Mosaic breaks ground on healing garden

The St. Francis Hospital Foundation and Mosaic Medical Center Maryville – Cancer Care held a groundbreaking ceremony on July 9 for The Healing Garden and Oncology/Infusion parking area. The Healing Garden will be located at the former main entrance, south of the emergency department.    

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Leonard Ackley

Pat and Amy Ackley, Maryville, announce the birth of a son, Leonard Joseph, born Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville. He weighed nine pounds and one ounce. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Ruth Kemper, Conception Jct. Paternal grandparents are Carl and Elaine Owens, Grant City.

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Gene Pierson

Eugene Freemont “Gene” Pierson, 81, Maryville, died Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Maryville Living Center. Services were July 9 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in White Oak Cemetery, Pickering. The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, American Lung Association and the Parkinson’s Foundation. Online condolences can be made to the family

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Elmo Boulting

Elmo Curtis Boulting, 76, Ravenwood, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Mr. Boulting’s body has been cremated under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorial services were July 6 at Bram Funeral Home. Burial was in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood. Memorials can be directed to the Ravenwood Christian Church, Ravenwood, MO 64468. Online condolences may be

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Janice O’Riley

Janice Ilene O’Riley, 81, Hopkins, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Research Hospital, Kansas City. Mass of Christian burial was July 6 at St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville. Burial was in Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins. Memorials may be made to St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.

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Maryville council approves marijuana zoning laws

After three public hearings for topics involving zoning, the Maryville City Council approved each ordinance at the July 8 meeting including a law speaking to medical marijuana facilities. During the public hearing on short-term rentals, citizens Linda Lajcak and Joseph Bellanga spoke of possible outcomes in rezoning 22 properties from single family dwellings to multiple

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BJ AL holds Taco Bar

The Burlington Jct. American Legion Post will hold a taco bar from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, July 12 at the American Legion Building in Burlington Jct. The supper will feature all the fixings and ice cream sundaes for dessert. Cost is $8 for adults; children five and under are free.

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Pickering Lions hold motorcycle, steak fry

The Pickering Lions Club is sponsoring a motorcycle poker run and steak fry with check-in beginning at noon and the run starting at 1 pm from the Pickering Community Building. First hand and dinner is $35 per person; extra hands are $5 each.

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Fish Fry set for Elmo

The Elmo Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, July 13 at the Elmo Community Building. Besides fish, there will be fried chicken, potatoes, salads and drink. Cost is $9; children 12 and under are $5. Proceeds go toward community service projects and is sponsored by the Elmo Community Betterment.

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