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Six female veterans recognized for their service


TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) – The Texas Veterans Commission honored six female veterans at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home on Wednesday. The veterans served in the military during World War II, Korean War and Vietnam war. Most of them served as nurses or in administrative duties. Women Veterans Program Manager at the Texas […]

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Splendora cadets share Christmas cheer with elderly


Splendora Air Force JROTC cadets brought a little Christmas cheer to the residents of Pine Shadow Retreat Assisted Living Facility in Porter on Dec. 14. The cadets got together and purchased gifts from the residents’ wish lists. The AFJROTC Booster Club moms helped by preparing food and serving the residents. The cadets sang carols and […]

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Salado seniors spread holiday cheer by giving Christmas cards to VA patients


A group of residents at Hidden Glen Senior Community in Salado wanted to make spirits bright this season by handing out homemade Christmas cards. The ladies who made the cards wanted to share their respect for the military and thank local veterans for their service. They met at the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center […]

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New nursing rehabilitation center coming to Alamo

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ALAMO — A new facility dubbed a “state-of-the-art long-term care community” will be opening here in early 2018. The 130-bed center, called The Heights of Alamo, will be operated by Touchstone Communities. It will be located at 1214 South Alamo Road and will offer nursing, rehabilitation and respite care for residents of the Rio Grande […]

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Tyler licensed vocational nurse recognized by Texas Health Care Association


Tyler resident Vania Padilla, licensed vocational nurse at The Heights of Tyler, has been named the Texas Health Care Association’s Nurse of the Year for Region 4, according to a news release. Padilla was nominated by her co-workers and selected by a panel of long term care clinicians from across Texas. Padilla has distinguished herself […]

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