Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 20 2011

Unemployed for life?

By David Elliot Across the country, in every region and at companies large and small, unemployed people are being told they are ineligible to apply for vacancies. Everyone knows that it’s illegal to discriminate in hiring when it comes to factors like race, gender, disability status, and, in some jurisdictions, sexual orientation. But another form …

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Sep 14 2011

Touch a truck, feed a family

Longview Community Ministries will hold its annual “Touch a truck, feed a family” on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to donate a jar of peanut butter or give a monetary donation. All donations are used to serve indigent families.  Longview Community Ministries serves more than 1,000 families each …

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Sep 14 2011

UT Tyler slates religion debate

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a public roundtable discussion about various religions 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Sept. 17 in the UT Tyler Fine Arts Building, room 1009, Dr. Martin Slann, College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced. According to Stephen Krebbs, Ph.D  theologians will represent Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Catholicism, Greek Orthodox …

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Sep 14 2011

Get peace of mind

By Ray Coates Are you stuck in a rut financially?  You know what a “rut” is, don’t you.  It’s a coffin with both ends kicked out.  Do you have more month than money at the end of each month?  Are you in debt up to your eyeballs, like the man in the Lending Tree commercial …

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Sep 14 2011

Breast cancer survivors invited

The ETMC Breast Care Center is holding a free, one-day retreat for breast cancer survivors on Friday, Oct. 7, featuring breast cancer survivor Anne Barab as guest speaker. The ETMC Pink Ribbon Getaway will be held at the ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the conference concluding at 2 …

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Sep 14 2011

Reading Club to meet

Girls from ages 5 to 12 are invited to gather at the Tyler Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 17 for another meeting of the American Girl® Reading Club. This year’s Reading Club meetings will highlight the American Girl® series of history mysteries. This Saturday’s meeting will feature the Felicity mystery …

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Sep 14 2011

Texans against crime add award

On Tuesday, October 11, neighborhoods throughout Longview are invited to join forces with other communities statewide for the Texans Against Crime event. Texans Against Crime is sponsored by the City of Longview – Partners in Prevention and the Longview Police Department. The 2011 year marks the 21st year the City of Longview will participate in …

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Sep 14 2011

The power of compounding

By Jason Alderman I wish I had learned about the power of compounding a long time ago. As a kid I walked dogs in the neighborhood, earning $5 a week. If I’d started investing that weekly $5 from age nine until 65, it would have grown to $254,000, assuming an 8 percent return. Unfortunately, I …

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