Author: East Texas Review

Cold And Flu Season For The Workplace

By Mechele Mills  As temperatures continue to drop, cold and flu season will be upon us before you know it. The close quarters of the many office allow for an environment where coworkers can easily spread germs.  The Center for Disease Control (CDC) advises that the best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get a yearly flu vaccine, however, there are also other measures which can be used to fight it. BBB recommends that business owners take a few simple steps to prevent illnesses from spreading and foster a successful, healthy work environment.  In order to stay productive...

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Child Predators Caught

The Texas Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit and Fugitive Apprehension Unit collaborated with the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office to arrest eight child predators for Online Solicitation of a Minor. A second degree felony punishable by two to twenty years in prison. The suspects in custody are: Ashvin Ranpariya, 34 Cody Elvis Wayne Summers, 27 Justin Reis Mayer, 33 Ryan Dale Trahan, 21 Terry Allen Ford, 51 Jonathan Rangel Salazar, 21 Ryan Scott Magby, 27 Jeffrey Scott Miller, 52 All eight men were arrested as part of an undercover operation targeting predators who solicit sex from minors online. Investigators, posing...

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KC hires New Business Advisor

Kilgore College’s Small Business Development Center has taken on Chuck Vanderbilt as its new business advisor. He will concentrate on new business start-ups throughout the six counties Kilgore College mainly serves. Vanderbilt will provide young and developing entrepreneurs the guidance and practical assistance that will allow them to develop careers in various fields of business. His main objectives are to assist his student/clients in opening new businesses, weather the competitive business environment, and mature their operations into prosperous and permanent firms. As an established businessman himself, Vanderbilt is familiar with the challenges and obstacles facing aspiring business owners, and...

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Bingo to Benefit Abused Children

Bags, Boots & Bingo, a fun and unique fundraising event benefiting The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center, is Saturday, November 19, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at The Faith Center of First United Methodist Church, downtown Longview. Attendees will be treated to an afternoon of bingo, door prizes, refreshments, and special surprises all while raising money for The Martin House CAC to provide services for child abuse victims. Bingo game prizes include fabulous designer handbags from Hermes, Louis Vuitton and others or beautiful boots from Cavender’s or Dillard’s. General admission tickets are $40 each in advance or $50 at...

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Trump Digs a Hole

By Roger Simon Before the second presidential debate began, Donald Trump let it be known that he was going to go “nuclear” on Hillary Clinton. I think he’s going to need bigger nukes next time. And shovels. A lot of shovels. To dig himself out of all the holes he dug himself into. It’s not that the questions were bad or the issues unimportant. It’s just that Trump kept being Trump — which is to say ill-informed, unprepared and often preposterous. And this was a very important debate for Trump. It’s always important when there is a videotape of...

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