Tag Archive: Children

Apr 09

Things have changed in Texas

In recent months, there have been many news stories resulting from cases – both nationally and here in Texas – which focus on the failures within our justice system in the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases, particularly child sexual abuse, in the early 1980s and 90s. Like most Americans, I find myself heartbroken …

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Apr 02

Putting the “fair” in Fair Housing

The idea behind Fair Housing is to ensure that prohibited discrimination does not serve as an obstacle to choice in housing.As April is FairHousing Month, it’s a good time to ensure your knowledge of the federal Fair Housing Act. Promoting awareness of fair housing and educating people on their rights and responsibilities is essential to …

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Mar 22

Free course: ‘Safety Procedures for Child Care Facilities’ offered March 22, 29

Seats are available for the free Kilgore College course, “Safety Procedures for Child Care Facilities,” set for March 22 and 29. The class will meet 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturdays in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center in Kilgore. Advance registration is required no later than Thursday, March 20, but the …

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Mar 02

Why did Jesus say we must enter His kingdom with childlike faith?

“Children don’t know about sin, and that’s why they go to heaven. Grown-ups know about sin, so they get a choice,” says Taylor, 8. Taylor, have you ever disobeyed your parents? No further questions. “You can learn more stuff as a child. A child is smarter than an adult,” says Hoss, 7. Most children learn …

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Dec 09

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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Nov 10

Guarded by God

There was a large stag – a red-coated deer – that roamed through the hills of Rome. No one ever came near it or tried to capture or kill it. It was protected by Caesar and all were forbidden to disturb it. On its sides were the words, “Touch me not! I belong to Caesar.” …

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Nov 05

Bingo benifits victims

“Bags, Boots and Bingo” is a fun and uniquely effective fund raiser supporting the Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties. On Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. the event will he held at the East Texas Builders’ Association Event Center at 2023 Alpine Road in Longview, and will …

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Nov 03

Lego® contest slated

On your mark, get set, design! The Tyler Public Library is hosting the Lego® Designs Family Contest from Monday, November 4 to Thursday, November 7. Families are invited to come create designs based on their favorite books using Lego® building blocks. The Library will provide all the materials, while families provide creativity and imagination. “Building …

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