Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 21

Delta Kappa Gamma doing global good

  The Kappa Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on February 8 for a regular monthly meeting and luncheon at the Roseville Bed & Breakfast in Marshall. Kappa Mu president Susan Duncan conducted the business meeting and area 17 coordinator Charlotte Nyman of Texarkana spoke about the DKG/UNICEF project that has helped …

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Feb 20

GSMC hosts Heart Fair

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently held its yearly Fair of the Heart celebration to further cardiovascular health throughout East Texas. Those in attendance took advantage of the opportunity to learn how to achieve heart health as well as undergo medical testing for preventive healthcare. Dr. Scott Hunter, MD. is a family medicine doctor affiliated …

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Feb 19

UT Tyler offers intensive English institute to assist international students, Tyler community

The University of Texas at Tyler has created an institute to help its international student population excel in university-level study, Dr. Alisa White, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, announced. Housed within the UT Tyler Office of International Programs, the Intensive English Language Institute provides instructional programs critical to UT Tyler’s mission, offering …

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Feb 18

Pet insurance

One topic I’ve learned to avoid with new acquaintances until I know them better (along with politics and religion) is where they stand on the treatment of pets. Some people, when their dog gets sick or badly injured, say, “It’s an animal – that’s just part of the circle of life.” Others consider Rover a …

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Feb 17

Citizens Acadamy: Apply now

The City of Tyler is now accepting applications for the third annual Mayor’s Citizens Academy. The class starts May 8, 2014 and will meet each Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for 12 weeks at various facilities around the City. As a part of the City of Tyler’s ongoing Continued from front effort to promote …

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Feb 16

Deadline looms

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds Texas families to enroll their children in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. The current enrollment period for the state’s prepaid college tuition program ends February 28. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund allows participants to lock …

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Feb 16

I didn’t really mean it

  Marcie stood before her Dad looking at her favorite toy car. Suddenly she jumped up in his lap and said, “You know, Daddy, this is my favorite toy. But I want you to have it.” Surprised, he asked, “Why, I know that you love this little car. Why are you giving it to me?” …

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Feb 15

Prehistoric modern thinking

Why would anyone think it was a big deal when scientists announced a few weeks ago they had determined that humans carry genes of Neanderthals? Was there really any question? The evidence is everywhere. It’s certainly obvious when we observe the huntergatherer predators who run roughshod over each other in the political world. It would …

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