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Study complete, HORNE recommends selling hospital

NATCHEZ — The eventual sale of Natchez Regional Medical Center is necessary and inevitable if the area is going to have comprehensive health care in coming years. The Natchez Democrat reports that’s the takeaway Healthcare Management Partners CEO Scott Phillips said he had from the HORNE Group’s feasibility study about the sale of NRMC. The study was presented to the ...

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Supervisors vote yes to hospital contract; to hear from HORNE on study

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors has voted to enter into what could be a half-million dollar a contract with Healthcare Management Partners. The Natchez Democrat reports the supervisors will hear Monday from the HORNE Group — which the county hired on behalf of Natchez Regional Medical Center — the results of a feasibility study done to determine ...

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HORNE bankers forum set for September

The historic changes under way in the U.S. banking sector will be among the topics covered at this year’s HORNE Bankers Forum in Memphis and Biloxi in September. The Biloxi session is Sept. 21 at the Beau Rivage, 875 Beach Blvd.; the Memphis session is Sept. 28 at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. This is the third year ...

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PSC selects companies to perform electric utility audits

If the selected companies stick to their bids, Mississippi ratepayers should save money on audits of their public electric utilities this year. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved bids for the fiscal year 2010 audits of Mississippi Power Company and Entergy Mississippi that cumulatively total less than $1 million. Contracts have not been finalized. Last year’s audits cost more ...

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Utilities’ fuel purchase practices will be scrutinized

Audits of Mississippi’s electric utilities that were performed by HORNE LLP and Nicholson last year for approximately $1 million and $600,000, respectively, will be bid out this year, per a vote last week by the state Public Service Commission. Commissioner Leonard Bentz did not want to advertise for bids. The Commission, like other state agencies, is not required by law ...

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Butcher may be weary-eyed, but prepared for HORNE’s SERIES

CPA Rusty Butcher is doing something perhaps no one else in Mississippi is doing: reading the entire 2,200-page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. It’s not drudgery, but nor is it close to recreational reading, said Butcher, a partner in the Ridgeland-based HORNE CPA and Business Advisors firm. The summer reading is part of his preparation for the ...

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Customers likely to pay $1M Entergy audit charge

Consultant: Entergy’s fuel purchasing above-board The final bill for a state audit of Entergy Mississippi’s fuel adjustment charges, conducted by outside party HORNE LLP, is $1.019 million. The project bill was quoted to be $780,000, but according to HORNE, the price was driven up because the accounting firm had trouble obtaining needed documents from the utility. At a recent Mississippi ...

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