Drexel National Honor Society holds induction ceremony


Drexel High School held its annual National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony January 27 in the Library and Media Center. NHS selection is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

The inductees are pictured. Front row, left to right: Daniel Shipps, Madison Orrange, Keircy Collins, Chasiti Clayton and Allison Jacobs. Back row, left to right: Chandler Eastwood, Trevor Gunnels and Jacy Bolton.

Citizens Bank donates to Drexel R-IV


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


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


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



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.

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