Posts Tagged ‘Hazlehurst’

Board to vote on returning schools to local control

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Three Mississippi school districts are poised to be returned to local control over the next year. The three districts — North Panola, Hazlehurst and Tate County — were taken over by the state for failure to meet state standards. The state Board of Education is likely to vote tomorrow to end the […] [...]

Losing a piece of history?

by Frank Brown Published: November 9,2012

Tags: F-86 Sabre, Hazlehurst, Korean War, Louisiana Veterans for Justice, USS Kidd Veteran's Memorial

The iconic F86L SabreJet that has that has been a fixture for motorists along Interstate 55 at the Hazlehurst exit may be on its way to Louisiana. Douglas DeCote, the founder of Louisiana Veterans for Justice, wants to refurbish the jet and add it the exhibits at the USS Kidd & Veteran’s Memorial in Baton […] [...]

Bogan appointed director

by MBJ Staff Published: November 2,2012

Tags: Copiah-Lincoln Community College, Hazlehurst, Tracey Bogan

Tracey Bogan, LPN, has been appointed resident care director at Emeritus at Ridgeland Pointe. Bogan previously worked as an LPN for the community. She received her license in practical nursing from Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson. Prior to that Bogan, a resident of Hazlehurst, was a medical service specialist in the U.S. Air Force.   [...]

Ed Dept. may take out loan for Hazlehurst schools

by Associated Press Published: April 20,2012

Tags: Hazlehurst, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal education, Suzanne Smith

JACKSON — State education officials are considering taking out a $1 million loan to help cover the cost of improvements to the Hazlehurst school buildings. That’s because the city school district that’s been under state conservatorship for four years can’t get one on its own. The idea is to have the school district’s facilities in […] [...]

State set to meet about Aberdeen school system

JACKSON — State officials have signaled they could be seeking to take over an eighth school district even as they consider fundamental changes to the process of state control, called conservatorship. Mississippi’s Commission on School Accreditation is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Jackson and appears poised to declare a state of emergency in the 1,400-student […] [...]

West inducted into Hall

Fifty-one years after graduating from Mississippi State University, Coyt “Bud” West returned to his alma mater to be honored by the industry he served. On Nov. 17, West’s colleagues, friends, family, and MSU faculty and administration gathered at the university’s poultry science building to honor West as he was inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s […] [...]

Baker hired as wellness director

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 24,2009

Tags: BankPlus, Elizabeth Baker, Hazlehurst, Mississippi State University

BankPlus announced that Elizabeth Baker has been hired as the bank’s director of wellness. A native of Hazlehurst, Baker graduated with a bachelor of science with an emphasis in food, nutrition and dietetics from Mississippi State University. She later earned a master of arts in education with an emphasis in exercise physiology from the University […] [...]

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