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Erin Castro is 2016 Nurse of the Year

STAFF | WILSON COUNTY NEWS Erin Castro, a licensed vocational nurse at Floresville’s Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home, is the Texas Health Care Association’s 2016 Nurse of the Year for Region 3, which includes South Texas. Castro is one of 10 nurses honored statewide by the nonprofit group that advocates for improved long-term care […]

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Christmas Party Held at Veterans Home

Happy the Elf and Santa Claus distribute gifts on Saturday at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home.

BY LARRY CAUSEY | TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM  Santa and Mrs. Claus paid a visit to the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home on Saturday afternoon. The jolly, silver-haired couple danced into the recreation room to the tune of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and passed out presents to veterans, who also enjoyed baked goods and […]

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Two Temple Nursing Administrators Honored

BY JANICE GIBBS | TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM  Roger von Seeburg, director of nursing at Temple’s William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home, and Kemberli Gordy, assistant director of nursing at the Veterans Home, were both honored by the Texas Health Care Association recently. Von Seeburg was recognized with the Director of Nursing award and Gordy […]

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Mid Valley Nursing & Rehab to Open in Mercedes with High Hopes

Executive Director Hari K. Namboodiri stands inside the new Mid Valley Nursing & Rehab Center in Mercedes.

MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ | THE MONITOR MERCEDES — Dub the occasion a structural beginning in what local and state leaders long hoped would be a transformative effort to improve healthcare in the region. All the pomp and circumstance normally associated with such events will be expected on Wednesday, Nov. 30, when a grand opening and ribbon cutting […]

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Residency, Nursing Facility on Target for Early 2017 Completion

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MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ |  THE MONITOR MERCEDES — Construction of the new Family Practice Residency Program and adjacent Mid-Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation facility are on schedule for an early 2017 opening. Although reported late last year that the work may be done as early as this November, the targeted completion date was tentative at the time, […]

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