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News in Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Lauderdale County Jail Seeing Decrease in Number of Inmates
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:21:20 -0700
After months of being near or over prisoner capacity at the Lauderdale County Detention Facility, the jail is now housing its lowest number of inmates in years.
Freeman Charged with Felony Eluding
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:54:16 -0700
Lauderdale County investigators have charged a man in a high speed chase that started in Meridian and went through the county.
Law Enforcement Takes Man into Custody after High Speed Chase
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:09:47 -0700
One man has been taken into custody after getting involved in a high speed chase with law enforcement in Lauderdale County.
Mississippi Prep Football Polls (September 16, 2014)
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:28:26 -0700
Here are Mississippi's top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers. Class Overall School W-L Pts Prv 1. Starkville (7)
Ethics body sets hearing on open meeting complaint
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 01:22:28 -0700
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Ethics Commission has set a hearing date for an ethics complaint charging that Lauderdale County supervisors violated the state's open meetings law during discussions of a bond issue in 2013. The Meridian Star (http://bit.ly/1okfPeE) reports the commission took no action Friday on ...
1 new West Nile case confirmed in Hinds County
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:53:33 -0700
Mississippi health officials have confirmed one new case of West Nile virus, in Hinds County. That brings the state's total so far this year to 25 cases. The total includes three deaths previously reported. The Mississippi State Department of Health said Hinds County has had the most West Nile virus cases so far in 2014, with seven. Forrest and Rankin counties have had four each. Adams County ...
Another case of mosquito-borne illness diagnosed in Mississippi
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:53:15 -0700
There are now 25 cases of the West Nile Virus in Mississippi. That's according to the Mississippi State Health Department. The latest confirmed case was in Hinds County.
Health Department discovers another West Nile virus case
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:03:18 -0700
HINDS COUNTY — Mississippi health officials have confirmed one new case of West Nile virus, in Hinds County. That brings the state’s total so far this year to 25 cases.
Lauderdale Store Robbed
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:24:45 -0700
An investigation is underway into a robbery at a Lauderdale County store.
Inmate Stabbed at Prison
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:09:28 -0700
Authorities say there's been another stabbing at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.