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DPS Warns Texans of Safety Concerns in Summer Heat

Tips to help residents stay safe as extreme heat continues AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to take extra...

MENTAL ILLNESS TREATMENT HELPS, SPEAKER TELLS WORKSHOP

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--The overwhelming majority of people who receive treatment for mental illness benefit from it, and depression does not indicate a lack of...

As Temps Warm, Snakes Harm

By Dave Ellison With spring here and summer fast approaching, East Texans should take particular care to avoid becoming one of the estimated 500 to...

Food handlers class set March 22 in Gilmer

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Correspondent GILMER--The Upshur County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will offer a March 22 "food handlers class," which is now state-required for...

Texas Moves Forward With Plans to Improve State Hospital System

AUSTIN –Today the Health and Human Services Commission announced the release of $47.7 million to begin improving the state’s inpatient psychiatric care system. The initial...

Eat, DRINK and Drink Some More, and KAWA’s Critique

By Gorging George Drink might mean to quench ones thirst, or the word 'drink' could mean to imbibe. To be perfectly anal about it, there are...

HOME SWEET HOME: “Dinner Tonight……….Cooking with Chef Cruz” Program set for...

By Angie W. Monk, Wood County Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Science             Save the Date for a very special program on June 6, 2017.  “Dinner Tonight………..Cooking with...

Epi Pen Recall Alert – 04/04/2017

Some EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. Devices Recalled by Mylan in the U.S. April 4, 2017 RECALL ALERT: This recall is being conducted as a result of the receipt...

Backers See ‘Medicare for All’ as Cure for U.S. Health Care

By Mark Richardson HOUSTON - With Republicans trying to resuscitate their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, the debate in Texas and elsewhere over...

K OF C FISH FRY

By Bob and Jean Quinn The March 24th Knights of Columbus Fish Fry was very well attended in spite of a downpour, which we really...
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