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Fontenot returns to Delta with GSHC

The Good Samaritan Health Center (GSHC) board of directors is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Sarah Fontenot, pharmacist. A Hollandale native, Fontenot graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical science.  The next two years were spent at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she graduated in May with a pharm. ...

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Alexander elected as HCBA president

Thomas B. Alexander, general counsel for ATT Mississippi, has been elected as the Hinds County Bar Association (HCBA) president for 2009-10. The HCBA serves attorneys in Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties, and is the largest volunteer bar association in the state. Alexander is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law.

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Barnes, Pettey make ‘Top 100’

Dudley M. Barnes, CFP, and Holmes S. Pettey, CFP, at Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors,  LLC,  who offer securities through Raymond James Financial Services, member FINRA/SIPC in Clarksdale, were recently named two of Registered Rep’s “Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors.” This list of distinguished advisors was compiled by Discovery, an online data base of financial service intermediaries that weighed factors of FINRA ...

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Barnes, Pettey make 'Top 100'

Dudley M. Barnes, CFP, and Holmes S. Pettey, CFP, at Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors,  LLC,  who offer securities through Raymond James Financial Services, member FINRA/SIPC in Clarksdale, were recently named two of Registered Rep’s “Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors.” This list of distinguished advisors was compiled by Discovery, an online data base of financial service intermediaries that weighed factors of FINRA ...

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Wolfe, Gannon added at JA

Junior Achievement of Mississippi Inc. president and CEO Scherry Gilliland announced that Susan Wolfe has been named director of development and Sarah Joy Gannon, director of programs. Wolfe brings 25 years of marketing communication experience to Junior Achievement.  She is responsible for public relations, communications, marketing and fundraising. A Rankin County native, she was graduated from the University of Southern ...

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Klein nominated for Daytime Emmy

Rick Klein has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on the PBS children’s program “Between the Lions.” Klein, along with two other Mississippi Public Broadcasting coordinating producers, received notice that he was in the running for an Emmy in the category of Best Pre-school Children’s program. “Between the Lions” is a co-production with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, ...

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Moore seeing patients at Wesley

Charles R. Moore, M.D., a fellowship-trained urologist with Southern Urology, P.A., has joined the medical staff at Wesley Medical Center. Moore received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center. He completed an internship and residency in surgery at the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center. Moore completed an endourology fellowship at the University of Miami, where he ...

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Watkins Ludlam staff honored

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis is proud to announce that 31 of its attorneys have been named to the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers. Additionally, the firm was ranked first in Mississippi in 20 categories. Those chosen for the selection this year are; George F. Bloss III, Susan Fahey Desmond, Henry F. Laird Jr., Trudy B. Allen, F. Hall Bailey, ...

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Walker receives Stratton Award

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) executive director Bill Walker has received the Julius A. Stratton Award for leadership in coastal management. The national award was presented by NOAA at the Coastal Zone Conference to acknowledge great leadership in the spirit of Dr. Stratton, the first leader of the U.S. Ocean Commission. Walker has distinguished himself as a leader in ...

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Chrisman editing another journal

James J. “Jim” Chrisman’s recent selection as the associate editor of the Journal of Business Venturing is an additional honor for the Mississippi State University (MSU) management professor. Also in his seventh year as editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, he now becomes the first individual simultaneously holding major editorial duties with two leading professional journals serving the field of ...

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