Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 24 2012

Sowing seeds

Jim Kendrick, CEO of LRMC presents an award to Lajuana Tackett

“We could not do it without our volunteers,” Jim Kendrick, CEO Longview Regional Medical Center.  Longview Regional Medical Center recently held its annual appreciation luncheon for the hospital’s volunteers. No one looks forward to being admitted to any hospital except as a last resort. When this does happen the first step is admissions.  In this …

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Apr 24 2012

Projected Trust Fund Exhaustion

By Phyllis Dillis The Social Security Board of Trustees today released its annual report on the financial health of the Social Security Trust Funds.  The combined assets of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds will be exhausted in 2033, three years sooner than projected last year.  The DI Trust Fund …

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Apr 24 2012

Should you buy wedding insurance?

By Jason Alderman Disastrous wedding mishaps have long been a comedy staple, probably because so many of us can relate. What bride- or groom-to-be hasn’t had nightmares about hurricane-force winds blowing over the reception tent or a drunken cousin falling into the wedding cake? Besides the potential for embarrassing memories, there’s a lot of money …

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Apr 24 2012

Get water smart

Ag Commissioner promotes water conservation Says historical drought, growing population call attention to critical need for water conservation   Citing the devastating results of water shortages, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, along with a group of state and local leaders and a partnership of private businesses today announced the Texas Water Smart conservation campaign. The result …

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Apr 24 2012

Youth sports camps scheduled at KC this summer

The Kilgore College Athletic Department will host three athletic camps for youth this summer: football and boys’ and girls’ basketball.   Each camp is run by KC coaches and assistant coaches.   Lady Rangers Basketball Camp is set for June 4-8 for ages 6-17.  Registration will take place 8 a.m. Monday, June 4, at Masters …

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Apr 24 2012

Master gardeners meeting slated

 The Gregg County Master Gardeners, “Learn at Lunch” program, will be Wednesday, May 9.  Daniel Duncum, with the Texas Forest Service, will present a power presentation on identifying trees.  Following his program, there will be time for questions.  The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon …

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Apr 24 2012

Pine Tree to celebrate Arbor Day

Pine Tree ISD is proud to host the annual Arbor Day Event sponsored by Keep Longview Beautiful, with a tree planting in the Pine Tree Primary School playground on Friday, April 27, 2012.  The public is invited to attend.  Arbor Day is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care …

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Apr 24 2012

Student receives top rating

With nothing more than a pencil in hand, John Tyler ninth grader Marc Zapata created a piece of artwork that earned top ratings at the district, regional, and most recently the 2012 State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE). Zapata’s art received the highest rating of four, on a scale of one to four, for the …

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