Local veteran will be honored by Belgium

    World War II veteran Reid Stephens, of Bourbon, will be honored in a special ceremony scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at Bourbon High School when he will receive the Order of the Crown, the second highest Belgian Order of Knighthood, from the Belgium government for his service during the Battle of the Bulge.

‘Sip &  Sample’ being held in Sullivan

    The Sullivan Fraternal Order of Eagles will be hosting a “Sip & Sample” event on Saturday, March 7, to benefit the Life House Youth Center.
    The event, which will be hosted at the FOE #3781 hall at 1000 Acid Mine Road in Sullivan, is being promoted as “a great evening sampling spirits, wine, brew, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction.”

PHA’s annual five-year plan open for comment

    The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a public hearing to accept comments on the PHA’s annual plan and five-year plan at 10 a.m., March 9 at MRPC, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James. The Phelps County PHA provides HUD Section 8 rental assistance to persons in the counties of Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps (outside the city of Rolla) and Washington.

MBSH and BJC Medical Group welcome Buesking

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital and BJC Medical Group of Sullivan are pleased to welcome Sheila Buesking, FNP to its provider group.  Buesking will be providing Family Medicine services within the clinics as well as the hospital’s Adult Care Program.

Free social security courses being held at East Central College

    East Central College is offering Community Education courses at no cost to help people understand Social Security and other benefits.
    The classes are offered by the Social Security Administration. Sessions are free but registration is required.