In the Thursday, April 23 issue
The Ripley County Health Department continues the fight against COVID-19. There are many moving parts, and one of them is having people know where they’ve been in the past couple weeks or more, and who they have been with.“Keep a journal,” suggests Dr. …Read the story »
The format for the meeting of the Milan Town Council was a little different in April as they practiced social distancing. Council members held a Facebook Live meeting, with three of the members sitting six feet apart and another joining the meeting fro …Read the story »
JCD forward to play for Mount St. Joseph
Jac-Cen-Del senior basketball standout Brandon Baber recently announced his intention to continue his education and play basketball for the Mount St. Joseph University Lions this fall. Looking back on Baber’s senior season, Eagles head coach Jack Day says, “He supported our team with his constant leadership. When we needed a bucket or a defensive stop we could always count on him to step up and give us his best.”
MMH offers financial options for those with COVID-19 income loss
For patients who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Margaret Mary Health is offering modified payment plans and support to help. Those who are temporarily unemployed may qualify for significantly reduced payment plans for up to 90 days. Additionally, those who have been permanently laid off may now qualify for financial assistance.
We miss you
The above sign appeared on the school lawn at Jac-Cen-Del Monday morning, April 20 as the day dawned bright and sunny. JCD Elementary Principal Trent Whaley said we thought it was a perfect way to say how we are feeling about our students right now. It’s simple and to the point, but it’s what’s going on. They miss those little feet walking into the school building every Monday morning and know it will be a while before that will be happening again.