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Sue Langford
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Arrangements for Sue C. Langford, 79, of Gilmer are pending with Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. She died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
Zetha Fisher1932 - 2015
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Services for Zetha Fisher will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 28, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church. Burial will be at Mt. Pilgrim Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Ore City.
Lewis Shepperd
1930 - 2015
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral service for Lewis Monroe Shepperd, 84, of Gilmer were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer with Mike Stubbs officiating. Interment was at Sunset Memorial...
Leslie O’Neal Collier
1938 - 2015
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Leslie O’Neal Collier, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 24 in Mobile, Ala. Born Aug. 15, 1938 to Ophie and Cora Belle Collier of Gilmer, he was a retired manager of Goodwill.
New National Initiative Mirrors Texas Children in Nature Effort
by TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“Every Kid In A Park” Initiative Addresses Problems of Inactivity and Obesity, Promotes Health and Learning AUSTIN — A new National Parks Foundation initiative announced Feb. 19 by the White House ...
Texas Outdoor Family Program in Bloom for Spring
by TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
AUSTIN — It’s that time of the year again—the weather is warming, the flowers are blooming and the  Texas Outdoor Family  is gearing up for a new season. Spending time outdoors has never been easie...
The Clooney Effect
by TANYA BASU, The Atlantic
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If you're a guy who swipes right on Tinder or sheepishly grins at the pretty stranger across the bar, it's unlikely you'll have more than a cursory, fleeting interest ... unless the woman you're ch...
Video: Snowfall in Gilmer
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Snow began falling around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, and continued until just past noon. Temperatures were just below freezing when it started and warmed up to the mid-30s by afternoon, causing ...
Twentieth Century Club Offers Scholarship
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
    Every year the Twentieth Century Club offers a $500 scholarship open to graduating seniors from Upshur County schools. Applications are now available in each high school counselor’s office. Inf...
Pet Talk: Horse Enclosures
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With the numerous stall designs and materials available today, making a decision on which will be the safest and most effective for your equine may seem difficult. When it comes to making this info...
NFPA receives grant from State Farm for 2015 Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire campaign
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NFPA receives grant from State Farm for 2015 Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire campaign Resources target firefighters and residents; keeps wildfire safety top of mind   February 26, 201...
Mother Neff State Park Celebrates Grand Reopening!
by TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
  A fresh  Video News Report  and press release are now available on our site called “Mother Neff Reopens.” She’ll no longer have to worry about keeping “her” head above water. Mother Neff State Pa...
For the West, A Winter That Has Felt More Like Spring
by ANDREA THOMPSON, Climate Central
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
From San Diego to Seattle, February has looked — and felt — a lot more like April. Flowers that normally wouldn’t start to bud until well into spring have already started to blossom and grow. Resid...
Sheriff: Nine dead in Tyrone murder investigation
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Nine persons died at multiple scenes in south-central Missouri following shootings, Texas County Sheriff James Sigman confirmed to the Houston Herald this morning. Read more: Sheriff: Nine dead in ...
Rick Perry calls Scott Walker’s ISIS-labor comparison ‘inappropriate’
by CASEY HUNT, MSNBC
Feb 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s comparison of his fight with labor unions to the U.S. struggle against the Islamic State was “inappropriate” and a “mistake,” likely Republ...
$375 billion wasted on billing and health insurance-related paperwork annually: study
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Medical billing paperwork and insurance-related red tape cost the U.S. economy approximately $471 billion in 2012, 80 percent of which is waste due to the inefficiency of the nation’s complex, mult...
4th Annual Route 49 Biker Rally – March 20-22, 2015
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  Jefferson, TX, February 21, 2015:  The 4 th Annual Route 49 Biker Rally will be held March 20-22, 2015 at the Diamond Don RV Park in Jefferson, Texas. The weekend will begin at noon on Friday whe...
Let’s Get Every Kid in a Park
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
From sea to shining sea, our country is home to gorgeous landscapes, vibrant waterways, and historic treasures that all Americans can enjoy. But right now, young people are spending more time in fr...
UT Tyler to Present the Brock McGuire Band in Concert March 4
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
UT Tyler to Present the Brock McGuire Band in Concert March 4                  The University of Texas at Tyler will present the award-winning Brock McGuire Band on Wednesday, March 4, Dr. Paul Str...
The Retreat From Universalism: How Identity Politics and Old Time Religion Corrode Human Rights Progress
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid the ashes of World War II, with the stench of industrial-scale genocide in their nostrils, the nations of the world pledged to do better. They signed onto the  Universal Declaration of Human R...