Rocksprings Record

LMH has found a native West Texas girl to serve as the  ew Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) for the Rocksprings Medical Clinic in Rocksprings, Texas.  Shanna Fowler McDonald wanted her daughters, Shayla, Sydnee, and Scotlyn, to experience to joy of small town life and moved her daughters to the tiny west Texas  town of Rocksprings in Novemberof 2013. Shanna’s family is  no stranger to Rocksprings, her mother, Martha Mitchell Bass and grandparents, Crawford and Kathryn Mitchell grew up in EdwardsCounty along with many other family members. Shanna will start at the clinic on June 1st and is delighted to join our team and looks forward to being a part of the innovative  and exciting things that are happening in rural healthcare; particularly telemedicine, which is currently the cornerstone of clinic services.

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Akira and Junko Watanabe of Tokyo, Japan were recent visitors to Rocksprings. Their son, Shaun Watanabe is an exchange student attending Rocksprings High School this year. Both parents work for the Ministry of Finance with the Japanese government. Anna and Arnulfo Benavidez are Shaun’s host family here in the U. S.

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Edwards County Historical Commission hosted a Memorial Day Flag Raising at the Rocksprings Cemetery. The ceremony was to honor those that died while serving in the U. S. Military. Due to weather conditions, part of the affair was cancelled. Those attending were (l-r front) Craig and Debra Wolcott, Lillie Shanklin, Kari Cloudt, Patti and Judge Souli Shanklin, Franklin Glasscock, (l-r back) Terri and Ronnie Eckhart, Tyne Lomax, Lindsay Davis and photographer Carolyn Anderson. Small American flags were placed on all veteran graves also.

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