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Video: Yam Queen Announcement 2016
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
First National Bank, Gilmer, is the setting for the announcement of which of seven young ladies will be Queen of the 79th East Texas Yamboree.
Trump: Texas Won't Secede "Because Texas Loves Me"
by KHORRI ATKINSON, The Texas Tribune
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Trump: Texas Won't Secede "Because Texas Loves Me" by Khorri Atkinson , The Texas Tribune June 25, 2016 Asked what he would do as president if Texas seceded from the United States, presumptive GOP ...
Don’t Deal with It.
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
  I got a little slack from more than one person about my advice to women recently. It happens. People aren’t always going to agree with your opinion. That is life. You have to learn to deal with i...
The View From Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Cousin Dooley and his sleek, black 1950 Mercury Perhaps junior high age boys aren’t as gullible and impressionable as they were when I was that age.  In my hometown, one campus served both the high...
If it Makes You Happy
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
  A few years ago I read something that impressed me.  The writer suggested that we get lost in life pursuing "happiness," which tends to translate into some expected period in the future.  The aut...
Video: 79th Yamboree Queen Announcement - June 24, 2016
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
First National Bank, Gilmer, is the setting for the announcement of which one of seven young ladies will be Queen of the 77th East Texas Yamboree. Visit Yamboree.com: Yamboree.com
A Year Later, Gay Marriage Debate Shifts in Texas
by MADELINE CONWAY, The Texas Tribune
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A Year Later, Gay Marriage Debate Shifts in Texas by Madeline Conway , The Texas Tribune June 26, 2016 When Collin Acock became engaged to Shane Parsons in New York in August 2014, the Austin coupl...
The Importance of Words
by STEVE ELLISON
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Importance of Words Pastor Steve Ellison   The first 11 verses of James chapter 3 tell of the power of the tongue.  Mostly they describe the wickedness and destructive power of our speech.  Sad...
Gilmer City Council again discusses food service establishment ordinance
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer City Council recently again discussed revising the city's food service establishment ordinance in order to regulate mobile food operations, such as moveable hamburger, Mexican food and s...
The Rise of "Placism"
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Brexit is just one part of the rise of a broader movement - the rise of "Placism." Simply put, people are saying -- "This is our place, and that is your place. We want to live as we best think in o...
Austin-Based Pro Sanders PAC Raises Questions
by JAY ROOT, The Texas Tribune
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Austin-Based Pro Sanders PAC Raises Questions by Jay Root , The Texas Tribune June 24, 2016 A man known for creating the controversial website BustedMugShots.com appeared to be feeling the Bern whe...
For UT Students, Fisher Ruling Marks End of Era
by ISABELLE TAFT, The Texas Tribune
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For UT Students, Fisher Ruling Marks End of Era by Isabelle Taft , The Texas Tribune June 24, 2016 Since Abigail Fisher sued the University of Texas in April 2008, nine classes have graduated, thei...
Proposed DMV Rules Could Put Firms Out of Business
by MADLIN MEKELBURG, The Texas Tribune
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Proposed DMV Rules Could Put Firms Out of Business by Madlin Mekelburg , The Texas Tribune June 25, 2016 AUSTIN — Every week, people looking to register a vehicle, obtain a car title or get a new l...
Goudarzi & Young law firm again sponsoring East Texas Yamboree Association's annual fireworks show set for July 3 at Jeff Traylor Stadium
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
The Goudarzi & Young law firm in Gilmer will again sponsor the East Texas Yamboree Association's annual fireworks show and patriotic celebration for Independence Day on Sunday night, July 3, at Jef...
Can Texas legally secede from the United States?
by ANERI PATTANI, The Texas Tribune, WFAA
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Texas Legally Secede From the United States? by Aneri Pattani , The Texas Tribune June 24, 2016 Hey, Texplainer: Britain voted to leave the European Union. Can Texas secede from the United Stat...
Riley MacKayla Merritt to reign as 79th Yamboree Queen
Jun 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Riley MacKayla Merritt was announced by Yamboree Assn. President Shayne Wilson as having won the race to be 79th Yamboree Queen Friday at First National Bank in Gilmer. Princess will be Callie Grac...
Texas secessionists inspired by Brexit: ‘If Trump fails #Texit seems to be our best remedy’
by TRAVIS GETTYS, Raw Story
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of social media users are jumping on board with a Brexit-style secession for Texas — which Twitter users are calling “Texit.” Read more: Texas secessionists inspired by Brexit: ‘If Trump ...
Pets Fur People Pet
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you looking for a laid back dog.  Annie is your girl.  She is a 5 year old dachshund mix that is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler.  Annie is house trained...
7 Resources for Teachers to Shake Up Their Lesson Plans
by STACY MAXTON
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Changing up the learning environment and coming up with fresh ideas is crucial to productive learning. Unfortunately, making curriculum unique and interesting is often easier said than done, especi...
LONGVIEW MAYOR ANDY MACK TO SPEAK AT VISTA COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
  Over 1,000 guests are expected to attend this year’s ceremony WHAT:   Longview Mayor Andy Mack will serve as the commencement speaker for Vista College, addressing this year’s 175 graduates and a...