Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 31

Lone Star State: Experiencing Texas’ natural beauty

Whether it’s a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters of the Frio River or horseback riding on the trails of the Palo Duro Canyon, Texas is home to 95 diverse state parks, historic sites, and natural areas that offer countless excursions for Texans and the millions who visit our state each year. This month …

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Jul 30

Depending on the kindness of strangers:The only sure result of Detroit’s bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money

  The other shoe finally dropped in Detroit. The once-proud city — variously known as “Motown,” “the Arsenal of Democracy,” and “the City of Champions” — filed for bankruptcy. There’s a local effort to head off the filing, but most people don’t think it will get anywhere. Detroit’s the largest American city ever to do …

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Jul 29

Go Texan Round-up looms: Commissioner Staples encourages Texans to eat local, support Texas farmers, ranchers

Texas-grown food and beverages are big on flavor and nutrition and provide a major impact on the Texas economy. Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today encouraged diners to support Texas farmers and ranchers by eating at restaurants participating in the sixth annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, presented by Farm Credit, between July 22-28. GO TEXAN Restaurant …

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Jul 28

Beauty from the inside out: Modesty

I once watched a T.V. movie that centered on some teenagers and their relationships. One young man was totally infatuated with the most beautiful girl he had ever seen. Fashionably dressed at all times, she chose clothing that would entice the eyes of males and toy with their affections – concerned only with her conquests. …

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Jul 27

McFinancial planning: When McDonald’s attempted to help its underpaid workers stick to a budget, the fast food giant exposed

At last, a fast food giant that gives a damn about the economic hardships low-wage workers face. Not only does McDonald’s care, but, by golly, the good executives who sit atop the Golden Arches are goosing-up the meager $8.25 an hour that their workers have been getting paid. As you can imagine, hair-netted hamburger-flippers everywhere …

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Jul 26

Learn to erase your debt: Seminar gives lessons on achieving financial freedom

Are you in debt, and sick and tired of being in debt? Do you have more months than money? Does your money come in and go out, and nooooobody knows where it has gone? If an emergency occurs at your house, how do you pay for it? Do you have to use a credit card, …

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Jul 25

Flying high: Great Texas Balloon Race scheduled, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers to perform

July 26 to 28 will mark the 36th year of the Great Texas Balloon Race, but this year Longview and East Texas is having a full week of high flying balloons in the sky because the Balloon Federation of America’s Hot Air Competition Division holds the United States National Championship race in conjunction with the …

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Jul 25

Birdshot and benevolence: Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge fundraiser a huge success

Texas Bank & Trust (TB&T) has provided Buckner Children and Family Services with a title sponsorship. For the last 13 years TB&T has been such a faithful sponsor for this event that it is known as the Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge. This annual double-barrel (clay) bird blaster is Buckner’s most profitable local …

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