History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

Iron Lung Is necessity the mother of invention? Poliomyelitis has existed for thousands of years. There are representations of the disease in ancient art. No device is more associated with poliomyelitis than the tank respirator, better known as the iron lung. Poliomyelitis is more commonly known as polio. Polio can cause muscle weakness in many… Read More History Moment By William “Doc” Halliday

‘Glitter Girls’ – cast selected and in rehearsals

Contributed by Marcia Thomas Jefferson’s Opera House Theatre Players has announced casting for the upcoming World and Texas premier of “The Glitter Girls”, a comedy by Mark Dunn. The two-act play will be presented for three performances on November 16-17 and 18 at the Jefferson Playhouse. Cast in the lead role of Trudy is Players… Read More ‘Glitter Girls’ – cast selected and in rehearsals

Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County to partner with TJC to offer dementia care certificate

TYLER – The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County is excited to announce a joint partnership with Tyler Junior College to offer the first Dementia Care Certificate. “Our goal for this class is to train professional and familial caregivers, so that persons living with dementia receive excellent quality of care,” said Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance Executive… Read More Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County to partner with TJC to offer dementia care certificate