COVID-19 Infiltrates Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada

Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) has been supporting an investigation and response to an outbreak of COVID-19 at Moore-Few Care Center that began last week.

The first case was discovered through routine testing of the staff on Oct 20th. Since then 39 residents and 23 staff have tested positive. Family members of all residents have been contacted and close contacts identified and contacted as well.

The administration and staff of Moore-Few are working closely with federal and state health departments to contain the spread of the virus and are following all recommendations to protect every individual on the premises. Residents have been separated, with all COVID-19 positive cases moved to rooms in one wing of the building. Unless symptomatic, employees are being tested twice a week and residents are tested weekly. Visitation continues to be prohibited.

“This is a situation we take very seriously,” said Holly Bush, Chief Quality Officer at NRMC. “The health and well-being of our long-term care residents, and everyone in our health system, is our top priority. That is why we need everyone to follow the public health guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the people in our community who are vulnerable to severe illness from the virus.”

Vernon County Homicide Update

Release Date: 10/29/2020

Homicide Investigation Underway in Vernon County According to a press release issued by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office early Thursday, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a deceased person at a residence on Quail Road in the Southwest area of Vernon County near the Kansas line Wednesday morning.

Update 10/30/2020:

As the investigation continues, Aaron Goodwin is being sought by authorities for abandonment of a corpse in connection with the October 28th homicide in Southwest Vernon County, Missouri.

The victim has been identified as 63-year-old Connie J Goodwin, the mother of Aaron Goodwin. It is believed that Aaron is in the Hot Springs, Arkansas area.

Anyone with information regarding the location of Aaron Goodwin can contact the VCSO communications center at (417) 667-6042

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October 30, 1938: Aliens Invade New York!!!

Orson Welles’ 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast has become famous for sparking panic in its listeners. It began with a report of an unusual cylindrical object falling on a farm in Grover’s Mill, New Jersey where a crowd of police and onlookers have gathered… suddenly Martians emerge from the cylinder and attack using a heat-ray… then came “live” news updates detailing an alien invasion taking place around the country… which then lead to a reporter on a rooftop in Manhattan describing giant Martian war machines releasing clouds of poisonous smoke and desperate New Yorkers fleeing and “dropping like flies” … Join FM 92 at 7 pm Saturday, October 31st as we re-visit the Mercury Theater in 1938 and re-broadcast  this infamous program courtesy of the Bates County Museum.