Vernon County Health Department reports first case of COVID-19
(Local News ~ 04/08/20)
Vernon County Health Department is announcing its first positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The case is NOT travel-related and the patient is a male and is quarantined at home. Health Department staff are working in coordination with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to determine any close contacts of that individual who were possibly exposed. ...
Debra Jane (Forest) McCune
(Obituary ~ 04/08/20)
Debra Jane (Forest) McCune, of Sheldon, Mo., died April 3, 2020, at Mercy Hospital, in Joplin, Mo. She is survived by her precious four legged companion, Jada; her two children, Jennifer D. Weston, of Broken Arrow, Okla., and James Sorden, of Nevada, Mo.; her brother, Dustin Vittetoe, of Springfield, Mo.; her stepfather, Lecil Fields, of Horton, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...