Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 31 2011

Free safety courses offered

The courses are provided free through the KC Workforce Development’s Risk Management Institute which is funded by a grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company. For more information, to register, or to inquire about other 2011 courses, call 903-988-7426 or e-mail emcclellan@kilgore.edu. Registration forms and full course descriptions are available at the risk Management website, http://www.kilgore.edu/risk_management.asp.

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Aug 31 2011

Foster care, adoption interest meeting slated

Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Buckner’s offices, 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children and domestic infant adoption programs. International adoption options, …

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Aug 31 2011

Mayor’s monthly FitWalk Saturday

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 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the dam at Lake Tyler. “The Mayor’s Monthly FitWalk is designed to encourage residents to make exercise a part of their …

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Aug 31 2011

Christian healing conference slated

God uses many resources in healing.  Some are spiritual, such as prayer, love, faith and the laying on of hands.  Others come through the medium of medical science. The International Order of St. Luke the Physician has invited the public to a prayer and healing conference titled, The Holy Spirit and You.  The Reverend Dr. …

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Aug 31 2011

Teachers worth their hire

This is a good time to be going to work for the Pine Tree Independent School District (PTISD.)  Staff there will soon be receiving a substantial salary increase.  Unlike many school districts statewide, Pine Tree employees have not been victimized by the current economic downturn and have been able not only to keep their jobs, …

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Aug 31 2011

Fort Worth ‘Naturopathic Doctor’ charged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Fort Worth-based “naturopathic doctor” with unlawfully marketing and promoting dietary supplements. According to the State’s enforcement action, Texas law does not recognize naturopathic doctors, and the defendant unlawfully described her supplements’ ability to cure or prevent illnesses. The defendant, Valerie Saxion, operates under the business name Valerie …

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Aug 31 2011

Homestead property tax

Under a law passed by the Texas Legislature homeowners who apply for a new property tax homestead exemption beginning Sept. 1 must provide proof to the county appraisal district that they live in the house they claim as their principal residence. House Bill 252 requires a copy of the homeowner’s Texas driver’s license or state …

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Aug 31 2011

Parks Department to offer golf clinic

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play golf but weren’t sure how to go about it? Look no further! The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is presenting Golf Clinic with a Pro as part of their At Your Leisure Series. This golf clinic is perfect for a single player or the whole family. …

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