Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 30

Library slates teen lock-in

The Longview Public Library is hosting a Teen Lock-In. All teens ages 13 to 18 are invited. The Lock-In will take place on Friday, October 4th from 7:00 pm to 12 Midnight at the library. Teens may bring munchies, games, and friends. The following safety rules will apply: • The doors will close and lock …

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Sep 29

We are what we worship

There are some religions in the Orient that follow practices that are condemned by Scripture and society. A member of one of them was jailed for robbery and murder which was part of his “faith.” While imprisoned he was visited by a missionary who shared with him the message of salvation. After he accepted Christ, …

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Sep 28

Bossing the poor around:How about a bill banning soda sales at the House of Representatives’ cafeterias?

I spent a few months on food stamps this year. As a single woman in San Diego, I qualified for $70 a month — less than a dollar per meal. But I’m lucky and I’m unusual because many of my friends are farmers and gardeners and I know how to forage wild foods. Determined to …

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Sep 27

District 3 Town Meeting scheduled October 1

Mayor Jay Dean and District 3 Councilwoman Kasha Williams have scheduled a Town Meeting for 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 1, at Broughton Recreation Center, 801 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The District 5 Town Meeting hosted by Mayor Dean and Councilman Richard Manley, which was originally scheduled for October 1, will be rescheduled to …

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Sep 26

‘A’ is for app: Longview ISD unveils apps

Longview ISD… There’s an app for that! Longview ISD stakeholders now have a more mobile means of keeping up with school happenings. The district’s community relations department and Reliance Communications this week unveiled applications for the iPhone and Android platforms. The apps, as they’re commonly known, provide a mobile phone portal to district news and …

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Sep 25

High anxiety: Had your dose of peace today?

Anxiety seems to grip our society these days. September 11 brought fears of flying and of the mail. Airlines heighten security and try to attract passengers with low fares and bonus frequent flyer miles. Homeland security alerts heighten tensions. Should we worry about this bridge, that building or tonight’s sporting event? A necessary war with …

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Sep 24

Danger ahead: our disappearing pensions

How’s your 401(k) doing? Working Americans ask themselves this question — and angst about the answer — a great deal these days. And why not? For most Americans, retirement reality has turned chillingly stark: Either you have a robust set of investments in your 401(k) or you’re facing some really rocky happy years. A generation …

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Sep 23

Texas prepaid college tuition enrollment open

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding parents they can begin enrolling in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition program. Open enrollment began this month and runs through Feb. 28, 2014. “Saving for college is a very important part of family budgets,” Combs said. “The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents the …

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