Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Polar Plunge

Sunnyview Foundation to hold Polar Bear Plunge

The Sunnyview Foundation will hold its first ever Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, February 16, to raise funds for Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton. The event will be at the swimming beach at Upper Lake Trenton that afternoon at 2 o’clock. Participants must submit a minimum entry fee of $15.00 with a $25.00 fee […]

Child using asthma inhaler

Audio: Missouri’s school nurses key to managing kids’ asthma

A common childhood disease can negatively affect school performance, but Missouri’s school nurses are doing everything they can to turn that around. Asthma affects one in 12 school-aged children and, when poorly controlled, it’s likely to cause disruptions for the entire classroom.  It’s estimated that 150,000 school-aged children in Missouri have asthma, but school nurses […]

Crash and accident graphic

Two from Milan hurt in crash on Highway 6

Two Milan residents were injured late Saturday afternoon east of Milan when a sports utility vehicle veered off Highway 6. The driver, 32-year old Augustin Mukubwa, and a passenger, 40-year old Leon Ilunga, both of Milan, were transported to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. The accident happened approximately four miles east of Milan […]