Wednesday Aug 20
NMMC, cancer docs create partnership
Buy at photos.djournal.com North Mississippi Hematology and Oncology, including longtime oncology nurse Nan Francis, from left, oncologist Dr. Julian Hill and Nurse Practitioner Ashley Gilliland are joining forces with the NMMC oncology services, which are led by Beth Bryant.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Thousands without power in southwest MS
"Right now, nearly 4,000 customers are without power in southwest Mississippi served by Gloster, Woodville and possibly Natchez substations," said Entergy spokesperson Mara Hartmann.
The Mississippi Press
Analysis: David Green was a storyteller, workers' champion
One was to cool off the combatants when the legislative wars became too heated. The other was to fight for pay raises for 20,000-plus state employees, especially those back home.
MDOT to extend Homochitto River bridge
The Mississippi Department of Transportation recently let a $5.2 million contract to T.L. Wallace Construction of Columbia to extend the bridge 618 feet to the north to outpace the crumbling banks.
Bridge work going on Natchez Trace
A $7.4 million bridge on what will be called West Barnes Crossing Road across the Natchez Trace is expected to be open no later than early August, according to transportation officials.