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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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Nov 29 2014

Thanksgiving: So Much to be Thankful For

Story By Bryan Golden Thanksgiving is much more than a big meal with family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on, and be thankful for, all of the good things you have. Even with all of the uncertainty and turmoil in the world, you have so much to be thankful for. It’s important to …

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Nov 27 2014

More Blessed To Give

Robert E. Lee students support classmate after life-changing surgery Quiet, but hardworking, student athlete, Jacob Spillers, 17, came to open soccer tryouts his freshmen year with little experience but a lot of grit and determination, says Robert E. Lee Boys Soccer Coach Martin Germany. Coach Germany admits that at first he didn’t think Jacob should …

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