Citizens Bank donates to Drexel R-IV

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Citizens Bank of Drexel President Tim Eastwood (right), presents a check for $500.00 to Drexel R-IV Superintendent Bill Johnston (left). Citizens Bank gives a percentage back to the school from the fees collected by merchants when customers use their Bobcat Debit cards as a credit card for purchases.

Kendra Larcom awarded Geraldine Kidd scholarship

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Kendra Larcom has been chosen as the recipient of the Geraldine Kidd Scholarship from Cass Regional Medical Center Foundation. Larcom has been employed by Cass Regional Medical Center since October of 2009 and works as a registered nurse in the Emergency Department. She is currently attending the University of Central Missouri (UCM) to obtain her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. The award amount is $1,000, which will be paid directly to UCM.

Cass Regional Medical Center installs new equipment

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Cass Regional Medical Center recently installed two hyberbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) chambers in The Wound Center at Rock Haven Specialty Clinic win Harrisonville.

HBOT quickly delivers high concentrations of 100% oxygen to the bloodstream, which assists in the healing process of wounds and is effective in fighting certain types of infections. It also helps to stimulate the growth of new blood vessels, which can improve circulation and wound healing.

For more information regarding The Wound Center, please call (816) 887-0309.

Drexel Bobcats advance in Archie Tournament

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By VICKIE SHIPPS

Drexel Bobcats and Lady Cats traveled to Archie last week for the 84th Annual Archie Tournament.

The first game of the week for the Drexel Lady Cats was a match up with the Midway Lady Vikings. Drexel came away with the win and a final score of 48-37. Drexel came back Thursday night to play against Adrian’s Lady Blackhawks. Drexel struggled at the end of the game and fell to Adrian with a score of 37-41.

Cass County farmer supports AYCA through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

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  Local farmer Edward Anderson Jr. has directed a $2,500 donation to Archie Youth and Community Activities (AYCA). Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will assist with center operating costs and maintenance of their baseball fields this year.

“I believe in giving young kids the opportunity to improve themselves,” said Anderson. “The AYCA supports our community through activities that teach kids about sportsmanship and other life skills, to supplement what they learn in the classroom.”

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