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Don’t Take Any Chances – Get Your Flu Shot Now
The flu is nothing to sneeze at, especially if you’re an older adult. Anywhere from 140,000 to 710,000 Americans are projected to land in the hospital this year as a...
SFA Ranked Among Top 20 Most Affordable in Nation for Online Child...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s Bachelor of Science in human sciences with an emphasis in human development and family studies has been ranked as one of the top 20...
Four Things to Know about Medicare’s Open Enrollment
Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to look over their health and drug coverage for 2018. For most Texans, Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15...
Medicare can help you find the right hospice
Medicare’s “Compare” websites have helped millions of Americans find the right nursing home, hospital or home health care agency for themselves or their families. Now, a...
Youth Volunteers from New Jersey Travel to Houston to Help...
A team of youth volunteers from New Jersey area traveled to Houston on Sunday, Sept. 3 to help victims of Hurricane Harvey, taking off from N.J.’s Newark Liberty Airport...
Rusk VFW sponsoring scholarship contests
The Rusk Veterans of Foreign Wars post is hosting the annual Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship program. The program is open to students in grades 6-8...
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...
The Pegasus Project Wins $10,000 ASPCA Grant
On April 22, The Pegasus Project Horse Rescue participated in the national celebration of the ASPCA )The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Help A...
Listen to your symptoms: when to seek Emergency Care
At what point does a fever or stomach ache become a medical emergency? If someone slices their finger with a knife, or is having the worst headache they’ve ever had, should...
BBB: Offers Tips for Tying the Knot
Wedding bells are in the air, and many are planning one of the most memorable days in their lives. As a time that they get to share with family and friends, all couples...
Drunk Driving is Still the Biggest Killer on Our Roads
In response to recent reports regarding an increase in drug impaired driving, Mothers Against Drunk Driving wants to remind the public that drunk driving is still the...
Arbor Day Foundation offers Tree-Care Booklet
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly...
Tree Identification Book from the Arbor Day Foundation Helps People...
The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, What Tree Is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the...
Call for Nominations to Serve on NOSB
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is a Federal Advisory Committee that provides advice and recommendations to the Department of Agriculture on the implementation...
Join the Arbor Day Foundation in July and 10 Trees Will Be Planted...
Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation next month. Through the...