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A man traveling on a motorcycle Tuesday night was killed on Highway 11 and 80 in Meridian after colliding with a car, police said. 

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The Meridian City Council voted Tuesday night to approve two ordinances to address panhandling, a subject of concern for some local business owners who visited city hall in recent weeks.  

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The Meridian Public School District hosted its annual Parent University on Tuesday at Bonita Lakes Mall. The event featured student performances, cooking classes, fitness activities and sessions on financial literacy, wellness and community resources. District staff were also on hand to ans…

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Danny Russell and Brenda Sheffield check out Jimmie Rodgers’ suits in the museum bearing the country music star’s name on Saturday. The space at 2118 Front St. in Meridian is full of memorabilia and personal effects belonging to Rodgers, known as “The Father of Country Music.” The space will…

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The East Central Mississippi Telephone Pioneers annual cookbook sale is planned for 9 -4 p.m.  Dec. 2 - 6 at 2301 Seventh St. in Meridian, across from City Hall.

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Growing up in Meridian, Rev. Greg Moore remembers how his neighborhood used to be safe.

University of Southern Mississippi Professor Nicholas Ciraldo will present a master guitar class at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at Meridian Community College's Foundation Chapel.

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The city of Meridian's water and sewer rates may go up nine percent a year over the next five years to pay for mandatory improvements to the wastewater system, according to Public Works Director Hugh Smith. 

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Obituaries

Funeral services for Clarky "Jane" Griffin will be Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Barham Funeral Home-Forest Lawn Chapel. Interment in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from noon-1 p.m. www.barhamfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Ezola Willis Hopson, 90, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.

Services: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, 11 a.m., at Fitzkin's Memorial Church of the Nazarene. Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation: Friday, Nov. 22, from 6-7 p.m., at Berry and Gardner's OP Chapel and one hour prior to services.

Graveside services for Mr. Val Gudovskis will be Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., at Magnolia Cemetery with Revs. John Sweeny and Samuel Riemersman officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements. Mr. Gudovskis, 27, of Meridian, passed awa…