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From left: Fran Douglass, Mercy Lincoln Dietitian; Kim Vickers, Lincoln County Health Department WIC; Mary Kay Kunza, Mercy Lincoln HR Managers, Sandi Vaughn, Mercy Lincoln ER and Urgent Care Manager; Ashley Rottler, Community Relations Manager and Renee Headrick, Lincoln County Health Depar…

With summer right around the corner, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) compiled the top five tips for protecting against mosquito and tick bites. Missourians all across our state will be enjoying our great parks, trails and streams, and should know all the proper p…

Tiffany Ward, mother of Gabriel Ward, shared the following update on the progress of her son, Gabriel,  on the path to aa didney transplant. The just over one-year-old is in need of a transplant and the communty has rallied around home.

With the assistance of a grant through USDA, the waiting and exam rooms at the Lincoln County Health Department are now geared towards proper nutrition and obesity prevention. The waiting room play area is available to all children visiting the department. The improvements support the commit…

Dr. Robert J. Hammerling of Synergy Chiropractic in Winfield (right) and Terry L. Haub of Professional Rehabilitation in Winfield (left) joined forces on June 23  to offer inexpensive physicals to the Winfield R-IV student athletes.  Both men own practices in Winfield and were more than will…

Pictured above displaying the district’s award and banner are (back row, left to right): Matt Cannon, athletic director; Mark Harvey, superintendent; Julie Phillips, food service; Lori Illy, food service; and Jill Reid, food service. (Front row, left to right): Joey Dillon, first grade; LaNo…

Dr. Erin Niehoff (left) was installed as the new 2015-2016 President of the St. Louis Optometric Society. The St. Louis Optometric Society is an organization for area optometrists which provides support, networking and continuing education. The guest speaker for the evening was KSDK Channel …

Smiles are under construction and things are looking up for this local youth thanks to a $4,400 Operation Round Up grant to Give Kids A Smile (GKAS). The grant helped provide free dental care to children from the Cuivre River area that were able to attend the recent GKAS bi-annual clinic at …

On April 17, the Practical Nursing Class at Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) held their pinning ceremony. This year the ceremony was held at Clopton gymnasium. In the past, nurses traditionally received a cap in a capping ceremony. Since today’s nurses no longer wear caps; students recei…