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From the pulpit to the stage, Meridian pastor Todd Tilghman never dreamed he would be crowned the champion of a national singing competition – NBC’s “The Voice.”

The Lauderdale County Board of Education approved the purchase of a new bus at its meeting Thursday night.

The body of a man reported missing in Clarke County was found in a pond Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The staff of Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron One is heading up a base-wide blood drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Friday and Saturday at Naval Air Station Meridian.

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Mississippi health officials confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Lauderdale County Wednesday, for a total of 616. 

SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College has been awarded a $5,000 grant that will be used in part to create a drive-through food pantry for mothers who reside in Kemper County.

• The Lauderdale County School District is providing free to-go breakfast and lunch for children up to 18 years old. Children do not have to be a Lauderdale County student but must be present to claim their meal. No identification is required. Meals are distributed 11 a.m - 1 p.m. Monday - …

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Obituaries

JASPER COUNTY [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Ms. Mary L. Watts, 91, of Jasper County, who died Friday, May 22, 2020 at her residence.

MERIDIAN [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Maxine Mosley, 61, of Meridian, who died Friday, May 22, 2020 at Rush Foundation Hospital.

MERIDIAN [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Lizzie Dean, 93, of Meridian, who died Friday, May 22, 2020 at Anderson Regional Medical Center.

MERIDIAN [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Gregory Lewis, 60, of Meridian, who died Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his residence.

STONEWALL [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Stanley Doby, 57, of Stonewall, who died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Rush Foundation Hospital.