Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 31

FitWalk, ribbon cutting scheduled June 4

As part of the FitCity Challenge, the community-wide campaign to promote healthy, fitter lifestyles for Tyler residents, Mayor Barbara Bass will hold the next Monthly FitWalk at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Faulkner Park. A ribbon cutting ceremony to open the recently completed Faulkner Park Mountain Bike Trail will be held directly following …

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May 31

Rose City touts art

Forty students received trophies and were displayed at Tyler Bank and Trust, West Grande; Suddenlink Corporate Offices, ESE Loop 323; and the Tyler Museum of Art. Front row: Best in Show Recipients: Jose Basilio, Avery Allison, Ana Ruiz and Elizabeth Ortiz. Back row: Barbara Bass, Mayor of Tyler; Todd Cruthird, Suddenlink VP and creator of the event; Larry Goddard, Executive Director, Tyler ISD Foundation; and Dr. Kimberly Russell, Tyler Junior College Vice President Advancement.

The Art of Giving Gala at the Tyler Museum of Art, Thursday, May 26th, resulted in 40 artworks being presented and auctioned.  Students from kindergarten to seniors in high school were selected with four student artworks selected as Best In Show.  The anticipated results from the event total $40,000; students selected from among 22 area …

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May 31

Senator Cornyn visits East Texas

U.S. Senator John Cornyn recently made several stops while touring East Texas.  He visited Tyler’s East Texas Food Bank Community Garden Project in honor of its first anniversary and second harvest.  He commended the innovative project and its expert coordination by community partners, including local residents who have donated land and supplies, the Smith County …

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May 31

Stop investing in sexism

By Martha Burk My entire working life, roughly 50 years, I’ve been hearing the same old excuses for women not advancing in corporate America. Two are dominant: “we can’t find qualified women,” and “just wait until the pipeline gets filled and things will automatically get better.” If the pipeline can’t fill in half a century, …

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May 31

How regents should resolve the higher education debate

By Ronald L. Trowbridge, Ph.D. The debate on higher education reform has become a firestorm. The reason for the controversy is that, as with any debate, valid arguments exist on both sides. How, then, should the issue be resolved? The first consideration: is there in fact a problem with the status quo? The recent study …

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May 31

Dealing with post-“rapture” pain?

By Gary Hardaway So… you’re still here. You expected to be in heaven by now, but something has gone awry. You’re not exactly sure why you and Christ’s other faithful few have not yet ascended. It’s an unexpected mystery. Disturbing. Maybe Harold Camping will explain it all on his next radio broadcast. While you’re pondering …

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May 25

UPS driver steers clear of accidents

Daniel Mizell, a package car driver for UPS, was recently recognized by the company for completing 25 years without an accident. Mizell works out of the facility located at 1709 E. Whaley, Longview. He presently provides service in the White Oak and Gladewater areas. Manager Jimmy Branscom presented Daniel Mizell with the 25-year safe driving …

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May 25

Is college education for everyone?

By Tom Pauken Over the last week, college seniors across the country attended commencement ceremonies where they were lauded for their educational accomplishments. Such events are a time of celebration for graduates, their families and their friends. But the good mood will come to a quick end for many students and their parents. One study …

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