Category Archive: News/Features

Dec 28 2014

Library Gives Back

Made possible by public donations of backpacks and gift card donations from Target and the Walmart store located on Troup Highway, Tyler Public Library employees delivered backpacks filled with personal care items to the Church Under a Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. Library staff also gave free book coupons to the children. These coupons were …

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Dec 27 2014

Accepting Applications: Housing Choice Voucher Program

The City of Tyler Housing Agency is still accepting online applications for its Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List till Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 for applicants who live or work in Smith County. The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government’s primary program for very low-income families to lease or purchase safe, decent and …

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Dec 26 2014

Eleven Longview Couples to Shining Hope Campaign Council

Susan and Rodney Henry and Kellie and Rogers Pope Jr., co-chairs of the Shining Hope Longview Campaign, have announced 11 local couples to serve as campaign council members in support of the recently announced $6 million campaign to  expand Buckner International ministries in Longview. Joining the Henrys and Popes on the council are: Karen and …

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Dec 24 2014

Frances B. Ross Honorary Scholarship Established

The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center is proud to announce the establishment of the Frances B. Ross Honorary Scholarship. The fund was established to provide financial assistance to students enrolled at the Longview campus. Preference will be given to applicants who have resided in Panola County, Texas for no less than five years, …

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Dec 23 2014

LUC NEWEST GRADUATES

University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center nursing graduates poised for licensure exams Sixteen East Texas area students graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler on Friday, December 12. These students successfully completed the bachelor of science in nursing program at the UT Tyler Longview University Center and are now prepared to take …

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Dec 15 2014

Seven Ways to Cut Your Holiday Expenses

Story By Jason Alderman   When it comes to holiday spending, waiting in store lines all night and jostling for discounts will mean very little if you don’t have a budget that shapes your finances year-round. With the average U.S. household spending $600-$700 in 2014 for the holidays, putting that money together shouldn’t be a …

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Dec 14 2014

Food Trucks

Tyler approves ordinances During their regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council voted to approve two ordinances relating to mobile food vendors (food trucks). The approved changes establish food truck parks as a primary use of a property and allow food trucks to operate on private property as transient vendors. The City Council also approved …

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Dec 13 2014

The Season for Mindless Consumerism

This Christmas, put your money to better use than thoughtless gift-giving.   Story By Jill Richardson ‘Tis the season for mindless consumerism. I love giving gifts when they’re from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they’re things nobody needs, given out of a sense of obligation. Here’s a story that illustrates …

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