Mississippi State Hospital recently honored employees with July anniversaries for their years of service to the hospital. Several among those honored are from Rankin County, including Teri Ledbetter, Terry Jones and Antonio Jenkins, all of Pearl. Service awards are given to MSH employees in the month of their date of hire, beginning with one year and followed by every fifth anniversary year. Employees receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a Service Award Pin. The program is sponsored by Friends of Mississippi State Hospital, Inc. Pictured (l to r) are, front row: Tremayne Williams of Brandon, twenty-five years; Teri Ledbetter of Pearl, one year; Stacy Rector of Columbus, one year; Crystal Lewis of Jackson, one year; and Esther Jiles of Jackson, Employee of the Month; middle row: Kirby Burgess of Clinton, twenty-five years; Darryle Burton of Mendenhall, ten years; Vicki Veazey of Brandon, twenty years; Aisha Walker of Brandon, one year; and Renita Kyles of Yazoo City, Employee of the Month; and back row: Steven Whittington of Braxton, one year; Terry Jones of Pearl, one year; Marcus Wonsley of Clinton, one year; Antonio Jenkins of Pearl, Employee of the Month; and Christina Frazier of Jackson, five years.