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Car show entertains veterans

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AMARILLO, TEXAS — Folks enjoyed a unique car show Saturday, August 17, 2013, unique in that it had more to it than just shiny wheels and sweet rides. It was held at the Ussery-Roan Texas State Veterans Home, it was free and open to the public. The main goal was to bring joy to the residents […]

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Veterans take trip to aviation museum

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BY JAMIE L. BRIDGES jbridges@tylerpaper.com Tyler Morning Telegraph For a group of veterans who live in the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans home in Tyler, walking past memorabilia from the Nazi regime, brought back memories, not all pleasant. Recently, a handful of World War II veterans from all branches of service, toured the Historic Aviation Memorial […]

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Vets seek to grow visitation for home

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BY JAMIE L. BRIDGES jbridges@tylerpaper.com Tyler Morning Telegraph For the World War II veterans who live at the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home in Tyler, their battles didn’t end with the signing of a treaty or the death of Adolf Hitler. Instead, they fight daily wars for their stories to be remembered. The men, all […]

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Retirement party honors Dr. Jack

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BY JANICE GIBBS TELEGRAM STAFF WRITER jgibbs@tdtnews.com The dining room at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home was decked out in many of Dr. Jack Weinblatt’s favorite things — fishing paraphernalia, Dr Pepper and Chick-fil-A promotional material. “I’m a Southern boy, I love Dr Pepper, fried chicken and black-eyed peas,” Weinblatt said. Fishing […]

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Gonzales resident is a Golden Texan awards recipient

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By Cedric Iglehart/newseditor@gonzalescannon.com Posted June 12, 2013 – 7:57pm  The Texas Health Care Association (THCA) recently announced the results of its first ever Golden Texan Award winners and the list included a Gonzales resident. Ruby Kapavik, 81, was among the 14 seniors chosed by the association to receive the honor. The THCA announced the results during its […]

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Touchstone Communities participates in Social Madness Challenge – Vote today!

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Touchstone Communities is participating in The Social Madness Challenge by the San Antonio Business Journal.  Social Madness is a one-of-a-kind competition that measures a company’s social media engagement. Last year, nearly 4,000 companies participated, together generating nearly three-quarters of a million votes, 14 million new Facebook likes, 2.2 million new Twitter followers, and more than 202,000 […]

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