MERIDIAN — The East Mississippi Cheerleading squad "Scorpions" competed Feb. 16 and 17 at the JAMFEST Nationals in Mobile, Ala., and brought home the first place trophy as well as received the highest score for Level 2. The team was awarded the title of National Champions. Each girl on the squad was awarded a National Champion jacket. As Grand champions they also received a paid bid to the U.S. Finals in April. Coaches are Laura Bowles Posey, owner, and Bradley Presley. Members of the squad are: Back row (left to right) Sarah Brannan, Mauren Dooley, Malley Hudson, Skylar Scott, Kate Brannan, Chandler Hogan, Lana Leigh Irby, and Paxton Myers. On the front row (left to right) are: Alexa Harper, Sailor Hinson, Makenzie Bohl, Taylor Ketchens, Alyssa Boykin, Halle Mayatt, Elizabeth Hale, Rosalie Doherty, and Kayla Goforth.
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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.
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Lauderdale Elementary School Special Needs Class following the students performance at Naval Air Station Meridian.
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