From the basketball court to the operating room: Jerry Ashworth reflects on health scare after facing emergency heart surgery

By: Natasha Barrett Most of us gathered around our TV for the biggest game of the year.  Either to see those big-money commercials.  The always gossiped about half-time performances.  Or, the actual showdown on the field.  But, this year, watching the Super Bowl was different for Jerry Ashworth.   Hometown football hero Patrick Mahomes was playing [Continue Reading]

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The Key to Community

By Shannon Dillon “When everything is all said and done, I want to invite everyone back here for a party to help me celebrate being able to finally get back into my home,” said Evelyn Phillips. Phillips glanced at the volunteers inside of her home and then closed her tear-filled eyes to listen to the [Continue Reading]

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Hate running? Here are five unconventional ways to work out

By Alyson Ward If you’re going to break a sweat, you might as well make it fun, right? Thankfully, there’s no limit to unconventional workouts that get you moving toward a healthier you. “Be creative,” said Blaine Schmidt, performance coach at Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute. “As long as you get your heart rate [Continue Reading]

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She’s There To Help, But So Many People Help Her

By: Natasha Barrett The man walked through the door of the gift shop and seemed a little lost. He stopped, looked around, almost overwhelmed with his head looking down. The woman behind the counter politely asked if she could help him find what he was looking for. He quickly replied, ‘no’ without even looking up. [Continue Reading]

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