Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Usage Paused in State of Missouri

 JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine administration is being paused in Missouri until further notice.  “In an abundance of caution and as per federal guidelines, we are pausing vaccination with Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine until further notice in Missouri,” said Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Department of Health and…

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Scotland County Hospital Recognized as a Top Performer

 MEMPHIS, MO – Scotland County Hospital’s Population Health Care Team has been recognized as “Top Performers” for the month of February by Crossriver Quality Health Partners (CQHP). The team consists of Tabitha Wittstock, MA (Population Health Coordinator), Stephanie Ketchum, LPN (Population Health Nurse and Chronic Care Management Nurse), and is led by the Physician Champion,…

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30 Years of Service at the U.S. Post Office

By Echo Menges Bert Oberdahlhoff, 56, of Edina reached a 30 year milestone of service with the U.S. Postal Service. Oberhahlhoff began working with the US Postal Service as a clerk in Lancaster, MO, on April 6, 1991. She spent a few years working in the Lancaster office before transferring to the Memphis US Post…

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End of An Era, and A New Beginning

By Mike Scott Thirty-three years ago, on April 1, 1988, Mick and Sheila Wood of Kahoka took a leap of faith, and purchased Kahoka Lumber Company from Dick South.  They named their new business Wood Builders Lumber and Home Center, the office of which were located across the street from their present location. Fast forward…

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How The Shots Played Out; Amy Eagan’s Journey to Success

Drury University women’s head basketball coach Amy Eagan, a native of Shelbina, is shown giving instructions during a Lady Panthers game during the 2020-21 season. Eagan completed her first season as head coach with a 24-2 record. Photograph by Terry Griffin By Marlana Smith   Amy Eagan attributes her success to values and lessons she…

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Lighting starts fire that seriously damaged W. Quincy hog building

by Patty Cheffey A lightening strike during last Wednesday’s storm resulted in a fire that destroyed a hog confinement facility belonging to Roger Sutter in the West Quincy area. Quincy, Ill. firefighters work from above to put out a fire in a hog confinement building in W. Quincy Wednesday. (Contributed photo) Lightening struck a transformer…

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Missouri pauses J&J COVID-19 vaccine administration

FRIDAY’S MASS VACCINATION  DRIVE THRU IN KAHOKA CANCELLED JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine administration is being paused in Missouri until further notice. “In an abundance of caution and as per federal guidelines, we are pausing vaccination with Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine until further notice in Missouri,” said Dr. Randall…

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Local Officials Gather to Discuss Combining Forces to Address Needs Ahead of Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act

By Echo Menges, NEMOnews Media Group Edina, Missouri – Friday, April 2, 2021 – State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Dist. 18) hosted a meeting at Edina’s Knox County Community Center to bring local government officials together and begin the processes of thinking of ways to best use millions of dollars being distributed through the American Rescue…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

By Troy Treasure NEMOnews Media Group KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine. Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence. Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school.…

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