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Jul 23

Diabetes: County Extension to offer class series

For those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or who have had it for a while but have trouble understanding what to eat or how to keep up with their reading, the Gregg County Extension Office has a program designed to help. “Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes is a nine-lesson program that …

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Jun 21

UTT and KC dive into nursing

The University of Texas at Tyler (UTT) and Kilgore College (KC) have embarked on what they call the Roadmap to Success Program. This is part of a new partnership initiative aiming to expand opportunities for student success in the Gregg County area. UTT President Rodney H. Mabry explained the objectives of this project. “Our nursing …

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Jun 11

Wellness Ed Program

Finding reliable resources of health and wellness information can be a challenge.  Since 1906, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has provided Texans with guidance in various health areas and is now training volunteers to provide more communities with the education and tools needed for healthy living. The Master Wellness Volunteer Initiative is an AgriLife Extension …

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Jun 04

Gardening 101

Kilgore College Agriculture Department and the Gregg County AgriLife Extension Office will host a gardening class 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at the KC Demonstration Farm in Overton. The farm’s address is 2211 Hwy 135 East, Overton, TX 75684. This class,” Key Tips on Gardening: Turn your Brown Thumb into a Green Thumb!” will cover simple tips for beginning a garden including …

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May 22

Early voting: elections going on right now

Apparently very few people know there is a statewide Run Off Election in both the Republican and Democratic Primaries.  Some of the highest level offices are on the ballot in this election. Also, Gregg County is having a local run off in our Justice of Peace Precinct 4 race. Early voting will continue this week …

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May 07

Bermuda-grass Stem Maggot Program meeting scheduled

The presence of a new Bermuda grass pest was confirmed in Van Zandt County in 2013, and producers are advised to be on the lookout. Unlike other insects that attack plants from the outside, the Bermuda grass stem maggot damages them from inside, according to Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton.  “Basically, they consume …

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May 01

Foster Orchestra wins 15th straight Sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Orchestra, under the direction of Joanie Russell, has earned the prestigious UIL Concert & Sightreading Sweepstakes award in its 15th consecutive attempt. A musical ensemble is awarded the Sweepstakes honor for earning top honors from judges for stage and sight reading performances. Six judges were unanimous in awarding superior honors to …

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Apr 27

District set to honor Alumni class

Longview ISD on May 9 will honor three former students during the annual Distinguished Alumni ceremony and luncheon. Events are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Longview ISD Foundation commemorative brick presentation at the Lobo Foundation Plaza (near the home entrance to Lobo Stadium). This event is free and open to the public. …

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