Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 31

Program awarded

Kilgore College President Dr. Bill Holda is pleased to announce that the KC Process Technology Program was awarded $318,250 to purchase training equipment. The grant is a part of the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Job Building Fund which “provides grants to community colleges to acquire building and equipment needed to train workers for …

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Mar 30

Instant communication hinders real connections

Lauren and Ashley got together for lunch at their favorite haunt. They started in on conversation that had been on hold for too long while checking the menu and placing their orders.  Fifteen minutes into catching up on the latest, Lauren’s phone rang and she answered. They began sharing again, but twenty minutes later another call …

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Mar 30

Spring show slated

Pine Tree Precision Drill Team will present “Circus of Wonders” Spring Show during three evening performances at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 10, 11 and 12, at the Pine Tree Road Auditorium. Precision’s Spring Show spotlights the dancing talent of the team as a whole, and includes small group numbers and officer solos. Spring …

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Mar 29

CASA to host Blue Jeans & Ball Gowns fundraiser

East Texas CASA will host its annual Blue Jeans & Ball Gowns fundraiser at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 29, at the Maude Cobb Convention Center and Activity Complex in Longview. This year’s fundraiser will feature the popular “Dancing with the Stars” event  with local celebrity dancers including: ·         Judge Alfonso & Melissa Charles, ·         Judge Tim …

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Mar 28

Washington gives peace a chance

It’s hard to get your mind wrapped around Russia’s annexation of Crimea and seizure of Ukrainian military bases there. It was — and many Ukrainians say still is — part of a neighboring sovereign country until mid-March. And it seemed like Europe had transcended that kind of old-school warmongering. Just two years back, the Nobel …

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Mar 27

Daltons ride again

On April 5 the spirit of the frontier will again gallop across East Texas as the annual Dalton Days come to the Longview Rodeo Arena just off Cotton Street from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This year’s showcase will be the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association’s trick riding, fast-shooting riders. The Gregg County Historical Museum stages …

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Mar 26

A Mustard Seed of Encouragement and Empowerment: Being Still and Standing Aside As God Works

In one of her enduringly spiritual and relevant books, The Secret Door to Success, Florence Scovel Shinn offers a most profound and powerful meditation. “Spiritual development means the ability to stand still, or aside, and let Infinite Intelligence lift your burdens and fight your battles.” Simply put, Shinn recommends “letting go and letting God” as …

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Mar 25

GSMC celebrates health

The amazing accomplishments of seven members were celebrated at the Good Shepherd Institute for recent Healthy Living’s fifth annual “Inspire Award” luncheon. The Inspire Award 2014 winner is Tom Leahy, a stroke survivor who recently completed his third one-mile walk at the St. Mary’s Stampede. The award was developed to recognize Institute members who have …

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