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Main Street Connection Program Comes to Milan

Submitted by Crystal Bupp, Milan Chamber of Commerce On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Milan hosted Keith Winge and Ben White, the Missouri Main Street Community Empowerment Grant Application (CEGA) Selection Committee, for a presentation at the Milan Community Center and a walking + driving tour of various businesses throughout Milan’s Business District; the newly constructed…

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SCMH Adds New CT Scanner

(Milan, MO)— Sullivan County Memorial Hospital (SCMH) added a new CT Scanner at the end of August. The Aquilion Lightning provides high performance, it is highly economical, some of the benefits are increased productivity and patient safety. Employs cutting-edge technology to optimize accelerated decision making and assures high quality images at very low patient radiation…

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Back to School Area School Enrollment Numbers

Enrollment for the five area schools for 2021-2022 is 1127, down from the enrollment figure of 1244 in 2020-2021. Following is a breakdown for each school. Milan C-2 reports an enrollment of 634, up 25 since last year. Kindergarten through 6th grade had 329, 7th through 12th 305. Individual class breakdown is as follows: 2021…

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Green City Post Office Deemed Unsafe, City Will Tear It Down

By John Garlock, Courtesy of KTVO-TV Channel 3 GREEN CITY, Mo. — A U.S. post office in a small northeast Missouri community is now closed due to an unstable exterior wall and other structural issues. A letter dated August 13, 2021, is taped on the front door of the Green City Post Office. It states…

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Green City R-1 Awarded by Tri-County Conference

On Thursday, Aug. 12, Green City R-1 had the opportunity to host the Tri-County Conference annual meeting. At the meeting, conference champions from the 2020-2021 school year were presented with their plaques. Green City received 6 plaques. The All-Sports Champion presented to Jamie Tipton, High School Principal. The Conference Baseball plaque was presented to Dale…

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Rising Postal Rates Force Subscription Increases

Sooner or later, the day had to come. The post office has announced an 8.8 percent increase on periodicals postage, effective August 29, 2021. That’s on top of their 1.456 percent increase earlier in 2021, and their nearly 2 percent increase in January of 2020. In fact, since 2017, the postage we pay to mail…

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Truman VA Mobile Veterans Center To Provide On-Site Services For Milan-Area Veterans

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide area Veterans with services such as Veterans Health Administration enrollment, and counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma. Through use of the Mobile Vet Center (MVC), a 37-foot-long mobile resource unit, bereavement, marriage, and family counseling also…

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Sullivan County Memorial Hospital Announces New CEO

New SCMH CEO Has Officially Filled Vacancy Left by Tony Keene Submitted by Sullivan County Memorial Hospital The Board of Trustees at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital are pleased to introduce Dr. Jason Chrisman, who has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer. With a Doctorate in Health Education, Jason comes to SCMH with extensive marketing,…

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Morlan Retires After 42 Years of Service

Ron Morlan, Zone 1, is retiring after 42 years of service as a director on NEMR Telecom’s Board. Ron has seen many changes in the telecommunications industry during his tenure. With his retirement, the board of directors’ size will decrease to 8. Thank you Ron for your contribution in making NEMR Telecom the great cooperative…

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