Health

A local contingent of Rusk leaders joined Sen. Robert Nichols and Rep. Travis Clardy Thursday morning to speak to leaders with the state Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to advocate for funding for new construction at Rusk State Hospital. From left are Bobby Garmon of Citizens 1st Bank, Rusk Mayor Angela Raiborn, Department of State Health Services Deputy Commissioner Mike Maples, Sen. Nichols, University of Texas System Chief Medical Officer and Associate Vice-Chancellor Dr. David Lakey, Citizens 1st Bank-Rusk president Charles Hassell, Rep. Clardy and HHSC Deputy Commissioner Stephenie Muth. Local contingent advocates for Rusk State Hospital
Thursday morning, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) and Representative Travis Clardy (R-Nacogdoches) spoke to Health and Human Services...


Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...
UT Health Northeast to Host Cystic Fibrosis Education Day
UT Health Northeast will host a Cystic Fibrosis Education Day on Aug. 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Louise and Joseph Z. Ornelas Academic Amphitheater, located...
Local Brookshire Brothers and David’s Shoppers Help Provide Milk...
Hunger is a problem that exists in urban, suburban and rural communities; it has no boundaries. In fact, Texas and Louisiana have a food insecurity rate of 16.2%, meaning...
U.S. News & World Report Names CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital -...
CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for the Common Adult Procedures and Conditions of Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart...
Hunt for a Cure Concert
Join our Sky High Adventures team and the National Wild Turkey Federation as we host Hunt for a Cure Concert Saturday, Aug. 26 at Brooklyn’s Down South in Buda,...
Meals on Wheels Aug. 16 - 22
Wednesday: Chicken fried steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, green peas, texas toast, Mandarin oranges, milk Thursday: Artichoke chicken, broccoli, macaroni and cheese,...
UT Health Northeast scientist to receive teaching excellence award
Larry K. Lowry, Ph.D., has been named a 2017 University of Texas System Board of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award recipient. Dr. Lowry is professor of occupational and...
Overuse of pain medications threatens health
Our nation faces its deadliest drug epidemic ever. For years, Americans overestimated the benefits of opioids and underestimated the risks. Many people became regular...
Everyone with Medicare has rights, protections
Remember how you learned back in your high school civics class that you have certain rights as an American. As we all know, those individual rights make up the first 10...
ETMC Mobile Mammography Unit comes to Alto
ETMC mobile mammography unit will be in Alto Aug. 10, to provide screenings for women ages 35 and over. We need the public’s help to spread the word. If any ladies in the...
Meals on Wheels Aug. 2 - 8
Wednesday: Beef tips with gravy, rice, green beans, rosy pears, croissant, milk Thursday: BBQ chicken breast, ranch style beans, plum crisp,wheat bread, potato salad...
DPS Urges Texans to Use Caution in Summer Heat Tips help residents...
The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat...
Clearing the site for the Children’s Clinic of Rusk
The Children’s Clinic of Rusk will be located at 1375 N Dickinson Dr. Rusk, TX 75785. The main clinic is in Lufkin (The Children’s Clinic of...


Samaritan Counseling Center Offers Services
Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas is now offering counseling services for individuals, couples and families at the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Clinic in...