Yearly Archive: 2014

Aug 23 2014

City of Longview praised

The weather was dreary, wet and rainy, but the mood was as bright as a cloudless sky as the Great Texas Balloon Race went off with its typical fun and enthusiasm. The sunny dispositions of the locals was especially appealing to the participants. Dr. Janice Sines is a pilot with a group called Balloon Stormers, crewed …

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Aug 22 2014

Rangerette showoffs Friday

The Kilgore College Rangerettes will hold a special 75th Anniversary edition of Showoffs 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Dodson Auditorium. Five new officers will be named at Showoffs and the 36 new freshmen will be formally introduced and perform for the first time. Past Rangerette captains have been invited to the event and will …

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Aug 22 2014

League Steps Up

For the 21st straight year, the Junior League of Longview (JLL), has provided what all too many local families cannot afford–school supplies. The JLL works to give every local young mind the tools for a successful education. JLL member Kelsey Runge chaired this year’s event, but took no personal credit, instead giving it all to supporters. “First Baptist …

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Aug 19 2014

Following your moves

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Big Three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion), which monitor your financial history and issue credit reports and credit scores to potential lenders. But did you know that there are dozens of other specialty consumer reporting agencies that track your history for activities that may not appear on …

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Aug 18 2014

TISD receives award

The Tyler Independent School District received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its fiscal year ending August 31, 2013. The award is given by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. This is the 11th year the District has received the award for its Comprehensive Annual Financial …

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Aug 17 2014

What is the lesson of Gideon and his 300-man army?

“Gideon used fire because the electricity ran out. God said blow the horns and crash real big, and he would give them electricity,” says Weston, 4. I’m sure Gideon and his band of 300 would be surprised to know they solved Israel’s energy crisis in the late 11th century B.C. The problem in Gideon’s day, …

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Aug 17 2014

Teachers invited to attend ‘Arts Kick Off’ event

As area teachers gear up for upcoming school year, they are invited to attend the first-ever Region 7 Kick Off for the Arts event August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Region 7 Education Service Center located at 1909 N. Longview St. in Kilgore. Region 7 ESC, in partnership with Young Audiences …

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Aug 16 2014

A ticket to Sarah Palin’s funhouse

I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of being the hands-down winner of the 2014 blue-ribbon prize for “Goofiest Politicos in America.” But now, a former winner has surged from obscurity to become the frontrunner. Yes, folks, …

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