Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 13 2013

Health fair promotes wellness

Good Shepherd Emergency Center-Kilgore, Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Center-Kilgore and Allegiance Specialty Hospital are hosting a Community Health Fair in Kilgore. This event is free to the public. Free health screenings valued at more than $100 per person, including glucose, complete lipid profiles to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL will be provided. plans …

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May 13 2013

School cuts bother Hispanics

Hispanic Texans in the three major border population centers have a strong, personal connection to their public schools. They believe they and their children were personally hurt by the $5.4 billion in state budget cuts two years ago. wood working pdf These are among the findings of a new Latino Decisions survey commissioned by the …

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May 12 2013

Remembering Mom and praising God

When Mom gasped suddenly and took her final breath in this life earlier this month, succumbing to the insidious disease of Alzheimer’s, we were there with her. My brother Jimmy, sister Kelly, our aunt Kathryn and uncle Reggie (Mom’s brother and sister), and I were gathered at her bedside and watched her pass from this …

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May 11 2013

Fashion victims: The gravitational pull of corporate greed makes clothing factories prone to disasters like the recent tragedy in Bangladesh.

You see it in stores across our country and around the world: colorful and stylish clothing with happy-sounding brand names like Children’s Place, Papaya, Joe Fresh, and Mango. But you don’t see the factories where these cheerful garments are made. Nor are we shown the strained faces of the impoverished workers who make them, paid …

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May 10 2013

Scratch new KISS game

In celebration of KISS’ 40th Anniversary and the release of their newest hit album, “MONSTER,” the Texas Lottery has launched a KISS® scratch-off game, giving lottery players the chance to scratch all night and party with the band in L.A. The game features more than $10 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $35,000 …

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May 10 2013

City showcased at state travel fair

Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau attended the 58th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference and Texas Travel Industry’s Travel Fair in Lubbock April 22-25 according to Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris. The Texas Travel Industry Association’s Texas Travel Fair, an annual trade show for TTIA members only, and is held as part of the Texas Travel …

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May 09 2013

Famed healer comes to Good Shepard

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Dr. Charles Secrest is one of the country’s most renowned urologists, and as of May 1 has joined Good Shepherd Medical Associates to further boost this institution’s success in bringing optimum health to all East Texans. Simply put, urological care in this region is better than ever. Patients have long traveled great distances to receive …

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May 09 2013

Arts abound: Experience Downtown Longview differently with AlleyFest

AlleyFest 2013, a 3-day street festival, kicks off Friday, May 9 in Downtown Longview and runs through Sunday the 11th. Sponsored by One Hundred Acres of Heritage Main Street, this year’s 3-day street festival is bringing AlleyFest back to its roots featuring all Texas bands as part of MusicFest 2013. This year’s lineup includes Westbound …

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