Category Archive: Community News

Dec 15 2014

Seven Ways to Cut Your Holiday Expenses

Story By Jason Alderman   When it comes to holiday spending, waiting in store lines all night and jostling for discounts will mean very little if you don’t have a budget that shapes your finances year-round. With the average U.S. household spending $600-$700 in 2014 for the holidays, putting that money together shouldn’t be a …

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Dec 14 2014

Food Trucks

Tyler approves ordinances During their regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council voted to approve two ordinances relating to mobile food vendors (food trucks). The approved changes establish food truck parks as a primary use of a property and allow food trucks to operate on private property as transient vendors. The City Council also approved …

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Dec 13 2014

The Season for Mindless Consumerism

This Christmas, put your money to better use than thoughtless gift-giving.   Story By Jill Richardson ‘Tis the season for mindless consumerism. I love giving gifts when they’re from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they’re things nobody needs, given out of a sense of obligation. Here’s a story that illustrates …

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Dec 13 2014

Kilgore College 2001 Football Team Named

The 2001 Kilgore College football team has been named to this year’s NJCAA Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Under the leadership of head coach Jimmy Rieves, KC finished the 2001 season with a perfect 12-0 record – the most wins for a Rangers team in the program’s history. “It was a special time with …

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Dec 12 2014

Open House Cheers Members

The Longview Chamber of Commerce and Longview Economic Development Corporation held their annual Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 10th The event was slated for 4:45 pm but Longview Chamber of Commerce members, friends and well wishers started arriving much earlier at 410 North Center Street. In addition, this event replaced the normal Business After …

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Dec 08 2014

JT Library Book Returned 39 Years Later

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper. Inside were two things; a copy of Upton Sinclair’s famous novel The Jungle and a handwritten note that read: Dear John Tyler Librarian, I’ve had this …

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Dec 07 2014

Gilmer, Texas Native Serves With A Navy Maritime Patrol Squadron

A 1994 Gilmer High School graduate and Gilmer, Texas native is serving with Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16), also known as the “War Eagles”. Petty Officer 1st Class Bryan Jones is an aviation structural mechanic with VP-16, a Jacksonville-based squadron that operates the Navy’s newly-designed maritime patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon. Each aircraft has an aircrew …

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Dec 04 2014

Go Red Kicks Off

Story by Joycelyne Fadojutimi The American Heart Association’s annual “Go Red for Women” campaign kicked off with a rally at Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living in North Longview. The rally introduced a community-wide campaign,upcoming Go Red events, volunteer and sponsorship opportunities; and raised awareness of heart disease as the number one killer of women …

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