The Rock Wall

I was looking through previous issues of the Rock Wall when I ran across the one where I told Mark Koca, then superintendent at Humansville, about the upcoming vacancy in our leadership position and told him he should throw his hat in the ring. He said he might do that. I wrote then that when

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CCMH announces next CEO

TERRY NICHOLS TO BEGIN MAY 23 – Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors is excited to announce Terry Nichols has accepted the position as CCMH’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective May 23, 2022. “We had an extremely difficult decision to make due to the number of highly-qualified candidates we interviewed,” said Marvin Manring, CCMH

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Water safety fun day at Liston May 21

Families love to make a big splash on Memorial Day weekend with fun in the water. This Saturday, May 21, prepare to jump in with both feet and learn about water safety that will help keep your family safe and maximize your fun this summer. West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, in cooperation with the

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Bridge replacement on I-49 between mile markers 98 & 100

What: Southbound I-49 traffic shifted head-to-head in the northbound lanes between Mile Markers 98 and 100 in Vernon County over the Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad south of Nevada while contractor crews work to replace the southbound bridge When: Tuesday, May 10 and remaining in this pattern until completion of project Traffic Impacts: Southbound I-49

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Walker School Alumni reunion to meet

The Walker School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, June 4. The Reunion will be held in the School gymnasium of the Northeast Vernon County School High School Campus at 216 East Leslie Avenue in Walker. The reunion will open with registration at 10:30 with a catered meal at 12-Noon followed by a business meeting

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Listen to campfire stories at Stockton State Park May 28

Join Stockton State Parks team members around a campfire as storyteller Raelene Crotser tells some Ozark tall tales and Mother West Wind stories. The program begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the amphitheater. This event is being held in conjunction with the National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day. For more information about

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Memorial Day and the American Flag

by David Bozarth, member of VFW Post 257 Memorial Day is only a week and a half away, this year falling on May 30. I thought it would be nice to refresh our memories by reminding us of the purpose of the holiday and sharing the thoughts of a veteran regarding the display of the

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MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Our Cedar County Memorial Hospital Senior Life Solutions team is gearing up for a month long recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. As a reminder – our Senior Life Solutions program is dedicated to addressing the emotional and behavioral health of our more senior population. It aids those experiencing sadness, depression, loneliness and

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BBB warns of new job scam

With the Great Resignation showing no signs of slowing down, Better Business Bureau® (BBB®) warns job seekers to use caution when job-hunting online. Employment scams are rampant online, and scammers’ tactics are evolving constantly. Employment scams ranked as the third-riskiest scam of 2021 in the annual BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report, with about 3,350 reports

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