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Supporters transcend at Wallace benefit

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Ryley Wallace is battling cancer and once again the community came out in full force to help someone in need, this time Wallace and his family, with much needed assistance. Sandy, Gerald, and their son, Justin Jennings, organized the Ryley Wallace benefit that was held Saturday evening at The Grand…

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Legionnaires’ disease cases possibly linked to Phelps County hospital

DHSS JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is investigating four cases of Legionnaires’ disease among previously hospitalized patients at Phelps Health in Rolla, Mo. The first case occurred in May 2021. The source of the bacteria that caused these individuals to acquire infection is under investigation. Out of…

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