Auxiliary Makes Donation to Hospital for Teaching Kitchen

Scotland County Hospital 450 E Sigler Ave Memphis, MO 63555 CONTACT: Alisa Kigar, MBA, Communications Specialist [email protected] 660-465-8511 April 6, 2020   Auxiliary Makes Donation to Hospital for Teaching Kitchen     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The SCCC/SCH Auxiliary recently made a donation to both the Dietary Department and Therapy Services Department at Scotland County Hospital. Hospital…

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City Closes All Public Facilities to Help Promote Social Distancing

The City of Memphis cares about the health and safety of its residents.  As a precautionary measure, and in an effort to protect the community from the threat of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS),…

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Ailing Rural Hospitals Like SCH May Have Tough Time Surviving Coronavirus

Have you been reading the national news stories about the pressures of this crisis on not only the urban medical centers, but the rural hospitals? You may be asking yourself and your neighbors if your local hospital can weather this storm both medically and financially. Admittedly, the winds are picking up and the clouds are…

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Governor Parson Issues Statewide ‘Stay Home Missouri’ Order to Control, Contain, Combat Covid-19

Building on Missouri’s efforts to control, contain, and combat COVID-19, Governor Mike Parson today issued a statewide “Stay Home Missouri” Order effective beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020. The Order explicitly states that individuals currently residing within the state of Missouri shall avoid leaving their homes…

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Sewer System Review Identifies $350,000 in Needed Repairs

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Jobe Justice, Chris Feeney, and Jenny Aldridge.  Others in attendance were:  City Administrator Allen Creek; Utility Supt.…

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WIC Program Waives Requirements, Expands Options In Wake of COVID-19 Response

The Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, known as WIC, remains in operation in Missouri The Scotland County Health Department WIC program will continue to support current participants and to enroll new participants who may now be income-eligible due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the recommendations of the Centers for…

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Nothing Will Be Impossible With God

By Terry Rush What I really like about the above verse…is that it’s true. We ordinaryers get to believe in our God who is beyond all that we know, ask, or think. God knows stuff… and He surely knows how… the how of everything. Over the years…and decades…I have returned to and relied upon these…

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Don’t Pooh Pooh Plastic #2

By The Trashy Blonde In my last article, we dabbled our toes in the history of plastic, discussed some of the finer points of correctly identifying a #1 plastic bottle, and restressed the reasons why you want to go through all the trouble to recycle.  You may also remember I passed on Allen’s (the Memphis…

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