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Oct 28 2013

4H: Equipping youth, building leaders

There are many well-known, popular clubs and organizations for us to get our children in for popularity purposes, and some develop leadership skills. There is one that many folks seem to be totally unaware of, or seem to overlook, and that is the 4-H Club in their area. 4-H is part of the Texas A&M …

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Sep 17 2013

Soil testing deadline extended

The deadline for the Gregg/Upshur County Soil Test Drive has been extended to Fri., Sept. 20, 2013 to allow gardeners and forage producers’ ample opportunity to turn in samples of their soil(s) for fertility analysis. The Gregg/Upshur Soil and Water Conservation District has graciously teamed up with the Gregg County A&M AgriLife Extension Service for …

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Jun 19 2013

Ambassadors take part in hospitality training

The 2013 Texas Friendly Hospitality Instructor Training at Texas A&M University in College Station saw literally hundreds of hospitality professionals attend. Longview Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris and Longview Mainstreet Manager Kayla Cantey, both Longview Chamber of Commerce members, were in attendance. The Chamber’s commitment to providing development programs and building community leadership was well …

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Jun 05 2013

Senior success: Longview High School seniors received $3.3 million in scholarship offers and earned about 3,000 college credits

The district honored numerous students for their high school success, including 21 of the 24 International Baccalaureate students who will also collect up to 756 college hours for earning the IB diploma. Local scholarship offers accounted for about $1.15 million of the 2013 haul, according to Kay Ray, Longview High School’s coordinator of college scholarships …

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Apr 13 2013

McCall to keynote

Dr. Miles McCall will be the keynote speaker at the Longview Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Luncheon and Leadership Longview graduation April 30 at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. McCall is an innovative professional consultant and speaker and is founder of Generational Leadership.com, which works with businesses and organizations in an attempt …

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Apr 07 2013

Texas A&M Rejects Student Group Discrimination

WASHINGTON — Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, praised the decision of Texas A&M Student Body President John L. Claybrook to veto a bill that would have allowed discrimination against on-campus LGBT organizations.  The proposal would have allowed students to opt-out of activity …

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Apr 01 2013

American History bill: Aiming for a more inclusive curriculum

National studies reveal that American universities falter at civic education, having forgotten Jefferson’s warning that any country expecting to be both “ignorant and free” expects “what never was and never will be.” Happily, Texas, since 1955, has required collegiate courses in American history. Unhappily, this requirement is not always followed. To correct this through clarifying …

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Mar 27 2013

Texas A&M Student Senate Introduces SB 65-70: Call to Action to STOP Institutionalized Discrimination

On Wednesday evening, March 20th, a member of the Texas A&M University Student Senate introduced S.B. 65-70: The GLBT Funding Opt-Out Bill. This bill proposes “allowing students who object, for religious purposes, to the use of their student fees and tuition to fund this center to opt out of paying an amount equal to their …

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