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Health Department Asking for Tax Levy Increase on April Ballot

The Scotland County Health Department has proposed a tax increase to voters of Scotland County on April 2, 2019. The district’s ballot issue proposes to increase the tax levy from $0.15 to $0.30 to help pay for maintenance of the county health center and operations of the facility and staff. The Health Department has continually […]

New Health Department Ordinance Will Regulate Food Establishments

Normally it is the customers who are asking for the check after finishing their meal at local restaurants, but beginning in 2017 local food establishments found themselves getting stuck with the bill under a new ordinance implemented by the Scotland County health Department. On July 1st, existing restaurants and food-service establishments received a bill for […]

New Year…New You!  Health Department Offers Heart Tips

Scotland County Health Department – As we begin a new year many of us set goals for improving our health. Heart Disease continues to be the leading cause of death and disease among men and women across the nation, and particularly here in Northeast Missouri. As a way to help individuals get a baseline with […]

WANTED – Candidates for Public Office

Halfway through the official filing period, a number of ballot slots remain empty for the April 7th election. More than half way through the official filing period for a number of governing boards, few races have taken shape but there is still time to file for offices that will be decided at the General Municipal […]