Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 15

COMMISSIONER STAPLES’ STATEMENT ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION GRANTING WORK PERMITS TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

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The Obama administration today announced the government will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples issued the following statement:   “Pandering is not leadership. This short-sighted, vote-chasing, Band-Aid policy only makes the problem of a porous border and …

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Jun 12

A Father’s Day blessing

By: Greg Asimakoupoulos   Fathers’ Day 2006 was the most memorable one I’ve ever experienced. I had asked my retired pastor-dad to preach at the church I served. Because my dad was battling terminal cancer, I knew it would likely be the last time he’d give a sermon.  It was a poignant morning. Dad preached …

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Jun 12

New degree

LeTourneau University’s School of Education has plans to launch a new Bachelor of Science in Sports Communication beginning in Fall 2012.  The new interdisciplinary degree will allow students to combine courses in kinesiology, communication and marketing to provide them with training and education to be successful in sports media and sports journalism, as well as …

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Jun 12

ArtWalk features new artists, musicians, demos

Downtown Tyler’s popular ArtWalk continues on Thursday, June 14, 4 to 8 p.m., throughout the downtown area. More than 20 visual and performing artists will display their work at the event, which is organized by the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition under the umbrella of the City of Tyler Main Street Department and Heart of Tyler, …

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Jun 12

Tiana Whitaker awarded

For the second year in a row, the graduates of John Tyler High School, Class of 2001, have awarded a $500 scholarship to an outstanding graduating senior. This year’s recipient is Tiana Whitaker, 2012 recipient of the John Tyler High School Class of 2001 Scholarship.  The award, selected by a committee of John Tyler High School …

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Jun 11

Peete ES: TISD names new principal

Tyler ISD is excited to announce the newest member of our team of outstanding principals, Mr. John Dees. He will join Tyler ISD as principal of Peete Elementary School in July. “I’m excited to join a district, campus, and community that share my vision of high expectations for student success,” Mr. Dees said. Mr. Dees …

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Jun 11

Good Shepherd scores perfectly

Breast Center earns perfect score for ten consecutive years of recognition The Breast Center at Good Shepherd, a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, proudly announces its tenth annual perfect Mammography Quality Standards Act inspection by the Texas Department of State Health Services. “We are honored to be recognized for offering an outstanding environment of care,” …

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Jun 11

Harvard success

Longview ISD graduate nabs Harvard MBA credits solid foundation from Hudson Pep and Foster Middle School   As Father’s Day looms, two men with humble beginnings have reasons be proud and grateful Jamira Vanessa Cotton and Erin Harkless were recently awarded Masters of Business Administration  degrees from the Harvard University School of Business. Their fathers, …

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