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Wortham ISD Honors Veterans

WORTHAM ISD HAD THE PLEASURE OF HONORING two amazing veterans on Friday, November 10, 2017: U.S. Army 1st Sergeant and former Drill Sergeant Craig Rogers, and Sergeant 1st Class Eric Salisbury, both now retired from the US Army. Mr. Rogers gave an inspirational message to our students. (Photo by Jennifer...

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TISD Board Names Superintendent Finalist

A finalist for the position of superintendent has been named for Teague ISD:  Chris Skinner. Chris Skinner has been with Teague ISD since 2007. He has served as Assistant Principal, Principal, and Director of Facilities during his time with Teague ISD. The Teague Independent School District (ISD) Board of Trustees, at its November 7th meeting, named Chris Skinner as finalist for superintendent. By law, the Board must now wait 21 days before voting to hire Skinner. Chris Skinner is slated to replace Interim Superintendent Ray Matthews. The Board has followed a lengthy process in determining the finalist. In September, the Board hired Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services to direct the search. TASB consultants developed a profile of what characteristics the community and staff desired of the new superintendent from the online survey that was available. The profile developed was the yardstick used by the Board and consultants in evaluating the applicants for the position. TISD Trustees selected four applicants for initial interviews. Two applicants were invited back for a second interview. With the second round of interviews completed, the Board voted to name Chris Skinner as the lone finalist on November 7th. The Board is scheduled to vote to offer a contract to Skinner November...

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FMC Announces New ER Group

Freestone Medical Center is pleased to announce a new relationship with Concord Medical Group for physician care coverage in the Emergency Department. “We are pleased to provide valued service to our community through the addition of Concord Medical Group’s board-certified physicians,” said Freestone Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Stace Holland. “Concord brings a high level of quality care and customer service to each and every emergency department patient encounter.” Concord Medical Group has been helping rural hospitals serve local community healthcare needs since 2001, initially in Texas and more recently in neighboring states as well. “The goal of the emergency care team is to stabilize emergent patients as quickly and completely as possible,” Holland added. “We are committed to delivering the quality of care that area families have come to expect from Freestone Medical Center.” Expansion and renovation of the emergency department was complete in the fall of 2011. Now, Concord emergency-trained physicians work alongside Freestone’s highly trained nursing professionals who are certified in advanced cardiac life support for adults and children, and who have obtained special training in trauma care. “We take great pride in providing round-the-clock emergency care for patients of all ages,” said Freestone Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Nicki Hagen, RN, BSN. “We are here when our community may need us most.” About Freestone Medical Center Freestone Medical Center is a 37-bed community hospital serving...

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Dogwood Trails Residents Celebrate Birthdays

CELEBRATING OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS at Dogwood Trails are Milton Skipper, Mildred Kiser, and Betty Denson. Connie Calloway with Heart to Heart Hospice (back left) brought cake for the celebration. Dogwood Trails Marketing Director, Kim Reese (back right) also joined in the fun. (Photo...

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Martin Graduates Police Academy

Congratulations to Ms. Marquita Martin for completing the 36-week Dallas Police Basic Training Academy. Officer Martin is the daughter of Reaster and Tony Martin. She graduated Fairfield High School Class of 2002. The Dallas Police Academy Graduation is Friday, November 16, 2017 at the Hall of State in Dallas, Texas. Officer Martin will start her career at the Southwest Patrol...

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