Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]

Drugs

Audio: Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to institute drug monitoring program

U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to join the rest of the country in instituting a statewide prescription drug monitoring program. Hartzler met with Boone County Hospital officials Tuesday to discuss the opioid epidemic.     Boone County and about half of Missouri’s counties currently participate in a monitoring program established by Saint Louis County […]

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Driver totals van on Highway 6 west of Novinger

The Highway Patrol reports two Milan residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan in which they were passengers slid on ice and overturned four miles west of Novinger Wednesday morning. Thirty-year-old Mele Celestine and 30-year-old Simbi Nkuazoosala were transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. Driver 23-year-old Jacque Matoondo Nitu of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of two area women

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two women in area counties Tuesday on various allegations. Twenty-year-old Angela Young of Lake Ozark was accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the limit, possession of marijuana—10 grams or less, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a summons. The Patrol […]

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Chillicothe woman injured in Saline County crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe woman sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident in Saline County Tuesday morning. A personal vehicle transported 35-year-old Mandy Stover to Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton. Stover traveled south on Highway 65 when the sports utility vehicle she drove ran off the right side of the road south […]

Traffic Accident

Three transported to hospital after crashing on I-35

Three women, including two from Cameron, were taken to a hospital Monday night with minor injuries following a single vehicle accident in Clay County. Twenty-six-year-old Shelbe Monzingo was driving southbound when the car went off the left side of Interstate 35 and struck a guard rail. Her passengers were 37-year-old April Brown of Cameron and […]