Tag Archive: East Texas

Jul 11

Junior League of Longview slates school supply train

Although the hot days of summer are still with us, school days will be here soon. This means that students and parents are beginning their annual search for school supplies and uniforms. The Junior League of Longview, Inc. is once again teaming up with Buckner Children and Family Services, First Baptist Church of Longview, and …

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Jun 28

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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Jun 26

COMING OUT

The Longview chapter of the Lesbians Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) has held its first-ever parade through Heritage Plaza in downtown Longview. Spectators and vendors both enjoyed the event. Vendors Nicki Williams and Casey Brehm of the group NETX NORMAL advocate the use of Cannabis for “medical and responsible use,” and their booth was a …

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Jun 22

Swirl Winery list released

Eighteen Texas Wineries will be featured at the upcoming Downtown Tyler Wine Swirl on June 28. Organizers released the list of participating wineries on Thursday. Main Street Director Beverly Abell explained that a Wine Swirl is a pairing of local restaurants with Texas wineries. Ticket-holders will be able to “swirl” from site to site downtown …

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Jun 17

Spanish course begins June 23

The Kilgore College Continuing Education Department will offer an eight-week conversational Spanish course beginning June 23 in Longview.  The course, “Spanish, Intermediate Conversational,” is set for 6 to 8:50 p.m. on Mondays from June 23 through August 11.  Classes will be held in the KC-Longview Hendrix building at 300 South High Street.  The course will …

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Jun 07

Kindergarten Roundup

Pine Tree Independent School District will have Kindergarten Roundup Monday, June 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. in the Pine Tree Primary Cafeteria. Kindergarten Roundup is for all new incoming kindergarten students who are five years of age on or before September 1. Parents should bring the following documents to register:  Proof of Residency …

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Jun 04

Gardening 101

Kilgore College Agriculture Department and the Gregg County AgriLife Extension Office will host a gardening class 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the KC Demonstration Farm in Overton. The farm’s address is 2211 Hwy 135 East, Overton, TX 75684. This class,” Key Tips on Gardening: Turn your Brown Thumb into a Green Thumb!” will cover simple tips for beginning a garden including …

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Jun 04

Foundation award colleges

  Representatives from Kilgore College, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Texarkana College recently met on the NTCC campus in Mount Pleasant to receive a $200,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. The three colleges were awarded the money to support the creation of a consortium to promote student success and college efficiency by upgrading to a new student information computer system. These colleges share the challenge of upgrading …

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