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  1. Annual East Texas Regional Forage Conference set for Aug. 25 in MarshalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    The annual East Texas Regional Forage Conference has been set for Aug. 25 in Marshall. The event is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 5 County Agricultural Agents Association.

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  2. Rural Landowners May Sue TxDOT Over Toll Road PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Gilmer Mirror

    When Bill Voss finally found the perfect property two years ago to build his in-law's retirement home and a secluded weekend getaway for his family, it seemed almost too good to be true. After years of searching, he had discovered a gorgeous plot of undeveloped land in an ideal location - rural Grimes County, at least a 40-minute-drive from any major city.

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  3. Vista College Online Campus Offers New Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Gilmer Mirror

    July 20, 2016 - Vista College Online Campus is now offering a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration with immediate enrollment for classes beginning August 1. Graduates will have the training needed to seek an entry-level administrative position in a hospital, doctor's office, or other medical facility. The third online bachelor's degree offered by Vista College, this program joins Vista's Online Bachelors in Business Administration and in Project Management.

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  4. Cattle market outlook to be featured at Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Gilmer Mirror

    A comprehensive cattle market outlook will be one of the featured presentations during the general session of the 62nd Beef Cattle Short Course at Texas A&M University in College Station Aug. 1-3. During the Aug. 1 general session, Duane Lenz, market analyst with CattleFax, will give an overview of the current cattle market and trends heading into the fall production cycle, said Dr. Jason Cleere, conference coordinator and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist, College Station.

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  5. Rural leaders learn techniques, share ideas to improve communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Gilmer Mirror

    A minister and two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service employees were honored for their efforts to improve lives in their communities during the annual Texas Rural Leadership Program conference. Rev. Victoria B. Griffin of Jacksonville was named Community Catalyst for her work in Cherokee County.

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  6. Harmony 39, Fairfield 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Gilmer Mirror

    Harmony Eagles 7 on 7 team won its first game of pool play today in College Station at the adidas Texas State 7 on 7 Championships.

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  7. Longtime General Manager Hargett to Retire from UtilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Gilmer Mirror

    Nacogdoches-Edd Hargett, General Manager of East Texas Electric Cooperative since 2005, plans to retire from the cooperative on June 30th. Honored June 24th at a special ceremony during ETEC's annual membership meeting in Nacogdoches, Hargett thanked his co-workers and family for their support during his years leading the regional electric cooperative.

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  8. Texas A&M Forest Service urges caution during July 4th holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Gilmer Mirror

    "According to the National Fire Protection Association, July 4th has the most fires reported than on any other day and fireworks account for two out of five of those fires - more than any other cause of fire," TFS Mitigation and Prevention Department Head Bruce Woods said. Due to the recent rains in May and June the potential for wildfire has decreased across much of the state.

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  9. Longview Mayor Andy Mack to Speak at Vista College Commencement CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    WHAT: Longview Mayor Andy Mack will serve as the commencement speaker for Vista College, addressing this year's 175 graduates and approximately 1,300 guests attending the celebration. These Longview community graduates will be entering the workforce as medical assistants, information technologists, cosmetologists, and dental assistants among other careers.

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  10. At A&M, Diversity Increases Without Affirmative ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    In the minds of many Texans, the Lone Star State's two flagship universities are polar opposites: The University of Texas at Austin is perceived as diverse, urban and liberal. Texas A&M University is viewed as white, rural and conservative.

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  11. Smokey Bear Award Recognizes Texas a&M Forest Service EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Photographed from left to right: Ken Arney, department regional forester, USDA Forest Service; Mark Stanford, associate agency director, Texas A&M Forest Service; Jonathan Motsinger, staff forester, Texas A&M Forest Service; Tom Boggus, director, Texas A&M Forest Service; Melanie Karns, wildland urban interface Specialist, Texas A&M Forest Service; Karen Stafford, program coordinator, Texas A&M Forest Service and Robert Farris, state forester, Georgia Forestry Commission. - COLLEGE STATION - A forester with Texas A&M Forest Service was honored with the Bronze Smokey Bear award during today's Southern Group of State Foresters annual meeting in Mobile, Alabama.

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  12. AgriLife Extension experts: Livestock parasites, pests likely to proliferate due to wet weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Excessive rains in many parts of the state have Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts concerned about the possibility of increased parasite and pest activity with livestock. "Wet weather creates conditions favorable for parasites to infect animals on pasture," said Dr. Rick Machen, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist based in Uvalde.

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  13. Incident Management Team to set up in Fort Bend CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    The deployment was activated by the Texas Division of Emergency Management and includes 35 team members. The team is setting up a base camp for emergency responders involved in the flood response.

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  14. Texas A&M research shows 46 percent increase in workplace productivity with use of standing desksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    New research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health indicates that standing desks may boost worker productivity, in addition to previously known benefits including helping burn more calories and fight obesity . The study appears in the journal IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors .

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  15. Texas A&M Forest Service Confirms Emerald Ash Borer Found in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    State and federal agencies are preparing people and communities with information, education and preventative measures to fight the pest. Earlier this month, the U.S. Forest Service and Texas A&M Forest Service -agencies leading the U.S. Department of Agriculture's EAB survey in the state-trapped four adult beetles in Harrison County just south of Karnack, Texas.

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  16. Heavy Mystery: Texas A&M Restores Historic Anchor, But Where Is The Ship?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Now the mystery facing them is, just where did the more than 200-year-old anchor come from? Jim Jobling, lab manager of Texas A&M's Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation, says it was initially believed the 10-foot long anchor came from the HMS Chatham, a British vessel that was well known in the area around 1792. "That means we don't know which ship it came from, and it won't be easy to find out," Jobling explains.

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  17. Beekeepers are as busy as their bees this springRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Beekeepers have been making their annual rounds pollinating crops for Texas producers, according to Texas Apiary Inspection Service chief inspector Mark Dykes, College Station. Dykes said beekeepers typically trek to California in early February for lucrative almond pollination jobs before returning to Texas to pollinate spring crops and build up their hives.

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  18. Stocking Fish PondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Spring is a good time for landowners with new ponds to begin stocking fish but a planned approach is recommended, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist Todd Sink. Ely Evans, of Evans Farms in Como, shows off a small catfish caught from a stocked pond.

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  19. Texas Crop and Weather Report -- April 20, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Corn and sorghum crops appear to be on time and on track to produce average yields for producers around the state, said Ronnie Schnell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state cropping systems specialist, College Station. Corn acreage is a little behind the five-year average, Schnell said, but farmers and fields are in better shape than last year.

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  20. Get A Whiff Of This! How A Texas A&M Prof Is Using Scents To Help Dementia PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    A Texas A&M University professor and her students are using the strong association between memory and the sense of smell in hopes of slowing the progress of dementia by way of "scent painting." The activity involves mixing spices with water to make watercolor paints with the hope that the scents will bring back memories for the patients.

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