"It's the central nervous system of Mercy." Those words were used to describe the Mercy Data Center in Washington by William Showalter, vice president and chief information officer of the Sisters of Mercy Health System.
Written by Terry O. Wilson and Researched by Ben and Barbara Brown and Terry O. Wilson
After trying to remain neutral, the United States entered the war on April 6, 1917, because of submarine attacks on our commercial shipping vessels. The war unofficially ended November 11, 1918, but a state of war existed until the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919.
World War II was truly a world war involving most of the nations. The United States became involved after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, followed by a declaration of War by Germany. World War II ended with the German defeat in Europe and Japanese surrender Aug. 15, 1945.
The state fire marshal's office is investigating an accident at an Independence Day fireworks display Monday near Hermann that left three workers injured.
Brad Link, 26, James Pollard, 25, and Cory Carson, 17, all suffered burn-related injuries from the explosion. They were transported to the Hermann Area District Hospital for initial treatment and then later transferred to the Boone County Hospital burn unit.