Category Archive: Community News

Jul 31

Olympic and world champion to keynote event

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has earmarked August 7 as the date it will celebrate six years of its Healthy Women program. Shannon Miller will keynote this event to be held at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center at 100 Grande Boulevard. The event will start with a free, open-to-the-public women’s expo lasting from 3:30 to …

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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 17

Rangerettes anniversary kick off slated

The Kilgore College Rangerettes will officially kick off the organization’s 75th Anniversary Friday with the announcement of new freshman members. There are 84 “Hopefuls” participating in pre-training this week at the college with the announcement of the 75th Line set for 10 a.m. July 18 behind closed doors in Dodson Auditorium. Pre-training will take place …

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Jul 10

Freedom from negative behavior

Longview’s annual Independence Day celebration was as great as the event’s true meaning. Beautiful weather combined with traditional American festivities to make this year’s 4th of July a towering success. It was also a perfect backdrop for local youth organizations who were on hand to further their vital objectives. J-Star Ministries representatives Nayeli Mendez and …

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Jul 03

Firing up July the Fourth

The Freedom Celebration and Fireworks Festival will be held at Maude Cobb Activity Convention and Activity Complex on Friday, July 4. A full range of activities throughout the day include: Amusement rides, food and beverages, and a variety of other entertainment, plus vendors in the Exhibit Building, an outdoor stage featuring music acts, a hot …

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Jun 29

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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Jun 28

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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Jun 27

A day of action: United Way combats Texas heat

The Lone Star State is indeed a very cool state, but this word is used in more than one way. Blistering temperatures have always been a way of life in the Great State, and triple-digit summer temperatures must not be taken lightly. The spectre of heat-related illness makes cooling systems and fans matters of literal …

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