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Food safety during the holidays

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:06 am

With the holidays fast approaching, the Lincoln County Health Department reminds residents to practice safe food preparation for family gatherings. Every year, an estimated 76 million cases of foodborne illness occur in the United States. While the majority of these cases are mild and cause symptoms for only a couple of days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 300,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths related

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  • Delta Dental’s “Land of Smiles” program takes the stage

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Aaron and Eileen 2

    For more than a decade, Delta Dental’s “Land of Smiles” program has been touring schools and fighting childhood dental disease with the help of its legendary character, Tooth Wizard. This fall, Delta Dental is bringing a new adaptation of the “Land of Smiles” show to schools featuring Tooth Wizard’s sister, Tooth Fairy. Together, these characters use upbeat and interactive means to educate and inspire children to adopt healthy life habits.

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  • Free high school equivalency preparation classes offered by SCCC

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:54 am

    St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday evening, Oct. 20 and 22. This orientation/registration session will be held at Pike Lincoln Technical Center at 342 VoTech Rd., Eolia, Mo. from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students must attend both nights. Classes are free. In addition to the registration at Pike Lincoln Technical Center, registration for evening classes at the

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  • Winfield R-IV District works on student safety, participates in active shooter drill

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Sgt. McCollister Winfield’s School Resource Officer and Deputy Liparoto checking classroom doors to see if they are locked.

    Safety is a key factor in any school district. The Winfield School District has been working on a new plan to put in place called ALICE. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. The district put in place the first step to this process on Wednesday, October 1 by participating in an active shooter drill with the Winfield Police Department, Old Monroe Police Department and Lincoln County Sheriff’s

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  • Toyota Bodine chooses college for new advanced manufacturing tech degree

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Missouri students seeking opportunities to land a job requiring highly advanced skills will be able to get training and a degree through a new program that will be offered through the State Technical College of Missouri (STC) in partnership with Toyota Bodine. The Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program has been launched by Toyota in several other states where the company has manufacturing facilities. Toyota works with a local technical college

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  • Young graduates from medical school

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:57 am

    Dr. Kristen Elaine Young, formerly of Troy, graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in May 2014 after having received the Department of Family Medicine Award, Adler Scholarship (for research that she conducted during school), and the Doris Thomasi Scholarship over the course of her medical school training. She has chosen to pursue a career as a Family Medicine Physician for which she will be completing her residency

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  • High School Equivalency prep classes

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 8:42 am

    St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday, September 22 and 24, 2014. This orientation/registration session will be held at Pike Lincoln Technical Center at 342 VoTech Rd., Eolia, Mo. from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students must attend both nights. Classes are free. In addition to the registration at Pike Lincoln Technical Center, registration for evening classes at the

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