Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 28 2013

Memorial Day…a day to count our blessings

As we approach Memorial Day, memories of past celebrations of this holiday come to mind. As a child, Memorial Day signaled the first holiday of the summer (although it technically takes place while it is still Spring). Memorial Day observance goes back to the Civil War, and was intended to honor and pay homage to …

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May 26 2013

Why should you be honest?

“I was honest once, and it felt really good. If you’re not honest, you just look bad,” says Brittani, age 6. Once? “Honesty is important because people have to trust you to be a friend,” says Natalie, 9. “You should be honest so people will always believe in you, no matter what,” adds Cecile, 8. …

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May 25 2013

Poodles and purpose: Pets create quality of life we live for

My grandmother recently made the transition from living alone to a nursing home. She will be 93 years old this month. My family credits her toy poodle, Mittzy, with helping her remain in her home as long as she did. After my grandpa died, Mittzy became my grandma’s single responsibility, and more importantly her purpose. …

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May 24 2013

Texas Gulf shrimp recall: Precautionary recall issued for pre-packaged Texas Gulf Shrimp

Galveston Shrimp Company has issued a precautionary voluntary recall of its prepackaged Texas Gulf Shrimp due to foreign material found in a bag. The pre-packaged bags are shipped to HEB Stores. Customers who recently purchased pre-packaged Gulf Shrimp are encouraged to check their refrigerators and/or freezers. “Galveston Shrimp Company is committed to delivering the highest …

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May 24 2013

Drive responsibly: DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, speeders, seat belt violators and other traffic violators statewide. “Memorial Day is a time of …

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May 23 2013

Leadership Longview lunching and learning

Anyone interested in finding out all there is about Leadership Longview is hereby invited to come to the Longview Chamber of Commerce on May 30 for briefing on the organization’s application process, session curriculum, tuition and attendance policies. Lunch will be served. Leadership Longview is an initiative of the Longview Chamber of Commerce. Its objectives …

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May 23 2013

Grills and gratitude:LRMC presents tasty recognition of EMS

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National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week brought out a sense of gratitude at Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC.) The management hosted its yearly hamburger cookout to express its appreciation for all the hard work and life-saving dedication provided by EMS over the past 12 months. The event was the city’s high point for Wednesday, May …

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May 22 2013

Military strength depends on stopping sexual assaults

  “We must do everything we can to put an end to these abuses. They are ruining the lives of thousands of patriotic women who wanted only to serve their country but fell prey to men who abused positions of power.’ Recent allegations of sexual assault by members of our armed forces have refocused national …

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