Absentee voting for the November 3, 2020 General Election is now open. Bring current ID when voting. The County Clerk’s office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are located at the courthouse; 1004 Gulf, Lamar. In addition to normal office hours, the County Clerk’s office will be open: Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Saturday, October 31, 2020 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. If you have questions concerning
VETERANS TO BE MEMORIALIZED WITH WALK OF HONOR Gordie GodfreyThe Barton County Memorial Park (BCMP), located at 2nd and Gulf, is well underway with paying tribute to the 69 Barton County soldiers who died during WWII. This has always been the #1 priority in creating the park. Phase 1, as it is called, will be located in the southwest part of the park in front of the flagpole. Sixty-nine service markers used form the old hospital will be etched with each soldier’s name. The stones will then be placed in
Disaster Field Operations Center West Release Date: Sept. 18, 2020Contact: Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.govRelease Number: MO 16316-02MO 16317-02Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs& InstagramDeadlines Approaching in Missouri for SBA Working Capital Loans Due to Adverse Weather Conditions SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded small nonfarm businesses in Missouri
For immediate releaseSept. 14, 2020 Instead of gathering in person, CoxHealth senior recruiters will connect with interested applicants one-on-one during the health system’s first virtual career fair on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., gives applicants the chance to chat virtually with recruiters about open positions. Currently, the health system has more than 600 openings in departments ranging from Environmental Services to Patient Safety and School Care, and a wide
For immediate release Sept. 9, 2020 Joshua Williams, MD, has joined the health care team at Cox Barton County Hospital. Williams attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and completed his residency program in family medicine at Truman Medical Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He sees patients of all ages and has a special interest in pediatrics. The decision to become a physician was an easy one for Williams, who grew up in Minnesota. His dad is a
For immediate releaseSept. 2, 2020 Forensic exams now available 24/7 at all CoxHealth Emergency Departments Forensic exams are now available at all CoxHealth Emergency Departments (ED) 24/7 with the aid of telemedicine technology. While forensic exams have long been available at CoxHealth EDs in Springfield, access to these services in rural areas was limited. In some cases, sexual assault survivors could have been transferred to outlying facilities as far as 65 miles away for exams. With the new
For immediate releaseAug. 28, 2020 Salute to First Responders features free lunch to-go In appreciation for their service, area first responders are invited to a free barbecue lunch during CoxHealth's annual Salute to First Responders. The salute is held in honor of local first responders, and in thanks for the work they do to keep the region safe. It is open to all first responders, and no RSVP is required. Now in its fifth year, the event will look somewhat different than it has in the past.
PRESS RELEASEBarton County, MissouriFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BackgroundOn March 27th, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The CARES Act established the Coronavirus Relief Fund and appropriated $150 billion to the Coronavirus Relief Fund. Under the CARES Act, the funds are to be used to make payments for specified uses based on the requirements of the CARES Act requirements and United States Department of Treasury