closed due to downed power lines
- Lauderdale County teams return to action after almost a year in annual tournament
- A big truck and a new tow strap: UMMC nurse rescues stranded motorists
- Law enforcement reports for Feb. 24
- Local leaders praise Project EJECT; program's future is uncertain
- Law enforcement reports for Feb. 24
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