Health

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...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
Timberlands Hospital in Crockett Closed
Important information regarding Timberlands Hospital (formerly Houston County Medical Center) in Crockett. Timberlands Hospital recently notified Blue Cross and Blue...
Meals on Wheels July 19 - 25
Wednesday: Chicken fried steak with gravy, au gratin potatoes, broccoli with cauliflower, dinner roll, sugar cookie, milk Thursday: Chicken patty on bun, potato medley,...
Meals on Wheels July 12 - 18
Wednesday: Chicken salad sandwich, honeydew, fruit cocktail, oatmeal raisin cookie, milk Thursday: Tortellini with cheese, Monaco veggie blend, squash medley, garlic...
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...
Two International Shipping Companies Pay $1.9 Million for Covering...
Two shipping companies based in Egypt and Singapore pleaded guilty on Tuesday, June 20 in federal court in Beaumont to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships...
Eyeglasses, cases needed at Rusk State Hospital
There is an ongoing need for used eyeglasses and cases at Rusk State Hospital. Persons with used eyeglasses are asked to contact Community Relations at (903) 683-7327.