Counting Our Blessings

Counting Our Blessings

By Lana Turnbull As we start out a new year, it’s a good time to reflect on the year past and think about how we can make positive changes for the future. There’s the typical list of resolutions we want to accomplish, starting with getting in shape, losing some weight, spending more time with family and friends, and so on. These are all important goals to set, but did you ever Read more »
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January 14, 2018
Rooted in Tradition

Rooted in Tradition

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions The holidays can be filled with joy and happiness, but they can also be sad and isolating for families after life-changing events such as death, separation, deployment, or divorce. These feelings can be especially present for children. “Parents’ time is valuable and children recognize that from an early age,” said Sheree Bailey, Ph.D., Outpatient Therapist with Canopy Children’s Solutions. “When a parent spends Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND

Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND

A Vision of Independence and Self-Reliance In 1942 Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) was established to employ and train individuals with visual impairments, and in doing so provide opportunities for financial independence and overall self-sufficiency. The need for organizations providing employment opportunities for people who are blind is real and serious. Currently, approximately 70% of working age people who are blind are unemployed. For over seventy-five years, MIB has been the Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Keeping Christmas

Keeping Christmas

By Lana Turnbull (with the help of the late Rev. Peter Marshall) With each passing day we get closer and closer to the holidays. Christmas decorations are already in the stores, there are enough catalogues in the mail to choke a billy goat, and we are just past Halloween. It feels like the much ado about the season is drowning out the real reason we celebrate. It reminds me of the Read more »
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November 15, 2017
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in the news Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track
Posted Sat 11/10/2018 9:42PM

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track JACKSON, Miss. – the Pediatric Emergency Department at Batson Children’s Hospital recently read more »

Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program
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Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi looks to help Mississippians caught in the read more »

MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
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JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

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