Yearly Archive: 2011

Dec 21

Recyle your Christmas tree

Rather than send trees to the landfill after the holiday, the City of Longview encourages residents to give their real Christmas trees new purpose as compost or fish habitats. Residents may drop off Christmas trees at three locations from Monday, December 26 through Friday, January 8. The drop-off locations are McWhorter Park, 1000 Toler Road; …

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Dec 21

City holiday closings

City of Longview offices will be closed Friday, December 23, and Monday, December 26, in observance of Christmas. All City offices will resume regular business hours Tuesday, December 27. City offices will also be closed Monday, January 2, in observance of New Year’s Day and will resume normal business hours Tuesday, January 3. The Sanitation …

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Dec 21

GSMC welcomes new board member

Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the addition of K. Gayle English to Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Board of Directors. Prior to his retirement in 1999, English served Eastman Chemical Company for his entire 39 year career. During his time at Eastman Chemical’s Texas Operations, English advanced from working as a Chemical Engineer into administration …

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Dec 21

Seniors achieve 100 percent

Fourteen industrial technology majors at The University of Texas at Tyler recently achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering’s Certified Manufacturing Specialist exam, Dr. Harold Doty, College of Business and Technology dean, announced. This is the university’s first group to attempt the exam. “I am really proud …

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Dec 21

Official wins statewide recognition

Michael Timms is John Tyler High School’s (JT) associate principal for curriculum and instruction, and very good at his job. The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) has named him its Texas Assistant Principal of the Year.  Only those who display the absolute best performance in their positions and show the greatest leadership skills …

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Dec 20

We should buy more white flags

Today, the business of America is war. By William A. Collins War for some, Increases wealth; For all the rest, It ruins health. President Calvin Coolidge famously explained in 1925 that “the business of America is business.” Lately, that aphorism has been superseded by the model developed by Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama: …

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Dec 20

At peace with Christmas

What you call credit card debt is what some other person calls a job. By Donald Kaul It’s now officially too late to do your Christmas shopping early. That’s OK. Doing your Christmas shopping late counts too. Remember, it’s not the thought behind the gift that counts; it’s what you spend on it. Oh, I …

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Dec 20

The three R’s of Christmas

By Tom Flannery The cost of everything is going up these days, and that includes the cost to purchase everything in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” song.  As calculated annually by PNC Wealth Management, that would now run you $24,263 (up from $23,439 last year). And what would you get for all that money?  Certainly …

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