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Aug 17 2014

What is the lesson of Gideon and his 300-man army?

“Gideon used fire because the electricity ran out. God said blow the horns and crash real big, and he would give them electricity,” says Weston, 4. I’m sure Gideon and his band of 300 would be surprised to know they solved Israel’s energy crisis in the late 11th century B.C. The problem in Gideon’s day, …

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Aug 09 2014

Sales tax weekend nears

 Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8 -10. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend. Lists of apparel …

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Aug 03 2014

Charters look for loopholes

The Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA) has come out in opposition to charter school operators for attempting to weaken state rules aimed at making them more accountable for their use of taxpayers’ money. During a recent hearing at the Texas Education Agency a panel of charter operators and their supporters aired grievances about the rules, …

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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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Mar 30 2014

Spring show slated

Pine Tree Precision Drill Team will present “Circus of Wonders” Spring Show during three evening performances at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 10, 11 and 12, at the Pine Tree Road Auditorium. Precision’s Spring Show spotlights the dancing talent of the team as a whole, and includes small group numbers and officer solos. Spring …

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Feb 23 2014

Reddy appointed

Good Shepherd Health System announces the appointment of Rekha S. Reddy, MD, as the newest member of the Good Shepherd Health System Board of Directors. Dr. Reddy is a Good Shepherd Medical Associates Internal Medicine physician and practices at Good Shepherd Family Health Center located at 2131 South Mobberly Avenue in Longview. She has been …

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Feb 09 2014

Valentine’s Day Scams Warning

On Valentine’s Day, people’s emotions run all over the map – some are head-over-heels and want to shower their loved one with gifts, while others are despondent because currently they have no one special in their life. Whatever your love status, one thing everyone needs to guard against at this time of year is scams. …

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Feb 09 2014

Strength for the journey

There are “woods” and there are “woulds.” And there is a great difference between the two of them. We know that “forests” are made of “trees” that we call “woods.” And there are many Christians who have “woulds” in their lives. Every now and then we hear some say, “I know that what I am …

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