Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 18

Lone Star State: Tall Tails

Hidden cameras expose problems in pet stores and flea markets, while shelters have hundreds of available puppies Dogs in the sweltering Texas heat in open-air flea markets, employees refusing to tell consumers information on the source of the dogs, and unhealthy and underage puppies pouring in from out-of-state puppy mills and brokers were among the …

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Nov 17

Grand bargain or raw deal? Many elderly

Many elderly Americans are close enough to poverty’s edge that Social Security cuts of any size could push them over the brink.   Following the government shutdown drama, politicians in Washington appear hopelessly divided, according to conventional wisdom. Fair enough. But there’s at least one area where many politicians from both of the major parties …

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Nov 16

Longview High, Judson singers earn honors

Six Lobo choir members continue toward All-State Choirs from Longview High School and Judson Middle School have placed a combined 51 singers in their respective All-Region choirs. Judson singers earned 31 All-Region seats following auditions against counterparts from across East Texas. Lobo vocalists grabbed 14 All-Region Honor Choir chairs, while another six were selected for …

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Nov 16

Pastor plauded

Local Red Oak Missionary Baptist Church has recognized its pastor of 26 years, H.C. Rockmore, for his long and ongoing dedication to bringing his parishioners the pure, uncompromising Word of God. The sanctuary was packed for the celebration, dubbed A Pastor Grounded in the Word. Area preachers and assorted well-wishers from throughout East Texas and …

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Nov 14

Kicking off demolition: Transformation to take place

Many people, some living and others dead have waited for a long time to see this day come to Longview-equipping South Longview to become a destination. On Tuesday, Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) and the City of Longview gathered at the biggest eyesore sight in Longview, the old Holiday Inn on I-20 and Estes Parkway …

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Nov 13

Laugh at Liberty Hall

Comedian Henry Cho is coming to perform at Liberty Hall on Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. Cho, who is of Korean American descent, was born and raised in Knoxville and went into stand-up comedy in 1986. He often uses his childhood experiences as an Asian-American in the South as a basis for his comedy. Cho’s …

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Nov 12

Lone Star State-Healthcare: There is no place like home

Some health care once done in a hospital or doctor’s office can now be done at home. It’s just as effective, more convenient and usually less expensive. Medicare pays for health care you receive in the comfort and privacy of your home if you meet certain requirements. To qualify, you must be home bound, under …

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Nov 11

Preventing burglaries: Choosing the right home alarm system

Although I take a certain amount of comfort from statistics that show major declines in most types of crime throughout the U.S., I also know that burglaries have increased in areas surrounding my neighborhood over the last few years. I was finally prompted to take action was when my family returned home after being away …

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