Day: August 3, 2014

Youth Conservation Corps Impact on Buffalo National River

Twenty Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) participants have been busy most of this summer assisting Buffalo National River staff with numerous projects to help protect and maintain the river and park. The YCC was created in 1970 as a summer work program to introduce young Americans to conservation opportunities on the nation’s public lands. Buffalo National …

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August Enforcement Projects Scheduled for Troop D

Troop D officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and saturations in Barry, Newton, and Stone Counties. These efforts will concentrate on highways which have been found to have a high number of alcohol-related crashes and enforcement contacts. The sobering fact is that impaired driving contributes to more than 30 percent of all Missouri fatal traffic crashes. …

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Cox Branson celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

While Cox Medical Center Branson is observing World Breastfeeding Week by hosting a reception on Wednesday, Aug. 6, working to encourage mothers to breastfeed is something that is done year-round at Cox Branson. “We work with new moms at the hospital every day to help provide them with hands-on experience with breastfeeding,” explained Melanie Lavoi, …

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