Tag Archive: Children

Sep 11 2015

Parents, Not Gadgets, Should Teach Kids How to Eat


By: Froma Harrop It had to be a joke, a parody, I thought while reading of a new electronic gadget claiming to entice children to eat vegetables by rewarding them with video games. I’ve been taken in by less. But there was the Yumit being touted with a straight face on the website of the …

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Aug 29 2015

Foster Care, Adoption Meeting Slated


LONGVIEW, Texas — Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Buckner’s offices, located at 110 E. Cotton. A Buckner representative will give an overview of foster care and adoption options in Texas, including foster-to-adopt, Waiting Texas Children, domestic infant adoption …

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Aug 27 2015

CASA Exec to Resign


Patty Garner announced this week that she will be resigning as the Executive Director for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas. After seven years with CASA, Patty’s last day will be Oct. 30.   “Patty is leaving because she feels like this is the right time for her to discover new opportunities …

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Aug 21 2015

Back-To-School Reminder: Pay Your Child Support

Every year around this time, Texas children get ready to head back to the classroom. Their young minds are filled with anticipation and excitement of seeing old friends, making new ones and starting fresh. The start of a new school year is a special occasion for children, making it important for moms and dads to …

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Aug 15 2015

Kids Talk About God


by Carey Kinsolving Who Is a Disciple of Christ? “People will know that I am a follower of Jesus if I get caught doing good deeds,” says Emma, 8. Being caught for doing good deeds? That isn’t the way it worked at the elementary school I attended. But that’s the policy instituted at Cincinnati Hills …

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Aug 14 2015

PTISD talks free, reduced-price meals

Pine Tree Independent School District recently announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. Since August 5, PTISD began distributing letters to the households …

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Aug 13 2015

Junior League Preps Young Scholars

Kelly Bell/ETR Despite still being mired in the dog days of a typically sweltering East Texas summer, the time has come to look ahead to the coming school year. Uniforms, shoes and sundry supplies for area students are a matter on the minds of most parents. Junior League of Longview collaborated with Buckner Children and …

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Aug 08 2015


By: Shaunna Howat Like most people my age, I am the product of public school. The only alternative in my hometown was a Catholic girls’ school, and we knew that’s where the BAD girls went. Never mind that the reputation wasn’t rightly earned, just rumored by children who didn’t know anyone going there. Once I …

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