Month: May 2017

Popular Templeton Genealogy Fair set for June 3 at MSU

For persons interested in genealogy and family history research, Mississippi State’s annual free event especially for them is less than a month away. The fourth annual E.O. Templeton Jr. History and Genealogy Fair takes place 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 3…

Mortimer honored by Mississippi Business Journal

From Press Reports Kent Mortimer has been named as a member of the Top 50 Under 40 in the Mississippi business community. He is senior vice president and chief credit officer at the Bank of Kilmichael. The Mississippi Business Journal’s…

Local trooper runs Boston Marathon

By Therese Apel The Clarion-Ledger In his almost two years as a Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper, Wade Jones is undefeated in foot chases. It’s pretty much a given that if a suspect flees on foot, Jones can get behind him…

NMMC-Eupora recognizes occupational therapists

By Jeska Sisk NMMC-Eupora North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora celebrated Occupational Therapy Month in April. Occupational therapy is an evidence-based, science-driven profession that applies the most up-to-date research to service delivery in rehabilitation healthcare. In its simplest terms, occupational therapists and…

Ole Miss, MSU qualify for NCAA Softball Championship field

From combined reports Coming off its first SEC Tournament Championship in school history, No. 18 Ole Miss has earned the No. 12 overall seed in the 2017 NCAA Division I Softball Championship and will host an NCAA Regional in Oxford…

Local pharmacy students recognized for achievements

From Press Reports Two University of Mississippi chapters of pharmacy honors societies co-hosted a banquet the last weekend of April to initiate new members into both societies and recognize the outstanding academics and leadership of existing society members. The UM…

Vaughan named Community College Teacher of Year

From Press Reports East Mississippi Community College instructor Don Rodney Vaughan of Maben was named the Post-Secondary Community College Teacher of the Year during the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce’s Education Awards Program. Vaughan was nominated for the award by faculty…

EW’s Carpenter, Parker team up for state championship

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The East Webster duo of John Carpenter and Rhett Parker blitzed their way through the field last week to claim the Class 1A-2A boys’ doubles championship at the MHSAA State High School Individual Tennis…

NMMC-Eupora recognizes lab professionals

By Beth Crow NMMC-Eupora North Mississippi Medical Center commemorated National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 24-30. The week is a time to honor the approximately 300,000 laboratory professionals across the nation, including those at NMMC-Eupora. These professionals perform and interpret…

Eupora native co-authors geology ‘road log’

From Press & Staff Reports A veteran member of Mississippi State’s geosciences faculty is co-author of a new “road log” designed to educate travelers about Mississippi’s many geological features. Professor Darrel Schmitz, an alumnus of the university and a native…