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County Planning Committee Seeks Public Input

Shelby County, MO –– The public is encouraged to review and comment on the Shelby County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update before it is finalized. The plan includes an updated strategy to reduce damage and losses caused by hazard events. The final draft of the plan will be available online and in hard copy at…

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Taking the Journey

By Marlana Smith    In 1999 Jenna Begley began working in healthcare. She has drivenback and forth to Columbia for 10 years and started to get burnt out.   “In healthcare it is hard to find people who are willing to take care of people and I would take that home and take it to heart…

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Baptist Homes Offers to Take Over Salt River Nursing Home

By Marlana Smith Salt River Community Care nursing home Board of Directors Chairman Jerry Myers told the Shelby County Herald on Monday, January 30, 2023, that Baptist Homes contacted him on Thursday, January 26, stating that the Baptist Homes Healthcare and Ministries (BHHM) executive committee voted unanimously to offer a management agreement to Salt River…

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