Category Archive: Community News

May 21 2014

Agriculture: Fabric of east Texas culture

Agriculture is deeply entwined in the fabric of East Texas culture. If you don’t personally own land that is or was in agricultural production, I’m sure many of you have memories of being on somebody’s farm picking vegetables, chasing chickens or even pulling weeds. Though it seems that most people have turned away from growing …

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May 16 2014

LaDana Moore nabs college degree

LaDana Moore recently graduated from University of Texas at Tyler with a bachelor of science in speech communication. Ms. Moore had several reasons for choosing University of Texas at Tyler. According to her, it was close to home. Moreover, it is in the University of Texas system with great reputation. Besides, she found it to …

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May 15 2014

Lobos set high bars

The Longview High School FFA team has set a high bar for years to come. Competing in its first ever regional and state meat judging contests, the students placed as reserve champions in the Region VI competition against 91 other schools – and garnered 41st statewide out of more than 1,300 programs. And the Longview …

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May 09 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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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