Tag Archive: East Texas

Aug 23 2015

Utility Scams Target Businesses


BBB serving Central East Texas has received reports that businesses are receiving phone calls from individuals posing as Oncor Electric Delivery Company employees. Consumers report that these individuals are threatening them with disconnection of service if payment is not made immediately. BBB reminds business owners that impostor scams are common, and advises them to check …

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Aug 23 2015

Innovation Academy Excels


The University of Texas at Tyler Innovation Academy is one of the highest performing schools in the region, Mark Parkerson, UT Tyler Ingenuity Center executive director, announced. Following the release of 2015 STAAR scores, the Texas Education Agency has designated all three IA campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as “Texas STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering …

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Aug 22 2015

Patriot Classic Raises over $160,000


The University of Texas at Tyler Patriot Classic raised $163,953.25 to benefit the university’s scholarship program, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. The annual fundraiser includes the UT Tyler Suddenlink Patriot Million Dollar Hole-in-One Contest and the Patriot Golf Classic. The Patriots organization leads and staffs the hole-in-one contest, and the Patriot Golf Classic committee organizes …

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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 21 2015

UTT to Sponsor Book Fest

The University of Texas at Tyler, in collaboration with Smith County Area Libraries Together and Tyler Area Partners for Literacy, will once again host the East Texas Book Fest. This year’s two-day event will be Friday and Saturday, Aug 21 – 22 at the Harvey Hall Convention Center in Tyler. “The 2015 East Texas Book …

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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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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

Painting Party Slated

On Aug. 20, the Tyler Senior Center is hosting a painting party for those 50 and better from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Join special art instructor, Jan Widner of Jan’s Arts Academy and create your own masterpiece. Instruction, supplies and canvas will be provided for a fee of $25 per person. Light hor d’oeuvres and …

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