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Oct 10 2015

Whiteker Named

Mary Ann Whiteker

Mary Ann Whiteker, chief executive of Hudson ISD, was named 2015 Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) by the Texas Association of School Boards in Austin on October 3. She was selected for the prestigious award from a group of state finalists that included Paul Norton, Texarkana ISD, Region 8; Reggy Spencer, Colorado ISD, Region 14; …

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Sep 19 2015

Coats for Kids


Longview Community Ministries announces its annual COATS FOR KIDS event to be held on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 from 8a.m.-2p.m., at Broughton Recreation Center. We are asking the public to please donate new or gently used coats to participating cleaners from October 1st-31st. The following is a list of participating cleaners: Alpine Cleaners, Dry Clean …

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Sep 05 2015

“Century of Women” Exhibit Comes to Library

Art Festival

As part of the Art of Peace – Tyler festival, the Soka Gakkai International traveling exhibit, “Century of Women,” will make a stop at the Tyler Public Library from Sept. 13 through 20.  The exhibit is part of the peace-making initiative, Victory Over Violence, which was created by the youth of Soka Gakkai International – …

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Sep 02 2015

Breaking Poverty

Front: Pam Whitehead, Carmisha Mayfield, Shay Davis. Back: Karen Turner, B.R. Whitehead, Natasha Bush, Jessica Green, Latoya Lockett

Story and photo by Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The problem of poverty is complex and more so in rural areas like east Texas. According to Center for American progress, there are more women in poverty then men in America and all over the world. Currently 37 million women are living in poverty in America, the richest country …

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Aug 17 2015

Longview Sets Off Youth Gospel Explosion

Erika Estrada and Paloma Rubio

ETR/Staff Report J- S.T.A.R Ministries recently hosted a spectacular Youth Explosion Event at the First United Methodist Church in Longview Texas. J-S.T.A.R is an organization that provides programs for youth development for at risk children.  Everyone loves the sound of music, and what better way to jump-start a back-to-school weekend with gospel music and fellowship …

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Jul 24 2015

The Railroad Commission of Texas: Environmentally Responsible Regulation Benefits All Texans

By Christi Craddick, Texas Railroad Commissioner What’s in a name? When it comes to the Railroad Commission of Texas, the name says little about what this important state agency does on a day-to-day basis. With 125 years of history, the Commission was established to oversee the regulation of railroads. Today, it is recognized as a …

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Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Jul 23 2015

Billy Adler Spits Fire

Spitfire fired up!

Kelly Bell/ETR Aviators and volunteers started arriving at Maude Cobb Convention Center at just after 5:00 a.m. By 6:00am the place was teeming with a crowd ready to get the balloons off the ground. Jerry Trice has sat on the GTBR board of directors for more than 25 years, and his enthusiasm just keeps growing. …

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