News Briefs

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

City of Cassville renews contracts, sells D.A.R.E police vehicle

The city of Cassville on Monday renewed its mowing and cleaning contracts. The mowing contract was renewed at an annual cost of $32,630 with Yock's Mowin' Service, and the city hall cleaning contract was renewed at a cost of $750 per month. The city also sold its old D.A.R.E police car to Danny Boyd of Purdy for $450. Boyd was the only bidder on the vehicle.

Cassville High School "Soup & Song" rescheduled

After canceling its Feb. 2 performance of "Soup & Song," the Cassville High School choir department has set a rescheduled date. The Center Stage Choir and No Boys Allowed Choir will perform on Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. Admission to the show is $10. "Soup & Song" gives the choir department a chance to raise money for the program to supply things like costumes, entrance fees, music rights, choreography expenses, travel expenses and more. The students have to pay for a portion of their costumes, but the choir budget comes up with the rest.

Cassville Library to show "Ender's Game"

The Cassville Branch Library, on Feb. 13 at 6 p.m., will have a special showing of "Ender's Game." The movie is rated PG-13 and teenagers are especially welcomed to attend.

Eagle Rock Library hosting Valentine's Day raffle

The Eagle Rock Friends of the Library is giving away a special Valentine's Day goody basket. To win the basket, people must come in to the library on Feb. 14 to be entered into a drawing, which will happen at 4 p.m. For more information, people may call Jennifer at 417-271-3186.

Mineral Springs Road District hosting meeting

The Mineral Springs Road District will meet in regular session on Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the district road barn. Agenda item include: Reading of minutes, reading of the treasurer's report and bills, and an update on road conditions.

Red Cross soliciting blood donations

The American Red Cross is hosting blood drives on Feb. 17 from 1-6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2581 State Highway 37 in Monett and on Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Arvest Bank, 503 Main St. in Cassville. The Red Cross said Type O blood type is needed, as it is the universal blood type that may be transferred to anyone in need.

ICD-10 Medical Coding offered at Crowder College

Crowder College in Neosho is offering ICD-10 Medical Coding training in the upcoming weeks. This program is intended for current medical coding professionals. Knowledge of health record content review, coding process, human anatomy and physiology, as well as pathophysiology and pharmacology is required. The course consists of a combination of face-to-face, on-campus hours and online hours. The courses are as follows: Medical Terminology & Anatomy for ICD-10-CM/PCS Medical Coders, ICD-10-CM Training for the Medical Coder and ICD-10-PCS Training for the Medical Coder. Costs for the classes range from $50 to $75 per section. All classes offer eight contact hours. Registration is required, as seating is limited. People may register by calling 417-455-5734, or visiting the college's community education page:

TRIO Dodgeball Tourney held in May

The "1st TRIO Dodgeball Tournament" will be held on May 3 at the Crowder College Neosho Campus Gymnasium and will begin at 10 a.m. There will be free admission and concessions available. All funds will go directly to the TRIO Scholarships. Fees are $75 per team with a maximum of 20 teams. For registration and more information, people may go to:

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