Rep. Walt McLeod looks back on 2016 session

Rep. Walt McLeod looks back on 2016 session

This week’s Newberry Notes is a look back at the 2016 House of Representatives session with information provided by Rep. Walt McLeod:Although I ...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Jesus is the only way to Heaven

We can never be good enough to get into Heaven on our own. The reason is God is pure and holy, and every sin is an offence to God. He does not take ou...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Play spaces for kids planned nationwide

The VA has partnered with the nonprofit organization “KaBOOM!” in an effort to create play spaces for young children visiting family membe...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Pilot program will allow transfer to military treatment center

A new pilot program will give some TRICARE users who are admitted to a civilian hospital through the emergency room the option to transfer to a Milita...

July 29th, 2016 |  


VA eliminates paper signature requirements for VA

The VA has announced it has eliminated paper signature requirements for veterans wishing to enroll in VA health care.Effective immediately, VA has ame...

July 29th, 2016 |  


LUKE arm cleared by FDA for use

LUKE arm cleared by FDA for use

The LUKE arm has been cleared by the FDA as the first prosthetic in the new product category of integrated prosthetic arms.According to the announceme...

July 29th, 2016 |  


New form removes barriers for health care access

World-class health care is not much good to those who can’t access it and accessing VA health care has not always been easy.Actually, it’s...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Parents can help kids with transition back to school

Parents can help kids with transition back to school

As the summer winds down, parents begin to prepare for the new school year by buying school supplies, arranging after school care, and meeting with sc...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Thousands of vets affected by bad paper discharges

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistMore than 125,000 veterans who have served since 9/11 are denied access to basic services like health care by the De...

July 27th, 2016 |  


VA will not furnish service dogs for PTSD cases

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistDespite such anecdotal evidence - and research that shows how dogs help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress - t...

July 27th, 2016 |