Once again, Lindale’s Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts displayed their respect for Old Glory in the annual Flag Retirement Ceremony held at Cozad Insurance in Lindale Tuesday, July 11, officials announced. More than 40 members of the community – including Scouts, service veterans and others – watched as the young men from Troop 351 retired more than 90 flags which were begin retired.
Dr. Dennis Cali was recognized by the Media Ecology Association for outstanding academic research, Dr. Martin Slann, the University of Texas at Tyler College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced. Cali received the “Top Paper Award” at this year’s MEA Annual Convention for his work titled, “The Sacramental View of McLuhan, Ong, and Carey.” He is professor and chair of the University of Texas at Tyler Department of Communication.
The Smith County Commissioners Court was presented with the Texas Association of Counties 2016 Safety Award on Tuesday, July 11, said public information officer Casey Murphy. Isaac Garcia, a representative from the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Pool, presented the award, which he called a county-wide effort.
No matter where you live, it is important to be prepared for the types of disasters that can occur in your area, such as hurricanes or tornadoes. Some disasters can even be so devastating they require evacuation. In this case, Angela Clendenin, public information officer for the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), said it is best to take your furry family members with you.
Jarvis Christian College’s Enactus Team surpassed 39 competing universities from around the country to win the national title in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s “Students for Health” Project Competition, school officials announced.