Dawson removed as CEO at Baptist Attala


John Dawson, CEO of Baptist Attala Hospital in Kosciusko, was removed from his post last week, the Jackson based hospital confirmed Monday afternoon.

“Baptist Hospital wishes Mr. Dawson well and appreciates his tenure these past years,” a press release from Baptist Health System stated. 

Sean Johnson the CEO at Baptist Medical Center Yazoo will serve as the CEO on an interim basis.

See more info in this week’s edition of The Star-Herald.


Hugh Lee Ballard, Jr. died in his home on April 20, 2018, in Ethel, MS. He was 78.