Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 07 2011

Financial aid literacy

The Kilgore College Financial Aid Department will host several free “Financial Aid Literacy Counseling” sessions on both the Longview and Kilgore campuses to help prospective and current students better understand the financial aid process. All students who plan on receiving federal grants, loans or state aid to pay for classes at KC are required to …

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Apr 07 2011

Businesses influence positive change

According to Kelly Hall, president and CEO of the Longview Chamber of Commerce, April 5th was a good day for businesses across the country. By a vote of 87-12, the Senate passed HR 4, a bill that already passed the House that repeals the 1099 reporting provision contained in last year’s health care law. That …

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Apr 07 2011

Tree planting ceremony kicks off

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Tyler ISD Stewart Middle School cheerleaders, PTA President and Principal joined Mayor Barbara Bass and her team of helpers to kick off the Tyler Initiative Tree Planting ceremony with a cheer.

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Apr 07 2011

Tyler ISD celebrates Texas Public Schools Week

Front row, left to right: Howard Williams, Markeylon Ealy, Mary Johnson and Stephanie Ware. Back row, left to right: Tyler Police Department Assistant Chief Dianna and Judge Joel Baker and 7th Grade Texas History Teacher,  Patrina Pinkerton.

Tyler ISD Stewart Middle School had special visitors helping celebrate Texas Public Schools Week, held March 7-11, 2011.  Assistant Chief Dianna Jackson (a former Gopher) and Judge Joel Baker, Smith County Judge toured the campus and had lunch.

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Apr 07 2011

7th Annual Pine Tree Intermediate Writing Contest results

Twelve students from Pine Tree Intermediate Campus were recently selected as winners for a campus-wide writing contest. The Annual Pine Tree Intermediate Writing Contest is celebrated every year at the Spring PTA meeting. This year students will be honored at the May meeting. The competition selects winners from the poetry and story writing submitted by …

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Apr 07 2011

Smart uses for your tax refund

Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is “hefty” with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That’s a lot of money to be giving the government through what is essentially a year-long, interest-free loan. If you regularly receive large refunds, you’re probably …

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Apr 07 2011

Great tax tips

Taxpayers have an extra weekend to file their federal income tax returns this year because of a District of Columbia holiday. The deadline for 2011 is Monday April 18, instead of April 15. “Usually, 20 to 25 percent of all taxpayers file in the final two weeks of the tax season, and about 7 percent …

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Apr 07 2011

Archbishop earns acclaim

The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who is a biographical listing of the most significant Americans in specific categories. Most recently Archbishop John L. Lawson made the list.  The churchman won the honor after receiving satellite-broadcast coverage of his stellar career.  The next step was the publication of his biographical sketch. Now the whole world has …

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