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Ex-Longview Bank Teller Embezzled Nearly $1.4M

TYLER, Texas (AP) – A former bank teller in East Texas has been convicted of embezzling nearly $1.4 million and faces up to 30 years in prison. 160 more words


1981 Pennsylvania Fugitive Nabbed In Texas

DALLAS (AP) - A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away. 652 more words


Rocks in My Pocket

Today is Easter Sunday.  Brian and I went to church, and sat by a woman and her little girl. Elizabeth, the little girl, liked everything that I liked, but wanted to hear none of the things that Brian liked.   296 more words

Classic Cassie

I Jumped the Gun - an Introduction

Hi!  I’m Cassie. I write curriculum for Staff Development for Mercy Ships – in Lindale, TX.  Hard to believe, I know… the world’s largest NGO hospital ship operates from a small town in East Texas, 5 hours from the nearest coast line – and that’s if you’re driving pretty fast. 194 more words


Letterboxing in East Texas - day 2

We did a Volksmarch in Center on Sunday.  There was a box called “A Castle in Texas” along the walk route.  The clue led us to a pocket park and this mural, but the box was supposed to be at the base of the Pecan tree across from the mural.  464 more words


Letterboxing in East Texas - day 1

We did a Volksmarch in Carthage last Saturday.  While there I carried along a box to plant.  I thought the Odd Fellows Cemetery was a likely spot for my “Eager Beaver”. 325 more words


Faculty Research: Dr. Randy Lewis on Texas Tavola in the Old Country

Today we have a special treat for you: Dr. Randy Lewis has penned this fascinating account of a recent trip he took to Sicily to screen a documentary about Sicilians in East Texas. 650 more words

Faculty Research