MERIDIAN — The Meridian Civitan Club had as its speaker today, Mr Clayton Cody of Rush Hospital. He presented a very comprehensive report on the Rush Health Systems outreach to provide healthcare throughout East Mississippi and West Alabama, with Rush Hospital as the anchor of the health system. He outlined the services provided by Rush Specialty Hospital through Laird, Watkins, Stennis,Choctaw and Scott Hospitals. The goal of Rush Hospital is to provide service to our communities surrounding Meridian.
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City defends plan to drain lake
City officials say they need to drain Long Creek Reservoir and cut a 40-foot section out of the lake's dam to protect lives and property downstream, but it is unclear from engineering reports and state officials if the dam needs to be totally drained and breached to shore up the dam.
State officials said city needs to contact feds about bald eagles
If there are bald eagles nesting at Long Creek Reservoir, then city officials need to contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, said Nick Winstead, an ornithologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks Museum of Natural Science.
Long Road Ahead
Monday marks three months since the April 28 tornado ripped through Decatur, causing extensive damage to homes, businesses and government buildings.
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