Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
At least 51 have died in a storm the National Weather Service described as large and violent.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 7:22 PM EDT2013-05-20 23:22:22 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains are mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 03:35:23 GMT
COLUMBUS, MS (AP) - Authorities have resumed the search for two young brothers who were passengers in an all-terrain vehicle that overturned in a Mississippi creek. Columbus Fire Chief Kenneth MooreMore >>
Authorities have recovered the body of a 6-year-old boy who apparently drowned after an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a Mississippi creek, while the search for his brother continued.
"I've been waiting two years to wash Katrina behind me and get going with it," said Dr. Keith Berry, as he told visitors about the new refractive surgery center about to open.
Dr. Berry exemplifies the enthusiasm shared by the medical staff. He's excited about moving his laser eye surgery department into a brand new, more spacious facility next month.
"Maximizing the human weapon system. Getting people to the war zone and to their duty locations with as optimal vision as possible," he explained.
Dr. Mike Bashford proudly showed off the new family birthing center. Obstetrics is another department that's been completely rebuilt since the storm.
Baby Alandra was a recent delivery. She arrived early, and became a patient in the new neo-natal intensive care unit.
"This is very important. These babies would all have to get transferred out if we didn't have this here," said Dr. Susan Dotzler, who helps run the department.
The man in charge of the medical center's recovery is confident and optimistic. Not only are specialties returning, there are future plans for expansion.
"Building a new medical tower where we'll have an update with new modern operating rooms, and pre and post op for CT, cardio vascular and thorasic surgery. New in patient rooms," said Gen. Douglas Robb, commander of the 81st Medical Group.
The head of radiology is happy with a new state of the art MRI and a two million dollar oncology radiation unit.
Dr. Russ Gelormini enjoyed showing off the new high tech equipment.
"We're all very happy with our recovery. And I can say that radiology has recovered to a full diagnostic capability," he said.
Teaching is one of the primary missions of Keesler Medical Center. The facility has a cooperative agreement with the University of Mississippi. The university helps train Keesler residents, while Keesler in turn provides training for Ole Miss medical students.
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