Author: East Texas Review

Kilgore College students win UT Tyler scholarships

  Four Kilgore College art students won scholarships to UT Tyler’s College Art Symposium in February.   Each spring the symposium and competition is held by the UT Tyler Department of Art and Art History.   It is a juried exhibition with scholarship award opportunities and is a recruitment event for area community colleges.   This year the juried art competition had 35 student entries and about 80 pieces or art judged by UT Tyler art faculty.   There were 14 scholarships awarded at this year’s event.   The purpose of the symposium is to acquaint college art students...

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I’ll Do It Tomorrow

Jermaine D. Jackson Time! My old frenemy! How I love our open relationship!” “Yes, it is truly open. To come and go as I please rather than being restricted to schedules. Only one teeny tiny detail… I can’t blame time when it’s too late.” “I can’t charge you with not being invested in this relationship. How could I? I’m not!” I guarantee you that right now, at this very moment, there is something productive that could be currently getting done by your person. Yet the majority of us choose to put it off it becomes a “right away,” hurried goal with little to no value in...

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Texas Comptroller Visits San Antonio

On the second stop of his Good for Texas Tour: Women in the Workforce Edition, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar visited Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), where he celebrated the work of Brigadier General Heather Pringle and highlighted the economic impact of Texas women throughout government. Pringle is Commander of the 502nd Air Base Wing at JBSA, which is the Department of Defense’s largest joint base with about 80,000 employees. Prior to assuming her current position, Pringle served as the executive officer to the chief of staff of the Air Force, directly supporting him in all official duties and engagements with...

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Cornyn Releases Video: ‘After Sutherland Springs’

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following video in advance of his visit to Sutherland Springs, TX tomorrow. Senator Cornyn will meet with Pastor Frank Pomeroy, Stephen Willeford, and survivors of the tragedy at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs to discuss the Fix NICS Act being signed into...

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Tyler Police to receive donation

At the regularly scheduled meeting on March 28, the Tyler City Council approved the acceptance of a $105,000 donation from the Smith County District Attorney’s Office to the Tyler Police Department. The donation will be utilized to provide additional safety and operational equipment for Tyler’s Police officers.   “We will use this money to purchase equipment for officers like thermal imaging monoculars to help them find people at night and a mobile spectroscopy that will identify substances with minimum exposure to the officer,” said Police Chief Jimmy Toler. “We are thankful for the partnership and donation from the Smith...

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