Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 28

Direct flights from Texas to Cuba expected to increase trade opportunities

Agricultural trade with Cuba just became a little easier. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency recently authorized Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to offer direct flights to the island nation. Previously, Texas farmers and ranchers who planned to travel to Cuba for trade purposes encountered extra travel time and expense because only three U.S. …

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Apr 28

For Mother’s Day: Help mom get organized

Mother’s Day is May 8. In addition to traditional gifts like candy and flowers, consider spending a few hours helping your mom organize her financial, legal and medical records so she – and you – know where she stands. Being prepared will make it much easier to take appropriate actions should an issue ever arise.Here …

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Apr 28

Pine Tree ISD candidate forum May 3rd

Candidates running for Pine Tree ISD board of trustees will have a chance to introduce themselves and answer questions at a local forum. The forum is slated for Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Pine Tree High School Library, located in near the center courtyard of the school.  The forum will take place from 5:30-7:00p.m.  Sponsored …

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Apr 28

Bullying, at-risk behavior conference slated

Partners in Prevention and Region 7 Education Service Center will host a one-day Safe Communities Conference focusing on at-risk behavior such as bullying, assaults, suicide, truancy, teen pregnancy, chronic drug use, and poor classroom performance. The event features nationally-acclaimed speakers Dan Korem and Brooks Gibbs. The conference will be held from 9am-3:30pm, Mon., June 6, …

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Apr 28

Eat, live well: Historic Longview Farmers Market 2011 Season open through November.

The Historic Longview Farmers Market, located on Cotton at High Street, is open every Saturday, 8-12 noon.  At the market there are locally grown strawberries, onions, greens, cabbage, tomatoes, fresh herbs, beets, radishes, broccoli, and other fruits and vegetables, plus cut flowers. New this year are artisan breads, goat cheese, free range eggs, plus locally …

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Apr 28

LRMC celebrating volunteers

Jill Berney (left) and Kim Brown of LRMC attend volunteer luncheon

Longview Regional Medical Center in recognition of National Volunteer Week hosted their annual volunteer luncheon honoring volunteers who give thousand of hours to the hospital. In 2010 alone, volunteers clocked 18,126 hours.  According to Melinda Whitehurst, manager, Senior Circle and Volunteer Services, volunteers are the secret ingredient in our recipe for success.  

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Apr 28

Leadership Class, the Arc celebrate project

Leadership Longview graduating class of 2010-2011 recently finished their class project at the Arc of Gregg County. The Class took an overgrown backyard and turned it into a vegetable, herb and flower garden. In addition, they built a patio for those who cannot work in the dirt to sit and enjoy the beauty and bounty …

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Apr 28

Local archbishop to celebrate 40 years in ministry

Archbishop Dr. J.L. Lawson, Jr. is first among equals at local Miracle Tabernacle Prayer and Praise Cathedral, the heart and soul of J.L. Lawson Ministries, Inc.  He serves as founder, chief apostle and overseer. He ministers to his congregation with power and compassion, influencing by his example and his knowledge and comprehension of Christian history …

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