Area News

Mississippi Region Volunteers Deploy for Hurricane Florence

Twelve American Red Cross workers from Mississippi are responding to Hurricane Florence and several others are on standby to deploy. The Red Cross is preparing for a large relief effort across multiple states as Hurricane Florence continues its march toward the East Coast. More than 700 disaster workers are in route to the region to help. Below…

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PROCEDURE EASES COMPLICATIONS RELATED TO FLUID AROUND LUNGS

Dr. Michal Senitko, right, performs a medical thoracoscopy on patient Wayne Simpson in coordination with Dr. James T. Williams, left, and Dr. Trey Abraham, Main Content Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs Published on Thursday, August 23, 2018 Media Contact: Ruth Cummins As people live longer with more advanced stages of cancer or chronic…

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VSA MISSISSIPPI AND BRAVO! RESTAURANT JOIN FORCES

VSA Mississippi and BRAVO! Restaurant will sponsor a benefit for the Community Art Group on the balconies of BRAVO! at Highland Village Shops in Jackson. There will be over one hundred pieces of art on display, and all are available for purchase. Thirty plus artists with disabilities from the group will exhibit their works on…

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Sumner Hill Students Training for competition

Ten students in Bradley Pope’s Personal Finance class at Sumner Hill Junior High School are jumping into the virtual business world. These students will be competing in CapsimCore, a business simulation that puts them in charge of running their own company. The ten students are split into two teams, each running their own virtual business.…

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American Epidemic: Heroin In The News

It is no secret that America is struggling with widespread opioid addiction. Heroin in particular is having a devastating impact; it seems like everywhere you look, someone is either being arrested in connection to the buying and selling of the debilitating drug, or someone else has died as a result of an accidental overdose. New…

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MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY BRYANT PRESENT NATIONAL CHILDREN’S ALLIANCE AWARD TO NUCOR STEEL OF JACKSON

Mississippi Governor and First Lady Bryant along with members of the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Mississippi Board presented Nucor Steel of Jackson with the National Children’s Alliance Community Philanthropy Leadership Award. “Nucor is doing amazing things for the abused children of Mississippi through their partnership with CACM,” First Lady Bryant commented, “It was a true…

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Mississippi Valley Division Awards Day

The Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual awards ceremony today at division headquarters where the following awards were presented: ERNEST P. BLANKENSHIP AWARDS The Ernest P. Blankenship awards are among the highest honorary awards presented to MVD employees by the division commander. The awards cover three categories: engineer/scientist, professional…

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