Yearly Archive: 2014

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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Sep 16 2014

TSTA: TEA budget is inadequate

The Texas State Teachers Association today criticized the Texas Education Agency for submitting a “woefully inadequate” appropriations request for the Legislature to consider next year. “Education Commissioner Michael Williams should be a leader in demanding that Texas school children have the resources they need to succeed,” said TSTA President Noel Candelaria. “This woefully inadequate budget …

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Sep 15 2014

Uninsured Youth

In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to the equation that …

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Sep 14 2014

Be the U in Education Slated

The Longview NAACP will hold a free 1 hour “Be the U in Education” Workshop on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 6pm at the Broughton Recreation Center, 801 Martin Luther King Blvd. This workshop will provide parents with tips and suggestions to assist them with their children’s education. The workshop will begin with an overview …

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Sep 14 2014

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 2)

“When I see God, he’ll make a rainbow for me,” says Ally, 5. “He’s gonna show me how to make one. He’s gonna sit down in the grass and eat an apple with me.” Ally’s answer is more than cute. It could be insightful as well. Who knows the entire capabilities of a resurrected body …

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Sep 13 2014

A View of the World

I recently attended the presentation by State Representative David Simpson at the Maude Cobb Convention Center on his trip this summer to the Mexican border and his take on the situation there with respect to the unaccompanied children arriving. I applaud Mr. Simpson’s ability to recognize the need for compassion with respect to how these …

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