The award of a state grant to help establish a community health center in Powell is good news, especially for people who have limited or no access to health care due to low incomes or lack of insurance.
Improving economy could be contributing to the decline
Projected enrollment numbers at Northwest College for the start of the 2013-14 school year continue to be lower than last year’s figures.
Sean Fox, NWC vice president for student affairs, said the student headcount for the fall 2013 semester is down 4.7 percent as of last week compared to last fall. Full-time equivalent numbers were slightly better, down only 4.2 percent.