Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 06 2013

LRMC grabs new awards

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has furthered its reputation for excellence by earning the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Evidence-based guidelines pointed to LRMC as a facility whose care for cardiac and stroke patients scored 85 (or higher) for two or more six-month intervals while …

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Jun 06 2013

Topnotch trail: Grace Creek Mountain Bike Trail allows enthusiasts to mountain bike, hike, or run

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The City of Longview and the Longview Bicycle Club recently celebrated the opening of the Grace Creek Mountain Bike Trail on Saturday. The unpaved trail allows users to mountain bike, hike, or run approximately three miles of wooded property owned by the City of Longview. The mountain bike trail begins with a trailhead at the …

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Jun 05 2013

Lone Star State: Giving back to vets

Gov. Rick Perry observed Memorial Day by signing Senate Bill 163, House Bill 97, Senate Bill 1476 and House Bill 1514, which provide important resources and support to veterans and surviving spouses of members of the military who have been killed in action. “Every day, American service members sacrifice their lives for the freedoms we …

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Jun 05 2013

Senior success: Longview High School seniors received $3.3 million in scholarship offers and earned about 3,000 college credits

The district honored numerous students for their high school success, including 21 of the 24 International Baccalaureate students who will also collect up to 756 college hours for earning the IB diploma. Local scholarship offers accounted for about $1.15 million of the 2013 haul, according to Kay Ray, Longview High School’s coordinator of college scholarships …

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Jun 04 2013

Stressed out? You need more sleep.

Feeling irritable lately? You might need more sleep. Snapping at your kids or spouse, stewing in checkout lines, shouting at road hogs… cultural negativity abounds. A recent National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll suggests links between sleep deficiencies and negative attitudes and behavior. Over one-third of respondents said they are sleepy during daytime at least a …

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Jun 04 2013

Money still can’t buy happiness: And we finally have a nation that’s taking that reality to heart.

What makes us happy? In America, we’ve been asking this question ever since 1776, the year we declared for “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Back then, Americans seeking more happiness had little more than guesswork to go by. Now we have help: a new science of happiness with years of research findings behind …

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Jun 03 2013

Buckner to host foster care, adoption meeting

Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 at Buckner’s offices, 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children and domestic infant adoption programs. International adoption options, …

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Jun 03 2013

Oklahoma’s Biblical irony

There’s an almost biblical irony to Oklahoma’s latest tornado disaster. Not a funny irony, but the grim, tragic kind so common to acts of God. Four months before this twister, five of Oklahoma’s seven members of Congress — including both of its senators — all Republicans, had voted against a bill providing funds to states …

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