Former Gov. Carlin Will Speak On Rural Health in Fort Scott

Former Gov. John W Carlin will make a stop in Fort Scott on Tuesday, October 9. 
He has been speaking with Kansans about the future of rural health care. His visit comes just days after Mercy Hospital announced it will be closing its doors in Fort Scott.
Carlin was elected Governor of Kansas in 1978 and served two terms. Prior to that, he was Speaker of the Kansas House of Representatives. He currently teaches at Kansas State University in Manhattan and is not running for office.
Jeff Sweetser and Kate Emmett-Sweetser will host a reception for Carlin at 10:30 a.m. at 116 South Main Street. The public is invited. 

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