Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 24

29th Annual Taste of Longview slated

The 29th Annual Taste of Longview fundraiser is scheduled for Tuesday, April 5 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Maude Cobb Activity Center. Ticket prices are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. They are available at these locations: A-1 Trophies & Plaques Camera Shop – Hallmark Johnny Cace’s Seafood & Steak …

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Mar 24

Healthcare givers awarded

Dr. Oscar Chastain and Dr. David Sadler of Longview Thoracic & Cardiovascular Associates receive Dr. Sam Mack’s Lifetime Achievement award while guest speaker and Healthcare Professional Recipient, 2010 Dr. Anita Scribner looks on at the recent annual salute to healthcare luncheon. Photos courtesy of Paul Anderson

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Mar 17

City seeking volunteers to help plant trees this Saturday

The City of Tyler and Mayor Barbara Bass are seeking volunteers to help plant more than 300 trees on Tree Tyler Day, Saturday, March 19, 2011. Residents interested in volunteering are asked to meet at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St., at 9 a.m. and enjoy free bagels before everyone teams up to plant …

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Mar 17

Local gridders mix spring training with spring cleaning

Kilgore College’s football team is concentrating on more than merely next season.  The young athletes are making themselves available on set-aside dates this semester for yard-cleaning activities throughout East Texas. This “Kilgore Spring Clean” project will raise money for the college’s football program. Specific services will be mowing, edging, trimming hedges, raking leaves, clearing debris …

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Mar 17

Self-marketing skills training offered

The public is invited to a training session on “How To Market Yourself” hosted by Leadership Tyler on Wednesday, March 30, at the Courtyard by Marriot on South Broadway in Tyler. The session will be offered twice. The morning session is from 8:30 a.m. to noon, while the afternoon session is from 1 to 4:30 …

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Mar 17

Cops crushing cancer

Retired Tyler police officer Allan Crosby and his sister, Audrey Crosby Spies, a retired Bowling Green, Ky., and former Tyler police officer, plan to walk across Texas this spring in memory of their sister and to raise money to help East Texas cancer patients. They plan to start their walk on April 1 on the …

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Mar 17

Municipal sales taxes remain steady

The state comptroller reports that Tyler’s sales tax revenues deposited so far for March have jumped 1.38% over those of precisely a year ago. Over this period the cumulative increase is 3.43%.  The reported amount of $2,525,125.45 is made up of $1,683,416.97 in general sales tax revenue and $841,708.48 in half-cent sales tax revenues.  Because …

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Mar 17

Beware of charitable scams during Japan relief effort

In wake of the earthquake and resulting tsunami that has caused widespread disaster in Japan and some areas of the U.S., the Office of the Attorney General is cautioning generous Texans to carefully vet relief organizations before making any charitable contributions. By doing a little research, well-meaning Texans can ensure their dollars actually help the …

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