Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 31 2012

Tragedy on “16 and Pregnant”

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By: Jimmy Isaac East Texas was the backdrop for the season finale of one of MTV’s most popular television series. When the finale of “16 and Pregnant” aired this month, it centered on Kristina Marie Robinson, a teen mother who gave birth to son Lukas Todd. Robinson lives in the northeastern Panola County community of …

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May 29 2012

Diverse Society: Residents to discuss tolerance

The City of Longview Partners in Prevention’s Race Relations Committee will host “World Café: Tolerance or lack thereof in a diverse society” at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Stamper Park Resource Center, 502 South Center.  Discussion will focus on matters of tolerance that currently challenge communities. The World Café is a conversational process …

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May 29 2012

Foster care, adoption meeting slated

Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at Buckner’s offices, 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children and domestic infant adoption programs. International adoption options, …

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May 29 2012

UT Tyler names assistant director

Jessica Chiles has been named The University of Texas at Tyler’s assistant director of admissions, effective June 1, Candice Lindsey, assistant vice president for enrollment management, marketing and customer relations, announced. As assistant director, her responsibilities will include UT Tyler recruitment coordination and management. “I and the entire UT Tyler admissions staff look forward to …

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May 29 2012

Homeless art show on display

Local Artist Anup Bhandari has once again teamed with Newgate Mission to bring another creative art show to Longview Public Library. His latest project, From The Eyes of The Homeless: A Look Inside The Daily Life Of Homelessness, helps bring awareness to the homeless population that lives all around us. Part of The Healing Art …

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May 29 2012

‘Perfect Bloom’ contest announced

The City Main Street Department and the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition have announced the creation of the new “Perfect Bloom” art contest. The aim of the contest is to select a work of art that will be printed as a limited-edition art poster to be sold during Rose Season 2013. All artists of traditional media …

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May 29 2012

LONGIEW ISD IS HIRING

Longview ISD will be hiring at least 32 full-time certified teachers for the 2012-13 school year in Math, Science, Spanish, Career and Technology. The district has scheduled a 2012 Teacher Recruitment Expo on May 31, 4-6 p.m. at the Longview ISD Education Support Center, 1301 East Young Street. Longview ISD is seeing a lot of …

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May 29 2012

Walmart’s unsurprising bribes

Bribery is as American as apple pie. By Donald Kaul I’ve never been a great fan of Walmart. I like little towns, towns where Main Street is lined with small shops and stores — drugstores, hardware stores, a café where you can get breakfast or lunch, maybe a clothing store or two — that kind …

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