Celebrating 20 years of Good N.E.W.S.

Following a 33-year career as a manager for McDonald’s, Neva Allen, right, now needs a little help. Good N.E.W.S. volunteers drive her to dialysis treatments three times a week, and provide help with household chores and lawn care. Terri Bartlett dropped by Allen’s home Tuesday, May 6, with a bag filled with household items.
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
For 20 years now, Good N.E.W.S. Living at Home/Block Nurse Program has been helping senior citizens in the Azle, Springtown, Briar and surrounding areas continue to live in their homes.
It’s been a labor of love for 17 years for Executive Director Terri Bartlett.
But she’s quick to point out that it’s always been the community – and not her – that’s kept the program going and made it the success it is.
“It really has been a collaborative program owned by the community – and girl, they have owned it,” Bartlett said.

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