Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 21 2012

LETU to host Annual Gala

LeTourneau University is hosting its annual “Celebrating Excellence” Scholarship Gala honoring endowed scholarship and presidential scholarship donors at a banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Pinecrest Country Club, 214 S. Club Drive in Longview, Texas. Guest speaker will be Ron Glosser who served as president of Goodyear Bank and retired as president and …

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Feb 21 2012

Free workshop on childhood obesity slated

The Tyler Public Library and St. Paul Children’s Foundation are joining forces to offer a free continuing education workshop for child care workers, teachers and parents. “Early Childhood and Obesity: What can you do?” is set for Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m.–Noon in the Library’s Taylor Auditorium. Valerie Smith, M.D., pediatrician and Jackie Erlandson, R. …

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Feb 21 2012

City extends hours for sweep

In an effort to bring closure to unresolved warrants, the Tyler Municipal Court has announced that it will participate in the sixth annual statewide warrant sweep from Feb. 13 through March 4. More than 250 agencies across Texas will be taking part in this effort to resolve outstanding warrants. Tyler is extending its hours to …

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Feb 21 2012

UT Tyler, NASA collaborate

The University of Texas at Tyler will further collaborate with National Aeronautics and Space Administration Education by designing and delivering ongoing professional development activities that will enhance K-12 teaching and learning, Dr. Michael Odell, associate vice president for sponsored research and director of federal relations, announced. Joining a select group of high quality development providers …

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Feb 21 2012

Online resource prepares students

Ninth grade students at John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high schools have access to a new online study resource called OnTRACK. The web-based lessons are designed to prepare students for the STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. “Tyler ISD constantly looks for ways to support our students’ learning,” Kim Tunnell, Tyler ISD executive director of curriculum …

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Feb 21 2012

Drought: Millions of shade trees dead

By Hugh Soape An estimated 5.6 million trees that once shaded homes, streets and parks in communities across Texas now are dead as a result of last year’s unrelenting drought.  The finding comes from a study conducted by Texas Forest Service urban foresters, who spent the last month surveying tree mortality in cities and towns …

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Feb 21 2012

Artists earn trip to state

Two Longview High School art students have qualified to put their work against some of the best in the state, after winning All-Region and All-Area honors recently at a competition in Whitehouse. Another 19 students brought home All-Region medals – all receiving superior ratings from the judges. “As you can imagine, these students worked incredibly …

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