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Candidate Q&A: Lori Barnes — USD 470 Board of Education

Name: Lori Barnes Position you are running for: USD 470 School Board Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): Zach Barnes, spouse; Lucas Barnes, eighth-grader at Ark City Middle School; and Kennedy Barnes, a fourth-grader at Sacred Heart Catholic School. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I have lived in Ark City […]

SCKMC avoids Medicare infection penalty, unhappy with media coverage

South Central Kansas Medical Center will not be subject to a penalty from Medicare payments this year due to Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC). For the last two years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has withheld 1 percent of the funds due to SCKMC. The penalties were the result […]