Monthly Archive: March 2011

Mar 17

Longview airport to receive extra funds

U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas has announced Longview’s East Texas Regional Airport will be receiving a federal grant of $461,555 to finance upgrading airport facilities. The grant is being provided by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. “These funds will be used to address needed maintenance and …

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Mar 17

Read contracts carefully

How often are you asked to sign something? I don’t mean autographs or birthday cards, but legally and financially binding documents – everything from endorsing a check to signing a sales receipt to buying a house. Either way, they’re all contracts. In broad terms, contracts are mutually binding agreements between two or more parties to …

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Mar 17

Several Continuing Education courses begin soon

Kilgore College’s Continuing Education Department will offer several courses beginning this month and April. The classes will meet in the KC—Longview Hendrix Building, located at 300 S. High Street. Participants can call (903) 753-2642 to register by phone and pay with a credit card. Classes include: Introduction to Computers, 18 hours Tuition $109 Every Monday …

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Mar 17

PTISD schedules bond election

The Pine Tree ISD Board of Trustees officially called a May school bond referendum after months of discussion and examination of district needs. Following a comprehensive committee process, several community forums for feedback and discussion, and many hours of open meetings, the Board unanimously approved the bond election which will be held on May 14th. …

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Mar 17

Salaries frozen, leave time cut

The Longview Independent School District’s (LISD) Board of Trustees has elected to leave the district’s salary and compensation schedules unchanged for 2011-2012. The panel also decided to discontinue local leave days for next year’s semester.  The state mandates five leave days, but LISD employees were receiving just two.  Superintendent Dr. James E. Wilcox explained the …

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Mar 17

EOC reaches out to college students

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of the Texas Association of Developing Colleges (TADC) will be holding weekend seminars to prepare upcoming college students for the challenges awaiting them in higher education when they start classes in the autumn of 2011. Director of Programs Marilyn Richardson reports that the busy, income tax period of mid-February through …

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Mar 17

Longview Running Club presents half marathon, 5k

Runners will hit the tracks in Longview’s first half- marathon and 5k runs on Saturday, March 19th at 7:30 a.m. The race is presented by the Longview Running Club. Longview Regional Medical Center is the primary sponsor and all proceeds will benefit AMBUCS.  According to Claire Henderson of LRMC marketing department, the race has already …

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Mar 17

Zealous for District 3

Kasha Williams recently visited her great grandmother’s church, Growing Valley Baptist Church located at the northern tip of District 3 where Charles E. Faulks is pastor. Faulks told the audience that the church is so honored to open her doors to Ms. Williams. He reminded the people that the Church has always played an important …

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