Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 24 2012

Church in the shade reaches the homeless and down-trodden

Most of us enjoy a picnic in the shade. We look upon it as an enjoyable outing to be savored, but others have no choice–they are homeless. Shade Tree Ministry’s Clay Perkins prayed for the Lord’s will on how to help and witness to the city’s darkest side. Every time he took his words of …

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Apr 24 2012

“Innovation Academy” coming soon

UT Tyler schedules more public meetings   The University of Texas at Tyler has scheduled additional public information meetings regarding the new university charter school according to Dr. Michael Odell, associate vice president for sponsored research and director of federal relations. “The Innovation Academy will present an unparalleled opportunity for students, with technology integration, project-based learning …

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Apr 24 2012

The war on mommies

We trot out flowers and overdone pancakes every Mother’s Day, but the truth is we don’t value our mothers enough. By Martha Burk The so-called “mommy wars” are heating up again. Once more, we’re seeing stay-at-home moms supposedly pitted against moms with paid jobs during an election year. The latest episode started when Democratic analyst …

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Apr 24 2012

Two heads aren’t always better than one

An alarming percentage of the fish found in creeks contaminated by J.R. Simplot’s phosphate mining operations in Idaho are grossly deformed. By Jim Hightower The corporate propensity for rationalizing the irrational in the pursuit of profit appears to be boundless. Consider J.R. Simplot, a giant agribusiness conglomerate whose phosphate mining operations in Idaho have grossly …

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Apr 18 2012

Bryon Dion Williams convicted

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ETR staff report   A Gregg County jury on Wednesday sentenced convicted drug dealer Bryan Dion Williams to 75 years in prison. Jurors found Williams, 27, of Kilgore, guilty of manufacture and delivery of cocaine according to Gregg County Assistant District Attorney Chris Botto. Williams had two prior felony convictions and five misdemeanor charges.

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Apr 17 2012

Chief Teller cared for 30 years

Susan Williams, Dominique Mapps, Glenda Pierce, Glenda Shead and Dorrie Deland

“Texas Bank and Trust practices Christian principles. They care about their customers. They care about their employees and see them as an extension of their own family.” Glenda Shead, Assistant Vice President Glenda Shead recently bade her last farewells to her work family at a retirement party they threw for her at Texas Bank and …

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Apr 17 2012

Cleaning the junk out your diet

By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert Eating healthy all the time can be extremely challenging for many individuals.  It is especially challenging when we have spent years allowing ourselves to give into our every temptation.  This struggle comes from the very inner desire for the perfect mixture of sugar, salt, and fat.  The sugar adds sweetness, …

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Apr 17 2012

Cosigning mistake can drag you down

By Mary Hunt Dear Mary: A few years ago, I cosigned a home loan for my sister. She promised me at the time that she’d refinance within the year and take me off the loan. Well, that never happened, and my sister is in serious financial trouble. The bank is threatening to foreclose on her …

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