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Army Corps of Engineers' Butch Lutz inducted; Patricia Hemphill selected

Ernest W. “Butch” Lutz, Jr., chief of Internal Review at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, was named one of 12 distinguished Louisiana State University (LSU) alumni who were inducted into LSU’s military Hall of Honor this past fall. Lutz graduated from LSU in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in history and was commissioned through ...

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Army Corps of Engineers’ Butch Lutz inducted; Patricia Hemphill selected

Ernest W. “Butch” Lutz, Jr., chief of Internal Review at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, was named one of 12 distinguished Louisiana State University (LSU) alumni who were inducted into LSU’s military Hall of Honor this past fall. Lutz graduated from LSU in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in history and was commissioned through ...

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Luke Benedict, Christopher Murray named shareholders at Daniel, Coker, Horton and Bell

Daniel, Coker, Horton and Bell, P.A. has named J. Luke Benedict (Oxford) and Christopher H. Murray (Gulfport) shareholders. Benedict holds a B.A. (with honors) from the University of Mississippi and a J.D. (cum laude 2008) from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He focuses his practice in premises liability, transportation law and public entity/governmental liability. Benedict is admitted to ...

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Jim Koerber earns award

The American Institute of CPAs has presented the 2013 Accredited in Business Valuation Champion of the Year Award to Jim Koerber, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CFE. The award was presented at the American Institute of CPAs’ 2013 Forensic & Valuation Services Conference in Las Vegas. Koerber is a shareholder in The Koerber Company, PA, a Hattiesburg CPA firm.

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Great Southern National Bank names Jeff McCoy president and CEO

Jeff McCoy has been named by the board of directors of Great Southern National Bank as president and CEO. McCoy joined the bank in July 2012 as president and COO. A native of DeKalb, McCoy earned a bachelor of science degree in banking and finance from Mississippi State University in Starkville and began his financial career working as an assistant ...

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The Spin Cycle — Winter weather goes viral with #polarvortex

When much of the country turned into the world’s largest freezer earlier this month with a massive arctic blast, it ushered in another buzzword to society’s collective vocabulary – polar vortex! No, it’s not a new weather-busting, wind protecting garment, but yet another meteorological explanation to the sub-zero gale hitting us head-on. Did you know what a polar vortex was ...

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Head of special transportation panel insists ‘not going to accept failure’

Media reports speculate the Senate Highways and Transportation Special Committee recommendations for funding road and bridge maintenance will wind up in the circular file almost as soon as the chair of the Senate Highway Appropriations Committee presents them. The chairman, Cleveland Democratic Sen. Willie Simmons, has read the news reports that the six months of effort by his task force ...

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A continual learner — Christopher Lumaghini keeps pushing forward to educate himself and become better

I continually look for exciting companies and young leaders that are making a difference in the state. These individuals have the vision, passion, and courage to take calculated risks and put ideas into action. I believe this entrepreneurial spirit is critical to Mississippi’s future. Christopher Lumaghini, president of Jackson-based Magnolia Data Solutions, is one of those young leaders that is ...

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