Pool party held for kids to celebrate half-way point of the summer’s marathon

    The kids participating in this summer’s Kids-on-Track program came to the Sullivan City Pool on June 13 to celebrate their progress.  The pool party gave the Kids a break in their hard work to complete the full marathon.

Therapy & Wellness Center at MBSH welcomes new speech language pathologist

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital is thrilled to welcome Brianna Lore, M.S. CCC-SLP, to its Therapy & Wellness team.  Lore, originally from Sullivan, received her undergraduate degree from St. Louis University and then received her master’s from Maryville University.  

Farmers Market to host Kids Cook

The Rolla Downtown Farmers Market will host Kids Cook, a series of classes to teach children about the benefits of healthy eating and choices of fresh, locally grown produce, in addition to learning how to prepare recipes using these items.

Onondaga Cave State Park offers hosts hummingbird banding event July 6

Join researcher Lanny Chambers at Onondaga State Park as he captures, bands and studies ruby-throated hummingbirds during at a banding event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 6 at the park’s visitor center. Reservations are not required.

Preventing heat deaths: 5 of Missouri’s 19 heat-related deaths last year were children left in vehicles

In 2018 in Missouri, five children died as a result of being left behind in hot vehicles, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The deaths serve as a reminder of the absolute importance of taking precautions to protect against summer heat and humidity, particularly in vehicles.