May 28, 2014
Region 8 school working to close summer achievement gap
BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A Region 8 school is working to close the summer achievement gap many students experience.
Heavy rains wash out Arkansas rice levees, spark flood warnings
The deadly storm system that surged across the state on Sunday brought up to 7 inches of rain in some places and revived images of past flooding when rivers across the Arkansas Delta rose from their banks claiming homes, businesses and roads.
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<![CDATA[WEST PLAINS, Mo. - Board certified Thoracic Surgeon William A. McGee, MD, has joined the team at Ozarks Medical Center Heart Care Services where he will provide cardiothoracic and vascular surgical care, including open heart surgery. Dr. McGee has nearly 20 years of experience as a cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon. He comes to OMC from Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tenn., where he has been a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon for the past eight years. Prior to that, he was with North Monroe Medical Center in Monroe, La., and Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, La. At OMC Heart Care Services, Dr. McGee will provide a range of therapies for surgical diseases that affect the heart, lung, and vascular system. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. For more information about OMC Heart Care Services, call (417) 257-5950. HARRISON - North Arkansas Regional Medical Center recently announced that Jean Marie Mulloy, APRN is the director of cardiac rehabilitation. Mulloy comes to NARMC from Baptist Health Rural Health Clinic in Clarendon/Stuttgart. She was also previously employed at Hospice Home Care of Arkansas and XL Health in Baltimore, Md. Mulloy has a Masters Degree in Science of Nursing and is a board certified family nurse practitioner. Mulloy's associations and accomplishments include; Alumni Association of University of Central Arkansas, American Association of Nurse Practitioner, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, cum laude undergraduate at UCA and program scholar in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Arkansas State University. HARRISON - North Arkansas Regional Medical Center recently welcomed Karyn Johnson as Manager of Clinic Financial Services. She comes to NARMC from Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Mo., where she held the title of Practice Analyst for their Clinics. Johnson has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Columbia College in Columbia, Mo. -- From staff reports