Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group to offer free sports physicals

Free sports physical exams will be offered the afternoon of Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton. In order to maintain proper social distancing, appointments are required. Please call the Physicians’ Group at 660-358-5750 to schedule the free screening. The final day to make an appointment will be Friday, July 17.  […]

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Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report COVID-19 testing tops 1800 individuals

Testing for COVID-19 now tops 1,800 individuals through the efforts of hospitals in Chillicothe and Trenton. That’s an increase of 190 tests during the past week. As of Monday morning, Wright Memorial has tested 508 including 355 from Grundy County, 89 from Mercer County, and 64 from other counties. Hedrick Medical Center has tested 1,298 […]

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Livingston County Health Center announces results of COVID-19 tests during blood draw clinic

The Livingston County Health Center announces the 75 serology COVID-19 tests administered at Wednesday, June 24th’s adult blood draw clinic were all negative. Public Information Supervisor Ann Burchett says the health center offered antibody testing at its blood draw clinics this month. Two hundred three antibody tests have been conducted all total in June. Only […]

Sex Offender

Missouri sex offender sentenced to 33 years in prison after impregnating 14-year-old victim

 A prior sex offender in Carthage, Missouri, who impregnated a 14-year-old victim, was sentenced in federal court for the sexual exploitation of a child. Victor Alfonso Vasquez, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 33 years and nine months in federal prison without parole. On Dec. 16, 2019, Vasquez pleaded guilty […]

Missouri State Fair 2020

Rabbit show at 2020 Missouri State Fair canceled due to Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease

At the direction of the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) State Veterinarian’s office, the Missouri State Fair will not host rabbit shows at the State Fair this August due to Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2). Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) is a highly contagious and potentially fatal disease that affects both […]

Coronavirus Update

Another 180 tested for COVID-19 by Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center

Another 180 people have received COVID-19 testing in the past week via Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital. Combined, the new total is 1,429. As of Monday morning, June 15, 2020, Wright Memorial has tested 377 including 260 from Grundy County, 66 from Mercer County, 51 from other counties.  Hedrick Medical Center has tested […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Changes coming to Carroll County Memorial Hospital

The Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton will make a few changes Monday, June 15th to accommodate the increase in patients as the community begins to resume some normal activities. The hospital will open its Medical Plaza entrance weekdays from 7 to 5 o’clock to provide patient access to Jefferson Medical Group, Outpatient Specialty Clinic, […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital to open new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

On Wednesday, June 10, Wright Memorial Hospital will open a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Green Hills Medical Clinic, located at 3300 E 10th Street in Trenton. The new site is in addition to the previously established site in Chillicothe at the former Washington St. Food & Drink location, which will continue operation as well. […]

Planned Parenthood

Missouri panel grants abortion license renewal request for St. Louis Planned Parenthood

A state judge has ruled today the St. Louis Planned Parenthood meets requirements to get its abortion license renewed. The State Administrative Hearing Commission’s decision is a major blow to Gov. Mike Parson’s administration attempting to shut down the only abortion clinic in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Health denied the clinic license one year […]