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Re-affirms commitment

Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 12:35 pm

DART signing

The executive council for the D.A.R.T. (Drug Alcohol Reduction Team) and others signed a charter re-affirming their commitment to make Lincoln County a better community and reduce alcohol and drug abuse. Pictured above (from left): Jeff Taylor, Troy Police Chief; Jim Wallis, vice-president, Preferred Family Healthcare; Mark Penny, Troy R-III superintendent; Dan Colbert, presiding commissioner; 45th Circuit Judge Chris Kunza Mennemeyer; Elaine Eversmeyer Henderson, Silex R-I superintendent; Nancy Baker, Winfield R-IV superintendent; Kathy Boessen, Lincoln County Resource Board and Mike Dach, Lincoln County Medical Center. Dr. Tim Reller, Elsberry R-II superintendent, had signed it earlier. D.A.R.T. is a community coalition representing the law enforcement, judicial system, community, medical, schools and service providers. They meet monthly to help educate the community on current substance abuse issues.