Tag Archive: staff

Aug 09 2014

Why government fails, and what we should do about it

As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails — and that we need to address this. There’s ample cause for concern. The VA appointments scandal; the botched launch of the Affordable Care Act; the 28 years of missed inspections …

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Jun 28 2014

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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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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Jul 30 2013

Depending on the kindness of strangers:The only sure result of Detroit’s bankruptcy is that armies of lawyers will make bales of money

  The other shoe finally dropped in Detroit. The once-proud city — variously known as “Motown,” “the Arsenal of Democracy,” and “the City of Champions” — filed for bankruptcy. There’s a local effort to head off the filing, but most people don’t think it will get anywhere. Detroit’s the largest American city ever to do …

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May 09 2013

Famed healer comes to Good Shepard

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Dr. Charles Secrest is one of the country’s most renowned urologists, and as of May 1 has joined Good Shepherd Medical Associates to further boost this institution’s success in bringing optimum health to all East Texans. Simply put, urological care in this region is better than ever. Patients have long traveled great distances to receive …

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Mar 27 2012

Longview ISD rewards loyal employees

Longview Independent School District (LISD) employees who make a commitment to work with the district through 2012-2013 will each receive a $500 bonus to be paid as early as this week. During a special Monday meeting the LISD Board of Trustees four of the board’s seven members (three were absent) approved this staffing and retention incentive …

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Jul 27 2011

Faces behind the scenes

The University of Texas at Tyler Physical Plant’s building maintenance technicians handle all building maintenance including electrical work, plumbing, carpentry, painting and vehicle servicing. The Physical Plant crew dubs Page Chapman – a UT Tyler employee for five years – ‘the new guy.’ The newest handyman, Chapman transferred to Building Maintenance from Mail Services in …

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