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 22 2015

Free Camp David Wesley Foundation To Offer Kids Basketball Camp

Former NBA basketball star, David Wesley, has announced the 13th Annual David Wesley Basketball Camp is returning to his hometown of Longview, TX. The free camp will take place in a new location, at Letourneau University’s Solheim Center on June 19-20, 2015. The children will participate in performance training, dribbling and shooting skills, defensive work, team …

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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 20 2015

Attorney General Paxton Warns Texans of Price Gouging in Wake of Disaster

Following severe weather, tornado and flooding that began on May 4, 2015 impacting North Texas communities, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans that state law prohibits price gouging in the wake of a declared disaster.   “Sellers of goods and commodities should be aware that they are prohibited by law from engaging in …

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May 19 2015

LETU To Launch New Remotely Piloted Aircraft Aviation Degree

LeTourneau University School of Aviation and Aeronautical Science is launching a new degree program in the fall to train professional pilots to be leaders in the unmanned aircraft industry. The new program will enable pilots to fly, repair and program Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) — also commonly known as drones or Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs). …

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May 19 2015

Entry period extended

Artists who are interested in participating in the May 23 ArtSquared event in Downtown Tyler have a reprieve in the form of an extension.  It was announced Friday that ArtSquared artist applications will now be accepted until 5 p.m. on May 11.  Complete guidelines for the entry process can be found at www.DowntownTylerArts.com.   “Our …

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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 17 2015

How Do You Keep Going When Things Get Tough

“By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity — another man’s, I mean,” wrote Mark Twain. If you’re reduced to human resources, there’s wisdom as well as wit in Twain’s quip. Severe personal adversity has a way of undoing us. The selfassured masks we love to wear become difficult to maintain. Taylor, age 10, …

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