retirees

Keesler adds additional shopping day for retirees

Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi has designated specific days for the military retiree & veteran population to shop at the Base Exchange and Grocery Store on base. Beginning Saturday, May 23, the BX and Commissary will be open to…

Singing River pension settlement approved

Singing River Health System’s pension settlement received approval from the U.S. District Court today. More than $156 million must now be deposited into the retirement trust over the next 35 years, what experts say should fully compensate for the missed…

Singing River Health System retiree case to Supreme Court

The Singing River Health Systems retirement fund case is taking a big leap forward now that a petition has been filed in U.S. Supreme Court. Kitty Aguilar thought she’d rest when she retired after thirty years at Singing River Hospital.…

SRHS retiree pension plan case moves forward

Thousands of Singing River Health System retirees are still fighting for justice in the hospital’s failed pension plan. Retirees are calling what happened in Jackson County Court today a small victory as a settlement moves forward in federal court. Dalores…

Motion hearing Thursday morning for SRHS case

There are several ongoing motions regarding the Singing River Health System case, including one taking place tomorrow morning. A motion hearing in front of Judge Bell in Jackson County Court will focus on two major concerns involving the retirees. The…

Singing River Health case

After members of the Singing River Health System were inching closer to finalizing a decision on their settlement case, it looks like they will have to wait a little longer. It has been three years since retirees from the Singing…

Hearing set for SRHS retirement case

Another development in the legal battle over the embattled Singing River Health System’s retirement plan. Pascagoula attorney Harvey Barton and attorney Earl Denham have filed a motion requesting the removal of Stephen Simpson, the appointed special fiduciary over the system’s…

Singing River Retirees Bring Fight to New Orleans

The fight against a settlement over lost pensions isn’t over for Singing River Health System retirees. Tomorrow they’ll be boarding a bus and taking their case to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. On Thursday, attorneys for…

Day Two of the SRHS Settlement Hearing

There is still no decision by U.S District Judge Louis Guirola after another long day in court hearing from attorneys to determine if the Singing River Health pension plan settlement is fair and reasonable. The two long days in court…

Day Two of SRHS Settlement Hearing

Still no decision by U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola after another long day in court hearing from attorneys to determine if the Singing River pension plan settlement is fair and reasonable but the two long days in court are over.…

No Approval in Singing River Pension

It was a long day in court as U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola heard from attorneys to determine if the Singing River pension plan settlement is fair and reasonable. After a joining of hands in a prayer circle outside of…

No Approval in Singing River Pension

In Gulfport today, it was a long day in court as U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola listened to how Singing River Health System plans on paying retirees the $150 million over the next 35 years. The settlement was not approved…

SRHS Retirees Stand Firm

A year and a half has passed since Singing River Health System retirees began their  fight for lost retirement benefits. Even though the rain forced retirees into a local Subway, dozens stood with their “Do the right thing” pins and t-shirts, keeping…

Attorneys Petition Contempt of Court

The Singing River pension battle continues to play out. In a petition filed today, attorneys for retirees suing over their lost pensions say the whole case is “more akin to a John Grisham novel than a typical case.” Today, attorneys…

SRHS Lawsuit Attorneys Say More Information is Needed

No word yet on who will be appointed by the state Supreme Court to preside over more than 200 state cases in the Singing River Health System pension plan lawsuit. One of the plaintiffs’ attorneys, Harvey Barton, says he hopes…

Judge Recuses Himself on Some SRHS Cases

There are new developments tonight in the lawsuit over Singing River Health System retirees’ benefits. Judge Breland Hilburn is resigning from presiding over some of the state cases. News 25’s Shelby Myers shows us what local attorneys involved in the…

Judge Recuses Himself on Some SRHS Cases

Judge Breland Hilburn will not preside over the state cases being handled by plaintiffs’ and retirees’ attorneys Harvey Barton and Earl Denham. According to today’s filing with the Jackson County Chancery Court’s Office signed by Judge Breland: “After due consideration,…

SRHS Opens Board Meeting to the Public

It was a historic day in Jackson County. For the first time, the Singing River Health System Board of Trustees opened their monthly meeting to the public. This was a day that those in attendance say is a step in…

SRHS Retirees Plan on Attending Meetings

History was made today in Jackson County. For the first time ever, the Singing River Health System Board of Trustees opened their monthly meeting to the public. News 25’s Shelby Myers was inside the meeting and is now live to…