Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 23 2014

Gifted and Talented: Longview ISD Set to Accept Nominations

In accordance with the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students, the Longview Independent School District will consider students in grades K-8 who are not yet identified as gifted and talented for nomination and screening for gifted and talented program services. Beginning on September 17, 2014, anyone interested in the educational welfare of …

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Sep 21 2014

Militarizing the Police

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last week, Washington lawmakers grilled officials from the Defense Department (DOD), Homeland Security and the Department of Justice over programs that sent equipment and money to state and local law enforcement agencies. Experts say those resources ultimately contributed to the militarization of police departments nationwide. The stunning images of police decked out …

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Sep 21 2014

Why Did Jesus Say, ‘Don’t Cast Your Pearls Before Swine’?

“Don’t give a smoker money to buy a good meal because he will just buy more cigarettes,” says Waymon, 9. The dangers of smoking are well documented, but I don’t think Jesus had smokes in mind here. If you’re puffing two packs a day, your throat and lungs may feel like fried bacon, but that’s …

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Sep 20 2014

TISD nabs award

Tyler ISD recently received the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International Certificate of Excellence (COE) in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending 2013. This is the second award the District has received for its CAFR, the first being a Certificate of Excellence from the Government Finance …

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Sep 20 2014

Taxing the #RichKids

It doesn’t take long for viewers of #RichKids of Beverly Hills to realize the show is deliberately trying to make you feel poor. Watching heiresses in their mid-twenties drop more on a day of shopping than the average American spends buying a home makes the point quite well — and that’s just the intro. To …

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Sep 19 2014

LANDMARKS OF LONGVIEW: Architectural Tour Coming

The Gregg County Historical Museum is proud to present the 15th Annual Landmarks of Longview Architectural Home Tour September 20th and 21st from 1pm – 5pm.  In honor of the spirit of generosity from longtime Gregg County and Longview contributor, this year’s Heritage Award will be presented to Linda Ryan Thomas. This year, our tour will …

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Sep 18 2014

TB&T Scholarship Established

Recently Dr. Rod Mabry, President of The University of Texas at Tyler, met with Mr. Rogers Pope Jr., CEO of Texas Bank and Trust, and other bank officials at the UT Tyler Longview University Center to celebrate the establishment of the Texas Bank and Trust Endowed Scholarship. The fund was established to provide financial assistance to …

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Sep 17 2014

Family Fishing Fun

At Woldert Park on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon, the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Family Fishing Fun. Sponsored with Texas Parks & Wildlife and Suddenlink, this event is open to all families. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Come join the fun! You do not …

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