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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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Jun 30 2015

Declaring Independence

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By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists’ motivations for seeking independence. By declaring themselves an independent nation, the American colonists were able to confirm an official alliance with the Government of …

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Jun 25 2015

Putting ‘Independence’ Back in Independence Day

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Studying history can help us imagine ways to gain more control over our lives at work and at home. By Jack Kelly When we fire up the grill on the Fourth of July, few of us take time to consider what “independence” is all about. We live in the land of liberty. We celebrate freedom. …

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Oct 13 2014

Back to Basics

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, it’s a good time to reflect on the historical impact of young people who were willing to risk their lives to register Black people to vote in Mississippi. As a result of their courage and their sacrifice many people, today not only in Mississippi but across …

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Dec 06 2013

The Art of Giving at Ned E. Williams

  Ned E. Williams Elementary School goes beyond the regular academics required by the District and State of Texas to learn the art of giving. Diana Williams, the school’s speech therapist organizes events that enable students to learn the art of giving through civic engagement. So, during Veteran’s Day, students showed their appreciation for local …

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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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Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Oct 30 2013

FINANCIAL FREEDOM COURSE coming Tuesday night

Starting on Tuesday night, November 5th, I will teach the four-week “Financial Freedom Course” at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church located at 323 S. Court St in Longview.  I will be teaching from 6-8 P.M. each Tuesday evening in November.  A nursery will be provided.  The course is free to members of Bethel Baptist, and …

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