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MDC suggests post-holiday uses for natural Christmas trees

Recycle them as mulch or place them outdoors for backyard wildlife habitat A natural Christmas tree can provide benefits before, during, and after the holidays. Evergreen trees growing at tree farms provide oxygen, clean the air, serve as wildlife habitat, and green up the countryside. Then comes their starring role as a festive and fragrant

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Fort Leonard Wood man sentenced for domestic violence

The domestic partner of a soldier stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court today for strangling and assaulting her in their home. Kevin Levon Bonner, 33, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Wednesday, Dec. 8, to five years and 11 months in federal prison without parole. On

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Witt Recognized by Missouri Hospital Association

Jana Witt, CEO of Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, has been recognized by the Missouri Hospital Association for her leadership as President of the Missouri Hospital Association’s Southwest District Council. Dana Dahl, MBA, CPHQ, FACHE, Vice President of Membership Services and Rural Initiatives for the Missouri Hospital Association recently traveled to El

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El Do Christmas Basket Thanks

The El Do Christmas Basket Committee thanks all the individuals, businesses, civic groups and churches who donated toys, socks, money and time to this year’s project. Christmas was made special for 393 people, including 215 children, because of your generosity. Special thanks to Fugate Motors for collecting and sorting toys and to the FFA for

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2022 CCMH Health Fair Blood Draw Schedule

Public Blood Testing is available at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Medical Mall at 1317 S. Hwy 32 in El Dorado Springs the second Wednesday of each month from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – at discounted cash only rates. Prices and options available include: Glucose – $10 CBC w/auto-diff – $16 CMP – $21

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They eat what? New Year’s food traditions around the world

1. Hoppin’ John, American South A major New Year’s food tradition in the American South, Hoppin’ John is a dish of pork-flavored field peas or black-eyed peas (symbolizing coins) and rice, frequently served with collards or other cooked greens (as they’re the color of money) and cornbread (the color of gold). The dish is said

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Cedar County Health Dept. COVID-19 stats for Dec. 20

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (2,016-64 new cases this past week-home tested are not all reporting) Active COVID-19 cases (39) Cases in Stockton (30) Cases in El Dorado Springs (31) Cases in Jerico Springs (1) Cases in Dadeville (0) Cases in Fair Play(1) Cases in Humansville(1) # of deaths (33 confirmed PCR, 8

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CCMH establishes Bridge Program, Dr. Casey retires

During the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, Dec 15, the trustees decided to move forward with the proposal by Chief Nursing Officer Marie Mitchell to establish a tuition reimbursement program for LPN’s that want to become RN’s. Under the program, CCMH will reimburse up to $4,500 for each successfully completed

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