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. Parker works in supportservices, Sampson in clinical service and Woodruff in direct care. Parker, from Brandon, is a programmer analyst in the information management department. […]
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. Credell Calhoun, District68, Hinds and Rankin Counties, was one of the honorees. The legislative appreciation event is an annual program hosted by Friends of MSH […]
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 his case. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the Supreme Court issued the order earlier this month. The attorney for Dr. Arnold Smith, William Bell, argued in his […]
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.