Tag Archive: food

Nov 26 2013

Giving Thanks Indeed: Longview Clergy Coalition leads the way

The Longview Clergy Coalition recently held a prayer rally at the Gregg County Court House. St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s Father Gavin Vaverek offered up opening prayers followed by the Reverend Lewis Thompson, Jr. who read aloud relevant scripture and led in a prayer thanking Jesus for the cross and for His spiritual blessings. Others of …

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Nov 21 2013

Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives

Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives Benefitting The Salvation Army and Operation Homefront   Austin, Waco, Killeen, Bryan, College Station, Tyler and Temple, Texas, November 4, 2013 — At a time when most folks start planning for their families’ Thanksgiving celebrations, local Jack in the Box® restaurants are launching Jack’s Giving Donation Drive, to …

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Oct 28 2013

4H: Equipping youth, building leaders

There are many well-known, popular clubs and organizations for us to get our children in for popularity purposes, and some develop leadership skills. There is one that many folks seem to be totally unaware of, or seem to overlook, and that is the 4-H Club in their area. 4-H is part of the Texas A&M …

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Sep 30 2013

Library slates teen lock-in

The Longview Public Library is hosting a Teen Lock-In. All teens ages 13 to 18 are invited. The Lock-In will take place on Friday, October 4th from 7:00 pm to 12 Midnight at the library. Teens may bring munchies, games, and friends. The following safety rules will apply: • The doors will close and lock …

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Sep 28 2013

Bossing the poor around:How about a bill banning soda sales at the House of Representatives’ cafeterias?

I spent a few months on food stamps this year. As a single woman in San Diego, I qualified for $70 a month — less than a dollar per meal. But I’m lucky and I’m unusual because many of my friends are farmers and gardeners and I know how to forage wild foods. Determined to …

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Sep 14 2013

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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Jul 29 2013

Go Texan Round-up looms: Commissioner Staples encourages Texans to eat local, support Texas farmers, ranchers

Texas-grown food and beverages are big on flavor and nutrition and provide a major impact on the Texas economy. Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today encouraged diners to support Texas farmers and ranchers by eating at restaurants participating in the sixth annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, presented by Farm Credit, between July 22-28. GO TEXAN Restaurant …

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Jul 27 2013

McFinancial planning: When McDonald’s attempted to help its underpaid workers stick to a budget, the fast food giant exposed

At last, a fast food giant that gives a damn about the economic hardships low-wage workers face. Not only does McDonald’s care, but, by golly, the good executives who sit atop the Golden Arches are goosing-up the meager $8.25 an hour that their workers have been getting paid. As you can imagine, hair-netted hamburger-flippers everywhere …

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