Jackson Parish Hospital announces “Student Athlete of the Week”

The “Student Athlete of the Week” from Jonesboro-Hodge, Quitman and Weston has been announced by the Jackson Parish Hospital, who sponsors the award. Winners are selected based on their academic and athletic acheivements Representatives who were chosen to be recipients of the first weekly award for this school year are: 

Tydre Malone (JHHS) – Record setting senior quarterback for the JHHS football team.
Ty Simonelli (QHS) – Senior basketball player for Quitman
Grady Peevy (WHS) – 8th grade cross country runner for Weston 

“Rad Tech” Week Celebrated


This past week the Jackson Parish Hospital celebrated National Radiologic Technology Week in thanks to the local Radiology Department for all their hard work! NationalRadiologicTechnologyWeek is done annually to recognize the vital work of R.T.s across the nation and to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on November 8th of 1895. The week-long affair calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and health care safety.

The JPH Radiology Team enjoyed donuts and a Chick-Fil-A breakfast this week as well as a brisket lunch from Imagecare Ultrasound. There was also a skeleton hunt game and the winners were: 1st-Lindsay Hall, 2nd-Jessica Middleton, 3rd-Caitlin Fursov.

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