Santa Brings Smiles to Local Hospital

Last Wednesday afternoon, Santa landed at Grover C. Dils Medical Center with a bag full of goodies for the good folks living there. He and his elves went through the dining hall handing out teddy bears, hugs, and visiting as they went. Santa, aka … [Read more...]

Explosions rock small Lincoln County town

On July 13 at approximately 8 p.m., in the quiet, peaceful town of Panaca, the residents on North 5th Street and surrounding areas went through a horrific experience when two devastating bombs exploded. The explosions were part of a suicide by … [Read more...]

New nurse practitioner to begin next week

Grover C. Dils Medical Center Administrator Jason Bleak has announced that a new nurse practitioner is coming to Caliente in July. Starting July 7, Brittany Duckett will begin her orientation and training at the hospital and clinic, and on the … [Read more...]

Rehab facilities provide a much needed service to county

Meeting a need is what brought Dr. Lane Truman and Lincoln Physical Therapy into existence a few years ago. Growing up in Enterprise, Utah, Truman was familiar a little bit with Lincoln County. And after he completed his medical training in physical … [Read more...]

Grover Dils hospital looking ahead in 2014

Grover C. Dils Medical Center in Caliente is doing well having experienced four positive financial years, according to hospital administrator Jason Bleak, as he reported to the County Commission meeting Feb. 3. In making his report, Bleak said, … [Read more...]

Tips for Staying Healthy All Year Long

Once temperatures drop and snow hits the ground, germs thrive. Many neglect common healthy practices. Following simple healthy habits could give you a sickness-free season. A primary defense against colds and flu include soap and water. “The n … [Read more...]

Saving Lives: County Volunteers Make Difficult Sacrifices to Save Those in Distress

We pass them on the highway, in stores or church. We always expect them to be there, but hope to never need them. When the call comes in, they rush to respond, leaving their jobs, families or friends. They do one of the most difficult jobs in Lincoln … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: August 16, 2013

Dear Editor, The family of Helen O’Connor is deeply appreciative for the concern and excellent care given to our beloved mother and grandmother by the nursing staff of the Grover C. Dils Medical Center, the doctors at the Caliente Clinic, and the M … [Read more...]

Occupants escape serious injury in three separate traffic accidents

Three traffic accidents of importance have occurred since the first of the month in Lincoln County. Sheriff Kerry Lee said on Aug. 3, a 17-year old female from Las Vegas, driving a 2007 Chevy pickup, suffered injuries after being ejected from the … [Read more...]

Hospital announces last wellness session

Grover C. Dils Medical Center invites you to participate in their last Wellness Session for 2013 beginning on Aug. 5, and ending on Sept. 29. Everyone is welcome to participate. Please join us in hiking Lincoln County. For this session, we will be … [Read more...]