Category Archive: News/Features

Nov 04 2014

Children’s Park Celebrates

Bring your family and enjoy an enchanted evening of celebrating Christmas at 6 p.m., Friday, December 5th, during the 11th Annual Christmas in the Park at The Children’s Park, located on the corner of South Broadway and East Dobbs in Tyler. It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or …

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Nov 01 2014

Debate Rages Over Guardrails: Safety remains top priority says TxDOT

On October 24, Texas-based Trinity Industries, Inc. announced it will halt shipments of its ET-Plus highway guardrail system after losing a massive lawsuit for misleading regulators. A jury in federal district court in Marshall, Texas awarded a plaintiff a $175 million settlement after a whistle-blower told a judge the company changed the design of caps that affix …

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Oct 29 2014

Halloween Night: Masquerade Ball

Souls of the South Masquerade Ball is slated for Friday, October. 31, from 7:00pm to 9:30pm at Goodman-LeGrand Museum 624 N. Broadway Tickets are still available for the upcoming Souls of the South Masquerade Ball at the Goodman-LeGrand Museum. Expect an elegantly spooky evening, where guests can dress up in vintage costumes or dress to …

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Oct 28 2014

Electronic Sample Ballots

As part of its commitment to provide quality service to voters, the Smith County Elections Office is pleased to offer an Interactive ExpressPass Sample Ballot to all registered voters in the County. This system is convenient, simple and completely safe for voter use. New sample ballots can be found on the Smith County Web site …

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Oct 26 2014

Beating breast cancer

Story by. Kelly Bell With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month pink ribbons are everywhere as reminders of the urgency of battling this disease. Dr. Christine Merritt and her staff at the Center for Breast Care of Longview Regional Medical Center recently hosted a “Dine for the Cure” event. Those in attendance learned of such …

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Oct 25 2014

Voting for the Party or the Person

By James Clingman/NNPA Columnist We say we have “voting power,” but we have settled merely for the “power to vote.”  We fight for the “right to vote” but we fail to “vote right.” Voting is a means to gain political power, not an end that simply allows one to participate in the act. As true …

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Oct 25 2014

Kilgore College named “Military Friendly School”

Kilgore College has been named to the “Military Friendly Schools” list for the fourth consecutive year. The award is presented annually by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the …

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Oct 24 2014

Longview’s future takes shape

October 28, a Tuesday, is the day to for the public to have a say in how the city of Longview will start to move forward into the new year and beyond. The Longview Comprehensive Plan Committee invites everyone in Longview, to come and give feedback about a draft document that will have great import …

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