Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 19

Stewart MS to host “Souper Bowl Challenge”

Stewart Middle School will host its second annual “Souper Bowl Challenge,” a canned soup drive, starting January 17 and ending January 31. The canned soup drive benefits People Attempting to Help People, or PATH, an organization that provides programs to the economically disadvantaged in Smith County. Students will compete against teachers to see who can …

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Jan 19

Celebrate January

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program is celebrating National Mentoring Month by raising awareness about the important role mentoring can play and the positive effect it can have on young lives. Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program started 17 years ago as a pilot program on two school campuses in Longview and Pine …

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Jan 19

Beware

By Jason Alderman Getting paid to go shopping may sound like a dream job, but buyer beware: For each legitimate mystery or secret shopper opportunity, probably hundreds more are scams. In fact, the National Consumers League (NCL) says complaints regarding fraudulent mystery shopper and work-at-home schemes were up nearly 9 percent during the past six …

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Jan 19

Twogether in Texas

William Shakespeare described love as “an ever-fixed mark that looks on tempests and is never shaken.” Eloquent as these 500-year-old words are, they’re also wildly out of sync with an age when some high-profile romances (we’re looking at you, Kim and Kris!) can be measured in days, not decades. Twogether in Texas wants to make …

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Jan 19

Roots 1O1 Workshops scheduled

Beginning Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Tyler Public Library’s Taylor Auditorium, genealogists can get a few pointers from experienced researchers with a series of workshops sponsored by the East Texas Genealogical Society (ETGS) and the Tyler Public Library. Roots 101: Beginning Genealogy (research for rookies) will introduce the basics of family research at 1:30-4:30 p.m. …

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Jan 19

Tyler ISD students selected

Three students from Robert E. Lee High School were selected from a pool of thousands of students to perform in one of the All-State ensembles during the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention. The students earned their spots in the All-State ensembles after performing in region and area auditions. All-State is the highest honor a …

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Jan 19

Fire Department reviews certification procedures

The Longview Fire Department is currently reviewing internal procedures to ensure all employees maintain current licenses and certifications. On December 27, 2011, the Longview Fire Department learned that an employee had allowed their paramedic certification to lapse. The Fire Department immediately conducted an additional audit that revealed another employee had similarly neglected to renew their …

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Jan 19

Get out of debt

Nearly one and a half million families have been able to positively change their financial situation through Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD. FPU teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt …

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