MERIDIAN — Heather McNeill, left, Lauren Smith and Jessy Smith look at purses and items at the Power of the Purse event at the Temple Theater Thursday evening. Power of the Purse is a live and silent auction sponsored by Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of East Mississippi as an effort to raise money for Imagination Library, a literacy program for children.
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Naval Technical Training Center (NTTC) Command Senior Chief Chris Leonard and
NTTC Commanding Officer Cmdr. Brett St. George accept artwork from Northeast Lauderdale
Elementary School Special Needs Teacher Jennifer Tabb and student Cody Vice.
Library scheduled to reopen May 20
The wait has been longer than anticipated, but Meridian/Lauderdale County Public Library will once again open – just in time for registration for the library's Summer Reading Program.
MHS students earn closer look at medical field
“I’d like to explore my options … I want to see what nursing has to offer.”
That’s what Redarius Fowler said when asked why he was taking part in Thursday’s unique camp, “Experience the O.N.E: Hospital Stay.” Fowler was one of 20 Meridian High School male ninth graders taking a part in the unique opportunity.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Denny gives a high-five to a student from Northeast
Lauderdale Elementary School Special Needs Class following the students performance at Naval Air Station Meridian.
Incubator farm to host Agricultural Field Day
Farmers, consultants, and others interested in Mississippi agriculture will have an opportunity to hear about results of current research and demonstration projects during the upcoming Spring Agricultural Field Day at the Alcorn State University Incubator Farm, 18600 Highway 397, in Preston, according to Dr. Franklin Chukwuma, director of Off-Campus Centers.
Antique Alley in in full swing
The consensus among those who were laying out their wares for all to see Thursday during the annual U.S. 11 Antique Alley and Yard Sale was that the crowds have been good and the weather even better.
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