During today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced that Phase 1 of the state’s “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan has been extended from Sunday, May 31, 2020, through Monday, June 15, 2020. “We are very pleased with how well Phase 1 has gone so far,” Governor Parson said. “Businesses, communities, and Missourians across the state have done a great job of implementing health and safety measures, and we continue to be encouraged by data across the state.” Resting on four essential pillars, the
The City of Park Hills will be opening the swimming pool on June 5, 2020. We will begin taking reservations on Monday, June 1st for private parties, with the first day for parties being June 6th and the last day for parties being August 16th. We will offer 2 evening parties Wednesdays through Saturdays and on Mondays:5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.7:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Sundays there will be NO PUBLIC SWIMMING SESSION as it will be available for 4 parties:12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.5:00 p.m. - 7:00
As the COVID restrictions begin to lift more and more people are going on vacation. If you are planning a vacation and are going to leave town please keep a couple of things in mind. First, we recommend that you DO NOT post your plans to leave on social media. Second, we recommend that you DO NOT post pictures of your vacation until you are home. Last, if you live within the city limits of Park Hills you can request that we check your property. To schedule a property check, you can call us at
St. Louis Health Care Systems Collaborate to Offer Guidance for Restarting Youth and High School Sports
We are all craving a sense of normalcy in this COVID-19 world, perhaps none more than our children. They long for the days of after-school sport practices and comradery with their teammates, on and off the field. The question looms, however; is it safe to resume youth and high school sports? BJC HealthCare/Washington University Physicians, Mercy, and SSM Health/SLU Care collaborated to offer coaches, athletic directors, and parents some recommendations for resuming organized sports and
Parkland Health Center is pleased to announce that Gabby Plummer, RN, BSN has been selected as the ICARE Star Service Team Member for May 2020. Gabby is a nurse on the medical/surgical floor and has worked at Parkland Health Center for four years. Gabby’s nomination reads in part, “Gabby is an excellent nurse who continues to go above and beyond in both patient care and teamwork with her fellow employees. She is kind and compassionate to her patients. Gabby demonstrates the true definition of
The Park Hills - Leadington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is excited to announce the award of four scholarships to 2020 Central High School Graduates! Chamber Board Members amended the program to award scholarships to four graduating seniors in 2020, up from one recipient in years past. Each recipient will receive a $500 scholarship to use at one of our three local colleges or universities. Alicia Robbins Alicia is the daughter of Dan and Tracy Robbins. She will be using her scholarship for
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!! Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy of Fredericktown has been approved as one of only five pharmacies in the state as a drive-thru testing location for COVID-19 through a partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services. If you would like to receive a FREE COVID-19 TEST, you will need to visit www.doineedacovid19test.com. Scroll down and click on Missouri, then click on our store to register for the test. You MUST bring your registration voucher with you when you
Need safety expert advice as you reopen your business? Concerned about your customers and employees health and safety during this pandemic? The Missouri On-site Safety and Health Consultation Program is ready to help you return to work! Contact us for a free COVID-19 mitigation or OSHA compliance consultation. We also offer virtual consultation visits - if your facility is not quite ready to open to visitors, we can still provide the consultation services you need.COVID-19 Assistance – We understand both
May is Community Action Month at East Missouri Action Agency Come help us celebrate on Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Drive through the parking lot, say hello, and join us as we celebrate 55 years of helping people and changing lives! Information will be available about the many programs offered by East Missouri Action Agency.Ice Cream courtesy of Prairie Farms Dairy.Free Fruit & Vegetable Boxe While Supplies Last!The Lunch Lady Food Truck will be set up in the parking lot for
Due to the Covid-19 virus, The Southeast Missouri Family Violence Council was unable to hold its spring fundraisers. In an effort to recoup some of their lost income, they are currently selling t-shirts recognizing domestic violence victims. Shirts are available in white or black and sizes range from Small to 5XL. Prices are as follows:Small to 2XL $253XL to 5XL $27 Orders due by August 1, 2020. Place your order today by calling the SEMO Family Violence Council at 573-358-3913.
Due to the COVID 19 and social distancing guidelines, the Southeast Missouri Family Violence Council is currently unable to hold public fundraisers. In an effort to help supplement income, they are holding a $100 Ticket 50/50! They will be selling 100 tickets at $100 apiece with the winning ticket holder to receive a $5,000 Cash Prize! The drawing will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020. If interested, please call SEMO Family Violence Council at 573-358-3913 or 573-358-7405.
Local students received academic honors at Missouri Baptist University Regional Learning Centers in Arnold, Farmington, and Hillsboro for the spring semester. Semester honors recognize full-time undergraduate students on the Honor Roll, Dean’s List, and those receiving the President’s Citation. The President’s Citation honors qualified students who have achieved a perfect 4.0-grade point average during the semester. The Dean’s List carries the
In an effort to avoid concerns during meter reads this spring and summer, the Utility Department is asking for a courtesy call before filling your swimming pool. That call will help avoid unnecessary concerns and/or troubleshooting measures associated with an elevated water usage reading. Contact the Utility Department by calling 573-431-2280 or send us an email at https://parkhillsmo.net/contact-us/. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
While much has changed in the world over the last several months, some things will never change at Ameren. One of those is our unwavering commitment to our customers, the communities we serve, and the environment. We have just published our interactive 2020 Ameren Sustainability Report which highlights the many ways we are delivering on these commitments, including:Addressing significant immediate and long-term needs of our communities, which include wide-ranging support during the COVID-19 pandemic as
BULK TRASH CATCH-UP The City of Park Hills will resume Bulk Trash Pick-Ups starting in June. We will be doing "catch-up" pick-ups in June, followed by the return of regular pick-up schedules in July. The schedule is as follows: WARD 4 - Formally scheduled for April, we will do a bulk trash pick-up in your ward the week of June 8th. The deadline to pay the bulk trash pick-up fee is June 5th. WARD 1 - Formally scheduled for May, we will do a bulk trash pick-up in your ward the week of June 15th. The
The Park Hills Public Library is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a Reading Challenge Software Grant in the amount of $495.00 from the Missouri State Library. This grant will help the Library to provide a virtual summer reading program, as well as, other virtual reading programs for the next year. This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division
After careful consideration, the St Francois County Fair Board has decided to cancel the 2020 Fair. This is very disappointing for many of us, but due to the Covid-19 situation, ever-changing circumstances, and recommendations, it is the safest decision for our community. Many other local events have already been canceled. State 4-H and FFA events are also currently limited. We look forward to having the June 2021 Fair, but we hope to have other events later in the year to celebrate as a community and under
B104.3 & KFMO Broadcast “Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon” One-Day Fundraiser to Fight Hunger in the U.S.
Radio Cares, a charitable organization created in response to the hunger crisis in America during the COVID-19 pandemic, announced that together with over 10,000 radio stations across the U.S., including B104.3 (KDBB) and KFMO, it raised $500,146 for Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in America in the one-day Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon held on Thursday, April 30, 2020. The nationwide broadcast event brought in donations from all 50 states. All funds raised go
Healthy lawns make for healthy streams. The University of Missouri Extension offers homeowners a new series of Zoom classes on how to keep lawn fertilizers and pesticides from reaching streams. The live series, “Healthy Yards for Clear Streams,” runs May 18 to June 11. Sessions are 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, except Memorial Day. The sessions cover environmentally responsible lawn and landscape practices, says MU Extension state forester Hank Stelzer. These practices will help to reduce the use of
If you visit a BJC hospital, doctor’s office, or facility, you will need to wear a face mask starting today, May 6, 2020. Designed to reduce community spread of COVID-19, the new policy follows guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and applies to all patients, visitors, and employees who enter BJC buildings. “This additional measure of caution inside our facilities is an important step, especially as we begin to resume some of our normal operations,” says Hilary
Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin has announced that the deadline to file income taxes will be moved to July 15 from April 15, at President Trump's direction. All taxpayers and businesses will get additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties. For more information, visit: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
There’s Strength in NumbersA medical plan that lets small businesses join together for more plan options and lower rates Say hello to the Chamber Benefit Plan. A multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) designed for businesses like yours. When it comes to providing employees with cost-saving health care coverage, small businesses are at a big disadvantage compared to their larger counterparts. Because of their smaller size, their claims risk pool is spread out across a much smaller employee