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October 29, 2012

Talk back to the teacher, get handcuffed.
If you are a high school student in Meridian, this could very well happen to you. Wednesday, federal civil rights lawyers filed suit against Meridian, Miss., Lauderdale County, the county’s Youth Court judges and the Mississippi Division of Youth Services for denying students basic constitutional rights and sending them to court and incarcerating them for minor school infractions, calling it a “school-to-prison pipeline.”

October 24, 2011

The North Mississippi Rural Legal Services recently made the decision to shut down its Tupelo office as a result of a lack of federal funding.

The North Mississippi Rural Legal Services recently made the decision to shut down its Tupelo office as a result of a lack of federal funding.
The funding is administered by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
The board of directors, which consists of 25 members, 15 of which are attorneys, governs the NMRLS and developed a committee of five staff members and five board members to decide how to react to the cuts in funding.
The cuts total about $350,000.            

September 21, 2011

 

Mississippi was the birthplace of a genre of music that has been responsible for influencing American music.

Recently, the town of Oxford was nominated to take part in the honoring of blues music by being part of the Mississippi Blues Trail.

September 21, 2011

 

Mississippi was the birthplace of a genre of music that has been responsible for influencing American music.

Recently, the town of Oxford was nominated to take part in the honoring of blues music by being part of the Mississippi Blues Trail.

November 12, 2010

 

Mississippi is known for its rich heritage, profound history and warm hospitality. Mississippi has produced many people who have accomplished great feats.

November 12, 2010

 

Mississippi is known for its rich heritage, profound history and warm hospitality. Mississippi has produced many people who have accomplished great feats.

October 4, 2010

Cyclists can roll through the Vicksburg battlefield site in style this weekend.

 

Cyclists can roll through the Vicksburg battlefield site in style this weekend.

 

A group of 250-plus will tour the rolling hills of central Mississippi while pedaling for a cure for multiple sclerosis.

June 3, 2010

 

.Tupelo is set to host a weekend festival dedicated to the King, but there won’t be any royalty at this party.

 

Tupelo is set to host a weekend festival dedicated to the King, but there won’t be any royalty at this party.

 

The 12th-annual Tupelo Elvis Festival will be underway, and Debbie Brangenberg, director of Downtown Tupelo Mainstreet Association and the Elvis Presley Festival, calls it a hometown tribute to their favorite son.

 

The festival is set to kick off Friday with the action starting at 9 a.m. at the Lyric in Tupelo.