Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 21 2013

Organ recital slated

First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore Texas will present its organist, Lorenz Maycher, in an organ recital of music by American composers on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. on the church’s magnificent 1949 Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1173 pipe organ. All are welcome, and the program is free of charge. The program will feature works by Richard …

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Jun 20 2013

HIPPY celebrates first year: Sixty children graduate from the program

Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY), celebrated its first celebration with over sixty Gregg county children receiving a certificate for successful completion of their prescribed study on June 7, 2013. The three and four year olds, along with their parents, spent the last thirty weeks meeting with a home visitor that provided a …

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Jun 20 2013

GSMC welcomes interns

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Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) held a “Welcome Breakfast and White Coat Reception” for the 2016 graduating class of Internal Medicine Residents. The event featured orations from hospital officials and a representative from UT Health-Northeast; introduction of the new class of interns, the presentation of White Coats, the 2012-2013 Avicenna Award presentation, 2012-2013 Intern of …

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Jun 19 2013

Ambassadors take part in hospitality training

The 2013 Texas Friendly Hospitality Instructor Training at Texas A&M University in College Station saw literally hundreds of hospitality professionals attend. Longview Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris and Longview Mainstreet Manager Kayla Cantey, both Longview Chamber of Commerce members, were in attendance. The Chamber’s commitment to providing development programs and building community leadership was well …

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Jun 19 2013

Announce the word!

Years ago someone carved an image in a block of wood by allowing the object to remain above the area that had been chiseled away. They covered the image with ink and placed it on another surface and made a copy of the image and some say that “printing was born.” In A.D. 779 the …

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Jun 18 2013

A rotten bacon behemoth: If a Chinese company’s bid to acquire Smithfield goes through, consumers and farmers will suffer.

American consumers may not even notice the change if a newly proposed takeover by China’s largest meat processor of our nation’s leading pork company goes through. But the $4.7 billion transaction would certainly show up on our plates: in the form of farmer exploitation, more factory farms, and a more complicated supply chain that increases …

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Jun 18 2013

Fire Academy debuts new training equipment

The Kilgore College Fire Academy will demonstrate new training equipment and a liquid petroleum gas tank next month. The tank was generously donated and installed by Kilgore’s Martin Gas. A live fire training demonstration using the new equipment is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the KC Fire Academy Training Grounds, located at …

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Jun 17 2013

Farm bill to affect the hungry

The Texas Food Bank Network (TFBN) released estimates today of the serious impact that a House-proposed farm bill could have on federal SNAP (food stamps) benefits and the struggling Texans who rely on them. A similar bill with fewer cuts passed the Senate Monday evening. The most drastic change under debate, to a state policy …

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