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First legislative coffee of new year held in Bedford

     The first legislative coffee of 2022 was held on Friday, Jan. 21 at the Taylor County Farm Bureau Office. State Senator Mark Costello and State Representative Cecil Dolecheck talked about their first few days of the 2022 session and the governor’s speech.      Mark Costello said, “I think the governor’s speech this year was my favorite…

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Early periodic screenings helps families keep up to date on vaccinations

     Publisher’s note: A series of articles about Taylor County Public Health continues. We will look at each department and the programs that are offered.      Two programs that are a part of the Maternal and Child Health program are Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT), education and outreach for the Hawk-I program, and immunizations. EPSDT…

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A Year in Review for Bedford Chamber

     After a difficult 2020, Bedford came roaring back in 2021 with some great new businesses opening their doors (Napa Auto Parts, Kutting Loose Salon, Roots Chiropractic, and Be Still Mercantile). There was even a Mexican Restaurant briefly open in town – El Garrafon will be reopened under the new name Tampico Mexican Restaurant in 2022…

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Taylor County tables decision on vaccine mandate

     Taylor County Board of Supervisors reviewed minor changes in the Taylor County Mandatory Vaccination Policy on Thursday, Jan. 6.      Department heads met with the board on January 4 and made recommendations. County attorney Clint Spurrier reviewed those recommendations with the board. The word “booster” would be removed from the policy. OSHA does not list a…

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