HOME DEPOT DONATES TO VETERANS VIA VA’s CARE AND SHARE

During the recent holiday season, The Home Depot made a significant donation to veterans in need, through the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center’s Care and Share Program. VA’s Care and Share Program provides ingredients and supplies for a hearty holiday for qualified veterans and their families, and is sponsored through community and staff donations. This is the third year that The Home Depot has assisted with the program, volunteering to assist with package preparation…

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John J. Pershing VA Medical Center Director Urges Healthy Choices, VA Enrollment

This time of year, New Year’s resolutions are on everyone’s mind. At the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, we like to look at the new year as a chance to renew our pledge to provide the care our Veterans have earned and deserve. If you are a Veteran with health-conscious 2018 goals of becoming more active, quitting smoking, learning how to cook healthier meals, or just being more proactive about your healthcare, we can…

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Emergency Permit Issued by USDA

USDA Issues Permit for Santa’s Reindeer WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a movement permit to Mr. S. Claus of the North Pole, a broker with Worldwide Gifts, Unlimited. The permit will allow reindeer to enter and exit the United States between the hours of 7 p.m. December 24, 2017 and 7 a.m. December 25, 2017, through or over any U.S.…

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Free Computer Classes at Your Poplar Bluff Library!

Designed for the new computer user of any age and presented at a relaxed pace. All classes are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to repeat these classes as many times as you wish. To register, fill out the online form or call (573) 686 – 8639. ________________________________________ Windows 10 Click to Register Januray 9 | 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm February 6 | 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm You’ve got your…

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Poplar Bluff angler gigs state-record northern hog sucker

MDC congratulates Jeff Rowland on breaking the state record by gigging a 2-pound, 8-ounce northern hog sucker on the Current River. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Jeff Rowland of Poplar Bluff became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he gigged a northern hog sucker on the Current River in Ripley County. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Rowland on Oct. 15 weighed 2 pounds, 8…

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Governor Greitens Explains Fighting for Kids and Teachers

Statement from Governor Eric Greitens “Let me tell you why we’re fighting so hard for kids and teachers in Missouri. Today, the system works for insiders and bureaucrats who get paid real well, but it fails too many students, families, and teachers. We know insiders and bureaucrats will lie. You deserve to know the facts. Here’s a lie: Missourians don’t give enough tax money to schools. Here are the facts: Missourians spend about the national…

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Tennessee church shooting leaves multiple people hurt, officials say

At least six people were injured when shots were fired at a Tennessee Church on Sunday, Nashville police said. Nashville police received calls about a shooting at Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch just after 11 a.m., officials told Fox News. The church is about 30 minutes southeast of Nashville. Joseph Pleasant, a spokesman for the Nashville Fire Department, confirmed at least six to eight people have been injured and were taken to the…

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Poplar Bluff Native Battles Cyber Threats for U.S. Navy

FORT MEADE, MD – A 2006 Poplar Bluff graduate and Poplar Bluff, Missouri native protects America from cyber threats as a member of Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group. “I wanted better opportunities than what was offered in my hometown and the chance to travel so I joined the Navy,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Kulle. “This links me to my grandfather who also served in the military.” Kulle is one of about 3,000 cryptologic technicians (collection) in the Navy and is responsible for collection,…

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VA Recruiting Medical Support Assistants

On Thursday, August 10, between the hours of 2:00 and 5:00 p.m., the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center will host a job fair at the Missouri National Guard Armory, located at 1605 Cravens Road in Poplar Bluff.   Applicants will be considered for the position of medical support assistant.  Duties include scheduling appointments, answering phones, operating a computer, providing customer service, and receiving and indexing health and administrative information.   Positions will be filled…

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