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Jennifer Kent of Ranger College Chosen for National Presidential Fellowship

Dr. Jennifer Kent

Jennifer Kent of Ranger College Chosen for National Presidential Fellowship

Ranger College- May 4, 2020 – The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today announced that Dr. Jennifer Kent, Senior Vice President at Ranger College, is one of 40 leaders selected for the 2020-21 class of the Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship, a highly selected leadership program preparing the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success.

Person Hit by Train Tuesday

Person Hit by Train Tuesday

Early Tuesday morning, a report of a person hit by a train was received in Cisco. After searching, the Sheriff Dept. found the victim’s body. The body could not be identified at this time, according to officer Terry Honea, pictured above at the scene. By: Sheila McCoy Hickox

OLDEN VFD HOLDS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

Olden Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce that it is time for our Annual Fund Raiser!! We will be serving Brisket, beans, potato salad and all of the trimmings! Sweet Tea and Unsweet Tea will be available. Save the Date and Time! Saturday, May 9, 2020. We are located at 450 FM 3363, Olden Texas. $10.00 for a plate of mouthwatering brisket! Our station will be open to Dine In. We will have Carry Out Plates available. We will also have a Drive Thru.Thank you for supporting your Volunteer Fire Fighters and First Responders!

Local VFW Post 4136 Serves Many Veterans

Local VFW Post 4136 Serves Many Veterans

Eastland County VFW post 4136 is a part of the nation’s largest and oldest war veterans service organization. The two men pictured above, Virgil Wilson (service officer/ trustee), and Gary Gray (commanding officer), have been working hard on deep clean the post 4136 building, remodel, and updating a few things during the time of social distancing. They have had a couple of volunteers help them, and are welcoming any other volunteers who would like to help. You can help pay back for those who served for us. The Moto of the group is “no one does more for the veterans then the VFW.” By: Brooke Reep

Hendrick Health Systems agrees to buy Brownwood, Abilene Regional Medical Centers

ABILENE, Texas (News Release) — Hendrick Health System has signed agreements to purchase Abilene Regional Medical Center (Abilene Regional) and Brownwood Regional Medical Center (Brownwood Regional) from affiliates of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). The organizations anticipate finalizing the transactions by the fall of 2020, subject to state regulatory approval.

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