March 30, 2017 RSS feed / General Stories

First Baptist to Host Run, Walk, Go!

First Baptist Church will host their first Run, Walk, Go! event this coming Saturday, April 1st. More...

How to Pick a Medical Alert System

Dear Savvy Senior,  I would like to get my 82-year-old mother, who lives alone, a home medical alert system with a panic button that she can push in case she falls or needs help. More...

How to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

Financial fraud continues to be the fastest growing form of elder abuse. As the senior population in this country increases, so do the financial crimes committed against these vulnerable and trusting individuals. More...

Prolific wild pigs pose persistent problem

According to Texas Farm Bureau’s Gene Hall, “It’s time to stop the ‘swine of mass destruction.’” Wild hogs are a big problem in Texas. More...

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Luminant’s Three Oaks Mine and its employees recently donated nearly 30 hay bales to support the cattle program at Milam County’s Down Home Ranch – a 410-acre working ranch for adul More...

Protection to Senior Homeowners

According to usgovconnect.com, the Federal Housing Administration proposed a rule that would extend greater protection to senior homeowners and assist them in remaining in their homes as they age. More...

Social Security Matters

Benefit Payment Schedule & Payment Method

Dear Rusty: I’m approaching my full retirement age and about to apply for my Social Security benefits, but I would like to time receipt of my payment to the first of the month when I make out my bills. More...

Texas Senate Passes Tax Reform Bills

The Senate passed two bills last week intended to reduce the tax burden on property owners and businesses. Lt. More...

AirEvac LifeTeam Offers Membership

If you, or someone you love, have ever needed to be air lifted to a hospital for medical services, you know how expensive the service can be. More...

Most Wanted Fugitive Captured

Jahmar Nykel Young, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured last Wednesday in Dallas. More...


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