Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 14

NAACP local Chapter to present City Council District 3 Forum

The NAACP Longview Chapter is pleased to present the Longview City Council District 3 Forum. This forum will be held on Tuesday April 26, 2011 at Broughton Recreation Center Longview, 801 Martin Luther King Blvd Longview, Texas.  This is a unique opportunity for the residents of District 3 to hear from the candidates running for …

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Apr 14

LRMC to recognize best nurses

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) is to hold its annual Patient Choice Award program in which one of its nurses is honored for providing the best quality care, comfort and compassion of any on the excellent staff.  Once again, the institution is calling on the community for input to help make the selection.  Nominations are …

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Apr 14

TOPS lists overestimated eateries

It appears that all “healthy” restaurant cuisine is not.  There are ways to guard against being mislead while dining out. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club nutritional expert Beth LaCoste is part of a nonprofit organization advocating improved public health through the shedding of excess poundage.  She recommends asking servers how food is prepared, and …

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Apr 14

Good Shepherd goes on the road for breast health

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview's first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital's Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, civic groups, regional medical facilities, health fairs and Good Shepherd's outlying clinics will be the venues for screenings that are easily accessible and affordable. The vehicle will utilize screening mammography services to insure area patients receive regular and convenient check-ups. Also intended to further health education and community outreach the unit features the most state-of-the-art equipment and a highly trained, all-female mammography team.   Women are not accepted for screenings if: • She has already been diagnosed with breast cancer. • Has a new breast problem such as a lump, changes in the flesh or discharge. • Is breast-feeding or has breast-fed during the past nine months.  Women with a family history of breast cancer are particularly urged to avail themselves of this new resource, and/or speak to their doctors about the scheduling and frequency of screenings.       Amy Dorsey, Mammography supervisor and Laura Lyon in front of the Mammomobile

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview’s first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital’s Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, …

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Apr 14

Panther posing

Teacher Denise Lattier, and winners Renee Pitre, Sarah Moore,  Abisay Salvadore and Cole Crawford

Spring Hill students won the Kids Press essay contest on why  you should steer clear of illegal drugs. Spring Hill State Bank and Gorman McCracken Volkswagen Mazda Dealership gave cash prizes to the teachers. Burger King rewarded all 80 students who participated in the contest. Thank you to the sponsors and congratulations to the winners.

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Apr 07

Bad guys to be popcorn-pelted

ArtsView Childrens’ Theatre is again holding forth with its Popcorn Theatre as it presents the hilarious The Pony Expresso or…The Villain Came to a Grinding Halt!  Directed by the renowned Ann Reeves, this lively melodrama is heavy with puns and jokes. Actress Christa Watson will portray Star Bright, proprietor of a humorous establishment called the …

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Apr 07

Uninsured Texans have a new option

If you’ve been unable to get private health insurance because of an illness or disability, you may now have an answer to your dilemma. The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, created as part of last year’s Affordable Care Act, is making health care coverage available to people who couldn’t buy or afford it because they have …

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Apr 07

East Texas Community Chorus to present Spring concert

The East Texas Community Chorus will present the concert, “Of Love and Spring,” on Tuesday, April 12, in Longview. The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. at Longview’s First United Methodist Church.  Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. Musical selections will include English madrigals, medleys from the musicals “The Sound …

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