Category Archive: Entertainment

Dec 06 2014

The Black Athlete: A Shoutout to the Athletes You Don’t Read About

Story By Omar Tyree NNPA Columnist It seems like we’ve been hearing these classic, “Hi, Mom,” shot-outs from college and professional athletes forever. They look straight into the television cameras on the sidelines after a big play and let it fly. But as a proud father of two teenage sons who have participated in multiple …

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Nov 05 2014

For Profit Online Colleges Flunk Common Sense

ITT Technical Institute, CEO Kevin Monday earned $8.76 million in 2012. DeVry University President Daniel Hamburger earned $6.4 million in 2012. The Apollo Group, which includes the University of Phoenix, paid Gregory Cappelli $4.54 million in 2013, and the Chairman Emeritus received nearly $7 million each year in 2012 and 2013.         …

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Oct 31 2014

Shooting Stars

Story by. LaDana Moore Bramlette Elementary School students had an exciting afternoon when they stepped into their school cafeteria. Buffy Coleman who played for the Harlem Wizards was visiting their school. During his visit students not only watched famous Wizard basketball tricks, but learned life lessons as well in support of red ribbon week. He …

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Oct 02 2014

Sailing Season

The Longview High School (LHS) Lobos set a record by scoring 56 points in the first half alone in their conference opener with the Pine Tree Pirates. By the time the contest mercifully ended, LHS had ripped off a 66-13 victory in a very silent Pirate Stadium. Most of the fans were gone by halftime. Despite playing …

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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 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 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 11 2014

Lobo-ly Green Out

Friday was Green Country Day at Lobo Stadium. Longview Independent School District (LISD) Foundation Executive Director Kay Ray was plumb tickled. The Lobo Green Out was a success. In fact, the Foundation ran out of most sizes even before the Longview Lobos/John Tyler Lions game kicked off. By Thursday afternoon, only a few of the largest sizes …

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