Great horned owl: Priscilla’s story

Great horned owl: Priscilla’s story

by Emily Varnell Life, and luck, has changed for great horned owl Priscilla. A year ago, she struggled to survive in the area surrounding San Angelo, Texas. Now, Austin Zoo’s newest resident spends her days perched on a cedar branch in her customized enclosure, peering down at guests from her […]

Adios!

Adios!

by Tom Diehl Individual health insurance has certainly gone through some radical changes since January 1, 2014. Some changes have been improvements for clients, however the rising cost of premiums, followed by the loss of most health insurance companies in our area, have certainly had a negative impact on this […]

Plan early for your next home

Plan early for your next home

Is a home purchase in your family’s future? It is never too early to get a home-buying plan in place. Six to twelve months out is a good idea. While the mortgage side of the plan can seem daunting, it is arguably the most important. Now is the time. Plan, […]

Children and their oral health

Children and their oral health

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health in children. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding children and their oral health: What should I do if my child has a toothache? First, rinse the irritated area […]

Animal cruelty

Animal cruelty

Animal cruelty is a concerning issue within our society that takes many forms and is often overlooked. Cruelty can be characterized by the intentional abuse or neglecting to provide food, water, shelter and/or necessary medical care. In Texas, two types of laws protect animals from cruelty – civil laws and […]