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Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home to honor heroes on Veterans Day

November 10, 2014
(Floresville, Texas)—The heroes at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veteran Home will be honored for their service on Tuesday. A Veterans Day Ceremony will take place 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) at the entrance of the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home, 200 Veterans Drive, in Floresville. The invit...more


Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home to honor heroes on Veterans Day

November 10, 2014
(Bonham, Texas)—The heroes at the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home will be honored on Tuesday. A Veterans Day program is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) at the home, located at 1300 Seven Oaks Road, in Bonham. Former Lamar County Veterans Service Officer and retired Navy counselor ...more


Bagpipes, ball, new name for dining hall on agenda for Tuesday

November 10, 2014
(TEMPLE, Texas)—The heroes at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home will be honored by a full day of activities on Tuesday. Col. Matt Melvin will be the keynote speaker at the Courtney home's Veterans Day Ceremony, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, (1424 Martin Luther King Jr. Lane, Temple) outside by the fron...more


'The Voice' singer on deck for Tyler Veterans Parade

November 10, 2014
(TYLER, Texas)—A parade will honor the heroes at the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veteran Home on Tuesday. The Veterans Day Celebration, Parade, and Cookout is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home, 11466 Honor Lane, Tyler. The event is free and open to the public. The home...more


VLB picks Touchstone to oversee 3 Texas State Veterans Homes

November 06, 2014
(AUSTIN, Texas)—Jerry Patterson, chairman of the Texas Veterans Land Board, announced today that Touchstone Communities has been selected to administer Texas State Veterans Homes in El Paso, McAllen and Big Spring. Touchstone Communities already manages Texas State Veterans Homes in Amarillo, Bonham, Floresville, ...more


Veterans Day service to recognize daughter of fallen hero

November 06, 2014
(AUSTIN, Texas )—An unfolding story of a heroic Texas veteran will be celebrated this Friday. Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson will assist in re-folding and re-presenting a U.S. flag to the daughter of a Vietnam war casualty. The flag belongs to the family of the Land Office’s Budget and Planning D...more


Bonham veterans to commemorate Flag Day

June 13, 2014
(BONHAM, Texas)—A couple of stars have been added since several local veterans signed up to fight for Old Glory. A Flag Day ceremony is set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in the dining room of the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home, 1300 Seven Oaks Road, in Bonham. Members of the American Legion Post 231 ...more


Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home earns Bronze National Quality Award

June 11, 2014
((Austin, Texas) )—The high-quality care at Bonham’s Clyde Cosper Texas State Veterans Home has been recognized with the 2014 Bronze — Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.   The award is the first of three di...more


5 Tyler-area D-Day vets to be honored at Texas State Veterans Home

June 02, 2014
(TYLER, Texas)—On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home in Tyler will honor the veterans who turned the tide during World War II. Four residents of the home – Austeen V. Bice, Richard D. Carter, Homer C. Garrett, and Robert M. Moore – and speci...more


D-Day veterans to speak at 70th anniversary film

June 02, 2014
(AUSTIN, Texas)—Two of the men who fought in history’s biggest amphibious invasion will commemorate its 70th anniversary in front of the largest movie screen in Texas. D-Day veterans Robert Bearden, author and former POW, and John Marino will participate in a panel discussion following a screening of the...more