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Big Boy Status Car and Truck Club of Ore City plans events
When most people think of a car, truck, or motorcycle club, group or organization, the first picture that jumps into their head is the stereotype of a hoodlum who is out to do no good. We see that ...
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I HOPE YOU DANCE – Star-Studded Theatrical Documentary – Coming to Carmike Cinemas Entertainment Complexes – May 16 & 23
I HOPE YOU DANCE – Star-Studded Theatrical Documentary –  Coming to Carmike Cinemas Entertainment Complexes – May 16 & 23  Special Collaborative Event Cinema Program Inspired by Lee Ann Womack’s Gr...
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30th Anniversary of the Death of Gilmer’s “Everlastingly Beautiful”, Jack F. “Spot” Baird
    JEFF BAIRD · TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016 The “Everlastingly Beautiful” part of the title of this file is what appeared on a large photo of my Dad that was the first thing you saw when walking into ...
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Mothers – Chosen of God
Mothers – Chosen of God Pastor Steve Ellison   Perhaps you have heard this tale.  A young mother of three wrote the following thank you note. "Many thanks for the play pen. It is being used every d...
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Fwd: FW: Lost in the '50s Tonight
I operated the movie projectors in 1953 at the Rancho Drive In at Idabel, Oklahoma.  The sign for  it is still standing.  Also, I was relief operation for an hour at the theater down town before go...
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Watch Out for Directory Scams
Better Business Bureau is warning businesses about a common scam that is on the rise.   BBB has seen an uptick in directory scams (or “Yellow Pages scams”) aimed at small businesses. Reports to BBB...
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Avoiding Scholarship Scams
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As this school semester comes to a close, many college-bound seniors are devoted to choosing a college or university, and of course the funding to go along with it. Unfortunately, this is also the ...
Governor Abbott Announces Jamba Headquarters Relocation To Texas
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Governor Abbott Announces Jamba Headquarters Relocation To Texas   AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Jamba, Inc. will be relocating its headquarters from Emeryville, California to ...
Despite Giving Day Challenges, Over $300,000 Raised for Area Nonprofits
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  Hundreds of charities in East Texas benefited from the generosity of East Texas donors during East Texas Giving Day, the region’s inaugural day of giving to support local nonprofits. The online f...
Fire Academy No. 97 graduation ceremony set for May 18
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  Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 97 will hold its graduation ceremony 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center Auditorium in Kilgore.   There are 15 students wh...
New Texas Superstar introduced: Whopper begonias
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COLLEGE STATION — Wax begonias have long been a staple of Texas landscapes, but a recently introduced series has been distinguished as a bigger, brighter ornamental – Whopper begonias. Whopper bego...
Who Needs a Bucket List?!

by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
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According to a prevailing theme in our society, I'm supposed to have a bucket list - things I want to do before I die. You know, jump out of a plane, stand on the front of a ship and yell "I'm King...
national news
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shootings at two shopping centers in Washington suburbs killed two people and wound two others on Friday, leading investigators to consider whether both attacks were committed by a federal police officer suspected of killing his wife a day earlier.
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Journalists Can Dundar, right, and Erdem Gul, Ankara Bureau Chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper, speak before the start of their trial, hours before the attack on Can Dundar outside city's main courthouse in Istanbul, Friday, May 6, 2016. A man shouted “traitor” and fired two shots prominent Turkish journalist Can Dundar outside a courthouse where he is on trial accused of revealing state secrets for his reports on alleged government arms smuggling to Syria. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, escaped the attack unhurt, but Yavuz Senkal, a journalist working for private NTV television was slightly injured in the leg. (Can Erok, Cumhuriyet via AP) TURKEY OUTISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent journalist to more than five years in prison hours after he escaped an attack by a gunman, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.


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