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Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.

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)

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    New hospital location announced

    Representatives from Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi asked both local governing boards Tuesday to amend an agreement that a new $250 million hospital will be build within the city limits to allow Baptist to build on property that is both inside and outside of the city which is located between Old Taylor Road and South Lamar, not far from the existing hospital. Both boards voted to accept the amended agreement. (April 18, 2012, Page 1)

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      City, county to discuss new hospital

      Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. officials are expected to announce the location of its new, proposed $300 million regional hospital today at a joint meeting at 4 p.m. at City Hall. (April 17, 2012, Page 1)

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        Oxford may soon expand

        The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Thursday to allow City Attorney Pope Mallette to notify the Lafayette County Chancery Court that it will not object to an annexation request from property owners hoping to sell their land to Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. (March 2, 2012, Page 1A)

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          Baptist sale beneficial to all involved

          The third quarter of 2011 was highlighted by the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi that gave the city of Oxford and Lafayette County $30 million each for their budgets. Read about other top third-quarter stories in today’s Oxford EAGLE. (December 29, 2011, Page 1)

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            Silver bars from hospital sale to be sold

            During a special meeting Monday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors voted to declare the 40 bars of silver given to the city of Oxford and the county by Baptist Memorial Hospital officials as surplus property, allowing the silver to be sold and that money going into the county’s general fund. (September 27, 2011, Page 1)

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              City, county OK sale of hospital

              The Oxford Board of Aldermen and the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors both voted this morning to approve the sale of the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi building to Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. (August 1, 2011, Page 1A)

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                Officials welcome Baptist decision

                While the final site for a new $300 million hospital has not been selected as of Monday, county and city officials are breathing a collective sigh of relief over knowing where the new hospital won’t be going.

                Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. officials announced Monday during the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, that the hospital will no longer consider building the new facility on land located on Highway 6 West, a few miles outside Oxford’s city limits. (April 5, 2011, Page 1A)

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                  County hires hospital negotiator

                  The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors has hired a Jackson attorney to help with negotiations with Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. (March 16, 2011, Page 1)

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                    Leaders balk at Hwy. 6 site

                    Members of the Oxford Board of Aldermen and Lafayette County Board of Supervisors have expressed concerns about one of the proposed sites for Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi’s new proposed hospital. (March 7, 2011, Page 1A)

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