A hazard preparation class is coming to Lebanon later this month. Lake of the Ozarks council of local governments is partnering with the Laclede county office of emergency management to enhance safety and preparedness in the area through strong leadership, collaboration and meaningful partnerships. The class is free and will address the importance of having a family plan, proper supplies needed, home preparations, and creating an emergency list for both family and pets. The hazard preparation class will be held on Tuesday January 21 beginning at 1:30 pm. To learn more or to sign up for the class call (573) 346-5692.
The city of Laurie board of alderman is meeting tonight. On the agenda will be well #3 rehab bid recommendations, a road specifications recommendation, and an ordinance authorizing and amending the city budget for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. An ordinance to repeal and replace a portion of the city’s municipal code will also be discussed. Various department heads will give reports as well. Tonight’s meeting will be held at the Laurie city hall and begins at six o’clock.
The Miller county commission is meeting this week. On the agenda for this morning is the awarding of a bid for road district 2 diesel over a ten month period. There will also be an informational meeting regarding construction of conservation bridges. Today’s meeting begins at 10am at the courthouse in Tuscumbia.
The miller county health center board of trustees will be meeting today. On the agenda is the financial report for the months of November And December 2013 along with a review of employee reports, a personnel issue and a report from a WIC nutritionist.
Missouri parents can breathe a bit easier when bringing their babies home as a law mandating the screening of newborns took effect January first. The new law mandates the screening of every newborn for potentially fatal heart conditions. Dr. Stephen Kaine of children’s mercy hospital says this simple, non-evasive test gives doctors the information they need to prevent babies from going home with life threatening conditions.
It’s estimated that nine in every thousand babies is born with a congenital heart defect. While many are mild, some require catheter procedures, Surgery or even heart transplants.
Dr. Kaine says the hospital has conducted these screenings for some time and has also set up a hotline to help doctors from across the state.
The new law is called chloe’s law, named for 5 year old chloe manz, a missouri girl who was born with a rare congenital heart defect that was discovered through a screening just nine hours after her birth.
Children’s Learning Center
Climax Springs R4
Eldon R1 running on snow routes
Hope House Lake Ozark
Iberia R5 & Head Start
Laclede R1 & C5
Lake West Christian Academy
Maries R1 & R2
Macks Creek R5
Miller R2 & R3
School of the Osage R2
Vienna Christian Life
Visitation Inter-Parish Vienna
Camdenton 8th grade basketball tournament postponed until thursday
First Baptist Church of Vienna, No Services
Tipton Nutrition Center
A feasibility study regarding the normac sewer district will be discussed by the Lake of the Ozarks council of local governments on January 21st. The council will address the proposed area of expansion, the identification of potential properties as well as estimated cost, design options and the project timeline. The council will be meeting on Tuesday, January 21st beginning at 6 pm at the Camden county courthouse.