Caroll County Community Hospital Celebrates Nursing Week

Carroll County Memorial Hospital celebrates Nursing Week

To celebrate and recognize their employees, Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds departmental appreciation weeks throughout the year. Employees are categorized into five groups and are recognized during one of these five special weeks. The second group celebrated was CCMH nursing staff. Departments included were Acute Care, Emergency Department, Home Health, Jefferson Medical Group, and specialty […]

Farmer Standing in a Field

The “Silent Crisis” for America’s farmers

We rarely think of those in the farming community dealing with the silent crisis, however, farming is a crap shoot.  There are no guarantees in farming, with daily costs to run a farm continually on the rise, add to the mix weather that is unpredictable and the stress at times can be almost insurmountable.  With […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

Crowder State Park Sign

Crowder State Park hosting several events in June

Crowder State Park west of Trenton will host several events this month. The park’s Summer Fun Day will be Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4 o’clock. The event coincides with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s free fishing weekend. Fishing poles will be provided to visitors during the event with prizes awarded for the children’s largest […]