Tag Archive: race

Aug 02 2013

“Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/do-well-be-well-with-diabetes/

Jul 25 2013

Why does God bless the peacemakers

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (Matthew 5:9). “A peacemaker is a person who breaks up fights,” says Doug, age 10. Is this a referee or more like a bouncer? “If you try not to start fights but settle them, you will be thanked,” says Davis, 10. Often the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/why-does-god-bless-the-peacemakers/

May 01 2013

Kids Fishing Rodeo to take place on June 22

Kid’s Fishing Rodeo will take place on June 22nd at Teague Park Lake. The Rodeo is a timed fishing event starting at 10 a.m. until 10:45am, with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies presented at 11am for the most fish caught. cheap software downloads oem Fishing is open to children ages 3-12. Please bring your …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/kids-fishing-rodeo-to-take-place-on-june-22/

Apr 20 2013

Let's lace up and keep running: We can’t close down the world and huddle in our houses after the Boston Marathon attack.

I started running about four years ago to lose weight. At first I hated it. My lungs burned and my head hurt and every footstep felt like sledge hammers pounding on my calves. I persisted out of stubbornness. I’d bought a good pair of shoes and I didn’t want to waste them. A few months …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/lets-lace-up-and-keep-running-we-cant-close-down-the-world-and-huddle-in-our-houses-after-the-boston-marathon-attack/

Mar 07 2012

Racing the bulge

Childhood obesity has become a major public health problem. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions nationally and globally. Crunching the numbers NIH says between 1970 and 2004, the prevalence of the overweight almost tripled among U.S. preschoolers and adolescents and quadrupled among children aged 6 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/racing-the-bulge/

Feb 14 2012

Biology professor to raise funds for scholarship

Dr. Blake Bextine, an associate biology professor at UT Tyler, is participating in the 2012 Cowtown UltraMarathon to raise funds for a UT Tyler scholarship. An endurance athlete, Bextine will participate on Sunday, Feb. 26 in Fort Worth in support of the Dr. Darrell W. Pogue Memorial Scholarship, benefiting undergraduate biology students. “Darrell was my …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/biology-professor-to-raise-funds-for-scholarship/

Jul 20 2011

Balloon race scheduled

The 34th annual East Texas “Balloon Race Weekend” will take place July 29-31 at (and over) Longview’s East Texas Regional Airport.  Despite its sweltering temperatures July has always been considered the safest month for avoiding weather-related problems during the races. Worldwide this is the favored time for such events. Race founder Dr. Bill Bussey explained …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/balloon-race-scheduled/

Jul 20 2011

Balloon race takes shape

The shapes of the participating balloons in the annual Great East Texas Balloon Race have always been the event’s main draw.  Whether it is Noah’s Ark, a giant stagecoach, Cheshire Cat, a “Purple People Eater,” Coco the Clown, Buzzy Bee or something called a “Hi Jack” the novel configurations of the floating gondolas are always …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/balloon-race-takes-shape/

Older posts «

» Newer posts