Master Naturalist Offers 2017 Classes
In this new year, resolve to give yourself the best gift of  all--knowledge. The East Texas Chapter of Master  Naturalist, a non profit organization, announces a few spots remain for  its 2017  cla...
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Livestock Health and the Veterinary Feed Directive
  There is a new rule in town regarding the purchase and use of livestock feed containing medication. It has caught enough attention that I’ve invited a Beef Cattle Specialist from Overton to come ...
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I'll Drink to That!
  What I drink has changed significantly over the years. When I was a child, I drank whole milk most of the time. It was my favorite beverage and I drank it with almost every meal or snack. We dran...
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Texas Master Naturalist Program Recognized as 2017 Harvard Ash Center Bright Idea in Government
AUSTIN – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the  Texas Master Naturalist Program  today as part of t...
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Record Breaking Attendance at Texas State Parks’ Annual First Day Hikes
AUSTIN— This past New Year’s Day, nearly 4,000 park visitors statewide walked, biked, swam and paddled their way into 2017 as part of Texas State Parks’ annual First Day Hikes events. First Day Hik...
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Celebrate National Data Privacy Day by Keeping Your Company’s Data Secure
National Data Privacy Day January 27, making it the perfect time for your business to make an important new resolution: to build trust with your customers by respecting a valuable asset you want th...
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Rebellion Pastor Steve Ellison   The book of Micah is a marvelous book.  Few passages of Scripture are better known than Micah 6:8 which adorns the alcove of religion in the reading room of the Lib...
Rotary Spelling Bee for Literacy to benefit Upshur County Literacy Program
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Literacy Program is pleased to announce that the 24th annual Rotary Spelling Bee for Literacy will be on February 23, 2017. The event will take place at the Gilmer Civic Center. T...
March to Freedom
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ETMC Cardiovascular Institute to host women’s heart health luncheon
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  The ETMC Cardiovascular Institute will host “Matters from the Heart: A Woman’s Journey,” a luncheon addressing women’s heart health, on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Crosswalk Conference Center, locat...
On The Money!
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Every time I go shopping, whether at Brookshire Brothers, H.E.B., Lowe's, Walmart or any other store, I have a practice long employed.  I keep track of the price of each item as it is placed in my ...
Food handlers’ safety class set for Jan. 22 in Gilmer
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GILMER – A Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program will be offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Jan. 22 in Gilmer. Julie York, instructor and AgriL...
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Chelsea defender Gary Cahill (left) and Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason clash heads during the English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in London on January 22, 2017Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has been talking in hospital about the incident which left him with a fractured skull, the Premier League club said Monday. The 25-year-old Mason suffered the injury when he accidentally clashed heads with Chelsea's Gary Cahill in the 14th minute of Hull's eventual 2-0 loss away to the Premier League leaders at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Mason was subsequently taken to the nearby St Mary's Hospital in west London and underwent surgery.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told leaders of companies ranging from defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corp to sportswear apparel maker Under Armour Inc on Monday that he believed his administration could cut U.S. regulations governing companies by 75 percent or more.

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