Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic provide 370 free sports physicals

In May and June, Wright Memorial Hospital Physicians’ Group, in partnership with the Grundy County Health Department, and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton, offered student-athletes from Trenton, Galt, Humphreys, Laredo, Pleasant View R-6, Spickard, Princeton, and Mercer school districts an opportunity to receive free sports physicals. The Missouri State High School Activities Association […]

Grundy County Extension Council

Grundy County Extension Council meeting report

The Grundy County Extension Council received a check from the Heartland Foundation this week to cover expenses in providing the Prison Leadership Program in Chillicothe. University of Missouri Extension of Grundy County staff member Meridith Berry says the check was for $4,350. Expenses will be reimbursed as requested. The council approved the purchase of equipment […]

(L to R) Dr. Sharon Weiser, NCMC Dean of Extended Campus, Noel Staddie, NCMC Early Childhood Instructor, Ashley Phillips, Director of CAP Head Start in St. Joseph

NCMC Dean and Instructor receive the Head Start Hero Award

North Central Missouri College Dean of Extended Campus, Dr. Sharon Weiser, and NCMC Early Childhood Instructor, Noel Staddie recently received the Head Start Hero Award through the Community Action Partnership Head Start of St. Joseph, Missouri. “The Missouri Head Start Association annually awards local community heroes that are exceptional community partners to Head Start Programs […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee raises $360,846 during the “Great American Milk Drive”

Hy-Vee has announced customer donations and its corporate participation during The Great American Milk Drive helped raise $360,846 to purchase much-needed milk for local food banks throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.   During the monthlong campaign in March, customer donations totaled $277,846, with an additional $83,000 in corporate giving from Hy-Vee. According to Feeding America, milk is […]