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PMC Bond Issue Defeated, Farmer/Wyatt Elected

PMC Bond Issue Defeated, Farmer/Wyatt Elected

The proposed $5 million expansion plan for a Rehabilitation Outpatient Center at Prowers Medical Center was defeated at the polls Tuesday night, May 8 with 446 voting in favor of the bond issue and 1407 opposed, as Prowers Hospital District voters responded to the May 8 election which also saw balloting for two new board of […]

Letter to the Editor - From CEO at Prowers Medical Center

Letter to the Editor – From CEO at Prowers Medical Center

 Re:  Letter to the Editor from James Fairchild, Chief Executive Officer of Prowers Medical Center.  Because of the email formatting of the letter, the first portion of the letter cannot be posted in the introductory box as are our usual articles.  Readers will need to click on the read entire article disclaimer to access the letter […]

PMC Board Candidates Discuss Dollars and Sense at Public Forum

PMC Board Candidates Discuss Dollars and Sense at Public Forum

  While all six PMC board of director candidates recognized the need for some form of expansion at the hospital to accommodate an outpatient rehabilitation facility, most stated their dissatisfaction with a lack of specifics on the proposed renovations and expansion to warrant the $5million bond issue which goes before the voters on May 8. […]

New Holly Trustees Begin Work

New Holly Trustees Begin Work

Two new members joined the Holly Town Board of Trustees for their first meeting, Wednesday, April 4. Frank Vazquez ran for re-election, garnering the most votes with 104. Holly had 339 residents registered to vote and 145 votes were cast during the election. Marty Campbell had 103 and Larry Sitt had 92 to gain the […]

Lamar Council Annexes Properties, Appoints Board and Commission Members

Lamar Council Annexes Properties, Appoints Board and Commission Members

  The Lamar City Council held a brief session Monday evening, March 26, approving several ordinances on their second reading, relating to annexing several properties into the city. The ordinance annexing the property on Yucca West Drive, known as Langston First Annexation, was amended and approved by the council. The amendment altered the zoning designation […]

PMC Offers Stars for Sale

PMC Offers Stars for Sale

  Over time, the newly painted blue walls leading to the east entrance of the New Beginnings Birth Center at Prowers Medical Center will be star-studded.  Parents and grandparents are invited to purchase a commemorative star to represent the birth of a new family member.  The proceeds will go to the PMC Foundation.  The “A […]

Two Internal Medicine Doctors Join PMC Staff

Two Internal Medicine Doctors Join PMC Staff

Doctors Jeniffer Chiu and Camillo Franklyn have been hired by Prowers Medical Center.  Dr. Chiu will begin her practice on Monday, August 29 and Dr. Franklyn will begin on September 1.  The hospital has been actively searching for additional specialty physicians, midlevel family practitioners and a family practice/obstetric physician.  A recruitment search is also underway […]

PMC Audit Gets Clean Bill of Health

PMC Audit Gets Clean Bill of Health

Prowers Medical Center’s net assets gained almost 27% over 2009 and 2010, according to an annual independent audit. The findings were presented to the PMC board April 27, during the monthly director’s meeting. Net assets increased $1,398,536, or 12.5% for 2010 and $1,410,095, or 14.4% in 2009. Operating income in 2010 was $478,698 and $627,991 […]