Tag Archive: Children

Jun 24

PTISD welcomes Daya

The Pine Tree ISD School Board named Daya Hill, Ed.D. as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in a special board meeting, May 29, 2013. “I am elated to join the PTISD community of lifelong learners.” said Hill. “I look forward to serving as a member of an organization that encourages innovation and embraces academic …

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Jun 20

HIPPY celebrates first year: Sixty children graduate from the program

Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY), celebrated its first celebration with over sixty Gregg county children receiving a certificate for successful completion of their prescribed study on June 7, 2013. The three and four year olds, along with their parents, spent the last thirty weeks meeting with a home visitor that provided a …

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Jun 17

Farm bill to affect the hungry

The Texas Food Bank Network (TFBN) released estimates today of the serious impact that a House-proposed farm bill could have on federal SNAP (food stamps) benefits and the struggling Texans who rely on them. A similar bill with fewer cuts passed the Senate Monday evening. The most drastic change under debate, to a state policy …

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Jun 17

Lone Star State: In honor of fathers

On Father’s Day, dads will be celebrated and thanked for the countless sacrifices they make for their children. Some sacrifices are larger than others, but all are a common part of fatherhood. It is because of these sacrifices that a father holds a special place in his child’s heart. The employees of the Attorney General’s …

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Jun 16

What kind of father are you?

The survey asked, “What kind of father are you? The choiceswere: 1. Authoritative; 2. Controlling; 3. Nurturing; 4. Easy going; and 5. A push-over. I pondered the question as it pertains to me, and came up with a choice that was not included in the survey: All of the above. Fatherhood done right is such …

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Jun 11

Beat the heat, boredom by learning to swim

As school is wrapping up and summer is kicking off, many parents are looking for ways to occupy their kids this summer. PARD Learn to Swim classes are a fabulous way to beat the heat and have a great time doing it! personal loans with bad credit We teach classes for anyone ages 6 months …

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Jun 10

Get hooked: Kids’ Fishing Rodeo

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will take place on June 22nd at Teague Park Lake. The Rodeo is a timed fishing event from 10-10:45am, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies presented at 11am for the most fish caught. The Kid’s Fishing Rodeo is open to kids ages 3-12. Please bring your own fishing pole, bait and …

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Jun 07

None of my business: We have a cockeyed view of poverty in America.

It was late, I was grumpy, and the woman in front of me was buying cigarettes. I noticed the items in her cart: brand-name snacks, colas, and frozen foods. I looked at how she dressed, considered the carton of cigarettes she requested, and made a wager to myself that she would pay with government assistance. …

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