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Employees honored for service at Mississippi State Hospital

Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield recently honored employees with July anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Recipients include, first row, from left: Mildred Jones Young, Raymond, 1 year; Mary Ward Black, Tupelo, 1 year; Vera Faye Chase, Brandon, 25 years; Valeria R. Grim, Florence, 25 years; Tiffany D. Clomax, Chicago, 1 year. Second row: Marcus Anthoni Jones, ...

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Employees Honored for Service at Mississippi State Hospital

Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with June anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of Mississippi State Hospital Inc. Recipients include, first row, from left, Dr. Susan Taylor of ...

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3 named employees of the year

Mississippi State Hospital Employees of the Year are, from left, Tammye Hutchins, Diva Coleman and Donald Bickham. Bickham works in Clinical Service, Coleman in Support Services and Hutchins in Direct Care. Bickham, a McComb native who lives in Brandon, is a Licensed Practical Nurse II who works in Whitfield Medical Surgical Hospital. She has been employed at MSH for 19 ...

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Administrative assistant program graduates

James Chastain, left, Mississippi State Hospital director, and Craig Kittrell, right, assistant director, recognize recent graduates of the Mississippi State Personnel Board’s administrative assistants program. Recognized were, from left, Tarshall Wilson of Byram, Kristi Kindrex of Florence and Debra Scott of Brandon. Wilson has been at MSH for 20 years and works in the Human Resources Department as a Vocational ...

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Mike Christensen joins Mississippi State Hospital

Mike Christensen, who has more than 33 years of journalism experience, will handle media relations for the Mississippi State Hospital.  He worked 26 years as a sports writer and copy editor for The Clarion-Ledger  and most recently served as a web editor/writer for Agfax.com, an agriculture information site. Christensen earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Augusta College (now Georgia ...

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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.

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Mississippi State Hospital honors employees

Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) recently honored employees with anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Service award recipients include: Dehrun Lyons of Jackson, 10 years; Lula Green of Jackson, one year; Lora Bodker of Brandon, 15 years; Lilly Blackwell of Whitfield, 50 years; Gary Strehlow of Crystal Springs, 15 years; Donnie Sanders of Jackson, one year; Jena Thomas ...

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PEER criticizes DMH; has questions for LeGrand about cutting care

WHITFIELD — A legislative watchdog committee is criticizing how the Department of Mental Health handled a contract to shut down its community care unit at the Mississippi State Hospital at Whitfield. The Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review, in a report released Friday, criticized the department’s $45,000 contract with Guided Steps to move 120 patients out of ...

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Mississippi State Hospital honors anniversaries of employees

Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with August anniversary dates for their years of service. Shircell Massey of Clinton, Edna Jackson of Jackson and Barbara Hilton of Mendenhall were all recognized for providing 20 years of service to the hospital. Massey is the director of staff education at MSH, Jackson is a client care support supervisor in the housekeeping department ...

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Mississippi State Hospital honors staff

Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) recently honored employees with July anniversary dates for their years of service to the hospital. Service Awards are given to employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with one year, followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. July service award recipients include: Maria ...

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