Category Archive: Community News

Mar 12 2015

City To Tackle Crime

Story by Joycelyne Fadojutimi Mayor Jay Dean has just two months left in his term in office, but he is not coasting to the finish line. So far this year six murders have taken place in Longview, and the mayor is taking aim on this tragic situation. Dean held a press conference to reveal his …

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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 07 2015

Where Texas Became Texas

By U.S. Senator John Cornyn It all started in a small town nestled between the Barrington Farm and the Jordan Creek along the banks of the Brazos River – that’s where the early seeds of the Lone Star State were planted. If you’re from Texas, you’re probably familiar with names like Davey Croettck, Sam Houston, …

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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 05 2015

Working Ladies Support Casa

Real Working Women of East Texas have scheduled their second annual Mix & Mingle With a Twist get together for Saturday, March 7 at the East Texas Builders Association. Admission will start at 7:00p.m. The program will commence at 8:00. VIPs will be in attendance as Councilwoman Kristin Ishihara, City Administrator Mary Ann Miller and area …

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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 02 2015

Round Up Begins

Last Chance to Pay Fines Anyone with outstanding court costs and fines where a warrant has been issued, has until Friday, March 6th, 2015, to pay. Smith County is combining forces with other jurisdictions across Texas to participate in the largest joint warrant round up of this type in the state. On March 7, officers …

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