Category Archive: Community News

Aug 03 2016

CASA Says Thank You

Volunteers are key to CASA’s work in the community. For this reason, Shelly Smith the executive director is grateful to her eleven new volunteers’ picture above. Lindsey Stock is CASA’s Volunteer Advocate of the Month. Stock a Longview native is a 34-year-old mother of two young sons ages 17 and 9. She has been a …

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Aug 03 2016

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREGG COUNTY NAMES INTERIM DIRECTOR

(Longview, Texas) – The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County has named Shawnda Havard Parker of Longview as interim director, following the retirement of B’Ann Boiles, who served as executive director since 2011. “The club has plans to launch a national search for a permanent executive director in the coming months,” said Boys & …

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Jul 27 2016

The Soaring Balloons

Hot air balloon flights began Friday morning over the City of Longview and continued each morning through Sunday at the East Texas Regional Airport. While driving to work, one could see crowds of people gathered at different locations enjoying the spectacular hot air balloons flying across the city. Many were snapping photos with their cell …

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Jul 21 2016

Trump Isn’t the Only Republican with a Woman Problem

Conservative policymakers have relentlessly curtailed women’s freedom, security, and autonomy for years. By Marge Baker Long before he set his sights on the White House, Donald Trump was showing his misogynistic colors. He became notorious for using the press and social media to publicly attack women, calling them “dogs” and “fat pigs.” He objectified and …

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Jul 21 2016

Banks Don’t Commit Crimes, Bankers Do

Until the feds charge reckless bankers individually, they’ll shake down shareholders to bail them out for misdeeds. By Jim Hightower Hey, stop complaining that our government coddles Wall Street’s big, money-grubbing banks. Sure, they went belly-up and crashed our economy with their greed. And, yes, Washington bailed them out, while ignoring the plight of workaday …

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Jul 13 2016

Park Party Brings Unity

“Neighborhood parks are one important way to bring us together and remind us we are all neighbors despite any perceived differences or issues.” Kristen Ishihara By Keisha Roland Kristen Ishihara, Councilwoman District 4, recently held a celebration at Akin Park located at 414 Delwood drive. The park received new playground equipment, picnic tables, flower beds …

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Jun 29 2016

Preceptors Honored

The University of Texas at Tyler Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy officials recently recognized preceptors during its Annual Preceptor Appreciation and Development Weekend. “The preceptor development and appreciation event is vitally important to the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy. It is a weekend to recognize our preceptors who have supported the …

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Jun 29 2016

Plan While You Can

VICTIMS OF DRUNK DRIVING LEND THEIR FACES, VOICES IN EFFORT TO SPARE OTHERS FROM TRAGIC, LIFE-CHANGING CONSEQUENCE (put in small letters) – A prisoner in his own body. This is how Sean Carter describes his life following his fateful decision 11 years ago to get into a vehicle driven by a drunk driver. When the …

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