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Tuesday, May 1, 2007 Volume XV, Number 223
Did Ya Know?... City-Wide
Yard Sale Information - Although the
City-Wide Cleanup will not be held this year, the
City-Wide Yard Sale is still on the schedule.
Dates for the sale are May 4 and 5. Price for the
sale permit is $1.00 per day. Permits may be
applied for in City Hall. In order to get the
sale information listed on the map for the
weekend, the permit must be issued by today, May
Did Ya Know?... A Master
Gardener will be available to answer gardening
questions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from
9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. through August 10.
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Extension. Call 358-2158 or stop by the Jasper
County University of Missouri Extension Center in
the basement of the Jasper County Courthouse.
Did Ya Know?...
McCune-Brooks Hospital will offer a FREE Skin
Screening Clinic on May 9 from 9-11 a.m. and 1:30
to 3:30 p.m. Dr. Chad Wagoner and Dr. Heath
Dillard; Mercy Clinics of Carthage will screen
your "spots" before they become
problems. Appointments assigned on a first
come/first served basis. Register in the
ER/Outpatient lobby beginning at 8:45 a.m. Call
359-2452 for more info.
Q: How many psychiatrists does
it take to change a lightbulb?
A: Only one - but the lightbulb has to really
want to change.
He was so self-conscious that
when he went to a football game and the players
went into a huddle, he thought they were talking
The good news is: Paramount and
MGM love your script, and in fact, they fought
over it. The bad news is that Paramount and MGM
are the names of my dogs.
A Chronological Record of Events as they have
Transpired in the City and County since our last Issue.
Lecompte & Brosius
have their additional shed room enclosed for their buggy
department covering a space of 40 by 70 feet. Manker
& Co. began putting on the gravel roof today.
O.J. Tondro is the new
miller at Morrow & Taaffes "Pearl"
mills east of town. He came from Webb City. He was miller
at this mill many years ago for some time.
Gene Coker, a former
Carthage youth was brought over from Webb City yesterday
afternoon and lodged in jail on a charge of committing
petit larceny at a Webb City barber shop.
Mrs. A.W. Munday will
accompany Red. and Mrs. John Atwill, who leave Thursday
for a months visit to Traverse City, Mich. Mrs.
Munday will go on to Buffalo, N.Y., and other eastern
points before returning home.
The City Council
Public Works Committee will meet this afternoon
at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City
Hall. Items on the agenda include the discussion
of Household Hazardous Waste bid openings. Though
the City will not hold a City-wide cleanup this
year, plans are underway to hold a hazardous
waste collection at the Fire Department. Public
Works Director Chad Wampler has informed Council
that the date for collection will be based on the
outcome of the bids. The Carthage Recycling
Center also plans to hold its collection of tires
and white goods at the same time as the hazardous
The City Council
Budget/Ways and Means committee in last
weeks meeting made a preliminary pass at
budget cuts. The committee focused on capital
improvement projects and noted certain items that
may be eliminated from the budget, as well other
items that may be funded through alternative
sources such as grants. No final decisions were
made and no tally was made for the amount that
was cut. The committee at 9:30 p.m. agreed to
continue discussions at the next regular meeting
on May 14th.
When I was growin
up, ya didnt worry bout someone
callin the cops if ya squealed the tires or
threw a little gravel, ya worried bout the
neighbor callin your folks. All the cop
could do is give ya a ticket. The folks could
take away your drivin privileges for the
rest of your natural life (thats what they
had me believin.)
It wasnt just the fact
that the folks didnt want me tearin
up the car or puttin someone in danger,
they felt a responsibility to the community. They
understood the power of people watchin out
for each other, and enjoyed the security of
knowin the community, as a whole, was
I think one a the reasons that
larger towns lose their sense of community is
that people tend to isolate themselves and
dont communicate with each other.
This is some fact, but mostly,
Just Jake Talkin.
To Your Good Health
By Paul G. Donohue, M.D.
Chest Pain Is
Main Symptom of Angina
DEAR DR. DONOHUE:
My doctor says I have angina. I thought angina
was chest pain. When Im rushing a bit, I
get short of breath, but I dont have chest
pain. Would you call this angina? -- W.W.
call it angina if I had some other evidence that
you have coronary artery disease -- heart
arteries that are filled with plaque (a mound of
cholesterol, fat and platelets stuck to the wall
of a heart artery). Chest pain is the primary
symptom of angina, but you can have partially
blocked heart arteries without having any chest
pain or with symptoms other than chest pain.
Older people with
coronary artery disease often become breathless
and fatigued quickly when they are exerting more
than usual. Frequently, they dont have
chest pain. Nevertheless, their EKG shows signs
that the heart isnt getting enough blood.
If the EKG is normal, a stress test produces
evidence of insufficient blood getting to the
Did your doctor
give you any angina medicine, such as
under-the-tongue nitroglycerin? If it relieved
your breathlessness, that suggests coronary
artery disease, whether or not you have chest
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