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Local leaders listen in during a discussion about Greenwood Leflore Hospital during Wednesday’s meeting of the Greenwood Voters League. From left are David Jordan, president of the Voters League, District 5 Supervisor Robert Collins, District 4 Supervisor Eric Mitchell, Chancery Clerk Johnny Gary and Margaret Hurt, a member of the Voters
Results from the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP) tests administered earlier this year show that student proficiency levels in English Language Arts and math decreased not just at schools across Carroll and Leflore counties but throughout the state.
Members of the Leflore County Board of Supervisors and the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Board expressed concern Wednesday about the current operations of the hospital.
These criticisms, which include claims of lack of transparency and communication, come as the hospital deals with financial woes exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When individuals are down on their luck, those trying to help them out become frustrated when the recipients of the generosity aren’t willing to do the smallest part to improve their situation.
So goes the common response: Why help them when they aren’t willing to help themselves?
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