Tag Archive: family

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


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


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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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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Jul 15 2015


July 24-26, 2015 at East Texas Regional Airport (Hwy 322 @ Hwy 349 * Longview) Friday: 4:00pm to Midnight Saturday: 5:45am to 11:00am 4:00pm to Midnight Sunday: 5:45am to 10:00am ADMISSION: Friday & Saturday $15.00 (advance tickets $12.00 at area Super 1 Foods, Brookshires or Outhousetickets.com) Sunday – FREE Children 12 & under FREE FOOD/BEVERAGES: …

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Jul 09 2015

Liberty Hall: Patriotic Movies Honor America

Liberty Hall continues its showcase of patriotic films in July with the upcoming feature film “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” playing this Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. “We’re celebrating America’s independence all month long with patriotic films that the whole family can enjoy,” said Liberty Hall Manager Anne Payne. “These films were selected because …

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