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David Trey Rimmer III joins staff

Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes David Trey Rimmer III, MD, in the practice of general surgery. Rimmer received his undergraduate degree from Northeast Louisiana University. He earned his medical doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his residency in general surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center in […] [...]

LaShonda Miller-Kidd honored for service

Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with October anniversary dates for their years of service. LaShonda Miller-Kidd, of the Whitfield community, was recognized for providing 20 years of service to the hospital. Kidd, a native of Louisville, is a psychologist in the hospital’s Psychology Department. [...]

Corps chooses Brad Arcement

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently selected Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. Prior to this selection, Arcement served as lead geotechnical engineer for the Plaquemines Parish Project, as Mississippi Valley Division’s geotechnical regional technical specialist, and […] [...]

MSU recognizes William J. “Billy” Cotten

Quitman native William J. “Billy” Cotten has been honored as the Mississippi State University music department’s 2014 alumnus of the year. Cotten now is in his 15th year on the faculty of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Also a faculty member at the Boston Conservatory, the Brookline resident previously directed the voice […] [...]

Shelby Harriel named year’s best

Shelby Harriel has been named Humanities Teacher of the Year at Pearl River Community College. Although Harriel teaches algebra at PRCC, she holds a bachelor’s degree in history with a mathematics minor and a master’s degree in education with emphasis in math and history. She earned both degrees at the University of Southern Mississippi. Harriel […] [...]

Clinic welcomes Michael A. Goebel

Michael A. Goebel, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology. Goebel earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina and a gastroenterology fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. […] [...]

Barbara Logan Smith named executive director

by Published: November 14,2014

Tags: Barbara Logan Smith, Teach For America–Mississippi

Barbara Logan Smith has been named the next executive director of Teach For America–Mississippi. Logan Smith, formerly the vice president of the Efficacy Institute, a national nonprofit focused on increasing academic achievement and character strength for all students, will formally enter the role in January. Logan Smith, who began her professional career as a teacher […] [...]

Jenna Schilling, Natasha Haynes recognized

Two Mississippi State University Extension Service professionals were recently honored by the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences for their work in the early childhood field. Jenna Schilling, Extension associate, and Natasha Haynes, Extension agent in family and consumer sciences, won the national Early Childhood Child Care Training Award for the TummySafe program, […] [...]

Firm adds Brook Hodges

by Published: November 14,2014

Tags: Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors, Brook Hodges

Brook Hodges has joined Barnes Pettey Financial Advisors as a client service representative and is in training to become a financial advisor. Hodges is based in Oxford, but will work with other Barnes Pettey branches, as well. She joins the company after working with Dillard’s, Keep Mississippi Beautiful and Balance Fitness (co-owner). [...]

Amber Cole, Jordan Church earn medals

Amber Cole and Jordan Church, both University of Southern Mississippi graduates, were recently honored as CPA Exam medalists during the annual Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants Convention. Cole received the Fred T. Neely Gold Medal Award from the MSCPA for achieving the highest grade on the 2014 examination while passing all subjects in one […] [...]

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