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Mississippi hospital to lay off 30 employees to offset losses

Greenwood (Miss.) Leflore Hospital will lay off 30 employees to help offset continued losses, the Greenwood Commonwealth reported May 18. The layoffs, which include an undisclosed number of physicians, affect less than 4 percent of the hospital's workforce. Many of the affected employees were notified May 17, while some will...
GREENWOOD, MS
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A Special Celebration

Cam Huell, a senior information technology services major from Winona, gives a hug to his friend Stephen Calhoune, a spring 2022 building construction science graduate from West Point, following commencement ceremonies at Humphrey Coliseum. Calhoune was among approximately 3,800 spring 2022 graduates receiving degrees. Click here for more commencement photos.
WEST POINT, MS
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Jean Elrod Winsett, 89

Jean Elrod Winsett, 89, went home to Jesus on Thursday, May 12, 2022, in McCarley, at the home of her daughter. Jean was born in Almyra, AR, on February 5, 1933, to Zora Sutton and Samuel Denton Elrod. She attended New Hope Baptist Church in Como for over twenty years and in her last few years, she attended Hillside Baptist Church in Holcomb.
COMO, MS
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Catholic school in Mississippi Delta closing after 70 years.

A Catholic elementary school that primarily serves Black and Hispanic families in the Mississippi Delta is closing after more than 70 years, following a sex abuse scandal, declining enrollment and a steep decrease in donations. St. Francis of Assisi School in Greenwood notified teachers and families that it will close...
GREENWOOD, MS
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Two Mississippi Students Named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars

U.S. Department of Education (May 12, 2022) – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today announced the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields. The Mississippi scholars include (hometown, scholar, school, location):
MISSISSIPPI STATE

Convicted ex-friar won’t be tried in 2nd sex abuse case

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi prosecutors have dropped a second set of charges against a former Franciscan friar who was convicted last month of sexually abusing a student during the 1990s at a Catholic school. Paul West, 62, received a 45-year sentence on April 13 and is in the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. He had been scheduled to […]
GREENWOOD, MS
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Know Your Neighbor: Cristina Crowe has found her destination

EUPORA – Before she and her husband had settled down in Eupora, Cristina Crowe believes they have found their permanent home. A native of Pensacola, Fla., what prompted Crowe and her husband Ben to move to Mississippi wasn’t a straight shot. To read more, see the full Thursday,...
EUPORA, MS
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