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Teacup pup on a mission – Country Care Manor, La Vernia


Community & NewsPascalle Bippert / June 11, 2014 Your mission: End loneliness one visit at a time.One diminutive pup has accepted this mission, with The Dixie Belle Project, based in Rockwall, Texas. Dixie Belle is a teacup Chihuahua whose fourth birthday will be June 16. Her mere four pounds belie the power packed in this tiny […]

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‘Selfless’ – East Texas veterans honored for roles in D-Day


Tyler Morning Telegraph  Published on Friday, 6 June 2014 19:21 Written by Derek Kuhn The East Texas heat and humidity didn’t deter the five D-Day invasion veterans as they were honored in a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the allied assault on Friday. About 75 people attended the ceremony, held at the Watkins-Logan Texas State […]

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5 local D-Day vets to be honored at Texas State Veterans Home


TYLER, June 3, 2014— On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home in Tyler will honor the veterans who turned the tide during World War II. Four residents of the home – Austeen V. Bice, Richard D. Carter, Homer C. Garrett, and Robert M. Moore – and special guest […]

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In honor of their sacrifice

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The air of serenity that usually wreathes the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans home in Floresville was pleasantly disturbed May 24 by the roar of hundreds of motorcycles, as members of Joint Base San Antonio 5/6 and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 23-8, joined by other veterans’ motorcycle clubs, gathered for the Basics for […]

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Motorcycle riders escort supplies to vets in Floresville


FOX29 Updated: Saturday, May 24 2014, 10:26 PM CDT FLORESVILLE –Some locals veterans escorted some much needed supplies to veterans in Floresville.The JBSA 5/6 Association and the Beeville Chapter of the Combat Veterans Association collected socks, T-shirts, underwear, toiletries and military clothing.The drive happened today at the Wal-mart on Loop 410 and Ray Ellison. The donations […]

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Central Texas Unsung WWII Heroes


Posted: Apr 29, 2014 6:43 PM CDT Updated: Apr 29, 2014 6:46 PM CDT By Sophia Stamas – email Video: – KCEN HD – Waco, Temple, and Killeen (KCEN)) — In roughly the time it takes to read this article, somewhere another WWII veteran will pass away. Many of them are in their 90’s now, and […]

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