Category Archive: Entertainment

Mar 16 2016

Blue Jeans and Ball Gowns Toasts CASA

The child-assistance event of the year is taking shape as the Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) yearly fund-raiser Blue Jeans and Ball Gowns has been scheduled and organized. Again, East Texans will be showing off their dancing skills as a dance contest will be one of the evening’s main draws. Name-droppers will also have plenty of …

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Mar 14 2016

“Spotlight” on Child Abuse

The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center (serving Gregg, Harrison & Marion Counties) The Oscar ceremonies were noteworthy for a number of reasons, but the biggest news was the Best Picture award for the movie, Spotlight. Chronicling the true story of a team of Boston newspaper reporters on the quest for answers in a massive child …

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Jan 10 2015

A Corporate Coup in College Football

Instead of sponsors bringing the games to us, bowl games now bring us to the sponsors. By  Jim Hightower Growing up in Texas, I learned that God and guns were important, but football — well, football was the real religion. So I can understand the hyperbolic exuberance of a radio hypester in Montgomery, Alabama, who …

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Jan 03 2015

Liberty Hall

Linda Davis and friends return Singer/songwriters Linda Davis, Lang Scott and Bill Whyte will perform an “Evening in the Round” at Liberty Hall on Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. Linda Davis, a Carthage, Texas native, has a unique ability to interpret songs that has made her a Nashville favorite and earned her a record deal …

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Jan 02 2015

Selma

A monumental achievement By Dwight Brown/NNPA R.I.P. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Your story has been told. Your legacy passed on. Your strategies for non-violent demonstrations shared. Your ability to change hearts, minds, and laws has been well-documented. Selma, in the most inspiring way, relays MLK’s state of grace. It is a worthy homage befitting …

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Jan 01 2015

Happy New Year!!

Thank you East Texas for all of your support! We look forward to serving you in 2015. Have a prosperous new year!

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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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