Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 13

Reading Club to meet

On Saturday, Oct. 15, girls age 5-12 are invited to gather at the Tyler Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon for another meeting of the American Girl® Reading Club. This year’s Reading Club meetings will highlight the American Girl® series of “history mysteries.” The featured book is the Samantha mystery, “Clue in the Castle …

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Oct 13

Medicare open enrollment comes early

By Jason Alderman If you’re enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15, 2011 – December 7, 2011. That’s Medicare’s 2012 Open Enrollment period – and you should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past. Aside from exceptions made for a few special circumstances, this is …

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Oct 13

Where hope is born

By U.S. Sen. John Cornyn Lured by advertisements painting a “land of milk and money” and promises of “free land,” thousands of European families immigrated to the United States in the 1800s. Sadly, overcrowding in northeastern port cities led to unsanitary conditions and diseases that claimed the lives of many overworked parents. This resulted in …

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Oct 13

Deals along the buy-way

U.S. Highway 80 is a historic aspect of East Texas.  The stretch from Mississippi to Mesquite is an interstate tradition linking much of the country in commerce. In recent years it has become a literal monument to capitalism as a flea market-like atmosphere has developed.  Attracting money-spending tourists (who will also gather great bargains) is …

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Oct 13

Republicans looking forward to 2012

“Jazzin’ It up” was the theme as the political extravaganza got underway in Kansas City. Next came a straw poll in which all attending delegates, alternates and guests voted Herman Cain front runner for the upcoming party nomination for President.  He also sat for a crowded book signing. The workshops also went over big as …

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Oct 13

Always in “Vogue”

The Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) Auxiliary recently hosted its 49th Annual Style Show at Pinecrest Country Club.  This year the fund raiser’s theme was “Vogue,” and it featured the latest fashions from LaPromenade.  Since 1956 this non-profit organization has donated more than $3 million to the hospital and its Foundation.  Part of this is …

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Oct 11

What Have They Done with Ron Paul?

The mainstream media mostly ignores him. By William A. Collins Campaigns face A lot of stress; When ignored By all the press. You may have heard of Ron Paul. He’s a popular Republican candidate for president who just won the Values Voter Summit’s straw poll. He’s done well in other polling too, generally holding onto …

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Oct 11

Gridlock and Bedlam

It’s scary, but I’m starting to agree with my pessimist friend. By Donald Kaul My friend Richard is a little crazy and very smart. He spends his days filling the Internet with screeds and rants on his favorite subject — the continuing collapse of our society. I’d tell you his last name, but if you …

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