Category Archive: Community News

May 09

Hudson Pep, firefighters flame cancer

Ambulance sirens were blaring as beautifully decorated trucks approached Hudson Pep Elementary School winding drive way.  Several Longview fire trucks blasting their horns intermittently were following closely behind as in a triumphant parade. Suddenly, pink fire trucks made their entrance from behind the trees. The event was a surprise, show-stopper for two teachers, Leslie Konvalin, …

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May 08

VIVA MEXICO

You can chose to close the gap between poor and rich children. I have deliberately chosen to  do so. Our students are cross-culturally educated. They are comfortable with diversity and can relate to anyone from anywhere. They are the leaders of tomorrow in a changing world,” said  Dr. Cynthia Wise,  Principal of Ned E. Williams …

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May 07

Bermuda-grass Stem Maggot Program meeting scheduled

The presence of a new Bermuda grass pest was confirmed in Van Zandt County in 2013, and producers are advised to be on the lookout. Unlike other insects that attack plants from the outside, the Bermuda grass stem maggot damages them from inside, according to Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton.  “Basically, they consume …

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May 06

Business Expo slated

The 19th Annual Business to Business Expo presented by the Longview Chamber of Commerce is set for May 6, 2014 at the Maude Cobb Convention Center. Admission is free to the public and the show is targeted to help businesses connect with other businesses. Longview Business Expo hours are 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and …

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May 01

Foster Orchestra wins 15th straight Sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Orchestra, under the direction of Joanie Russell, has earned the prestigious UIL Concert & Sightreading Sweepstakes award in its 15th consecutive attempt. A musical ensemble is awarded the Sweepstakes honor for earning top honors from judges for stage and sight reading performances. Six judges were unanimous in awarding superior honors to …

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Apr 25

Piano students to present concerto

The Kilgore College Fine Arts Department will present its annual Piano Concerto 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. Sophomore piano students will play solo pieces accompanied by a live orchestra conducted by Dr. Gene Moon. This year’s music graduates will be recognized at the end of the concert …

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Apr 23

Good Shepherd Medical Center honors volunteers

Longview’s Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC)  honored the achievements and vital accomplishments of its volunteer auxiliary with a special luncheon at local Pinecrest Country Club on this week. The vital contributions of the hospital’s volunteer force over the past year will be recognized for making possible GSMC’s mission to insure the overall health and general …

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Apr 21

Eating to help youth

The community is encouraged to support 4-H, FFA & FCCLA Youth during the annual Cajun Crawfish Boil. The Annual Crawfish Boil is sponsored by the Harvest Festival & Livestock Show and Austin Bank. The evening includes music provided by a live band and all the crawfish and fried catfish you can eat plus all the …

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