Dec 11 2013

Tyler ISD awarded

Tyler ISD was one of three school districts in Texas recently honored with a 2013 Award for Excellence in Texas School Health – Award of Achievement for the District’s implementation of the “5-2-1-0 Goes to School” health program, in partnership with the Fit City Coalition. The award is presented to districts or schools that are …

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Dec 10 2013

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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Dec 09 2013

Library Storytimes slated

Babygarten Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 AM. Children ages 0-2. Emphasis on songs, nursery rhymes, short stories and physical interaction between parent and child. Toddler Storytime: Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Children ages 2-5. Loads of fun with Mrs. Read-A-Lot! We’ll sing songs, hear stories, and make an exciting craft! Classic Children’s Tales: Thursdays at 1:30 PM. …

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Dec 08 2013

Breakfast Longview Museum of Fine Arts style

Longview Museum of Fine Arts will provide a breakfast buffet of waffles, bacon, sausage, casseroles, yogurt and fruit catered by Perfect Catering for $20 per person on Saturday. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit each table and elves will help with stories and art projects. Come start your holiday off right! Twenty vendors will set …

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Dec 07 2013

Thou Shalt Not Tolerate Inequality: By rejecting a “deified Market,” Pope Francis is protecting our societies — and souls.

Sometimes you don’t have to say anything “new” to make news. Consider the “apostolic exhortation” the Vatican recently released. This statement from Pope Francis, observers note, didn’t really break new theological ground. But the Pope’s exhortation, his first since he stepped onto the world stage, still made front page news the world over — and …

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Dec 06 2013

The Art of Giving at Ned E. Williams

  Ned E. Williams Elementary School goes beyond the regular academics required by the District and State of Texas to learn the art of giving. Diana Williams, the school’s speech therapist organizes events that enable students to learn the art of giving through civic engagement. So, during Veteran’s Day, students showed their appreciation for local …

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Dec 04 2013

Holiday Stress: ETMC to offer free seminar for a joyful holiday season

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum Tuesday, Dec. 10, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler on holiday stress presented by Brenda McBride, licensed counselor with ETMC Behavioral Health. “December can be a trying time of the year for people because of all the expectations,” said McBride. “The stress of buying, events, family …

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Dec 03 2013

PT begins search for new athletic director

Pine Tree is seeking input to build a profile for the new Athletic Director/Head Football Coach for the Pine Tree Pirates. The search for a new Athletic Director to lead Pine Tree ISD athletics will involve staff and public input. Staff meetings begin this week in the district, and two public meetings are scheduled in …

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