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Aug 09 2011

East Texas Youth Chorus recruiting singers

The East Texas Youth Chorus (ETYC) is looking for singers for its fall season.  Jim Taylor is ETYC director and Kilgore College’s (KC) director of choral activities. He explained the mission of this choir. “The chorus offers home-schooled youth a fabulous arts component to one’s schedule,” he said.  “It also gives students the opportunity to …

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Aug 09 2011

TOO HOT TO COOK event scheduled

Longview Community Ministries (LCM) will be holding its annual TOO HOT TO COOK program August 23 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Those who eat at one of the participating restaurants will help combat hunger in Longview. These eateries are collaborating with LCM by making donations to the ministries’ food box, and all funds raised by the …

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May 31 2011

Seniors vulnerable to Internet scams

By Jason Alderman We’re forever warning teenagers to be careful online – don’t reveal personal information to strangers, avoid scams, report bullying behavior. The same advice may be appropriate for grandma and grandpa as well. Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of new Internet users, as they’ve discovered email, online shopping and banking, social networking, traveling …

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May 31 2011

Longview slates ‘Splash Day’ and events

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled Splash Day events offering free admission at Longview Swim Center and Ingram Pool. Longview Swim Center, 1111 W. Fairmont St., will open for the summer with a free admission Splash Day from Noon – 8 p.m., Saturday, June 4. …

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May 31 2011

UTT to commence religious studies program

University of Texas at Tyler (UTT) Interim Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Donna Dickerson has announced the university will be offering bachelor of arts training for religious studies beginning in the fall 2011 semester.  The curriculum will be made up of newly created religion courses along with more traditional studies in philosophy, anthropology, …

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May 12 2011

$15M awarded: Money to fund preliminary studies in Texas high speed rail

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced that the state will receive $15 million in federal funds to advance preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the development of a proposed high-speed rail corridor between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. On Monday, US Department of Transportation officials released the list of recipients for $2 billion in …

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May 04 2011

National Train Day approaching

On 7 May Longview will be among cities nationwide celebrating 142 years of transcontinental rail service.  It is also AMTRAK’s 40th anniversary. Local Train Day activities will be held 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday the seventh at the AMTRAK Passenger Rail Station at 905 Pacific Avenue. These festivities will be in conjunction with the comings …

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Apr 07 2011

Smart uses for your tax refund

Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is “hefty” with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That’s a lot of money to be giving the government through what is essentially a year-long, interest-free loan. If you regularly receive large refunds, you’re probably …

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