Communication barriers after a stroke

By Brianna Lore M.S. CCC-SLP – Speech Language Pathologist
    Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a stroke? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found that this statistic amounts to approximately 795,000 people per year. A stroke occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel bursts in the brain. Damage to particular areas can result in difficulty speaking, thinking, or even moving.

Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest captures best of farm, rural life

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture launched the 11th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest on Monday, February 2, to help kickoff National Thank a Farmer week.

Forage & Beef Conference will be held March 2

    The 26th Forage & Beef Conference, hosted by local Soil & Water Conservation Districts (Crawford, Phelps, Maries, Dent, Gasconade), NRCS, and the University of MO Extension, will be held on Monday, March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall just outside of Cuba.

WGU Missouri awards more than $600,000 in scholarships in 2019

    WGU Missouri continues to demonstrate its commitment to expanding access to affordable, higher education for working adults across the state. The online, nonprofit university today announced it has invested more than $600,000 in scholarships for new students during the 2019 calendar year, helping make the dream of higher education a reality for hundreds across Missouri.