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Oct 17 2013

Standing with Wendy Davis: A champion for public education

The Texas American Federation of Teachers this week endorsed State Sen. Wendy Davis in her run for Texas Governor. “When we offer to stand with a candidate and work for their election, we spend an enormous amount of time looking at their positions on education issues to ensure they will be effective leaders in developing …

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Oct 16 2013

Going to college:Preparing them early for the next phase in their lives

Forest Park Middle school National Honor Junior Society students took a field trip to Stephen F. Austin University this week. The students had a chance to experience full college life on SFA’s campus. They all got a chance to speak with college students and four seniors took them on a tour of the campus experiencing …

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Oct 15 2013

Graduates rank high

The University of Texas at Tyler 2013 chemistry graduates are ranked in the top six percent nationally for their critical knowledge and understanding of the field, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. UT Tyler graduates scored the highest in university history on the Education Testing Service Major Field Test for Chemistry. The Major Field Test is …

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Oct 11 2013

Healthy Woman Pink Out successful

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Longview Regional Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program recently hosted its second annual Pink Out event at Dillard’s Lingerie Department in the Longview Mall. The free event was open to the community of all ages. “The Healthy Woman Program provides this free event to the community to heighten breast …

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Oct 10 2013

LISD latest move:District hires assistant superintendent, charge him with academic improvement

    A former Texas and New York superintendent returned home to east Texas this week to begin his new job of improving academic performance in Longview ISD. Horace Williams, a Leverett’s Chapel native, began his job as an assistant superintendent on Monday. He most recently served 6½ years as superintendent of Cedar Hill ISD, …

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Oct 08 2013

Guitar great:Guitarist Monte Montgomery returns to Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is pleased to announce the return of blues guitarist, Monte Montgomery on October 18 at 8 p.m. Montgomery is well known around East Texas and was named one of the “Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players” by Guitar Player Magazine in 2004; he’s been called everything from “guitar-god” to the “answer to the …

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Oct 08 2013

Love campaign: Keep Longview Beautiful, City announce campaign

Keep Longview Beautiful and the City of Longview Community Services and Sanitation Divisions are rolling out a new community challenge called LOVE Longview. Citizens are encouraged to make clean up, beautification and recycling efforts part of their workplace, family gatherings, civic meetings and community events. Keep Longview Beautiful Executive Director Kim Droege says the purpose …

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Oct 04 2013

Local congregations sow seeds of hope

Wesley United Methodist Church, Greggton United Methodist Church, First Gladewater United Methodist Church, Newgate Mission, Longview Community Garden Network, and the Friends of the South Longview Community have come together to bless and work the land for our Lord. Wesley-McCabe Pastor Virginia Wall, expressed thanks and gratitude to all who attended, and then turned over …

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