On Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) in Fairfax, MO, celebrated its 65th birthday. Sixty-five years is no small feat. Of today’s Fortune 500 companies, the average life expectancy is just 15 years; and yet, the hospital is not only surviving, but thriving.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that a dead trumpeter swan was discovered near Fortescue, MO, on Sunday, Dec. 7. Upon further investigation, MDC agents discovered the protected species had been shot.
A 25 year-old, female bald eagle, Phoenix, right, being held by her handler at left, on Saturday, December 6 - Was part of a presentation during the 36th Annual Eagle Days held at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7.