Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 28

Longview High School musician makes All-State Band

A Longview High School sophomore will represent the district and East Texas area in the Texas Music Educators Association Class 5A All-State Band. Robdrick Halton placed second statewide on the contra-bass clarinet, after placing first in the All-Region competition and qualifying for All-Area. Halton also plays the French Horn, with which he garnered All-Region and …

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Feb 28

“Italian Adventure” offered

The University of Texas at Tyler Center of Global Education will offer the public the opportunity to visit Italy this fall, Dr. Jill E. Blondin, Center for Global Education director, announced. Blondin, UT Tyler associate professor of art history and an art history expert, will lead the “UT Tyler Italian Adventure.” “This amazing opportunity allows …

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Feb 28

Math students forging forward

Tyler’s Moore MST Magnet School mathematicians have, for the first time ever, advanced to state-level competition in the MATHCOUNTS team competition. Winning schools from throughout this region will send representatives to Austin for the finals, to be held March 24. The American Society of Professional Engineers sponsors MATHCOUNTS as a problem-solving competition promoting math proficiency …

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Feb 28

Family surprised by presidential visit

By Jan White There’s a heart-warming story told about how President Dwight Eisenhower surprised a family while he was vacationing in Denver.   A newspaper reporter had written an article in the form of a letter to the President to tell him about a little boy named Paul Henry Haley, who was dying of cancer.  …

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Feb 28

Soaking the customer

Private companies are aggressively trying to expand their share of the water service market, and too often we’re getting a raw deal. By Wenonah Hauter Ruby Williams, a 78-year-old Aqua Pennsylvania customer, got stuck with a $40,000 water bill because of a serious leak in the pipes under her home in Bristol Township, Pennsylvania. After her …

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Feb 28

Party of God

You wouldn’t think it would take Him four shots to pick a winner. By Donald Kaul The Republican primaries have been a tough sled for God, the Father of the party. (Well, Republicans claim He is.) First, Michele Bachmann came to Him and asked whether she should run for president. “You go, girl,” He said, …

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Feb 21

Cowboy up for the cause

CBB Co-chair Natalie Feuquay with Susan Thomas, Beverly Rutland, and Wendy McDonald, nurses at the Cardiac Cath Lab

According to the gracious hosts of the recent Longview Cattle Barrons’ Ball (CBB) kick-off, Drs. Samir Germanwala, an intervention cardiologist and his wife Gana Nadiga, an Opthamologist volunteering their home was the right thing to do for a wonderful cause. Natalie Feuquay, co-chair of CBB is a Cardiac Cath Lab nurse who works with Germanwala.  …

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Feb 21

That’s what friends are for

By Susan Estrich Here we go again: a tragedy in the music world, a tragedy waiting to happen that did. Disturbing headlines before and after leave us scratching our heads and asking why. On the days before her death, Whitney Houston was disheveled, dressed in clothes that didn’t match, hair dripping with water or sweat, …

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