Tragedies can affect communities and society as a whole. Sometimes it only takes one person to make a difference that impacts us all. It was 24 years ago, on June 9, 1995, that a little girl vanished at a Little League baseball game in the small town of Alma, Ark., within the River Valley at the edge of the majestic Ozark Mountains. Beautiful Morgan Chauntel Nick, age 6, with long blonde hair and blue eyes has not been seen since. Morgan Nick is the eldest of three other children. She loved cats and according to her mother Colleen Nick, she… Read More

Outer gate left unlocked; woman froze A Minneapolis assisted-living facility and one of its maintenance workers are being blamed for poor supervision of a resident with Alzheimer’s disease who wandered outside and died of hypothermia in November. The Minnesota Department of Health determined the woman left through an external gate at the Jones-Harrison Residence that was supposed to be locked, and her caregivers waited too long to initiate a missing-person search, according to a state investigative report released Tuesday. The woman, who was not named in the report, was found dead in a wooded area near the facility, which is… Read More