Parker, Sampson, Woodruff named Employees of the Year at MSH

March 15, 2018 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire William Parker, LaMonica Sampson and Monica Woodruff were named Mississippi State Hospital’s 2017 Employees of the Year at a special program held on campus Feb. 28. […]

Mississippi State Hospital, Hudspeth Center honor Calhoun

March 8, 2018 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson. Rep. […]

Mississippi Supreme Court denies motion to remove judge in doctor’s murder-for-hire case

December 17, 2013 in News, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over […]

Former asylum patients’ resting place unearthed on UMMC campus

July 11, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Mable Daniels’ great-grandmother was a patient in the State Insane Asylum about a century ago when she was laid to rest on the asylum grounds – before her family, who hails from Vaiden, knew she had died.

“Things were done different back then,” said Daniels, of Forest.

Apparently so; Daniels wonders if her ancestor’s remains could lie in one of the five dozen wooden coffins uncovered over the last several months beneath the former site of the vanished asylum – the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center.