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Heart Screening Saves 15 Year Old Lantana Resident

Too often we hear about student athletes suffering from cardiac arrest without a warning.  Thirteen-year-old Alex Betzhold was an Argyle seventh grader who was active in football, basketball and band. In January 2012, Alex died in his sleep of an

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Taking Pride in a Job Well Done

by Susan Neuhalfen If you’ve been to the Golden Triangle Mall during the day, chances are you’ve run into an amazing group of high school students in a work-study program. These aren’t your typical teenagers. These kids face challenges every

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Inspiration Comes in Small Packages

by Susan Neuhalfen 9 – year old Lantana resident Sadie Keller was diagnosed with leukemia in the spring of 2015. A remarkable young woman, she has been through more than most adults seven times her age. Yet through it all,

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Exiled Cuban Finds Hope and Home in the United States

The news of Fidel Castro’s death in November sent many Cubans into the streets of Miami to celebrate. The leader of Cuba was responsible for not only the senseless and brutal political murders of many Cubans, but also the mass

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Troubled Vets Find Help Through Camaraderie and County Court

by Susan Neuhalfen Veterans who are in trouble with the law are finally getting the help they need. The Veterans Treatment Court Program in Denton County is specifically designed for veterans who have a criminal case or charge pending in

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Kids Kupboard Feeds Kids in Need

by Susan Neuhalfen Living in a “bubble” like Lantana, it can sometimes be hard to picture that there are kids going hungry in our community schools but the problem is bigger than you think. When Lara Lopez and her husband

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Women Need to Accentuate the Positive

Your job is to make your strengths more effective and your weaknesses irrelevant.” – Peter Drucker So often women are focused on their weaknesses. With the constant barrage of multi-tasking with kids, husbands, jobs, relatives, homes, etc., it’s easy to

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Guyer High School Student Performs on Broadway

by Susan Neuhalfen Guyer High School incoming senior John Fredrickson, earned one of the top honors at the prestigious National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA) on Monday, June 27, being named a finalist for the 2016 Jimmy Award. Fredrickson

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Furry or Not, Ranch Hand Rescue Believes that All Life is Precious

by Susan Neuhalfen Doris Roberts saved my life,” were Ranch Hand Rescue Founder Bob Williams first words about his debilitating stroke that forced him into a year-long recovery that ultimately saved his life and many others. Yes, THAT Doris Roberts.

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One Simple Fact Remains: We Are Still Distracted

by Susan Neuhalfen In the split second it takes to look down at one text message while driving, everything could change. The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. 1

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