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Police looking for man who exposed himself at red light
“He was just staring at us,” Joey Slipher said. “I told my wife, ‘Stay right here, put the car in park.’ ”
Meridian, Miss., team walks off with win at expense of Bryant 9’s
PETAL, Miss. — The Bryant All-Stars opened bracket play at the Cal Ripken 9-and-under Regional Tournament with a 24-6 romp over Petal, Miss. But later in the day, Meridian, Miss., ended the post-season run for the Bryant 9’s, 7-6.
Neighbors: High score for local bridge team
Mary Helen Kilgore and Dot Rainer came in first in a July 3 bridge game with a score of 80 percent. According to Jeannine Shearin, who has been a member of the Queen City Duplicate Club for 50 years, this is the highest percentage ever won by any pair in the Meridian area.
Walmart bomb threat proves false
“My wife and I were inside shopping, and I was heading to the back of the store to pick up one last item,” Ross said. “That’s when an associate (of the store) came out and said someone had called in the threat.
2019 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Finalists and Awards
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -The final night of competition for the 2019 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi program began with the announcement of this year's Top 10 Finalists. Each of the Top 10 Finalists received a $500 cash scholarship sponsored by the Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Sc
Murphy’s big hit helps Nationals beat Mets 6-1
Dave Martinez picked the right moment for Daniel Murphy.The first-year manager is hoping for more big plays for Washington in the final part of the season.Murphy drove in two runs against his former team with a pinch-hit single in Washington's five-run seventh inning, helping the Nationals beat the
A clown, kids and civil rights
But when that time and place is 1968 Meridian, Mississippi, and the hands being joined are black and white, the same gestures that create cheer to children can create fear for some adults.
Law enforcement reports: July 12-13
• No driver’s license - Lederrick LaShawn Brown, 30, 1720 20th Ave., Meridian.
Law enforcement: Meth arrests on same pace as 2017
Since July 4, there have been at least five arrests for methamphetamine possession in Meridian and Lauderdale County, but law enforcement officials say this is not unusual.
Bribery trial week 3: 'Dumb them down,' and FBI agent testifies
The ABC Coke plant, owned by Drummond Company, is at the heart of the bribery case currently being tried at the Hugo Black Federal Courthouse in Birmingham (Ivana Hrynkiw | Ivana Hrynkiw)(Ivana Hrynkiw)
Old phone scam resurfaces in Lauderdale County
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -Phone scammers are at it again - this time using an old but convincing tactic.Lauderdale County Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun says the callers claim to be with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department. They even use the names of real deputies and officers. Calhoun says one vict
Meridian train derailment causes 350-gallon fuel spill
The derailment, which ruptured the fuel tank, occurred around 2 p.m. near 27th Avenue and 3rd Street in Meridian.
ANNE McKEE: Murder in 1955 Meridian
It was a hot, sultry night in July, typical for Meridian, weather-wise. But the next morning’s newspaper headlines were not typical, not in 1955.
Armed robbery reported at 10th Street Deli
According to the police report, officers responded to the complaint at 11:10 p.m., but Thompson said the employee went home before calling the police.
MPD now using Segways to cut back crime
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -The city of Meridian has new, crime fighting tools. If you've been in downtown recently, you've probably already seen them in action.Meridian police officers are now using two Segways to patrol downtown.The Segways are great public relations tools for the police department be
I-20 lane closure planned in Meridian
Live travel information is available at , through the MDOT traffic mobile app, or by calling Mississippi 511. For safe driving tips, visitGoMDOT.com/drivesmartms.
Police: Man missing in Scooba
SCOOBA, Miss. (WTVA) - Scooba police are asking for information concerning a missing man.The missing person is identified as DeMarcus Williams of Scooba.Scooba Police Chief Steven Jackson says Williams has been missing since Monday, July 9.Anyone with information about Williams' whereabouts is urged
DPD arrests three more in Operation Street Sweeper
“These Search Warrants are a continuation of the operation that has been ongoing for the past two years in the City of Demopolis by the department,” Demopolis Public Safety Director Tommie Reese said. The individuals arrested are charged with the illegal distribution of one or more of the following
Law enforcement reports: July 11-12
• Simple assault - Simaya Davis, born in 1999, 10254 Lynn Lane Lot 6, Meridian.
One person killed in Neshoba County log truck crash
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -One person has died in Neshoba County after a log truck and a passenger vehicle were involved in an accident at the Pearl River Resort.The Mississippi Highway Patrol says it happened around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 16 and Willis road in Choctaw.