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Aug 11 2014

Veterans on the quad

Unemployment for veterans is chronically high, and it is always higher for veterans than for the general population. With the GI Bill and amendments for recent service members, more veterans than ever are returning to school for retraining and certification, often building on their military careers. If you are a veteran, what benefits do you …

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Aug 06 2014

USDA helps minority, Vets: $9 million grant available for assistance

USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching. The funding, provided through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program, also known …

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Apr 20 2014

Club meeting slated

The Oil Belt Farm and Ranch Club meeting has been scheduled for April 22 at Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 East Marshall, at 7:OOpm. The April program will be presented by Dr. Scott Vancil, DVM. Dr. Vancil is one of the Veterinarians at North Creek Animal Hospital on FM 2276, Kilgore, Texas. The program will …

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Feb 18 2014

Pet insurance

One topic I’ve learned to avoid with new acquaintances until I know them better (along with politics and religion) is where they stand on the treatment of pets. Some people, when their dog gets sick or badly injured, say, “It’s an animal – that’s just part of the circle of life.” Others consider Rover a …

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Nov 18 2013

Lone Star State: Tall Tails

Hidden cameras expose problems in pet stores and flea markets, while shelters have hundreds of available puppies Dogs in the sweltering Texas heat in open-air flea markets, employees refusing to tell consumers information on the source of the dogs, and unhealthy and underage puppies pouring in from out-of-state puppy mills and brokers were among the …

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Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Aug 25 2013

Alert to the world around us

This upcoming week will marks the anniversary of the surrender ceremony that ended World War II. On September 2, 1945 the eyes of the world focused on history’s stage and a performance that would not soon be forgotten. That was the day General Douglas Mac Arthur (with his Parker fountain pen in hand) conducted a …

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Jun 05 2013

Lone Star State: Giving back to vets

Gov. Rick Perry observed Memorial Day by signing Senate Bill 163, House Bill 97, Senate Bill 1476 and House Bill 1514, which provide important resources and support to veterans and surviving spouses of members of the military who have been killed in action. “Every day, American service members sacrifice their lives for the freedoms we …

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