Affordable Care Act Workshop Thursday in Hollister

Ye Olde English Inn on Downing Street in Hollister is hosting a non-political, non-partisan workshop Thursday to help folks better understand the new healthcare laws under the Affordable Care Act. Inn Manager and event organizer Tabitha Mongold… A short presentation takes place at 4 p.m. Thursday in the dining hall at Ye Olde English Inn, …

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Cox Branson Receives PCHM Recognition

BRANSON, Mo. – Cox Medical Center Branson clinics have received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home program. Media Relations Specialist Michelle Leroux explains the goal of Certified Patient-Centered Medical Homes… Research shows medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs. CoxHealth Center Branson West, CoxHealth Center Kimberling City, CoxHealth Family Medicine & OB, …

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Marion, Newton Counties Included in Declaration

A total of 13 Arkansas counties are now eligible for federal disaster assistance following a winter storm in early December. The presidential declaration issued this week includes the counties of Marion, Newton, Madison and Searcy. Grant funds are available for emergency work to repair public facilities that were damaged in the storm, however the declaration …

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Gov. Nixon Appoints New Judge for Ozark Co.

GAINESVILLE, Mo. – Ozark County is getting a new Associate Circuit Judge as Gov. Nixon appoints Cynthia MacPherson to the bench. MacPherson has nearly 40 years of experience practicing law, and has strong roots to Ozark County: Gov. Nixon appointed MacPherson on Tuesday. MacPherson reflects on the phone call: MacPherson says she’s been eyeing the …

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Harrison Police Chief Announces Retirement

HARRISON, Ark. – Harrison’s Police Chief, Pat Murphy sent a formal letter to Mayor Jeff Crockett announcing he is retiring from the Police Department. Murphy visited with HometownDailyNews.com: Murphy also said, “Being employed at the Harrison Police Department has been the highlight of my 35 year career in Law Enforcement and I am extremely proud …

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Sign Ignites on 248 Shopping Center

BRANSON, Mo. – The sign above The Wine Co. next to Country Mart on 248 caught fire Wednesday evening around 4:45 p.m. Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin says initial reports suggested much worse: Branson firefighters put out the fire by 5 p.m. No one was injured during the time of the fire.