Category Archive: News/Features

May 26 2015

Click it or Ticket

The Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that law enforcement officers across the state will be out in full force May 18-31 issuing tickets to drivers and passengers who are not wearing seat belts. Widely known as TxDOT’s annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, the two-week enforcement period reminds all vehicle occupants that non-compliance with …

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May 26 2015

Andy Mack Takes Office LHS student Odyssey Jones was on hand to speak with Longview’s new mayor

By Odyssey Jones     Longview citizens  poured in filling every seat at City Hall. They came  to witness the swearing in of Andy Mack, the newest Longview mayor with other new members of the Council.  These men and women will serve on the Council for many years to come  and bring  much needed change …

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May 22 2015

Country Music Award Winner Jack Ingram Heads the Line-Up at AlleyFest’s Music Fest

Music Fest is proud to feature 2008 Academy of Country Music Award Winner “Best new Male Vocalist,” Jack Ingram, to round out the evening at AlleyFest 2015 in downtown Longview, Texas, on Saturday, May 16, 2015. The annual street festival which celebrates the arts of East Texas will be on Tyler St, Fredonia St. and …

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May 22 2015

Duke Scholars Identified

Five Pine Tree Junior High Students participated in the 2015 Duke Talent Identification Program.   Ainsley Daugbjerg, Conner Naseiro, Issabella Nix, Noah Tesser and Jaedin Tambunga participated in the program with Naseiro, NIx and Tesser qualifying as Duke Scholars.   Duke University Talent Identification program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically …

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May 21 2015

Child Predators AG Paxton Arrests Nine

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the arrest of nine suspected child predators following a joint sting operation between the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit and the Copperas Cove Police Department. This effort was the Office of the Attorney General’s most successful joint operation-to-date targeting child predators. “Today, we can say the nine individuals who …

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May 19 2015

Dollars for Food Entrepreneurs

Funding to support beginning, veteran, and socially-disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to expand businesses   Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making $30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines. Funding will be made available through USDA’s Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program.   “Farmers and ranchers are creative …

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May 15 2015

TSTA launches “Invest, not Test” campaign

The Texas State Teachers Association today launched a rolling, statewide campaign, beginning with television spots in El Paso, to remind policymakers that our children’s education is about much more than teaching to the test. According to a bipartisan poll sponsored by TSTA in March, the top two things most Texans want for improving our schools …

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May 09 2015

Loretta Lynch Came From A Family Of Activists

After a 166-day partisan political struggle in the U.S. Senate to confirm the first Black American woman to be the attorney general of the United States, finally on the afternoon of April 23, history was made. Loretta Elizabeth Lynch has now been confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 56 to 43 after being …

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