Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew Handles Phsycians Concerns and Recruiting Issues
Nov25

Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew Handles Phsycians Concerns and Recruiting Issues

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Administrator Michael McAndrew says a neurologist is one of the hardest positions for any hospital to fill.  Memorial Hospital has been without a neurologist since their last one left in late 2011.  McAndrew is cautiously optimistic that he may have found one.  There was some discussion about the matter during the hospital board meeting Monday night.  Hospital Chief Medical Officer Chris Gallagher...

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Eternal Flame at the Veterans Memorial Vandalized
Nov25

Eternal Flame at the Veterans Memorial Vandalized

The Sulphur Springs Police Department is investigating extensive vandalism of the Eternal Flame located at the Veterans Memorial on Celebration Plaza that occurred sometime overnight Monday or early Tuesday morning. The vandalism was discovered Tuesday morning. The Eternal Flame is now tilting toward the County Courthouse and it appears has been dented. The Eternal Flame is in an area not under camera surveillance. Police Chief Jay...

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New Service Offered at Memorial Clinic Women’s Center.
Nov25
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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meets Monday Morning
Nov24

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Meets Monday Morning

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court is expected to consider approving an easement and right of way for the new County Jail Project at a regular meeting Monday morning. The court is also expected to consider approval of a debarment policy for the county. Work sessions on the Civic Center, environmental operations, the new jail, the sheriff’s office and the budget are schedule after the regular meeting. The court will also get their...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meets Monday Night at 6
Nov24

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meets Monday Night at 6

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board will consider one budgeted and one non-budgeted item during a regular meeting Monday night at 6 p.m. The budgeted item is an overhead light for a hospital operating room. The non-budgeted item is a weight-bearing platform for Orthopedics at Memorial Clinic. The board will also consider approving an additional partner for its’ nursing home UPL program.

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“Updated” Tony Crayton Sentenced to 50 Years
Nov24

“Updated” Tony Crayton Sentenced to 50 Years

On November 5, 8th District Court Judge Eddie Northcutt found Crayton guilty of murdering his wife, Jessica Tyler Townsend Crayton, in October of last year. The finding came after two days of testimony before the judge. Crayton faces a punishment range of from 5 years to life in prison without parole. 8th District Court Judge Eddie Northcutt sentenced Tony Dewayne Crayton to 50 years in prison at noon Monday for the murder of his...

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Dr. Philip White Retirement Reception
Nov21

Dr. Philip White Retirement Reception

Dr. and Mrs. White were honored today by the Memorial Hospital and their daughter Meredith an RN for his 34 years of service to the hospital and his patients. Memorial Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew and Dr. Philip White                                   Mr. and Mrs. Philip White                      ...

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“Updated” County Jail Progress
Nov19

“Updated” County Jail Progress

Tuesday a work crew began pouring concrete at the new Hopkins County Jail site. County Judge Robert Newsom said the pour was for a fire lane that is on the west side of the proposed new jail. After it was completed, work began on pouring the foundation in sections. Lots of underground plumbing and electrical work has been done to get ready for the foundation pours. The last report had the jail project 17 days behind schedule. Judge...

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H.C.M.H. Recognized By iVantage Health Analytics For Excellence In Outcomes And Financial Stability
Nov18

H.C.M.H. Recognized By iVantage Health Analytics For Excellence In Outcomes And Financial Stability

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics for overall excellence in Outcomes and Financial Stability, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation. Memorial Hospital CEO, Michael McAndrew said, “Along with our patient satisfaction scores in the top quartile and great quality measures, Memorial Hospital continues to demonstrate its commitment...

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