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TPPF new report calls for creation of a Sales Tax Relief Fund
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation today released Protecting Texas Taxpayers: the Sales Tax Relief (STaR) Fund . This report, authored by Talmadge Heflin, TPPF’s Director of the Center for...
Hogue Insurance Agency Acquired by All-Star Insurance Group
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Quitman, April, 18, 2014: All-Star Insurance Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hogue Insurance Agency in Quitman. Hogue Insurance Agency will now be known as All-Star Insurance ...
Families get early start on Easter celebration
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City election coming up on May 10
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Gilmer High School Band: 14 Years of Perfection
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On March 5, 2014, the Gilmer High School Band competed in the Region 4, UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest and for the 14th year in a row, earned straight First Division Ratings in the Concert & S...
New info in Diana case
by MAC OVERTON
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
An affidavit for an evidentiary search warrant filed with a Gregg County judge revealed new information about the death of Jacob Johnson of Diana. Johnson, 17, was found dead in the night of April ...
Etex expects better year
Leaders report to membership
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Apr 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Etex Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is “okay” financially and is expected to have a better year in 2014 after its operating expenses exceeded revenues by $800,000 last year, the member-owned firm’s ac...
Bill Youngkin to be speaker at 2014 Aggie Muster
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Bill Youngkin, a Gilmer native and 1965 graduate of Gilmer High School, has received the high honor of being named speaker for Monday's annual 2014 Aggie Muster at Texas A&M University. The event i...
Milking Public Education
by ALEX XOURIAS
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Milking Public Education I’m growing leery of the role corporations are playing in charter-dominated school systems. By  Alex Xourias The building stood facing me, the windows staring ahead like hu...
Tasty Homegrown Tomatoes
by THE GARDEN GAL
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
WHO DOESN’T associate a backyard garden with tasty tomatoes, lycopersicon esculentum. The perky plants at the stores come in two types: bushes and vines. Bush or “determinate” tomatoes grow into an...
HHS Student Council to host 5K run
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The Harmony High School Student Council will be hosting a “5K Color Splash Run” on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Harmony High School track. Those wishing to participate may register ...
The Essential Role of Love for Humans
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone needs to be loved. We are social animals whose strength as a species is our ability to bind ourselves together in strongly bonded relationships which provide procreation and survival. Love...
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America's Hope
by GLENN MOLLETTE
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
  Christians around the globe celebrate the hope we have in the Easter message.   Unfortunately, millions of Americans are faintly holding on. They are holding on to the instilled American dream th...
Geronimo at the WCA
by BRENDA ROBERTS
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Comi ng Soon... Rudy Ramos in Geronimo, Life on the Reservation April 26 th and 27 th   We were presented with a rare opportunity last year…the chance to welcome a veteran actor to our Winnsboro st...
You Pay Taxes – Why Doesn’t General Electric?
by FRANK CLEMENTE
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
  You pay your fair share of taxes. Small businesses do too. It’s the price we pay to educate our kids, protect our communities and have some security in retirement. Why shouldn’t some of America’s...
Riches In Christ
by STEVE ELLISON
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Riches In Christ Pastor Steve Ellison   We would all agree that money does not buy happiness. We would all sign our name to that creed.  However, on the day when cash runs short, we all waver.  Jus...
Calling All Aggies
Apr 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County A&M Club invites you to attend Aggie Muster. It will start at 6:00 PM, Monday, April 21st at the First Methodist Church-Gilmer Highway 154 W and Montgomery Street. All are encoura...
Grace Baptist to have Egg Hunt Sunday
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Grace Baptist Church of Gilmer will be having an Egg Hunt for kids 12 and under after the Sunday morning service which begins at 10:30. Everyone is welcome!