Monthly Archive: May 2011

May 24

Some good news, at last

By Donald Kaul There’s been a lot of bad news lately — wars, revolutions, earthquakes, floods, famines. It’s getting so you need a drink before you’re ready to face the evening news. Which is why when something cheerful happens, I take time to savor it. Like, for example, Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest. The highest-ranking International Monetary …

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May 24

Think before tossing around the hypocrisy label

By James J. Jackson The recent admission by Arnold Schwarzenegger that he fathered a child with a household employee, has sparked many emotions, from anger, to indignation to indifference. Political pundits were quick to shout, ‘Hypocrisy!’, declaring that ‘another’ Republican has been caught violating the family values they often preach. Many prominent people jumped on …

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May 18

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This year’s Texas Nonprofit Theatre (TNT) Youth Conference will be held in Bryan/College Station as youthful Texans (many of them members of youth theatre companies) aged 7-18 meet to share their love for the performing arts. This gathering gives these aspiring Thespians the chance to hone their skills in acting, movement, singing and improv. Longview’s …

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May 18

Comptroller raises revenue estimate

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs increased her state revenue estimate today based on a strengthening economy. “I am raising the general revenue estimate for the next biennium by $1.2 billion,” Combs said. “Maintaining a cautious outlook for the next biennium, my office estimates sales tax, oil production tax and motor vehicle sales tax will bring in …

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May 18

Garden checklist for May

The hot weather last week is a good reminder that summer is quickly approaching.  There is still time to complete some gardening chores in the landscape before the hot weather comes to stay.  Following are some reminders of tasks that we should be completing in May. • It is not too late to sow directly …

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May 18

TISD exec gets noticed for efforts

It was a busy few days for Tyler Independent School District (TISD) Foundation Executive Director Larry Goddard. Despite staying busy with the “Night of Shining Stars” and “The Art of Giving” events he received three prestigious honors from his peers in the educational community. The first was his election to the American School Foundation Alliance …

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May 18

Senior year sticker shock

Parents, if your high-school senior is about to graduate, you have my heart-felt congratulations – and my sympathy. As your checkbook can attest, this has been an expensive year and it’s not over yet. You’re probably still facing senior prom, graduation gifts and many other expenses. For those whose children are juniors, start planning and …

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May 18

Low impact, high results

National Senior Health and Fitness Day is May 25 and TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is offering their expertise and suggestions to help Americans reshape their bodies and lifestyles in the journey towards a lifetime of good health. According to Amy Goldwater, M.S., educator, former body building champion, and physical fitness expert for …

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