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TVCC names Dr. Elmore VP of Instruction

Dr. Wendy Elmore

Dr. Wendy Elmore

By Mark Meredith/TVCC Public Information

Trinity Valley Community College has promoted Dr. Wendy Elmore to the position of Vice President of Instruction, replacing Dr. Jerry King, who recently became President.

Elmore holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, a Master of Arts in Psychology and School Counseling from UT-Tyler and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Lamar State University. She came to TVCC as Director of Testing in 2006, and has since served as Director of Distance Learning and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.

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CSN to webcast three Lady Cardinal volleyball games

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The Cardinal Sports Network at Trinity Valley Community College announced plans to webcast three Lady Cardinal volleyball games this season.

Now in its ninth year, it will mark the CSN’s third season of volleyball webcasts.

Here is the webcast schedule:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 6 vs. Temple, 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14 vs. Navarro, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 vs. Tyler, 7 p.m.

Webcasts will begin with pregame programming 10 minutes prior to game time.

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Obituary: Leona Ann Ledbetter

Ledbetter, LeonaFuneral services for Leona Ann Ledbetter will be held noon Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Blackjack Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Family of Athens.

Mrs. Ledbetter went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, August 22, 2016.

Leona Ledbetter, 72, of Canton, was born on September 12, 1943 in Croswell, Michigan, daughter of William Westley and Elma Phillips Westley. She was an avid reader, was a good cook, and enjoyed her animals and the farm life. Leona loved to go have lunch with her friends as often as she could. She loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart. Leona was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

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Henderson County Grand Jury Report — Aug. 24

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Henderson County District Attorney R. Scott McKee, District Attorney reported the July Term, 2016 Grand Jury returned the following True Bills for the Aug. 17 meeting. In addition, 7 cases are indicted under seal.

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Around the Town: Loretta is getting a green thumb

Loretta Humble

Loretta Humble

By Loretta Humble/Around the Town

Our Cedar Lake Home Health and Hospice brought Gary Sobol, the man who is teaching a revolutionary approach to Parkinsons Disease, back to Texas. He was so great the first time, we just wanted a second dose. He trained six more teachers, bringing our total to 16. Two of them are Cedar Lake Nursing Home, so now our nursing home people are getting the benefit of his teachings, which are good for a lot more than Parkinson’s. Classes are ongoing, so if you are interested, just call us and we will help you find one.

I was tied up and didn’t get to see Mr. Sobol, but his coming did remind me of when he came last time, when I got inspired by the amazing good he is doing at 78, my exact age, and resolved to do something new and important with my life instead setting around practicing being retired. It also reminded me that, unfortunately, I have mostly continued setting around being retired. I guess I have not found my next adventure yet.

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