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Local Wound Care Center® participates in sixth annual Healogics Wound Care Awareness Week

    The Wound Care Center® at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds during the sixth annual Wound Care Awareness Week, being held from June 3 to June 7.       

Crawford County Relay For Life raises $40,000 at annual event – PHOTO GALLERY

Superheroes from all walks of life came together on Friday, June 7, to fight for a cure for cancer at the 19th Annual Crawford County Relay for Life. The event was held at the Recklein Historical District, where a total of $40,000 was raised for the American Cancer Society to help fight cancer in all its forms.

Thinking about a construction or renovation project in Phelps County? You may need a floodplain development permit!

Second of a three-part series
    Phelps County does not have a building codes program that requires a permit. However, you may need a floodplain development permit if you are planning construction or substantial improvements to a structure located in a floodplain within Phelps County. This includes rehab work to homes that have been flooded.

Patrol releases 2019 school bus inspection results

    Colonel Eric T. Olsen, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the results of the Driver & Vehicle Safety Division's 2019 annual school bus inspection program. A total of 11,958 school buses across the state of Missouri were inspected by Missouri State Highway Patrol personnel during the 2019 program. Of all buses inspected, 89.3% were approved by inspection personnel with no defective items noted during inspection.

Investing in child care today for a brighter future tomorrow

    On May 31, 2019, the Child Care Working Group, comprised of leadership from the Missouri Departments of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Social Services, Elementary and Secondary Education, Public Safety and the Attorney General’s Office submitted a report to Governor Mike Parson detailing recommendations for enhancing Missouri’s early childhood care and education system in effort to support Missouri’s current and future workforce.