Yearly Archive: 2014

Dec 18 2014

Tyler ISD Employees Surprised with A Team Award

Tyler Independent School District bus driver Paul Robinson made his way into the break room of the district’s transportation office with dozens of other drivers who had been told to gather for a staff meeting. He leaned against the wall and listened intently as a group of visitors carrying balloons, a framed certificate and a …

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Dec 16 2014

Student Loan Debt, Rising

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report today examining the growth of college tuition costs and its impact on student loan debt. In Footing the Bill: Rising College Costs, Deepening Debt, the Comptroller’s office details impacts of student loan debt; factors driving increases in tuition costs contributing to this debt; reasons students have remained willing …

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Dec 15 2014

Seven Ways to Cut Your Holiday Expenses

Story By Jason Alderman   When it comes to holiday spending, waiting in store lines all night and jostling for discounts will mean very little if you don’t have a budget that shapes your finances year-round. With the average U.S. household spending $600-$700 in 2014 for the holidays, putting that money together shouldn’t be a …

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Dec 14 2014

Why Is Doing What Is Right Always Best?

By Carey Kinsolving “God likes it when we do what’s right because that is another reason to go to heaven,” says Colton, 6. Good works are never a reason anyone goes to heaven. Rather, they should be a result of trusting Jesus’ work on the cross to pay for one’s way to heaven. When you’re …

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Dec 14 2014

Food Trucks

Tyler approves ordinances During their regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council voted to approve two ordinances relating to mobile food vendors (food trucks). The approved changes establish food truck parks as a primary use of a property and allow food trucks to operate on private property as transient vendors. The City Council also approved …

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Dec 13 2014

The Season for Mindless Consumerism

This Christmas, put your money to better use than thoughtless gift-giving.   Story By Jill Richardson ‘Tis the season for mindless consumerism. I love giving gifts when they’re from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they’re things nobody needs, given out of a sense of obligation. Here’s a story that illustrates …

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Dec 13 2014

Kilgore College 2001 Football Team Named

The 2001 Kilgore College football team has been named to this year’s NJCAA Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Under the leadership of head coach Jimmy Rieves, KC finished the 2001 season with a perfect 12-0 record – the most wins for a Rangers team in the program’s history. “It was a special time with …

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Dec 12 2014

Open House Cheers Members

The Longview Chamber of Commerce and Longview Economic Development Corporation held their annual Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 10th The event was slated for 4:45 pm but Longview Chamber of Commerce members, friends and well wishers started arriving much earlier at 410 North Center Street. In addition, this event replaced the normal Business After …

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