I think most of us out there have been touched by cancer in one way or another. Whether it was you, a family member, someone you work with, or a friend, everyone's seen the effects this terrible disease can have. It can wreak havoc on the body, the spirit and the mind...
December is here, and that means Christmas is right around the corner. We have so many great organizations and benefits here in the local area to help underprivileged families enjoy the holidays. Justin Lawson has put together a great benefit and concert to provide families throughout Pettis County with Christmas dinner and presents for families in need.
As many of you may know, a tragic event recently took place in our area when Tipton football player Chad Stover was severely injured during a high school football game. Chad passed away last Thursday morning (Nov. 14) as a result of his injury. Table of 5 Catering is showing support for his family by holding a Wood Fired Pizza Fundraiser to benefit Chad and his family.
Cliff Knickmeyer is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and currently a LaMonte police officer. During a pursuit of a suspect, he noticed something wrong with his toe. He assumed that it was injured in the chase. When it didn't heal for a week, he visited his physician and found out blood clots in his leg were to blame and he would require surgery.