The scoreboard wasn’t what Meridian head coach John Douglass would’ve liked. The effort in the second half at least did the job of setting the tone.
Lauderdale County supervisors are looking to spend some of the county’s $14 million allocation from the American Rescue Act to improve ventilation at the Lauderdale County Agricultural Center.
Lauderdale County School District officials gathered at Northeast Middle School on Monday to start installing solar panels at the school to help reduce the district's energy costs.
The Neshoba Central High School Big Blue Marching Band will perform and one lucky student will get a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for the Fall 2022 semester as East Central Community College hosts its annual “Be Our Guest” football game Thursday, Sept. 30.
The Meridian Star and Meridian Home & Style’s Top twenty under 40 presented by Mississippi Power are featured in the latest issue of Meridian Home & Style magazine, which is available with home delivery, at The Meridian Star office and at local businesses.
Meridian Community College recognized sacrifices made by American soldiers Friday as part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. The annual day of remembrance is set aside to acknowledge the more than 81,600 soldiers who are considered missing in action and the thousands more who have been pr…
While overall fall enrollment numbers compared to the same time last year are down by more than 5 percent at public colleges statewide, East Mississippi Community College saw an increase in enrollment this year.
Lauderdale County Supervisors on Thursday learned county roads have improved over the past three years as part of an updated road-mapping study conducted by Southaven-based civil engineering firm Civil Link, LLC.
I’ve felt it for a few weeks, the sensation becoming more palpable with each passing day. Watching a single yellow windblown leaf drift down to rest upon the receding waters of a swollen Noxubee River last week as I drove home, I felt a quickening.
It’s been more than four months since Jonathan Vaughn made Meridian High School history, but the satisfaction of doing so hasn’t worn off.
Cases of coronavirus in Mississippi are on the decline after the state last month experienced on of its worst months of the pandemic. August saw more than 80,000 cases and more than 1,000 deaths due to COVID-19, but September data does not show that continuing.
Marion aldermen on Tuesday adopted new ordinances concerning citizen comments and events on town property as part of an ongoing effort by the new administration to streamline government processes.
The Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum at historic Soulé Steam Works has partnered with MAKE: Community to present the Sixth Annual Maker Faire Meridian on Sept. 18-19, 2021.
The most common refrain of prominent Mississippi elected officials who have long rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act — that the state cannot afford the costs of the program — was refuted this week by the state’s leading economic expert.
Southern governors — in the nation’s least vaccinated states — are vowing to fight President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
Erica Glover readily admits life is great. “It’s full. It’s busy.” And this Meridian Community College alumna wouldn’t have it any other way.
Writing, taking photos and conducting interviews are some skills students are learning at a local middle school.
The qualifying deadline for the November special election for State Senate District 32 was Sept. 3, and eight candidates have signed up to appear on the ballot.
As the nation notes 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, The Meridian Star asked people around town to reflect on that day. What follows are their responses.
The City of Meridian is moving forward with plans to build a new Frank Cochran Center, after the iconic building was damaged by fire in late 2019.
The number of Lauderdale County residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 40 percent Wednesday, with 47 percent receiving at least one dose.
After taking a few practice swings, Jack Combest was set to putt on No. 3’s greens Monday evening, but he instead took a step back right before hitting the ball.
This Week's Circulars
Graveside services for Mr. Billy Ray Randle will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Good Hope Cemetery, Russell. Visitation: Friday, September 24, 2021 from 5-6 p.m. at Berry & Gardner Chapel #1, Meridian.
Graveside Services for Mr. Timothy Nettles will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Salem Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation: Friday, September 24, 2021 from 5-6 p.m. at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian.
Graveside services for Mrs. Mary Johnson will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery, Bailey. Visitation: Friday, September 24, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Berry & Gardner OP Chapel, Meridian.
Arrangements for Mr. Joe Robert Swain are incomplete at this time. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with his arrangements.
- 'We will miss our friends the most': Smiths bid farewell to Meridian
- Top twenty under 40 honored in Meridian Home & Style magazine
- Lamar football coach Mac Barnes to retire after season
- Meridian's Vaughn receives championship ring for record 200-meter performance
- Two Meridian men arrested after chase
- Law enforcement reports for Sept. 17
- FOOTBALL ROUNDUP (Sept. 17, 2021): West Lauderdale wins big at Southeast Lauderdale 49-15; Meridian edges Hattiesburg
- CLIMBING THE LADDER: Longtime firefighter Jason Collier takes the lead as Meridian Fire Chief
- Diet and weight training paying off for Clarkdale RB Mason Horne
- Demanding more from those who misspend taxpayer dollars