Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 27 2011

Yoga classes offered

For the first time, Kilgore College students can take yoga as a kinesiology elective. Beginning yoga courses will be offered both in Kilgore and Longview this fall, and the courses will count toward physical education requirements to graduate with an associate’s degree. Kilgore yoga classes will be offered in Parks Fitness Center, and Longview classes …

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Jul 27 2011

Tyler Public Library to host balloon artist

Friday marks the end of Summer Reading Club activities at the Tyler Public Library as Balloon artist, Mister Jazzz, sees the summer out with a bang at 1:30 and at 3 p.m. as the final Fab Friday entertainer for the summer. Mister Jazzz is a balloon twister unlike any other. Through the magic of balloon-wear, …

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Jul 27 2011

Mayor’s Beat the Heat Project

Longview Mayor Jay Dean is announcing a program designed to provide heat relief to area citizens in need. With triple-digit heat a norm this summer, Mayor Dean, along with partner agencies and private donors, is launching the “Mayor’s Beat the Heat Project.” This program is designed to provide window air conditioning units to residents around …

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Jul 27 2011

Faces behind the scenes

The University of Texas at Tyler Physical Plant’s building maintenance technicians handle all building maintenance including electrical work, plumbing, carpentry, painting and vehicle servicing. The Physical Plant crew dubs Page Chapman – a UT Tyler employee for five years – ‘the new guy.’ The newest handyman, Chapman transferred to Building Maintenance from Mail Services in …

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Jul 27 2011

Budgeting for ignorance

By Jim Hightower Will Rogers said that when Congress is in session, the public gets the same panicky feeling as “when the baby gets hold of a hammer.” Rogers’ observation can also be applied to the mayhem that has broken out in various smash-happy state legislatures. All across the country, right-wing zealots are wielding their …

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Jul 27 2011

Corporate America and obesity: Why Americans can’t live on food stamps

By K. I. Hope America is gaining weight and the most vulnerable populations are those with low levels of education and income, as well as those with black or Hispanic heritage. The most obese state in the country, Mississippi, also happens to be the poorest. And with the rates of obesity increasing in 16 states …

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Jul 20 2011

Balloon race scheduled

The 34th annual East Texas “Balloon Race Weekend” will take place July 29-31 at (and over) Longview’s East Texas Regional Airport.  Despite its sweltering temperatures July has always been considered the safest month for avoiding weather-related problems during the races. Worldwide this is the favored time for such events. Race founder Dr. Bill Bussey explained …

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Jul 20 2011

Balloon race takes shape

The shapes of the participating balloons in the annual Great East Texas Balloon Race have always been the event’s main draw.  Whether it is Noah’s Ark, a giant stagecoach, Cheshire Cat, a “Purple People Eater,” Coco the Clown, Buzzy Bee or something called a “Hi Jack” the novel configurations of the floating gondolas are always …

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