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…
The man stood in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue in a hazmat suit, gloves, respirator and goggles. Two soldiers wearing face masks bowed their heads solemnly. Over a dozen more in full-body gear paused from disinfecting the popular tourist site overlooking Rio de Janeiro’s skyline an…
“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."
“Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.” 1 Peter 2:16-17
It is much easier to become a father than to actually be one, and most fathers never get a chance to be educated in the skills of parenting. Nevertheless, a little child is helpless in the hands of the people around him.
On the Hallmark channel at Christmas time it snows every day. The characters walk through the snow in trendy clothes. Inside each home, the fireplace burns continually, the holiday tree is perfectly decorated, and there are mounds of gifts underneath.
While fighting the coronavirus, medical professionals have offered a strategy now seen everywhere in America, Europe and other developed areas.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I see people experiencing much fear and hopelessness. May we choose to remember, even in the midst of times such as this, God is still in control and surely He will keep His word.
“And all the crowds that had assembled for this spectacle, when they saw what had taken place, returned home beating their breasts. And all his acquaintances and the women who had followed him from Galilee stood at a distance watching these things.” Luke 23:48-49
“He promised there will never be a dark night that does not end. And by dying for us, Jesus showed how far our love should be ready to go — all the way.” –President Ronald Reagan
Whether at home or abroad, Hickory native Jera Brand sees each day as an opportunity to do what God called her to do – to share the love of God to those who may not know Him.
Every now and then, while a priest is traveling or out running errands, a stranger will approach and ask: "Father, will you hear my confession?"
This Week's Circulars
Graveside services for Helen Ipox will be Monday, at 11 a.m., at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Ms. Ipox, 74, of Meridian, passed away Sept. 9 , 2020. Friends may sign the register at www.stephensfunerals.com.
Services will be Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Old West Mt. Moriah Cemetery with Rev. Odell Hopkins officiating. Viewing will be Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Berry and Gardner Funeral Home's Chapel #1.
Services will be Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Sunset Cemetery with Bishop Elect LaBaron Hedgemon officiating. Viewing will be Friday, Sept. 18, from 5-6 p.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home's OP Chapel.
Services will be Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Yantley, Ala., with Rev. Charles Franklin officiating. Viewing will be Friday, Sept. 18, 5-6 p.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home's Chapel #1.
- Navy veteran found shot in Toomsuba described as humble, kind, devoted to family
- Retired Lauderdale County Superintendent David Little fills in for deployed nephew
- Man found dead of gunshot wounds in Lauderdale County
- Missing in Lauderdale County: What happened to Rebecca Paulk?
- MIKE GILES: Former Clarkdale student lands monster gator
- Meridian Community College nursing students earn 11 Anderson scholarships
- Former Meridian parks director Kelvin McGruder cleared in felony case
- ROUNDUPS AND SCORES (Sept. 18, 2020): Enterprise rides momentum in second half to beat Clarkdale
- Offense not the only side of the ball where Neshoba Central's Jarquez Hunter’s impact is felt
- Law enforcement reports for Sept. 14