Category Archive: Entertainment

Oct 12 2016

Pirates sink Lions

ETR Staff Report The 2016 football homecoming matchup has come to Pine Tree High School, and it was everything students, faculty, players and coaches hoped for. Friday night’s match with the Greenville Lions ended with a 21-3 Pine Tree victory and a pregame show that was pure Hollywood with the crowning of the homecoming king …

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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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