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Feb 06

CORM’S annual banquet draws crowd, raises funds

The 9th Annual Ruby Canida Banquet was held Friday, January 31, at the Galilee Baptist Church located on High Street where the Reverend J.B. Dunlap serves as the pastor. The banquet dubbed “Am I My Brother’s Keeper” is a fund raiser for the Community Out-Reach Mission-CORM, located at 1014-1016 Young Street. CORM is a non-profit, …

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Jan 30

Mayor endorses Fish

In an unprecedented move, Jay Dean, Mayor of Longview has endorsed Kimberly Fish for Commissioner Precinct 2.    The endorsement  came on a biting, cold east Texas morning in front of the Gregg County Courthouse with several of Fish supporters watching.    Without mincing words, Dean said, “Kimberly is very passionate about the spirit of …

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Jan 28

Teacher salaries recovering

   More than 90 percent of Texas teachers received a base salary increase for  2013-14, according to the Salaries and Wages in Texas Public Schools Report recently released by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA).    In districts that gave raises (including step increases), the average pay …

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Jan 16

Texas Municipal Police Association endorses Skip Ogle for State Rep. District 6

The Texas Municipal Police Association, (TMPA), the state’s largest law enforcement association, today announced their endorsement of Skip Ogle in his race for Texas House of Representatives. Kevin Lawrence, Executive Director of TMPA says that after interviewing Mr. Ogle and polling law enforcement officers from the area, they are convinced that he is the best …

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Jan 14

Friends of the Library Meeting slated January 27

Interested in joining Friends of the Library? Want to learn more about the group? Come to their next meeting here at the library on January 27th at 5:30pm. You can learn how this very important group helps support the library through fundraisers, book sales and other projects. They will also be electing officers (President, Vice …

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Jan 11

Find your roots

Are you a descendant of a family that was here in Texas during the Republic of Texas era, 1836 – 1846? The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT), John Tilley Edwards Chapter, is hosting a free workshop at Longview Public Library on Saturday, January 18th. The workshop is open to anyone who is interested …

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Dec 25

Master Gardener Class to begin January 6

The Master Gardener Class for 2014 will kick-off on Monday, January 6, 2014, at the Gregg County Extension conference room at 8:30 AM. The program will provide in-depth training on a wide variety of horticultural topics for the homeowner who wants to know more about gardening, lawn care, landscaping, fruit production, urban forestry, vegetable production, …

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Dec 16

SWEPCO preparing for winter storms

AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is preparing for winter storms across its service territory, with highest impact in Arkansas, where heavy accumulations of ice and snow are expected. SWEPCO has assembled over 350 total resources from Oklahoma, Alabama, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas to assist with storm recovery efforts. SWEPCO’s power outage report number is …

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