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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

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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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The Heights of Tomball Rehabilitation and Nursing officially opens

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Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:42 am The Heights of Tomball Rehabilitation and Nursing has officially opened. The state-of-the-art rehabilitation and skilled nursing community is located at 27840 Johnson Road in Tomball. “We are excited that the time is now upon us to officially open The Heights of Tomball,” Touchstone Communities CEO Stan Studer Jr. said. […]

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