Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 30 2014

Energy Report: Says Electricity Policy Should Focus on Reliability, Affordability

.With booming economic and population growth fueling a growing demand for electricity, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today released a report urging policymakers and elected officials to discontinue costly subsidies and tax breaks driving development of new electricity generation and allow a more market-driven approach to providing reliable power to millions of Texas consumers when they …

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Sep 29 2014

Texas Offers Marriage Classes

Wedding planning is hard, but marriage can be harder. Thanks to a program sponsored by the Health and Human Services Commission, couples approaching marriage can build a solid foundation and save the $60 marriage license fee as well. The Twogether in Texas program offers premarital education to engaged couples across the state through a network …

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Sep 28 2014

PTHS Debuts Bluebeard

Bluebeard Radio, produced and directed by students at Pine Tree High School, kicked off a student-produced musical radio program Sunday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.  The show is heard on several area radio stations across East Texas, chief among them KZQX FM 100.3 based in Lake Cherokee and owned by Chuck Conrad. The decade specific …

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Sep 28 2014

What Is the Meaning of the First Commandment?

It means to only have one God, which is God. When we find something, we don’t go gaga over it. We still pray to God and not to the new thing,” says Ashley, 11. For a fuller understanding of “gaga,” let’s go to Cory, 11: “When the commandment says to have no other gods ‘before …

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Sep 27 2014

The Little Train That Won’t: The Republican party’s refusal to invest in America’s collapsing infrastructure is a recipe for disaster.

I love groups with the gumption to take on big tasks and do what needs to be done — can-do groups that can, and do. But, uh-oh, here comes The Little Train That Couldn’t. I’m talking about Congress. Since the earliest days of our US of A, the most basic task of this legislative body …

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Sep 27 2014

GSMC Opens NorthPark: State-of-the-Art Emergency Room staffed by experienced emergency nurses and the expert physicians of Leading Edge Medical Associates

Good Shepherd Health System proudly begins a new chapter in exceptional emergency care as the doors opened Tuesday, on the new Good Shepherd NorthPark Emergency Department. Convenience, easy access and comprehensive care have come to North Longview. Staffed by experienced emergency nurses and the expert physicians of Leading Edge Medical Associates, patients will receive the …

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Sep 26 2014

School District School Discipline Invistigation

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Mississippi, to ensure nondiscrimination in the district’s disciplinary system for students.    OCR’s investigation revealed that black students had been disproportionately subjected to discipline at every stage in the …

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Sep 26 2014

Alzheimer’s: Annual “WALK” empowers fight

This year’s “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” was like none before. Good Shepherd Institute of Healthy Living graciously accommodated the event because Heritage Plaza was not available due to downtown construction. The Walk’s 2014 Chair Phillip Gurganus and his committees threw themselves into the event, making it a true labor of love that brought great success …

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