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Mar 11 2015

Nursing Homes: Medicare strengthens its rating

By Bob Moos You can now be more confident when looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one. Medicare has just improved its Nursing Home Compare website so that the public can get a more precise and meaningful picture of the quality of care at 15,800 nursing homes nationwide. Families must often …

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Mar 10 2015

Early College HS program

Tyler ISD admits inaugural class   Almost 300 Tyler ISD students and parents attended the first Early College High School (ECHS) Parent Night held at the Davidson Conference Room in the Plyer Instructional Complex. One hundred thirty-eight current eighth grade students were chosen to participate in the ECHS program with 61 students signing commitment letters …

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Mar 09 2015

Pine Tree High School Wins At UIL

Pine Tree High School recently hosted the UIL Region IV South Zone Solo & Ensemble Competition. Twenty-nine schools participated in the event, with a total of 848 entries. This was a massive coordination of effort, with special thanks going to the PTHS Administrators, office staff, PT band staff, custodial staff, security, band boosters, student volunteers, …

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Mar 08 2015

Deadly Spring Breaks

TxDot pushes for Alcohol Awareness Spring Break is a dangerous and deadly time on Texas roadways with more than 30 fatalities resulting from impaired driving in each of the past two years. In an effort to curb this deadly trend, the Texas Department of Transportation today held a press conference at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi …

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Mar 07 2015

Foster Care, Adoption Interest Meeting coming

Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Buckner’s offices, located at 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children, domestic infant adoption and international adoption …

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Mar 06 2015

Tyler Main Street Achieves Accreditation

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently commended the City of Tyler Main Street Program for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive the designation this year. The current designation is part of a string of annual accreditation honors earned by the local program, which partners with the non-profit …

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Mar 04 2015

Debate Tournament: JT Student Qualifies

John Tyler High School senior, Sheldon McGowan, has qualified to compete in the Congressional Debate-House division at the 2015 National Speech & Debate Tournament set to take place in Dallas June 14-19. The National Speech & Debate Tournament is the largest academic competition in the world. “It is an amazing accomplishment to qualify for nationals,” …

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Mar 03 2015

Spring Break: Safety Tips from DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break. “With students and families out of school and off work, the weeks during Spring Break can result in an influx of traffic on Texas roadways,” said DPS Director Steven …

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