It had been 20 years since a pharmacy opened in Worth County, the smallest county in Missouri with less than 3,000 people. So in December 2009, local citizen Sherri James made a leap and opened Sherri’s Pharmacy Services in Grant City, Mo.
A year and a half later, the pharmacy is doing better than James predicted. Soon it will have to expand or a new location needs to be found in order to have enough storage, she said. “The response from the community has been overwhelmingly positive,” the pharmacist said. “Everybody’s really grateful that they don’t have to drive.”
When he was released from prison in September 2009, Jason Wildes had no home, no job and no transportation. In fact, he should have still been behind bars. A condition of his parole was that Wildes had a place to live, but without that, he would need to finish out the last five years of his sentence of convictions of theft, burglary and corruption of a minor.
“I was stuck in there to finish out my time, even though I had a release because I didn’t have a place to go,” he said.
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