Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 19 2012

Sen. Cornyn on Juneteenth

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, issued the following statement in honor of Juneteenth. Sen. Cornyn is a co-sponsor of a Senate resolution introduced by Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and Carl Levin, D-MI, that would designate June 19th, Juneteenth Independence Day, as a National Day of Observance. “I hope all Texans will join me in …

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Jun 19 2012

Manager named

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has announced the addition of Kayla Cantey as the Convention Meetings and Main Street Manager. Cantey will work closely with the Convention and Visitors Bureau and Main Street divisions of the organization. Cantey brings a wealth of event and volunteer management to the organization. In her most recent role as …

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Jun 19 2012

Cardiac fitness

Good Shepherd Medical Center recently launched a Cardiac Fit Camp that is offering a fun way to learn about the heart and most important of all, how to keep it in tip-top shape. Cardiac Fit Camp is a new eight week heart health program where Dr. Terry Gerber, cardiologist, is leading the program, which works …

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Jun 18 2012

Students awarded

Eight students graduated from the Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 83 on Thursday, June 21. The KC Fire Academy is accredited by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the State Firemen and Fire Marshal’s Association and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The academy …

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Jun 18 2012

Deadline looms

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples recently announced that the Texas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for federal funds totaling $1.2 million to revitalize downtown areas in rural Texas. Annually, the Texas Capital Fund awards $50,000 to $150,000 in federal grants to rural Texas cities. The grants help fund public infrastructure projects aimed at creating new …

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Jun 18 2012

Baseball and Social Security numbers tell stories

By Phylis Dills Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Just as Social Security is an American cornerstone, baseball is America’s pastime. Baseball is an annual rite of summer and a game that is known for its numbers. Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Cal Ripken’s record 2,632 consecutive games played, and Hank Aaron’s 755 career home runs …

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Jun 18 2012

Diabetes Boot Camp slated

Enrollment is now open for children age six to 12 with type one diabetes for the annual free ETMC Diabetes Boot Camp. This year’s camp will be held July 23-27 from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the ETMC Pavilion Conference Center. The camp will feature exercise classes such as Pilates, Zumba, Tai-Chi and more led by …

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Jun 18 2012

Reducing course requirements

The state of Texas has reduced all academic programs for education degrees to 120 hours. LeTourneau University’s School of Education therefore will reduce the number of hours required for several education degree programs in their school. This will include 9 of LeTourneau’s teacher education and 2 of its kinesiology programs. Degrees targeted for the reductions …

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