Tag Archive for: Medicaid

NEMiss.News Dr. Shane Scott at IMPC, COVID-19

Dr. Shane Scott: “COVID is not going away.” What you should know.

  NEW ALBANY, MS - “COVID is not going to go away,” a prominent northeast Mississippi physician told NEMISS.NEWS last week. “I suspect it is going to be one of the illnesses, such as the flu, ordinary head colds and strep, which…
Northeast MS Homeless at Tupelo library

Tupelo man says home overrun by homeless, asks its removal from demolition list

Tupelo, MS - The first Tupelo City Council meeting of the year, January 7, 2020, was not without drama. Mr. Frank Agnew, an area homeowner, went before the council in an attempt to save his property. The home is currently in a state of disrepair,…
New Albany MS. Christmas at the Museum 2018

2019 Christmas at the Museum, December 14

Mingle and Jingle with Santa, enjoys crafts and holiday refreshments on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 until 12 noon at the Union County Heritage Museum for the annual Christmas event. Part of the holiday season that has become a tradition is…
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Some work complete on industrial park enhancements

Work is partly complete on projects to attract more industry to Union County. A concrete pad for a shell building and a nearby industrial access road have been done. Steel was expected to be going up soon for a 100,000-square-foot shell building…
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Body of missing man Scott McQuary found Tuesday morning

Members of the Union County Sheriff’s Department found the body of 49-year-old Scott McQuary Tuesday morning in a sand pit off County Road 14. The case was under investigation Tuesday but Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said no foul play was suspected…
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Doggie Dining: Coming to a restaurant near you?

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning Friday, November 1, 2019, a new Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) policy will allow "doggie dining." Restaurant patrons will be able to dine with their pet dogs under certain conditions. Patterned…
New Albany, MS Gobble gobble, Patterson home open at Thanksgiving

Gobble, Gobble — Wobble, Wobble— Happy Thanksgiving!

“Praise God from whom all blessings flow...” --The Doxology    There is something very special in the air. It’s an air of gratitude, an air filled with the fragrance of hope and Thanksgiving. This year’s bounty has been harvested.…

Career & Technology Day, May 13, to include job fair

The New Albany School of Career & Technical Education is planning Career & Technology Day for May 13. This year plans are being made to add a job fair component to the event for New Albany High School juniors and seniors, as well…

New Albany in running for music series grant-here’s how to vote

NEW ALBANY, MS - Sponsored by Levitt Pavilions, the national nonprofit behind the largest free concert series in America, the City of New Albany hopes to qualify as one of the 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP Grant Awards. What…

NAMS Howlin’ on the RIver Color Run set for October 31

Walk, jog, and run your way toward a healthier life while raising funds for New Albany Middle School! The color run is open to EVERYONE in the community and we encourage you to join us. The My School Color Run will feature…

A year after Roe struck down, taxpayer-funded “crisis pregnancy centers” expand in Mississippi – National & International News – FRI 23Jun2023

Reeves has directed $10 million towards "crisis pregnancy centers", but how much have they helped new mothers? USDA to spend $2.3 billion on food aid programs. Russian mercenary boss says Ukraine war "based on lies", threatens rebellion.

Over half of Mississippians struggling to pay household bills, the most in the nation – National & International News – FRI 17Mar2023

Over half of Mississippians struggling to pay household bills, the most in the nation. FAA seeks to address string of near-collisions at US airports. Poland, Slovakia to send Soviet-era jets to Ukraine.

Virginia: 6-year-old who shot teacher won’t be charged – National & International News – THU 9Mar2023

Virginia: 6-year-old who shot teacher won't be charged; more disturbing details emerge. Biden releases ambitious budget proposal, challenges GOP to show their hand in debt ceiling fight.

Fears Medicaid might be cut in debt ceiling fight – National & International News – THU 9Feb2023

Fears Medicaid might be cut in debt ceiling fight. Missouri votes against banning children from carrying guns in public unsupervised. Space-X to block Ukraine using its satellites to pilot attack drones.

At least 15 million may be kicked off Medicaid in April – National & International News – TUE 1Mar2022

15 million may lose Medicaid in April. EpiPen maker settles suit over price-gouging scandal. Missile strikes in Ukraine; Russia under economic siege.

Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade – National & International News – FRI 23Jul2021

Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Missouri court rules state must expand Medicaid. EU states put restrictions on unvaccinated.

Democrats float $3.5 trillion budget proposal – National & International News – THU 15Jul2021

Dems push "human infrastructure" in $3.5T budget. Delta variant storms Mississippi. Taliban takeover in Afghanistan marches on.

Three events over 80-year period result in top-ranked hospital in Union County

This is the second in a two-part narrative about the history of hospitals in Union County. Part One was posted Monday, April 4th. See link to Part One below. In 1946 the U.S. Congress had passed, and President Harry Truman had signed the…

Mississippi healthcare: What were they thinking?

How can the poor's healthcare crisis spill over to the not-so-poor? A little Mississippi political history There are a lot of really cool things about Mississippi, but our healthcare system is not among them. As leaders of the nation's "poorest…