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7 from 7: Stories for your Monday

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Good afternoon!

Here are some stories of interest for you to check out this afternoon:

1. Good Shepherd Health System announced today that it has notified the Linden Municipal Hospital Authority of its intent to close Good Shepherd Medical Center - Linden (404 North Kaufman), effective April 30, 2014. The Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Centers, formerly Glenn-Garrett Clinics, in Linden (402 North Kaufman) and Hughes Springs (201 East 2nd Street) will also close at that time. Factors leading to the closures are said to be Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement cuts to hospitals, among other issues.

 

Antonia Labato - missing teenager

2. Authorities are now asking for the public's help in locating a teen girl missing from Tyler since December.  On Monday, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children announced they are asking the public's help to find 14-year-old Antonia Labato. She was last seen on December 25, 2013. Call Tyler Police Dept. at 903-531-1000 if you have any information about Antonia.

3. Harold Ramis, the actor, director and writer who helped create a new golden age of comedies in the 1980s, died surrounded by family members Monday, according to multiple reports. His wife, Erica Mann Ramis, said he'd battled an autoimmune disorder for years. He was 69.

4. An East Texas native and Texas A&M defensive lineman was arrested Saturday night on a marijuana charge. Isaiah Golden, 19, was taken into custody at a Bryan apartment complex for possession of marijuana. Details of his arrest were not immediately available.

5. An El Paso couple is desperately trying to find their Post Traumatic Stress Disorder service dog, Shonyo, after she went missing while they were visiting family members in Nacogdoches Friday night. Shonyo went missing in the Old Tyler Road and FM 343 area.A flyer for the missing dog described Shonyo as a female blue nose pit bull that weighs approximately 40 pounds.

Anyone with any information about Shonyo's whereabouts is urged to call (915) 667-0394 or (806) 340-4596.

6. Prom season is upon us again here in East Texas. For most girls, this season is all about finding the right dress, shoes, jewelry and date for the occasion. Shopping for "the" right dress is fun, but it can get expensive fast!
Zonta Club of Longview is here to help. The group is gearing up for their sixth annual prom boutique this Saturday in Longview. Each year, Zonta gives away formal dresses to teen girls from across East Texas. What's the catch? There's not one.

7. Don't forget that you can submit your group's events to our shiny new events calendar! Whether it's a concert, fundraiser, booksigning, community picnic, or other event that is open to the public, you can submit it to us at events.kltv.com.

We hope you'll join us on  our livestream on KLTV.com if you're not near your tv today at 4, 5 and 6 for the best news and weather in East Texas!

We'll see you soon!

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV Digital Content Producer

 

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