Oct 06 2014

Marshall Native Serves Aboard USS Makin Island

By Ronald Gutridge Electrician’s Mate 1st Class Lewis Dunn, a native of Marshall, Texas, has been in the Navy for 12 years and is an electrician aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Petty Officer Dunn graduated from Marshall High School, Class of 2002, and right after graduating he enlisted in the …

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Oct 06 2014

Fleecing Our Vets: DOD works to protect military personnel finances

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has made great progress in its quest to safeguard service personnel’s monetary solvency. Still, predatory lenders can still take advantage of soldiers who do not employ the Military Lending Act (MLA.) Texas-based payday and auto title businesses are known for using loopholes to avoid already-enacted protections. Because Texas has the greatest number of …

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Oct 05 2014

Prof. Named

Dr. Vance Vaughn has been named ‘Researcher of the Year’ by the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Leadership, Dr. Wesley Hickey, College of Education and Psychology interim dean, announced. A UT Tyler alumnus, Vaughn serves as an associate professor of educational leadership within the university’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, where he …

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Oct 04 2014

Accepting Applications

The Gregg County Historical Commission is seeking applications for new Official Texas Historical Markers. Deadline is Oct. 24 for the 2015 Texas Historical Commission marker cycle. The markers can honor historic individuals, schools, churches, communities, cemeteries, businesses and historic events. Marker sponsors can be residents or organizations and are responsible for the application’s research, narrative and …

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Oct 03 2014

Brain teasers slated

Longview World of Wonders will be showcasing humanity from the neck up on October 25 through its program Frontiers of the Brain. The show will last from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., when a free childrens’ concert will begin. The museum is in the Longview Exhibit Building at 1123 Jaycee Dr. Everyone aged six and …

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Oct 01 2014

Tyler changes water

The City of Tyler will begin converting its disinfection process to free chlorine for a period of approximately one month beginning Oct. 7 and ending on Nov. 6. Generally, there are no noticeable changes in water quality as a result of this temporary conversion.  However, some individuals may notice taste and odor changes and a …

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Sep 30 2014

Energy Report: Says Electricity Policy Should Focus on Reliability, Affordability

.With booming economic and population growth fueling a growing demand for electricity, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today released a report urging policymakers and elected officials to discontinue costly subsidies and tax breaks driving development of new electricity generation and allow a more market-driven approach to providing reliable power to millions of Texas consumers when they …

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Sep 29 2014

Texas Offers Marriage Classes

Wedding planning is hard, but marriage can be harder. Thanks to a program sponsored by the Health and Human Services Commission, couples approaching marriage can build a solid foundation and save the $60 marriage license fee as well. The Twogether in Texas program offers premarital education to engaged couples across the state through a network …

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