Yearly Archive: 2014

Jul 30

Scammers: Cut the line on scammers posing as IRS employees

If there’s an issue with your federal taxes, you’ll initially receive a letter or notice in the mail from the IRS. Don’t fall for scam artists on the Internet or over the telephone.  Real IRS employees have badge numbers. Ask the caller for his or her badge number, and then call 1-800-829-1040 to confirm it. Sometimes …

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Jul 29

Cattle rustler arrested

Shelby County resident Hollie Neal Farris, 53, was arrested July 21 on a charge of felony theft of livestock. He was released after posting a $4000 bond. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, TSCRA Special Ranger Larry Hand collaborated with Shelby County Sheriff’s Department investigators Kevin Windham, D.J. Dickerson and Constable Stanley Burgay in the …

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Jul 28

Future CEOs shout YEA

The Longview Chamber of Commerce has begun taking applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) autumn 2014 semester. This year-long program walks middle and high school students through the processes of establishing and then running their own businesses or social movements. All students grades 6-12 are invited to enroll in YEA! While at the academy …

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Jul 23

Diabetes: County Extension to offer class series

For those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or who have had it for a while but have trouble understanding what to eat or how to keep up with their reading, the Gregg County Extension Office has a program designed to help. “Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes is a nine-lesson program that …

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Jul 21

Texas A&M awarded

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.5 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TRAIN PD is an innovative approach …

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Jul 20

What is the narrow gate of which Jesus spoke?

“God has a narrow gate so people won’t push and shove to get in,” says Allen, 10. “You have to wait your turn to get in,” adds Brittany, 7. When there’s a great sporting event, some fans sleep outside the ticket office in the cold to get a ticket. We may think that places in …

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Jul 20

Liberty Hall: Last change summer camp

Are your kids already bored with summer vacation? Looking for a way to entertain your children without breaking the bank? The City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall, in partnership with APEX Entertainment is putting on a last chance summer camp for children ages 7 to 14. The camp will run July 28 through Aug. 2, 9:30 …

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Jul 19

Worth more: One man or an entire city?

A population of 100,000 is substantial. Five states don’t even have one metropolis that large. Some cities that size, like Fargo, North Dakota, are their state’s biggest. Others, like Lansing, Michigan, are state capitals. About 100,000 people live in Rochester, Minnesota, home of the Mayo Clinic. The same goes for Burbank, California and Springfield, Ohio. …

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