New assistant nurse manager is named to Critical Care Unit at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital 

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital is pleased to announce that Cassie Friday, RN has been named the Assistant Nurse Manager of the Critical Care Unit.  She began her new role on June 15.

Crawford County now has 15 positive COVID-19 cases

            The Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) is no longer issuing press releases with each confirmed positive case of COVID-19, but plans to continue to report public locations of potential exposure at this time, as warranted, weekly, on Thursday afternoons.

An old, old knife

By Larry Dablemont
    I try to always do the right thing. But it hasn’t always been that way. I stole a candy bar once when I was five or six years old, but nothing since! Grandma and Grandpa McNew would go into town on Saturday morning and I would tag around after my grandmother when she went from store to store doing her weekly shopping.

Cpt. Wilson offers bowfishing adventures

By Bill Cooper
    Cpt. Bryan Wilson, of Jerome, owns and operates Stained Water Bowfishing. He offers Bowfishing and gigging trips across the Ozarks region, including the Osage and Gasconade rivers, as well as lakes including, Lake of the Ozarks, Truman, Pomme de Terre, Stockton, Taneycomo and Bull Shoals.

Phelps County PHA elects new officers

    The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) elected new officers for fiscal year 2020-2021. Maries County Presiding Commissioner Vic Stratman will serve as chairman, while Crawford County Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders will serve as vice chairman and Gasconade County Presiding Commissioner Larry Miskel will be secretary.