Bump in the Road
Categories: Stories & Memories
Samra Norris was 39 when she went to her first mammogram only to discover she had breast cancer. “Preventative care and early detection are key to fighting cancer,” Norris said. After the early detection of her breast cancer in September 2007, Samra started her round of radiation treatment. Over the course of the six weeks, …

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A Circle of Pearls
Categories: Stories & Memories
There was a period during Salle’s first marriage that things were not going well so she and her husband agreed to attend a marriage counseling group. The camp was located in a remote area and other couples were in attendance. I think she said the camp was held for 3 days. On the second day, …

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I’m Mary’s Chemo Sabe
Categories: Stories & Memories
When Mary was first diagnosed with stage four esophageal cancer, a group of woodworking friends gave us a gift of a digital camera so we could record the memories we would make in her finals months or years. While trying to learn how to use the camera, I walked out to the kitchen where Mary …

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Fundraising for Cath Lab approved by Hospital Board of Trustees
Categories: Featured News, Fundraising
On March 23, 2016, the Phelps County Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees approved a $500,000 fundraising campaign initiative for the Phelps Regional Health Care Foundation. The major gift campaign will raise funds to update the hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab, which is projected to occur in 2017. The equipment currently in use in the lab …

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