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Stories from Thursday, October 11, 2012

Governor Beebe energizes Fullton Democrats (10/11/12)
The Presidential race is getting all the publicity, but Arkansas Democrats are in a fight to turn back a Republican charge, and keep their majority in the House and Senate. That fight brought Governor Mike Beebe and Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to Salem for a Fulton County Democratic Party rally on Saturday, Oct. 6...
Large crowd attends Missouri Foundation of Health presentation on Affordable Care Act (10/11/12)
Concerned citizens, business owners, and even students turned out on Thursday, Oct. 4 to learn about changes that the federal Affordable Care Act will have on healthcare, during a forum at the Thayer Fun and Friends Center. Ron McNear, a concerned citizen of Oregon County, said that people should be educated about the Affordable Care Act, which is often called Obama Care. ...
Oregon County's Head Start programs promote awareness (10/11/12)
Ozark Action Head Start has kicked off Head Start Awareness month. In Oregon County, there are three Head Start programs, one in Thayer and two in Alton. Head Start is a total child development program designed to help children and their families grow. Thayer Head Start teacher Candace Young said, "We work very close with the families of the children enrolled."...
Oregon County officials sign proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness (10/11/12)
The Christos House Outreach and Oregon County officials gathered on Friday, Oct. 5 to recognize the importance of Domestic Violence Awareness month, which is October. "We have a proclamation that we wanted signed to promote Domestic Violence Awareness month. ...
Gepp Post Office Reopens (10/11/12)
Almost 13 months after it was suddenly closed, the Gepp Post Office has suddenly reopened, under reduced hours. Customers from the Gepp area who rent post office boxes were recently informed by mail that their boxes would be moved from the Viola Post Office back to the Gepp Post Office on Wednesday, Oct. 3...
Horseshoe Bend Post Office Closes (10/11/12)
For the first time in many years, Horseshoe Bend is without post office services. On Friday, Oct. 5, U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees cleaned out a 10 foot by 10 foot room at the Pacesetting Times newspaper, which had served as the city's post office for the past seven years...
Electronic medical records coming to hospital (10/11/12)
"This is a big deal. It is going to lead to better patient care and improvements in how we get paid for that care," hospital administrator Tony Thompson said.
Salem council discusses sewer and water projects (10/11/12)
The Salem City Council heard a good financial report as it held its regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27. "Our August sales tax receipts were up $4,000 comparted to August 2011," Mayor Gary Clayton said. "Six of the last eight months have shown sales tax increases. It appears like we are generating more business, and we expect to have good November and December sales tax income."...