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Aug 27 2015

CASA Exec to Resign

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Patty Garner announced this week that she will be resigning as the Executive Director for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas. After seven years with CASA, Patty’s last day will be Oct. 30.   “Patty is leaving because she feels like this is the right time for her to discover new opportunities …

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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 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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Aug 13 2015

Junior League Preps Young Scholars

Kelly Bell/ETR Despite still being mired in the dog days of a typically sweltering East Texas summer, the time has come to look ahead to the coming school year. Uniforms, shoes and sundry supplies for area students are a matter on the minds of most parents. Junior League of Longview collaborated with Buckner Children and …

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Aug 08 2015

HOMESCHOOLING FAMILIES BREAK STEREOTYPES

By: Shaunna Howat Like most people my age, I am the product of public school. The only alternative in my hometown was a Catholic girls’ school, and we knew that’s where the BAD girls went. Never mind that the reputation wasn’t rightly earned, just rumored by children who didn’t know anyone going there. Once I …

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Aug 07 2015

Student Loans: Pitfalls to Avoid

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By Charlene Crowell/NNPA Columnist If you are a college student, a recent college graduate or even a college drop-out, student loan debt is not only likely, but probable. Among Black families, more than half – 52 percent – borrow for college costs, according to the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL). Additionally, paying off college loans …

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Jul 30 2015

Dear Alma

A Niece with Sticky Fingers Dear Alma, About six months ago, my sister moved back to our hometown with her daughter, who is 10 years old. They don’t live that far from me, its walking distance. I recently noticed when my niece comes by to visit without her mother, after she leaves, a few of …

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