Livingston County Library to host play dates for kids

The Livingston County Library of Chillicothe will hold two parent-guided play dates this month. Parents and children four years old and younger can participate in Toddler Stay and Play in the library’s second-floor program room on the mornings of February 12th and 21st from 9 to 11 o’clock. The self-guided come-and-go-style event will include puzzles, […]

Heart Health

Rissler Elementary School to host Kids Heart Challenge

The physical education program at S. M. Rissler Elementary School of Trenton will host its annual Kids Heart Challenge event for the American Heart Association. Students will accept cash and check donations from February 4th through 22nd. Checks should be written to the American Heart Association. The funds will go toward lifesaving heart and stroke […]

From left, Cindy Collier, Mayor Pro Tem; Thresa Kussman, City Council; Donald Grotjan, City Council; Joni DeWeese, City Clerk; Jeff Tindle, CCMH Chief Executive Officer; Kristen Butterfield, Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee President; Cindy Gilman, CCMH Associate Chief Nursing Officer; and Jessica Elliott, Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee Member. (Rachel Arth/CCMH)

Carroll County Memorial Hospital makes donation to Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee

Carroll County Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Jeff Tindle presented the Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee with a $5,000 check Wednesday, January 9, at the Brunswick City Council meeting. “CCMH has many employees that reside in Brunswick and we have the honor of taking care of the healthcare needs of many residents,” Tindle said. “Rural […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University theater fraternity staging annual children’s show December 15th and 16th

Alpha Psi Omega, Northwest Missouri State University’s honorary theater fraternity, is taking a show on the road again this winter and will present “Sunny Days” for area children.   The fraternity will tour to schools throughout the region during the University’s winter break. Additionally, the ensemble will stage two performances at 2 p.m. Saturday, December […]

Mother and Child eating pizza

Missouri kids are eager to solve food insecurity

Missouri school kids were so eager to participate in the “No Kid Hungry Innovation Challenge” that it was a full house when they pitched their ideas for reducing child hunger and food insecurity.  The challenge distributed $14,000 in grants to students who had the most innovative ideas for increasing access to, or participation in, school […]

Child being examined by doctor

Number of uninsured children grows in Missouri

About 75,000 children in Missouri lacked health insurance in 2017, or about 5.1 percent, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families.  That’s a small increase over 2016 and is just above the national average, which increased from 4.7 to 5 percent. Amanda Schneider, director of the Medical-Legal Partnership at Legal Services […]