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2008-08-04 09:00:50

By Ida Brown, The Meridian Star, Miss. Aug. 4--You might say that newly appointed Meridian Public School District Superintendent Charlie T. Kent Jr. was destined to move to Meridian. Before applying for the superintendent's position, Kent had considered Meridian as a place where he and his wife, Mable, would retire. "I had requested the retirement package that the city of Meridian sends out. I saw it in an AARP or other magazine as one of the places to retire," he said. "I was looking...

2008-07-30 09:00:42

By Ida Brown, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 30--Browsing on the Internet is as common as talking on the telephone for most young people these days. However, not all have access to a computer. "I use the Internet a lot to do research for school," said Deidre Fears, a recent Meridian High School graduate who will begin studies in neonatal nursing at Meridian Community College this fall. Unfortunately, Fears does not have a computer at home. However, thanks to a recent $25,000 donation to...

2008-07-13 09:00:11

By Jennifer Jacob, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 13--For teens in Meridian, there is one complaint that goes around less in waves than in tsunamis: "This town is so boring," they say as if in chorus. "There's nothing to do here." "I really don't think there's enough to do," said Grant Williams, a Meridian High School student who will turn 17 next month. "In the summer I find myself trying to look for little small jobs because there's nothing else to do." "There's not really much to do,"...

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Jennifer Jacob, The Meridian Star, Miss. Jul. 1--Ever since the Meridian Public School District announced that it will be opening a new ninth grade building at Meridian High School for the 2009-2010 school year, many people have been wondering the same thing. With ninth grade currently being taught at two different junior high schools, which one of them is going to close? The answer, and one that many will not be surprised by, is that Kate Griffin Junior High School, in which eighth...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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