Yearly Archive: 2014

Aug 31 2014

“United We Win”

WASHINGTON, D.C. Voto Latino and Global Grind launched United We Win, a campaign to mobilize diverse communities to register to vote to create meaningful change.With the support of community leaders like Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO of PolicyLink, United We Win seeks to create long-term dialogue between the Latino and African-American communities, who are …

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Aug 31 2014

Why is it important to be courteous?

Lewis Copeland tells the story of a mother who boasted about the good manners of her little darling at a dinner party. “Charlie, my dear, won’t you have some beans?” she said. “No,” was the ill-mannered reply from the so-called cherub. “No!” exclaimed the astonished mother. “No what?” “No beans,” said the child. You won’t …

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Aug 30 2014

Perry hams it up

Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Well, meet that ham sandwich: Governor Rick Perry. He’s a real ham — only not as smart. A Texas grand jury indicted Perry, charging the Republican with official abuse of power. Specifically, he’s accused of threatening to …

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Aug 30 2014

Justice Thomas to speak

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas will be the featured speaker at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 16. Sponsored by Drs. Lawrence L. Anderson and Svetislava; J. Vukelja, Rod and Merle Mabry/UT Tyler, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Z. …

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Aug 29 2014

Longview native hand picked

A Longview, Texas native and 1999 Pine Tree High School graduate, is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a hand-picked crew charged with bringing the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier into service. Petty Officer 1st Class Rajard Roberts, who enlisted 15 years ago, is an aviation ordinanceman aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN …

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Aug 28 2014

Clean-up goes south

Beautification says much about a community. Therefore, when major thorough fares are frequently full of litter, it not only becomes an eyesore, but stifles progress in every sense. For this reason, Longview Metro Chamber of Commerce, LMCC has adopted High Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard. Historic evidence shows that remarkable community development is achieved …

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Aug 27 2014

Tickets now on sale for T-Bone Walker Blues Fest

Organizers of the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest have announced that reserved seat tickets for the event are now available on the festival’s secure website at www.tbonewalkerbluesfest.com. The festival will be held September 12-13 at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center and will feature music by nationally touring blues musicians such as Jimmie Vaughan, Rick Derringer, Lurrie …

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Aug 26 2014

LANDMARKS OF LONGVIEW: Gregg County Historical Museum slates an architectural home tour

The Gregg County Historical Museum is proud to present the 15th Annual Landmarks of Longview Architectural Tour. In honor of the spirit of generosity from longtime Gregg County and Longview contributor, this year’s Heritage Award will be presented to Linda Ryan Thomas. This year, our tour will also recognize, in memoriam, the inspirational founder of …

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