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Dr. Dave Parkus on TNT's 'The Hero'

Dr. Dave Parkus may have walked away from TNT’s “The Hero” empty-handed, but the 50-year-old Christus- St. Elizabeth trauma surgeon said that the support he received from Southeast Tex­ans, who consider him their hero, was better than any cash prize.

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Beaumont Independent School District police are currently investigating the theft of copper wire at four BISD campuses.

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Nurse Lisa Flores and Chief Nursing Officer Paul Guidroz

Christus recognized nurses from St. Elizabeth and St. Mary hospitals for their dedication, hard work, and clinical skills as well as for the compassion they show their patients on an everyday basis Tuesday, Aug. 13.

“When a loved one is hospitalized, it’s often nurses who care for them minute by minute, day by day, that make the biggest impact on the patient and their families,” said Bonnie Barnes, co-founder and president of the DAISY Foundation.

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Midshipman 4th Class (freshman) Ross Gilchriest of Silsbee

Midshipman 4th Class (freshman) Ross Gilchriest of Silsbee had the honor of throwing the first pitch at the 14th annual Navy Night at Bowie Baysox baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, in Bowie, Md.

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First Lady Michelle Obama (Photo courtesy of Alan Coleman)

First Lady Michelle Obama started the Let’s Move! campaign in 2010 with a goal of “solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight,” according to the Let’s Move! website.

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