Archive - Oct 18, 2011


Schenck, Pataky, and Grater make All-Conference -- Team finishes 2nd in Cross Country Conference Meet

Pictured above left to right: Zach Grater, Dominick Pataky, and Seth Schenck; all three runners recieving all Conference Honors.

Kinder critical of in-home health care assessments

Missouri News Horizon
. -- Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is criticizing Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration for its response to a glut in the number of applicants for in-home health care services for the elderly and disabled.

The state took over assessments in September from SynCare, a private health care contractor hired by the state to oversee the process of evaluating physically disabled and elderly Missourians applying for in-home care.

Former NFL Player speaks at NHHS this morning -- Students amazed by phone book torn in half

Photos by Kyle Quick

Mercy to Reschedule Cancer Support and Awareness Fair

Washington, Mo. – The Cancer Support and Awareness Fair scheduled for Thursday, October 20, at St. Francis Borgia Parish has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled.

“Mercy knows its communities love baseball and especially the St. Louis Cardinals,” said Terri L. McLain, president of Mercy Hospital Washington. “This turn of events in local baseball has brought much excitement to our area. We will reschedule the Cancer Support and Awareness Fair after the World Series, so everyone can take this time to cheer on the home team.”

Duke Tabbed No. 2 in ACC Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll

Photo courtesy of Duke University

DURHAM, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) released the preseason ACC women’s basketball poll on Tuesday with Duke selected No. 2 by a vote of the Blue Ribbon Panel, which consists of national and local media, as well as school representatives.

Those behind the scenes

Editorial by: Kyle Quick

Pictured above is Drew Schwentker keeping score for the Shamrocks softball team.

FFA Antique Tractor Pull 2011-Dust Bowl Edition