Tuscumbia resident Ethan Horton was hunting for crawdads in Dog Creek last Thursday, March 26. He said the water was cold and he didn’t find any. He figured his next activity would be to start looking for mushrooms. Locals reported finding both reds and gray morels this past week. (Photo by Connie Wyrick)
Sheriff Louis Gregoire advises residents that the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Miller County Emergency Management and the Miller County Health Department are working to observe and implement recommendations made by the Center for Disease Control during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Colonel Eric T. Olson, Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol announces that the Patrol is immediately suspending all written and skills-based driver road testing at all locations through April 6, 2020. This includes operator, commercial driver license and motorcycle testing.
Shannon Ratcliff (right) takes the opportunity to visit with her mother through the window. Despite the barrier with the help of a cell phone they were at least able to visit face-to-face. (Submitted photo)
Love in the time of quarantine
By Tammy Witherspoon
Relatively quickly, it’s become a scary world with something called COVID-19 taking control of our health, economy and how we relate to each other (social distancing).
Miller County Care and Rehabilitation Center resident Annette Dake searches for her favorite song during a staff-led church service Sunday afternoon, March 22. Those in attendance complied with the six foot social distancing guidelines. (Submitted photo)
Miller County Care and Rehabilitation news
While we miss our volunteers and family members, our staff and residents are paying close attention to each other, making sure to brighten their days a little.
Our town is in crisis mode once again. Not by a natural disaster, i.e. tornado, flood, etc., but by one made by our city government. Before 2008, they knew our sewer treatment plant was not going to be able to function at capacity in the coming years, so they implemented upgrades to accommodate the city’s growth. How were these upgrades funded?
Would you feel better if you could lose weight and keep it off? Get help with a weight management class and support group at Lake Regional Health System. The class is at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 23, at Lake Regional Hospital in the third floor conference rooms.
Lake Regional Health System will offer the AARP Safe Driving Course at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. This program is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers ages 50 and older.