Lortz selected as distinguished finalist for Spirit of Community award

    John F. Hodge High School Freshman Abilene Lortz was recently honored as a distinguished finalist for the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Now in its 24th year, the Prudential Spirt of Community Awards recognizes the volunteer efforts of youth and judges them based on criteria including personal initiative, effort, impact, and personal growth.

Record number of recruiters expected at Missouri S&T’s Career Fair Feb. 19

    Missouri University of Science and Technology students seeking full-time employment after graduation or co-op or internship for the semester will have an opportunity to meet with a record number of employers at the 2019 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 19. More than 250 companies are registered to attend the event, a 6 percent increase from last year’s spring Career Fair.

Forage & Beef Conference set for Monday, March 11

    The 25th Forage & Beef Conference is being held March 11 at noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall just outside of Cuba. The event is hosted by local Soil & Water Conservation Districts (Crawford, Phelps, Maries, Dent, Gasconade), NRCS, and the University of MO Extension. The 2019 conference will be based around utilizing alternative forages to fescue, especially warm season grasses.

Education for staff at MBSH

By Samantha Alu
    Healthcare is always changing and new studies and research are always being published indicating new advances and treatments to be used on patients that increase the chances of a better outcome. At Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital (MBSH) we see the importance of continuing education for our nursing and clinical staff to ensure they have the knowledge to appropriately care for our patients. We continually work with staff on their knowledge and clinical skills so they are confident in performing procedures for our patients, which will decrease the risk of an adverse reaction or outcome.