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Since April 2005, Lincoln County Health Department has served children between the ages of 6 through 18, who are residents of Lincoln County and have MO HealthNet (Medicaid), or are uninsured. “We started out small and built up a long waiting list,” stated Jo-Ann Creech, LPN and Dental Coordinator at the Health Department. The program started with all volunteers consisting of dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants, who provided complete
Providing young people with fun, healthy alternatives to substance abuse has been the goal of the Drug Alcohol Reduction Team (D.A.R.T.) in Lincoln County and this week, the first of what is expected to be an annual event will be held. There are 34 teams comprised of students from the four public school districts who have registered to play in the Mud Volleyball Tournament May 23 at the Lincoln County
Pictured above is a scene from the Mock Disaster Drill held May 11 in Winfield. Approximately 75 area firemen, police, ambulance and other emergency service providers participated in the drill. The scenario was an accident involving a school bus with children and a vehicle pulling an anhydrous ammonia tank. During the exercise, there were outside evaluators who assessed specific areas. Once the exercise was over, a general session was held
National Drug Court Month began May 1 and will continue to the end of May. The resolution/proclamation reads as the following: Whereas, Drug Courts are proven budget solution that benefit all facets of society; and Whereas, Drug Courts are an essential component of our justice system which save vast criminal justice resources and keep individuals out of jail and engaged with their communities as productive, tax-paying citizens; and Whereas, Drug
Drive and dedication will get you far in life and with those qualities, it can also be a big help to others in the community. Leslie Lomax, and her husband Lance, have been working hard to give their children everything they can, but when they found out that their youngest son, Landon, had Down Syndrome, they had to think of something special. “I was watching the Today show back in
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host an event May 18 in the Lincoln County town of Troy aimed at helping Missouri residents rid their homes and farms of unwanted pesticides and related chemicals. The event, part of the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program, will allow Missouri households and farmers to safely and legally dispose of pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides, de-wormers, fly tags and fertilizers containing herbicides or pesticides. The
Everyone is invited to help celebrate a very special birthday. The American Cancer Society (ACS) will be celebrating their 100th birthday on Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. at the LCCOA center, located at 1380 Boone Street, Troy. The monthly Relay for Life of Lincoln County committee and team captains meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. followed by the Birthday Party at 6 p.m. EVERYONE is invited to help CELEBRATE!