Category Archive: Community News

Oct 25 2014

Voting for the Party or the Person

We say we have “voting power,” but we have settled merely for the “power to vote.”  We fight for the “right to vote” but we fail to “vote right.” Voting is a means to gain political power, not an end that simply allows one to participate in the act. As true as those statements are …

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Oct 25 2014

Kilgore College named “Military Friendly School”

Kilgore College has been named to the “Military Friendly Schools” list for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented annually by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the …

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Oct 24 2014

Longview’s future takes shape

October 28, a Tuesday, is the day to for the public to have a say in how the city of Longview will start to move forward into the new year and beyond. The Longview Comprehensive Plan Committee invites everyone in Longview, to come and give feedback about a draft document that will have great import …

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Oct 23 2014

Texas Woman Arrested for Theft of Livestock

Carthage, Texas – A Texas woman was arrested Friday and charged with theft of Livestock after stealing one cow from a neighboring rancher in Panola County. Panola County Constable of precincts 2 and 3, Mitch Norton led the investigation, with Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers Larry Hand and Jimmy Dickson assisting. …

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Oct 22 2014

Veteran Housing: Tyler Awarded $174,030

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the City of Tyler Neighborhood Services Department funding to administer 25 new Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Vouchers. HUD-VASH is a unique partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and HUD that provides long-term case management, supportive services, and permanent housing support for chronically …

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Oct 18 2014

Library Plans Zombie Shootout

It’s a well-known fact that zombies eat brains. Where do you find the best brains? At the Tyler Public Library of course! Anyone looking to try their luck as a zombie hunter is invited to the first ever Zombie Shootout on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Tyler Public Library, 201 …

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Oct 15 2014

Voter ID Remains In Effect

Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Texas, Voter ID Remains In Effect AUSTIN—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today ruled unanimously that the State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. The Texas Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Lauren Bean, Deputy Communications Director: “We …

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Oct 13 2014

THINK PINK

The Good Shepherd Foundation has hosted its fourth annual (and biggest-yet) cancer-prevention-themed luncheon/fashion show to spread awareness and, to recognize east Texas area breast cancer survivors, and to assist Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) Breast Center. Funds raised through ticket sales and floral arrangements will pay for mammogram screenings for local women who might not …

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