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Jun 11

Wellness Ed Program

Finding reliable resources of health and wellness information can be a challenge.  Since 1906, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has provided Texans with guidance in various health areas and is now training volunteers to provide more communities with the education and tools needed for healthy living. The Master Wellness Volunteer Initiative is an AgriLife Extension …

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Jun 08

UT Tyler announces new Director

Juan Fernando Loa has been named director of admissions at The University of Texas at Tyler, Sarah Bowdin, assistant vice president for enrollment management, announced. A UT Tyler alumnus, Loa fills the vacancy left by Bowdin’s new appointment. He has served UT Tyler since May 2011, most recently as a graduate academic adviser for the …

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Jun 04

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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Jun 04

Foundation award colleges

  Representatives from Kilgore College, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Texarkana College recently met on the NTCC campus in Mount Pleasant to receive a $200,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. The three colleges were awarded the money to support the creation of a consortium to promote student success and college efficiency by upgrading to a new student information computer system. These colleges share the challenge of upgrading …

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May 26

Championship:Lobos grab spot

Behind a strong performance by its journalism students, the Longview High School UIL Academic Team has earned Texas’ 5A runner-up spot for 2014. The Lobos competed against more than 40 top UIL academic teams from across the state and bettered most of them by more than 30 points. Southlake Carroll came closest to Longview with …

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May 21

Agriculture: Fabric of east Texas culture

Agriculture is deeply entwined in the fabric of East Texas culture. If you don’t personally own land that is or was in agricultural production, I’m sure many of you have memories of being on somebody’s farm picking vegetables, chasing chickens or even pulling weeds. Though it seems that most people have turned away from growing …

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May 20

Energy efficient savings coming

 The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is Saturday, May 24, through Monday, May 26. “This is a great opportunity for Texans looking for ways to stretch their family budgets,” Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said. “Shoppers can save money up …

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May 16

LaDana Moore nabs college degree

LaDana Moore recently graduated from University of Texas at Tyler with a bachelor of science in speech communication. Ms. Moore had several reasons for choosing University of Texas at Tyler. According to her, it was close to home. Moreover, it is in the University of Texas system with great reputation. Besides, she found it to …

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