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Jun 04 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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 2014

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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Apr 24 2014

Business Expo slated

The 19th Annual Business to Business Expo presented by the Longview Chamber of Commerce is set for May 6, 2014 at the Maude Cobb Convention Center. Admission is free to the public and the show is targeted to help businesses connect with other businesses. Longview Business Expo hours are 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and …

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Apr 23 2014

Good Shepherd Medical Center honors volunteers

Longview’s Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC)  honored the achievements and vital accomplishments of its volunteer auxiliary with a special luncheon at local Pinecrest Country Club on this week. The vital contributions of the hospital’s volunteer force over the past year will be recognized for making possible GSMC’s mission to insure the overall health and general …

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Apr 21 2014

Eating to help youth

The community is encouraged to support 4-H, FFA & FCCLA Youth during the annual Cajun Crawfish Boil. The Annual Crawfish Boil is sponsored by the Harvest Festival & Livestock Show and Austin Bank. The evening includes music provided by a live band and all the crawfish and fried catfish you can eat plus all the …

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