Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 30 2014

Peters Chevy rewards LRMC standout

For a non-doctor, Randy Peters, owner of Longview’s Peters’ Chevrolet, is a great contributor to public health. His yearly reward to Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) standout employee is an American dream. “Exceptional healthcare is vital to every community,” he said. “We are proud to partner with Longview Regional to reward a deserving employee.” Lyndsey …

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Jun 29 2014

Why do people have to die?

People die because “God wants more angels,” says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception of morticians, no one likes funerals. When we experience the loss of a friend or a loved one, it’s easy to forget that death …

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Jun 29 2014

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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Jun 28 2014

The human cost of failed border policies

The first thing I saw was a boy crying. Terrified and sobbing against the window of the holding cell, he couldn’t have been more than 12 or 13. The room was full of other young boys, their curious eyes peering out at us as we walked by. These were the ones who made the trip …

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Jun 28 2014

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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Jun 27 2014

A day of action: United Way combats Texas heat

The Lone Star State is indeed a very cool state, but this word is used in more than one way. Blistering temperatures have always been a way of life in the Great State, and triple-digit summer temperatures must not be taken lightly. The spectre of heat-related illness makes cooling systems and fans matters of literal …

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Jun 26 2014

COMING OUT

The Longview chapter of the Lesbians Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) has held its first-ever parade through Heritage Plaza in downtown Longview. Spectators and vendors both enjoyed the event. Vendors Nicki Williams and Casey Brehm of the group NETX NORMAL advocate the use of Cannabis for “medical and responsible use,” and their booth was a …

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