Tag Archive: summer

Jan 31 2012

Summer program seeks donations

Tyler Parks and Recreation is seeking donations of arts and crafts supplies, table games, sporting equipment and youth reading books for its free, summer playground program that will take place at five park locations for 10 weeks beginning in June. “Instead of throwing away an old board game or baseballs that no longer get used, …

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Aug 23 2011

Managing water bills

With the hot, dry summer Tyler is experiencing, managing water consumption and controlling water bills is a challenge.  The City of Tyler Water Utilities Department advises focusing efforts on irrigation systems to make the most impact. “Typically, domestic water use – meaning the water used inside the home for drinking, showering and laundry – does …

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Jul 07 2011

Summer travel

By Texas AG Greg Abbott Summer has arrived, and travel companies across the country are capitalizing on the season by offering airfare, hotel and rental car specials. Fortunately, most vendors are honest brokers who offer good deals to their customers. However, any family trying to stay within their travel budgets should be cognizant of unexpected …

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Jun 29 2011

SWEPCO lists summer energy saving tips

“Hot summer weather is here with temperatures near 100 degrees or above and high humidity make you eager to stay cool but save energy at the same time,” says Scott McCloud, SWEPCO spokesman. SWEPCO customers can save money on their summer bills by following these energy tips to reduce electric usage in the home,” adds …

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Jun 29 2011

South Ward ES: Summer learning ongoing

By Joycelyne Fadojutimi and Jasmine Brown Some South Ward Elementary School students are getting a head start on next year by attending summer school.  Also, some 5th graders who have yet to pass the TAKS test are working on it during the summer break in anticipation of a successful testing next semester.  They do not …

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Jun 15 2011

Gardening questions

By Dennis Smith Spring and summer brings an abundance of questions to the Extension office concerning gardening problems. Squash and Tomatoes are two of the most popular crops grown by East Texas Gardeners. Following are some of the common problems and possible gardening solutions you may be encountering. Q. Why won’t my squash set fruit …

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Jun 07 2011

New student orientation sessions announced

The University of Texas at Tyler offers four new student orientation sessions this summer, Ona Tolliver, assistant vice president and dean of students, announced. This year’s on-campus sessions will be offered June 12 – 13, July 7 – 8, July 31 – Aug. 1 and Aug. 18 – 19. Cost is $75 per student and …

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Jun 07 2011

Hot weather

The City of Longview Animal Control is encouraging residents to take precautions to make sure their pets are kept hydrated and cool this summer. Those precautions include: • Provide a shelter for your outside animals. Access to a shady spot can help keep your pet keep cool. • Fresh water should be available at all …

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