Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 31 2014

CITY INVITES EVERYONE TO: Longview Comprehensive Plan Community Event

   “This is an incredibly important process because we are asking residents to tell us what they would like their community to be in 20 years. Together we can accomplish amazing things, but we need to hear from residents to know what they view as issues and opportunities in Longview.” Mayor Jay Dean    This …

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Jan 30 2014

Mayor endorses Fish

In an unprecedented move, Jay Dean, Mayor of Longview has endorsed Kimberly Fish for Commissioner Precinct 2.    The endorsement  came on a biting, cold east Texas morning in front of the Gregg County Courthouse with several of Fish supporters watching.    Without mincing words, Dean said, “Kimberly is very passionate about the spirit of …

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Jan 29 2014

Heritage scholarship competition to break record Saturday

   LeTourneau University expects a record number of top high school students to compete for full-tuition scholarships in its annual Heritage Scholarship Competition Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, on the university’s Longview campus.    Approximately 126 of the best and brightest high school students spanning the globe will compete in the invitation-only event.  Ten full-tuition …

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Jan 28 2014

Teacher salaries recovering

   More than 90 percent of Texas teachers received a base salary increase for  2013-14, according to the Salaries and Wages in Texas Public Schools Report recently released by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA).    In districts that gave raises (including step increases), the average pay …

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Jan 27 2014

Pine Tree ISD approves contract extension for Superintendent

   Dr. TJ Farler will continue to serve Pine Tree ISD as the schools superintendent, thanks to unanimous support Monday by school board members at a special meeting held Tuesday, January 21st. “The board approved a three-year contract that is extended by a year after the first year served,” said Farler. Her extension will ensure …

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Jan 26 2014

UT Tyler to hold showcase week

   The University of Texas at Tyler will hold “College Showcase Week” for prospective students and their families Feb. 10 – 13, Sarah Bowdin, interim assistant vice president for enrollment management, announced.    The event features four of the six UT Tyler colleges: ·      Monday, Feb. 10 – College of Engineering and Computer Science ·      …

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Jan 26 2014

Our God Will Bless Us

“My,” said the guest to the owner of a dairy farm, “I have never seen such a beautiful herd of cows. They must be worth a lot of money.” “We don’t look at the herd as far as value goes,” he replied. “We look at each cow individually. Each one has its own record,” he …

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Jan 25 2014

Unity Banquet looms

Mrs. Alyce Faye Maxey is an East Texas native, born and raised in Henderson Texas. She graduated from St. Phillips College in San Antonio, Texas with a degree in Education. She and her husband, Lesley Maxey moved to Longview, TX in 1952 and had one son, Greg Maxey. Mrs. Maxey has worked for Longview Independent …

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