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Sep 05 2015

“Century of Women” Exhibit Comes to Library

Art Festival

As part of the Art of Peace – Tyler festival, the Soka Gakkai International traveling exhibit, “Century of Women,” will make a stop at the Tyler Public Library from Sept. 13 through 20.  The exhibit is part of the peace-making initiative, Victory Over Violence, which was created by the youth of Soka Gakkai International – …

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Sep 02 2015

Breaking Poverty

Front: Pam Whitehead, Carmisha Mayfield, Shay Davis. Back: Karen Turner, B.R. Whitehead, Natasha Bush, Jessica Green, Latoya Lockett

Story and photo by Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The problem of poverty is complex and more so in rural areas like east Texas. According to Center for American progress, there are more women in poverty then men in America and all over the world. Currently 37 million women are living in poverty in America, the richest country …

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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 03 2015


Dan Droege, GTBR Chairman and Market President, First Bank & Trust, Longview, Texas

The Great Texas Balloon Race Keeps Soaring To New Heights By Joycelyne Fadojutimi Dan Droege is not only the Market President of First Bank & Trust, he is also the Chairman of the Great Texas Balloon Race, GTBR. Droege is happy about his work at the bank. Most importantly of all, he is very proud …

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Jun 30 2015

Tyler hosts free Fourth of July Celebration


The City of Tyler will host the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Lindsey Park again this year. The FREE fireworks show will be July 4 at 9 p.m. Grab your friends and family for some Independence Day fun! Make sure to carpool to ease traffic congestion. Lindsey Park is located at 12566 Spur …

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Jun 29 2015

Accepting Entries

The City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall is accepting entries for the battle of the bands event, “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” to be held at 8 p.m. on Aug. 1. East Texas bands interested in performing can submit three songs to Liberty Hall for consideration. These recordings may feature any genre of music, but one song must …

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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 01 2013

Who is God’s best friend?

The key to long friendships is a short memory, says humorist Michael Hodgin. It’s easy to be a friend to someone who likes and respects you. Have you ever considered being a friend to someone who can’t give you anything in return? Or what about the person whose mere presence gives you a headache? Now …

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