Mental health center moving

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The Monroe Street building that housed the recently closed Laurel Hills Nursing Home won’t be standing vacant for long, officials said. By the end of the month, it will be the home of a resource center that serves an average of 250 folks in the community and has been kicking around [...]

Officials say nursing home closure final

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Laurel Hills Nursing Home closed its doors on Dec. 31 for financial reasons, officials said, leaving behind critics and supporters. “It was a rural area and was not really financially viable,” said Shirley Ghattas, Laurel’s public relations director. “We put a significant investment into the home when we purchased it [...]

Nursing home helps residents

Winnie Hagenah Laurel Hills Healthcare in Tucumcari has recently launched a new program that is bringing back local residents who have had to go to Amarillo or Lubbock for their medical needs. Erika Smith, a recent nursing school graduate of Texas Tech University, will be working in Texas as the new “Nurse Liaison” for Laurel [...]