UCAD to begin field appraisal work
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jul 30, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 11 11 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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A member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) walks past graves at a cemetary on July 29, 2015 deep in the Qandil mountain, the PKK headquarters in northern IraqAround 260 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) have been killed and hundreds more wounded in Ankara's week-long campaign of air strikes against targets of the group inside Turkey and in northern Iraq, the official Anatolia news agency said Saturday. Without citing its sources, Anatolia said that among those wounded was Nurettin Demirtas, the brother of the leader of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas. Ankara has launched a two-pronged "anti-terror" offensive against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants after a wave of attacks inside the country.


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Some Pakistani media have reported the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the founder of the militant Haqqani networkThe Taliban Saturday denied reports of the death of the founder of Haqqani network, its allied militant group blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in Afghanistan. Some Pakistani media reported the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, said to be in his 70s, on Friday when his son Sirajuddin was announced as one of the deputy chiefs of the Taliban following the death of its longtime leader Mullah Omar. "Some media outlets spread reports... about the death of a distinguished jihadi personality... Jalaluddin Haqqani," the Taliban said in a statement posted on their website.


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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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