Yearly Archive: 2011

Dec 15

Head Start parents get playtime training

Longview Child Development Center, Region 7 Early Head Start recently hosted a parent meeting/training which offered information about how to become more involved in your child’s play time. Region 7 Specialist, Karen Wernli, was the speaker at this training entitled, “Let’s Play”. Parents were given information on items that are age appropriate for their children …

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Dec 15

Pinewood Park sold

The site of the former Pinewood Park Elementary School will be sold to St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Board members unanimously approved the sale of the 3 ½ acre West Glenn St. lot for $55,137.01. Under terms set by the board for this transaction, proceeds from the property sale will be earmarked to pay bond …

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Dec 15

Home security compromised

By Eric Garner/Special to ETR Lock the doors… check. Close all windows, upstairs and down… check.  Leave a key with Bob next door… check. Just when you thought you had mastered the art of burglar-proofing your home, a new danger has emerged that could compromise the safety of your residence this holiday season. And that …

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Dec 15

Superintendent to retire

Longview ISD Superintendent Dr. James E. Wilcox on Monday tendered his notice of retirement to the district’s board of trustees. It will take effect on December 31. Wilcox came to Longview from Waxahachie ISD in April, 2007. Though many new academic and career and technology programs were established under his watch, the highlight of Wilcox’s …

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Dec 15

KC to offer accelerated evening classes

Kilgore College will offer classes at KC—Longview this spring geared toward working adults. The classes, called QUEST classes, give students an opportunity to earn 12 hours of college credit in only 16 weeks. QUEST, which stands for, “Quick Education for a Successful Tomorrow,” will give students the needed education to succeed in a career or …

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Dec 15

Brownsboro player claims $1 million

Jeremy Van Deman of Brownsboro claimed the second of three $1 million prizes in the Texas Lottery® scratch-off game Merry Millionaire. With more than $31 million in total prizes, the $20 Merry Millionaire features overall odds of winning any prize of one in 3.07, including break-even prizes. Van Deman’s win leaves one $1 million top …

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Dec 15

LISD to join school finance lawsuit

The Lindale Independent School District board of trustees voted Monday night to join more than 300 school districts in the Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition-Equity Center lawsuit filed against the state. The lawsuit, filed in October, is in response to the Texas legislature’s more than $4 billion cuts to school funding.  The goal of …

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Dec 15

Zonta awards grants

LIHN Director Doris Ramaly receives a grant from ZONTA while other grantees look on.

Longview’s Zonta Club recently held its Holiday luncheon at the Maude Cobb Activity Center.  The keynote topic was the distribution of its Service Grant money.  This is the best time of the year to be giving back to the community, and thinking of others. For more than 36 years Zonta has used its March Antique …

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