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May 24 2014

Orientations: UT Tyler Announces 2014 New Patriot Orientations

The University of Texas at Tyler offers four New Patriot Orientation sessions this summer, Ona Tolliver, assistant vice president and dean of students, announced. This year’s on-campus Patriot orientation sessions will be June 12-13, June 26-27, July 10-11 and July 24-25. Cost is $75 per student, $40 per adult guest and $20 per guest age …

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May 21 2014

Agriculture: Fabric of east Texas culture

Agriculture is deeply entwined in the fabric of East Texas culture. If you don’t personally own land that is or was in agricultural production, I’m sure many of you have memories of being on somebody’s farm picking vegetables, chasing chickens or even pulling weeds. Though it seems that most people have turned away from growing …

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May 13 2014

Schools’ testing questioned

The president of the Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers (Texas AFT,) Linda Bridges, has commented on the Texas Education Agency’s guidelines for evaluating teachers. These evaluations are submitted to the U.S. Department of Education. “The commissioner is relying on a defective value-added model to measure teacher performance based on standardized test scores, …

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Apr 11 2014

East Texas Oil Museum to host reception

The East Texas Oil Museum will serve as the first host of the traveling art exhibit, “Black and Gold: The Rise of an American Legacy,” April 12-25, featuring the works of national award-winning artist Lee Alban. The regional   tour is sponsored by Good Art Company, a subsidiary of Dream Development of Fredericksburg. A reception with …

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Mar 29 2014

CASA to host Blue Jeans & Ball Gowns fundraiser

East Texas CASA will host its annual Blue Jeans & Ball Gowns fundraiser at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 29, at the Maude Cobb Convention Center and Activity Complex in Longview. This year’s fundraiser will feature the popular “Dancing with the Stars” event  with local celebrity dancers including: ·         Judge Alfonso & Melissa Charles, ·         Judge Tim …

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Mar 19 2014

Fighting HIV/AIDS:NAACP, Churches to form coalition

“In order to address HIV/AIDS we have to discuss pre-marital sex. From a spiritual point of view, you are supposed to abstain from having sex before marriage.”–Special Health Resources Chief Financial Officer Carlton Smith. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the oldest African-American civil rights organization in America. Ever since …

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Feb 24 2014

Spring Cleaning

Football team available to help community with outdoor spring cleaning The Kilgore College football team will be doing more than work on the football field this spring. Football players are available on Fridays or Saturdays through the end of March to complete outdoor yard work for the East Texas community to help raise funds for …

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Feb 23 2014

Reddy appointed

Good Shepherd Health System announces the appointment of Rekha S. Reddy, MD, as the newest member of the Good Shepherd Health System Board of Directors. Dr. Reddy is a Good Shepherd Medical Associates Internal Medicine physician and practices at Good Shepherd Family Health Center located at 2131 South Mobberly Avenue in Longview. She has been …

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