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Capstone hosting Back2School supply and backpack giveaway
01-Aug-2020

Date Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 10:00:00 AM ARLEY - Capstone Rural Health Center will be hosting the second annual Back2School supply and backpack giveaway Saturday, Au..

Back 2 School event will be drive-through only
24-Jul-2020

Capstone Rural Health Center's Back 2 School Supply and Backpack Giveaway will be held next week and be organized differently due to COVID-19. The event will be held in a drive-thro..

Winston County Fair coming July 2-12
04-Jul-2020

After several postponements and the possibility of cancellation due to COVID-19 this year, and the hard work of Crystal Till and April Flake of Community Unity, it has been announced the Wins..

East side of county wary over Lakeland’s plan to open clinics
08-May-2020

Before the Winston County Commission took a vote April 29, to apply two mills of property tax directly to the Health Care Authority of Haleyville and Winston County, a tremendous amount of di..

Capstone gets federal funds to fight COVID-19
01-May-2020

Walker County legislators announced Friday that Capstone Rural Health Center will receive $652,160 in federal funding to combat the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Capstone Rural Health was one o..

Capstone giving tests, looking for supplies with COVID
30-Apr-2020

PARRISH - Capstone Rural Health Center is offering regular daily testing for COVID-19 at its Parrish and Double Springs clinics, and has made adjustments to deal with the virus pandemic, incl..

Capstone Rural Health Center receives federal funding to fight COVID-19
10-Apr-2020

It was announced Friday, April 10, that Capstone Rural Health Center will receive $652,160 in federal funding to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. Capstone Rural Health was one of 17 commun..

Officials gather for listening session regarding opioid abuse
27-Mar-2020

The issue of substance abuse goes far beyond just addiction, with a meeting of the minds between local, area, state and federal officials held Wednesday, March 20, in seeking solutions to bri..

Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions hears local issues at luncheon
10-Jan-2020

Jeff Sessions - former U.S. Senator, as well as former U.S. Attorney General under President Donald Trump - had much to say supporting Trump’s efforts currently underway in the Middle East, a..

Cancer support expo returns Friday
12-Nov-2019

BY JENNIFER COHRON Birmingham television news anchor Brenda Ladun will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Wings of Hope Cancer Support Expo on Friday. Ladun's talk will kick ..

Capstone to host drug, alcohol recovery event
12-Nov-2019

BY NICOLE SMITH Capstone Rural Health Center is inviting the community together to celebrate recovery from alcohol or drugs. Living Proof: We Recover Better Together will be held Satu..

UA intern explores mental health attitudes in county
12-Nov-2019

BY NICOLE SMITH Editor's note: The following is the third in a four-part series that will feature University of Alabama students who are interning in Jasper this summer. One Universi..

PROSPERITY FUND TACKLING WALKER’S LINKED TRANSPORTATION, OPIOID PROBLEMS
16-May-2019

Southern Research’s Prosperity Fund, created to help revitalize Alabama’s Coal Country, is taking aim at a pair of problems burdening Walker County – limited transportation options and the o..

Wings of Hope Cancer Support Expo
13-Mar-2019

Birmingham television news anchor Brenda Ladun will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Wings of Hope Cancer Support Expo on Friday. Ladun's talk will kick off the event, which wi..

Warming Station Partnership
23-Jan-2019

A new partnership will ensure warmth and security for those in need when temperatures become frigid. The City of Jasper, Jasper Area Family Services Center (JAFSC) and Capstone Rural Hea..

Capstone Series Part 3 (Jones calls for new attitude in dealing with addicts)
28-Dec-2018

PARRISH - Many people are used to seeing the smiling, affable David Jones, who has been a positive face for the Capstone Rural Health Center. However, behind the scenes, officials note Jones h..

Capstone Series Part 2 (Capstone moves into new building)
27-Dec-2018

PARRISH - Paul Kennedy, executive director of the Walker Area Community Foundation, said if it was not for David Jones, Capstone Rural Health Center "would still be operating out of a couple ..

Capstone Series Part 1 (A different mission field for Christ)
26-Dec-2018

PARRISH - Dr. David Jones, the executive director of Capstone Rural Health Center since 2011, has become a familiar, friendly face in the area, promoting the center at its three locations and..

Back to School 2017
21-Jul-2017

Capstone Rural Health Center, in partnership with the Gorgas chapter of the Alabama Power Service Organization (APSO), is now collecting donations for its fourth annual Back2School Supply Drive. ..

Touching Lives
23-Aug-2016

MS. Byrd teaches 4th grade at TR Simmons Elementary and would like to pass on a BIG thank you to Capstone for the school supplies, backpacks and t-shirts. TRS has a family that has 4 boys ..

back2school a success
22-Aug-2016

A large crowd came out to the Back2School Supplies Giveaway hosted by Capstone Rural Health in Parrish on Friday. Families enjoyed food and games, and 600 backpacks were given away to area student..

Capstone Back2School Giveaway
12-Aug-2016

Capstone Rural Health Center of Parrish will be hosting its third annual Back2School Supplies Giveaway this Friday. The event has continued to gain momentum each year, and the health center is..

Capstone to Construct New Facility in Parrish AL
06-Jun-2016

A new Capstone Rural Health Center will be built in Parrish next year with $1 million in Affordable Care Act funding. Capstone was one of 160 health centers in the nation to be awarded nearly ..

Clinic Collecting Donations for Pickens County Tornado Victims
06-Feb-2016

LEA RIZZO Capstone Rural Health Center is accepting donations through next Thursday for victims of the tornado that hit Pickens County on Feb. 2. On Tuesday, an EF2 tornado destroyed 13 ho..

Thanksgiving Meals Planned Around County
22-Nov-2015

JENNIFER COHRON Several community meals are planned throughout the county this week, including two on Thanksgiving Day. Nauvoo residents can get a free Thanksgiving dinner Monday at Capsto..