Monthly Archives: January 2015

SOTS

  During last week’s annual State of the State speech, Gov. Jay Nixon once again made the economic case for expanding Medicaid to about 300,000 working Missourians who make too little to afford health insurance, but too much to get … Continue reading

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We’re number 2!

Ok, normally we don’t celebrate coming in second but a recent award for GVMH is worth celebrating even though we’re number 2. Becker’s Hospital Review and Axial Exchange have launched a new hospital ranking system based on patient engagement. Top … Continue reading

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Happiest place on earth

Disneyland, otherwise known as – The Happiest Place on Earth!  Only it’s not so happy when measles are involved.  A recent measles outbreak that began at Disneyland is spreading across California and it has caused school systems in California to … Continue reading

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Little girl, big heart

Six-year-old Kiersten Gilbert of Clinton presents a gift from Santa to Alice Taylor, left, and Ronda Glaspy, right, of the Birthing Center at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare. Kiersten asked Santa for money to help the mothers of babies, and her … Continue reading

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Hope

I have a DVD I picked up for $5.00 out of a bargain bin at one of the big chain stores.  The DVD has a collection of movies from Tom Sawyer to Old Yeller.  I asked my son which of the … Continue reading

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How a smoking ordinance becomes official

On Tuesday, January 20th, the Clinton City Council will have the second reading of a proposed Smoking Ordinance.  For a city ordinance to be put into place two readings and two separate votes are required.  The first reading of the … Continue reading

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Texting

Here’s a bit of trivia for you:  When was the first text message sent and what did it say? Answer: December 3, 1992, it said ‘merry christmas’ and was sent by Neil Papworth who was 22 at the time to … Continue reading

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