Caroll County Community Hospital Celebrates Nursing Week

Carroll County Memorial Hospital celebrates Nursing Week

To celebrate and recognize their employees, Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds departmental appreciation weeks throughout the year. Employees are categorized into five groups and are recognized during one of these five special weeks. The second group celebrated was CCMH nursing staff. Departments included were Acute Care, Emergency Department, Home Health, Jefferson Medical Group, and specialty […]

Prison Sentence

St. Joseph woman sentenced to 5-years in prison for selling stolen firearms

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced in federal court for selling stolen firearms. O’Ceonna S. Thomas-Weston, 23, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to five years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 28, 2017, Thomas-Weston pleaded guilty to selling a stolen firearm. Co-defendant Ronnie Lee Martin III, 22, […]

Children playing on floor

Missouri families step-up to care for foster children

There are more than 15,000 children in Missouri’s foster care system, and that number is growing, due largely to the state’s opioid crisis and growing rate of poverty.   The increase underscores the need to recognize the contributions foster parents make in the lives of children – and one reason why Thursday has been declared National Foster […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation awards scholarships

In the month of May, Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation awarded six scholarships to local high school graduates. The recipients include graduates of Carrollton High School, Norborne High School, and Santa Fe High School. The Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarship Committee awards two different scholarships; the Jack Tindle Healthcare Scholarship in the amount of […]

Mo Department of Agriculture MORE program

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital honors Don Sipes for years of influence and oversight

Don Sipes, FACHE, Vice President, Regional Services, Saint Luke’s Health System, was recently honored during a Wright Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting. Sipes, who recently stepped down from his position on the Wright Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, has served on the board since 1995, the year Wright Memorial joined Saint Luke’s Health System.  “Don […]