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New hires at Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons A&E

Eric Saffle, Parker Anderson, and Jacquelyn Smithers have all joined the Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects and Engineers PA team. Eric Saffle has joined CDFL as an Information Technologist.  Saffle graduated from Ozark Christian College with a bachelor’s in Biblical Literature.  Parker Anderson has joined CDFL as an intern architect.  Anderson graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s of ...

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New hires at Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons A&E

Eric Saffle, Parker Anderson, and Jacquelyn Smithers have all joined the Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects and Engineers PA team. Eric Saffle has joined CDFL as an Information Technologist.  Saffle graduated from Ozark Christian College with a bachelor’s in Biblical Literature.  Parker Anderson has joined CDFL as an intern architect.  Anderson graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s of ...

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Chairman and vice-chairman elected to State Board for Community and Junior Colleges

George Walker of Clarksdale was recently re-elected chairman of the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges.  Also, Henry “Bubba” Hudspeth of Louisville was re-elected vice-chairman.  The Board, composed of 10 representatives from across the state, is a coordinating agency which established standards and guidelines for the operation of the state’s 15 community colleges.    Walker was appointed to the ...

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Peavey delivers commencement at MUW

        Mary Peavey, wife to Hartley Peavey and President of Peavey Electronics Corporation, was chosen as keynote commencement speaker for the Mississippi University for Women’s class of 2009 graduation.  Peavey was also honored with the Medal of Excellence by the college.  Peavey encouraged the graduates to recognize their unique gifts and talents, develop them relentlessly and give ...

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Minter elected V.P. and treasurer of NOMMA

   of Imagine Ironworks has been elected as vice president/treasurere of the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA).  He was installed during NOMMA’s 51st Annual Convention held in Long Beach, Cali.   Minter is a long-time member of the NOMMA Education Foundation, where he currently serves as chair.  As a member of the Education Foundation, Minter has been phenomenally ...

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Forrest General to host Doctors Hall of Fame 2009

Ralph E. Abraham, M.D., Joe H. Campbell, M.D., Lewis E. Hatten, M.D., Charles J. Parkman, M.D., Thad F. Waites, M.D. Mary Clark, M.D., Richard H. Clark, Jr., M.D., Dawson B. Conerly, M.D., Philip W. Rogers, M.D., and Ralph Wicker, M.D. will all be honored at the first annual induction ceremony to the Doctors Hall of Fame, hosted by Forrest General ...

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Runnels to join GI Associates

Dr. Matt Runnels, a gastroenterologist will be joining GI Associates in July.  A native of Brandon, Runnels attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel  Hill, where he received a B.S. in biology with a minor in chemistry.  After graduating from the University of Mississippi Medical School, Runnels completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of ...

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New members appointed to state-wide advisory board

Dr. Daniel W. Jones, Rhonda Keenum, Donald E. Meiners, Billy J. McCain, Tom Pittman, Bill Sones, and LeRoy G. Walker Jr. have accepted the invitations to serve on the company’s statewide Advisory Board. The seven Mississippians represent a divers cross-section of business and community leaders from the Entergy Mississippi, Inc. service area.   Pictured: Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley ...

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Edwin receives LEED certification

  Edwin Daniel, AIA, LEED AP, of Dale and Associates Architects P.A., has received his certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for New Construction.  Edwin has 29 years of experience and received his bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University.     

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Ward recognized as 2009 Educator of the Year

  Paula Ward has been recognized by the Mississippi Society of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS-MS)  as 2009 Educator of the Year.  Ward, Director of Laboratory Services at Wesley Medical Center, joined ASCLS in 1975 and has served both the Mississippi and Louisiana chapters through her active membership and leadership roles.  As Laboratory Director at Wesley Medical ...

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