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How many have ever wanted to travel to beautiful downtown St. Louis for the Komen Race for the Cure? Well, the opportunity has presented itself as Margie Koch will be captaining the Elsberry Survivors Team at the 15th Annual Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure on June 15. Other joining Koch for this years run is Donna Davis, Thelma Dameron and Denise Boaz. The Race for the Cure has
Dear Editor, Dog bites are a safety problem and that have plagued the U.S. Postal Services for many years. Last year, letter carriers working in Central and Northeastern Missouri and Southern Illinois suffered more than 131 dog bite injuries. In addition, other letter carriers were injured falling off porches and down stairs trying to avoid being bitten. Recently, two letter carriers suffered serious injury requiring hospitalization and surgeries. Although the
2007 Elsberry graduate, Hannah Foster, is doing her part in helping those ailed with cancer. After graduating EHS, Foster headed out of state to the University of Central Arkansas. Foster would spend one-year there until she decided she wanted to come back home to Elsberry. She took a few classes at St. Charles Community College until she was able to start the Occupational Therapy Program at Maryville University St. Louis,
When the weather begins to grow cold, individuals turn to supplemental forms of heat for a variety of reasons. The rising cost of home ownership as well as escalating fuel prices often set people on a search for the least expensive and most efficient ways to keep comfortable during the cold weather season. Space heaters, wood-burning stoves and fireplaces are among the more common and popular supplemental heating sources. The
January is Radon Action Month according to The Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease, and National Cancer Institute all agree radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the January awareness drive. Radon is a naturally occurring, invisible and odorless radioactive gas.
“Caring for America’s Uninsured” is the motto for the Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) program and now they have a new home to do just that. An Open House was held on Dec. 13 at the new Lake Saint Louis location at 10710 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, Suite 100 (the First State Bank building). The clinic, which has been open for two years, had been practicing out of the first floor of