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May 07 2014

Bermuda-grass Stem Maggot Program meeting scheduled

The presence of a new Bermuda grass pest was confirmed in Van Zandt County in 2013, and producers are advised to be on the lookout. Unlike other insects that attack plants from the outside, the Bermuda grass stem maggot damages them from inside, according to Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton.  “Basically, they consume …

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May 05 2014

Comptroller announce cost website

 Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced the launch of a new online database that details public school construction costs since 2007, giving taxpayers more insight into how Texas public school districts have accumulated a third of all outstanding debt issued by local governments. The Texas Public Schools Construction database can be found at http://www.texastransparency.org/Special_Features/Your_Money/School_Construction/. It …

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Apr 30 2014

DPS opens for election id

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) in advance of the upcoming primary runoff election will be offering Saturday hours at select driver license offices throughout the state to issue Election Identification Certificates (EIC) only. DPS will also be deploying mobile stations to various locations across Texas in an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have …

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Apr 29 2014

Technology takes root

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online. The summer months are typically one of the busiest times of year at driver license offices, and many eligible Texans can skip the …

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Apr 27 2014

District set to honor Alumni class

Longview ISD on May 9 will honor three former students during the annual Distinguished Alumni ceremony and luncheon. Events are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Longview ISD Foundation commemorative brick presentation at the Lobo Foundation Plaza (near the home entrance to Lobo Stadium). This event is free and open to the public. …

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Apr 19 2014

Chamber professionals to attend roundtable

The Longview Chamber of Commerce will be well represented at the Northeast Texas Roundtable in Paris, Texas on April 22. Kayla Cantey and Diana Northcutt with the Longview Chamber of Commerce will be among the attendees at this year’s event. Held at the Paris city Council chambers, the Northeast Texas Roundtable is a regional consortium …

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Apr 17 2014

Foster Band wins coveted sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Band this past weekend earned a rare distinction among Texas middle school bands – the coveted Concert & Sight-Reading Sweepstakes award. And the judges were unanimous in their decision, which is even rarer. Bands that compete at concert and sight-reading contests must first perform pieces that they’ve rehearsed for several weeks.  …

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Apr 10 2014

Selfless service

It was quite a crowd. The Longview Nonprofit Coalition Board worked countless hours to put together a great reception in  honor of  volunteers. The recent luncheon brought  25 non-profit agencies and their priceless volunteers to Maude Cobb Convention Center for an annual event. It is important to note, Longview volunteers have put in a total …

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