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BCMH holds 19th annual health fair

BCMH holds 19th annual health fair

Lamar Democrat/Richard Cooper The Lamar Police Department was one of many popular displays at Barton County Memorial Hospital’s 19th annual Community Health Fair. Fifty vendors participated in the well attended…

Work progresses on 1st Street bridge

Work progresses on 1st Street bridge

Photo for Lamar Democrat by Michael O’Sullivan Dirt, dirt and more dirt. This bulk phase of the ramps for the 1st Street bridge are almost complete. According to the foreman…

Educational program dealing with dementia held

Educational program dealing with dementia held

Lamar Democrat/Melissa Little Hospice Compassus sponsored an educational program on October 1 and 2, for healthcare professionals and family members dealing with dementia. The program, “Making Beautiful Moments”, was presented…

MedFlight holds training for Vernon County Sheriff’s Office

MedFlight holds training for Vernon County Sheriff’s Office

Municipal Airport of Nevada, Mo. held a medical flight training seminar recently for the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office. The training included extensive training for proper landing zones, inclement weather, approaching…

A post script to T.A.T.S. 20-year anniversary

By RICHARD COOPER Democrat staff writer LAMAR-When the Truman Area Transportation Service (T.A.T.S.) observed its 20th anniversary of service in mid-September, it was noted that an essential part of its…

Sleep deprivation is common among children and adults

OZARK-Sleep deprivation is common among both children and adults according to Renette Wardlow, a human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “Recent studies by the U.S. Department of Labor…

MDC reminds deer hunters to properly dispose of carcasses

JEFFERSON CITY-The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters throughout the state to properly dispose of carcasses from harvested deer to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in…

Letter to editor

Dear Editor: This is a real difficult letter to write. It is about the loss of our beautiful Yellow Lab on September 24 when I had a sad knock on…

Health needs assessment survey being taken by BCMH

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law in March 2010 and included a section that creates additional requirements for tax-exempt hospitals. Section 9007 of PPACA…

Metropolitan National Bank offers ongoing education for employees

SPRINGFIELD-Employees at Metropolitan National Bank can now take advantage of an exceptional opportunity to expand their industry knowledge through the newly offered Metropolitan National Bank’s Employee Certificate Program. The multi-faceted…