Capstone gets federal funds to fight COVID-19

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

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..

Cancer support expo returns Friday

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

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

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..


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

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

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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..

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