Nellie Rae Johnson

Nellie Rae Johnson, 84, a long time resident of Eagle Point, died July 9, 2010. She was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Brooklyn, Miss., to Norma and Burl James. She was married to  Dorvan Johnson for 49 years. The two of them enjoyed traveling in their RV and she enjoyed playing golf. Her family will…

Ruth Mardelle Kintzle

Ruth Mardelle Kintzle, 89, died peacefully in Eagle Point on Jan. 10, 2010.She was born in Dubuque, Iowa on Jan. 14, 1920. She is survived by a son, Larry (Janet), Eagle Point; and two daughters, Patricia Montanio, Denver, Colo., and Linda Kilbride, Minneapolis, Minn. She was preceded in death by a son, Ted, and her…

Asante to cut 94 staff, sell Hearthstone & Genesis

On Feb. 11, Asante Health System announced  that it would restructure some management functions, sell or close select non-hospital programs and services, and lay off several staff members in response to a deepening recession that has led to sharply declining financial results.   Asante leadership said in summer, 2008 that it would implement a new…

V.A. expands access to health care

On Friday, February 13, at 1. p.m., the VA SORCC  held an open house celebration marking its expansion into a new annex. This took place in the Asante Building at 2841 Avenue G, White City.  "Its proximity to our main campus, made it the ideal choice," said  Dan Kelly, Administrative Assistant to Dr. Max McIntosh,…