Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 28 2012

Law is lucrative

Scales of Justice

By Jimmy Isaac In an area where per capita income lags behind most other cities, Longview attorneys are among the highest paid in the nation, a new report shows. The Longview metropolitan statistical area’s 180 lawyers made an average of $153,870 in 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Longview area ranked …

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May 22 2012

Gone too soon

Branden Johnson, flanked by local clergy, Councilwoman Kasha Williams, Chief Don Dingler and concerned citizens at a press conferance

By Jimmy Isaac The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded 103 years ago, in part, to protect black Americans from violence from other races. In 2012, the Longview NAACP Chapter President Branden Johnson and other local leaders seek to slow violence against African-Americans committed by African-Americans. “People, we are tired of …

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May 22 2012

Valedictorians recognized

Tyler ISD is proud to recognize its valedictorians from the 2012 graduating class: Andrea Huerta, from John Tyler High School, and Cole Paxson, from Robert E. Lee High School. In addition to being the John Tyler High School valedictorian, Andrea was selected as one of 300 students from across the nation to be named a …

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May 22 2012

Leadership Longview applications available for new year

By Mary Whitton/Special to ETR Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012-2013 Leadership Longview program. Celebrating its 31st year in September, Leadership Longview is a leadership development program sponsored by the Longview Chamber of Commerce. Since 1982, LL has provided opportunities for people to improve their professional skills, learn about the Longview community, and …

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May 22 2012

Learn at lunch slated

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, June 13.  Anne Brown, Smith County Master Gardener, will present a program on “Growing and Caring for Roses”. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon to 1:00 pm. Ms. Brown is the Coordinator …

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May 22 2012

LETU to add new health degree

LeTourneau University plans to launch a new bachelor’s degree program in Health Information Systems, beginning Fall 2012. The program is pending approval from the Council of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This new program, which is available both in classes on campus and fully online, applies computer science to the health …

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May 22 2012

Culinary Arts courses slated for Longview HS

The Longview Economic Development Corporation, Kilgore College and the Longview Independent School District are pleased to announce the development of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts at Kilgore College. Working closely with these entities and an advisory committee, Kilgore College officials designed curriculum to meet training needs in the Longview area.  The …

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May 22 2012

Meals for the summer

During the school year, many children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. What happens when school lets out? Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process. Lack of nutrition during the summer months may set up a cycle for poor performance …

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