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May 22 2014

Booting out cancer

The Longview Cattle Baron’s Ball has kicked off its annual fundraiser. This year’s Ball is set for September 13, at the Spur of the Moment Ranch. Committee Chairman Jennifer Teague has a personal reason for chairing this year’s event. Her mother, Delma Moreno is a cancer survivor. In addition, American Cancer Society has restructured the …

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May 15 2014

Lobos set high bars

The Longview High School FFA team has set a high bar for years to come. Competing in its first ever regional and state meat judging contests, the students placed as reserve champions in the Region VI competition against 91 other schools – and garnered 41st statewide out of more than 1,300 programs. And the Longview …

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May 09 2014

Hudson Pep, firefighters flame cancer

Ambulance sirens were blaring as beautifully decorated trucks approached Hudson Pep Elementary School winding drive way.  Several Longview fire trucks blasting their horns intermittently were following closely behind as in a triumphant parade. Suddenly, pink fire trucks made their entrance from behind the trees. The event was a surprise, show-stopper for two teachers, Leslie Konvalin, …

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May 08 2014

VIVA MEXICO

You can chose to close the gap between poor and rich children. I have deliberately chosen to  do so. Our students are cross-culturally educated. They are comfortable with diversity and can relate to anyone from anywhere. They are the leaders of tomorrow in a changing world,” said  Dr. Cynthia Wise,  Principal of Ned E. Williams …

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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 06 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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May 02 2014

Votes requested for Hospitality Employee of the Year

The first full week of May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984. Localized events are presented in cities, states and travel businesses nationwide to champion the power of travel. It was established as National Tourism Week when the U.S. Congress passed a joint resolution in 1983 …

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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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