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Mark Twain checks in at Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home


By Texas Veterans Land Board Jan 10, 2014 North Texas E-News AUSTIN, Texas — Lonesome Dove actor Jerry Biggs will present his one-man show as Samuel Clemens’ Mark Twin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham. Biggs has toured the country with this show and […]

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Veterans get in the holiday spirit


    The Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville kicked off the holidays with its annual party Thursday. Master Sgt. John Turner helps make the event happen with his efforts to obtain gifts for vets. “I just hope that what I’m doing here grows and continues to go on. I just want […]

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Motorcycle club brings holiday cheer to veterans home in Temple


Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013 4:30 am Vanessa Lynch | Herald staff writer NOLANVILLE — Keeping true to their motto of “Veterans Helping Veterans,” members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association passed out 160 Christmas bags on Sunday to veterans living at the William R. Courtney Veterans Home in Temple. “Some of them cried,” said Diane […]

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People Profile–‘Making a difference’ earns Adams DON honor

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Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 1:31 pm By Bud Chambers/Correspondent  Rochelle Byrd moved here from Waco in 8th grade, soon gaining her first experience in health care via Brenham High’s HOSA program. This involved moving up from “kitchen work” at Brenham Rest Home & Rehabilitation and qualifying as a certified nurses aide (CNA) while still employed […]

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Veteran shares Pearl Harbor story

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Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 4:30 am BY SHANE ERSLAND | FME News Service  TEMPLE — Ben Russell remembers the bugles calling all sailors to their posts to respond to the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor 72 years ago. “The first thing I heard that morning was the sounds of being called by the bugle,” […]

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Letter: Not all veterans are men

Amarillo Globe News

Posted: December 4, 2013 – 9:54pm I have read with interest AGN Media articles about Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home. The articles mention the veterans at the home as men. My mother, Pat Stephens, was one of the first 1,000 women to join the Navy during World War II. She served in Washington, D.C., and Dayton, […]

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