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County to pick up hospital's payroll a third time; total now up to $3.3 million

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

It turns out the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors must wire Curae Health Inc. money a third time to keep Northwest Mississippi Medical Center open.

The county wired Curae $1,239,565 on Nov. 5 from the county’s reserve fund to pay the employees and $954,784.17 on Nov. 19.










Darren Byest

Darren Byest, 45, of St. Louis, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at St. Louis University Hospital.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Jessie Mae Clark Morris

Jessie Mae Clark Morris, 73, of 4070 Farrell Road in Clarksdale, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2018, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from noon to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.



Mary Helen Phillips

Mary Helen Phillips, 82, of Clarksdale, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale. The family hour will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday.



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