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Monday, November 24, 2014

Bill Henning

New hospital important in so many ways

The groundbreaking for the new Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi facility signals the start of one of the large economic developments in the area’s history. Publisher Tim Phillips looks at the cooperative effort of local leaders and Baptist Hospital officials, and all that has accomplished for the area. (November 2, 2014, Page 4A)

Ground broken for $300M hospital

Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi broke ground on its new $300 million regional facility during an official ground-breaking ceremony held at the future site of the hospital Wednesday. (October 30, 2014, Page 1A, 10A)

Hospital, Oxford to share cost of reducing noise

The city of Oxford and Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi will work together to make sure residents living along Bickerstaff Lane are not negatively impacted by the sounds of traffic on the new Belk Boulevard extension being built near the hospital’s new regional facility.

  (June 4, 2014, Page 1, 12)

New hospital moves forward

Baptist Administrator and CEO Bill Henning updated members Tuesday of the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce on the construction of the new $300 million facility. (April 23, 2014, Page 1, 10)

Planners deny hospital’s sound plan

The Oxford Planning Commission ruled Monday that a wood fence is not sufficient enough to protect the citizens living in Bickerstaff Condominiums from the noise produced by the construction of the new Baptist hospital and Belk Boulevard extended. (April 15, 2014, Page 1)

Land owner denied access by hospital

Bob King sold 160 acres to a land development company last year who sold it to Baptist Memorial Health Care to build its new $300 million facility. Part of the deal was they would provide access to the 55 remaining acres he still owns. Recently, he discovered a gate padlocked to his property and is hoping he can work things out to avoid a court battle. (August 28, 2013, Page 2)

YMCA to open in Oxford

It’s official. The YMCA will be moving into where the Baptist Healthplex is currently located in August. (July 17, 2013, Page 1)

YMCA looks at Oxford

A YMCA representative told the Oxford Park Commission Wednesday that the not-for-profit agency has entered into discussions with Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi to take over the HealthPlex in the Mid-Town Shopping Center. (June 6, 2013, Page 1)

City, hospital discuss tree removal

Officials from the city of Oxford, Tree Board and Baptist Memorial Hospital met Wednesday to discuss the amount of trees being removed off the site of the future regional hospital. (March 7, 2013, Page 1, 10)

Hospital’s new CEO ready to meet health care challenges

Bill Henning started his job this past Monday as the CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. He shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of heading up a hospital at a time when it’s about to build a $300 million medical center in the community. (February 8, 2013, Page 1A)

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