UCAD to begin field appraisal work
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 30, 2015 | 8 8 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Appraisal District will soon begin field appraisal work for the 2016 year in the Upshur County portions of the Gilmer Independent School District, announced UCAD Chief Appraiser S...
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This is a Jan. 12, 2012 photo released by the California Department of Corrections showing James Schoenfeld. Schoenfeld is one of three men convicted in the kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver nearly 40 years ago in Chowchilla, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has until midnight Thursday, July 30, 2015 to decide to allow the recommended parole to go forward after parole officials recommended in April that he grant parole to the 63-year-old Schoenfeld. (California Department of Corrections via AP)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governor of California on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver who were held captive in a buried trailer.


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Activists hang from the St. Johns bridge in an effort to block the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica from leaving for Alaska in Portland, Ore., Thursday, July 30, 2015. The icebreaker, which is a vital part of Shell's exploration and spill-response plan off Alaska's northwest coast, stopped short of the hanging blockade, turned around and sailed back to a dock at the Port of Portland. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters left Portland, Oregon, on Thursday bound for an Arctic drilling operation after a tense standoff ended with kayakers and activists who had dangled from a bridge to block its path.


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Women's Center of East Texas rep speaks here
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
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Tim Johnston of the The Women’s Center of East Texas explained its work in helping both abused women and men in a presentation to the Cherokee Rose Republican Women on Monday. The Longview-based ce...
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