Category Archive: Featured

Aug 01

Taking care of pets

Sometimes it feels as if there are dogs everywhere in Longview. For example, on Mobberly Avenue, it is common to see young people and adults walking with their dogs. Other times, stray dogs are walking or running on the street looking for food or scraps to eat. This week, Campers at Broughton Recreation Center learned …

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Jul 30

Scammers: Cut the line on scammers posing as IRS employees

If there’s an issue with your federal taxes, you’ll initially receive a letter or notice in the mail from the IRS. Don’t fall for scam artists on the Internet or over the telephone.  Real IRS employees have badge numbers. Ask the caller for his or her badge number, and then call 1-800-829-1040 to confirm it. Sometimes …

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Jul 29

Cattle rustler arrested

Shelby County resident Hollie Neal Farris, 53, was arrested July 21 on a charge of felony theft of livestock. He was released after posting a $4000 bond. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, TSCRA Special Ranger Larry Hand collaborated with Shelby County Sheriff’s Department investigators Kevin Windham, D.J. Dickerson and Constable Stanley Burgay in the …

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Jul 23

Diabetes: County Extension to offer class series

For those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or who have had it for a while but have trouble understanding what to eat or how to keep up with their reading, the Gregg County Extension Office has a program designed to help. “Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes is a nine-lesson program that …

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Jul 21

Texas A&M awarded

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.5 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TRAIN PD is an innovative approach …

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Jul 20

Liberty Hall: Last change summer camp

Are your kids already bored with summer vacation? Looking for a way to entertain your children without breaking the bank? The City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall, in partnership with APEX Entertainment is putting on a last chance summer camp for children ages 7 to 14. The camp will run July 28 through Aug. 2, 9:30 …

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Jul 19

Deadline looms

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than 1 at the time of enrollment. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund — the state’s prepaid college tuition …

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Jul 18

Summer Reading Club plans celebrations

The Longview Public Library invites you to join in celebrating the achievements of young local summer readers at Broughton Park located at 801 Martin Luther King Boulevard on Wednesday July 30th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. It will be all fun and games with prizes, snacks, fun foam, splash pad, live DJ, dancing and …

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