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Luckey, Cardona recognized by Heartland

The Port Lavaca native totaled 19 double-digit scoring games while shooting nearly 60-percent from the field. The Chaps concluded the 2014-15 season with an overall record of 16-11 and 13-7 in conference play for a third place finish.


He is survived by his 4 brothers, Ben Bates of California, Charles Bates of Missouri, Bill Bates of Arkansas and John Bates of Port Lavaca. To honor the wishes of Herman no services will be held. Richardson Colonial Funeral Home of Port Lavaca. 361-552-2988

Regional Playoff Glance

Lavaca, 5:30 p.m. Haas Hall Academy vs ...
Bradley/Acorn winner, 8:30 p.m. TBD, 1:30 p.m. TBD, 7:30 p.m. Prairie Grove vs. Arkansas Baptist, 4 p.m. Ozark vs. Gentry, 7 p.m. Pottsville vs. Berryville, 4 p.m. Huntsville vs. Clinton, 7 p.m. Prairie Grove ...

Basketball: Smith, Lady Tigers face tough task

4th-4 Two Rivers, 5:30 p.m. Game 2: 1st-4 Paris vs. 4th-1 Cedarville, 8:30 p.m. Thursday Game 3: 2nd-4 Lamar vs. 3rd-1 Lavaca, 5:30 p.m. Game 4: 2nd-1 Haas Hall Academy vs. 3rd-4 Charleston, 8:30 p.m. Friday Game 5: Game 1 winner vs. Game 3 winner ...

Avril Eugene McKinney

Sisters LaTricia and husband Charles Simpson of Spanaway, WA, Kimberley Morris of Blackgum Community, Linda Webb and husband Steve of Lavaca, AR, and Jenney Harris of Vian, OK. Brothers Randy and wife Tammy Sandlin of Blackgum Community, Jeremy Moore and ...

Steffy's Pizza: a River Valley institution

Every small town in Arkansas can point to one business that can be described as the heart of the community. For the town of Lavaca, that is Steffey's Pizza. Steffey's Pizza is Lavaca's most well-known restaurant. It has been around since 1983 and draws ...

Body Found In Arkansas River Near Lavaca

The body of a man was found Thursday morning in the Arkansas River near Lavaca. A tug boat was traveling on the Arkansas River near Arbuckle Island, about 10 miles east of Lavaca, when it came across the body of a man floating near navigational mile-marker ...

Lavaca Man Arrested for Rape

SPRINGDALE, AR-- A Lavaca man is in jail accused of rape. SPRINGDALE, AR-- A Lavaca man is in jail accused of rape. Springdale police say they were called just before 4 a.m. Thursday by a woman saying she had been raped by 34-year-old Richard Spitler.

Rodeo Time In Houston March 2015

It is Rodeo in Houston, Texas and there are loads of cute cowboys and cowgirls all dressed up and ready for school celebrations where everyone gets costumed in their bright bandana colors and Cavender…

(USA-TX-PORT LAVACA) AutoCareCenterMgrTrainee Market 84

* Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments for the Auto Care Center * Drives sales and financial performance in the Auto Care Center and service area * Ensures compl…

(USA-TX-Port Lavaca) Office Clerk

Office Clerk Job Number: - Added 8/20/2007, EM -> 194627 Category: A - Immediate/Urgent Need Description: Belcan's client company is searching for an experienced Office Professional to assist with a …

New bar the Wheel opens in East Austin

The owners of the Mean Eyed Cat, Gibson Street Bar and Lavaca Street Bar, as well as of Jack and Adam’s Bicycles on South Lamar, have now ventured into the eastside with the opening of the Wheel — a c…

Galilee Energy makes gas discovery in Lavaca County

Galilee Energy Limited says that intermediate open hole logs on the Hoffer B1 well in Lavaca County, Texas, have confirmed the well has intersected Tags: Galilee Energy Limited

Free Beachfront Camping in Magnolia Texas

I clearly enjoy Instagram. It’s a fun way to share adventures from the road. But it’s also one of the ways I find great destinations. In this case, one of the fellow wanderers that I follow on Ins…

In honor of Pancake Day: 13 places to get pancakes in Austin

Buttermilk pancakes from Sawyer & Co. (Credit: Laura Skelding AMERICAN-STATESMAN) Today is Shrove Tuesday, also known in some parts of the world as Pancake Day. To celebrate, I rounded up places wher…

Carpenter Port Lavaca (TX) – Port Lavaca Carpenters

Carpenter Port Lavaca (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Port Lavaca (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Port Lavaca, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and struct…


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Carpenter Port Lavaca (TX) – Port Lavaca Carpenters

Carpenter Port Lavaca (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Port Lavaca (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Port Lavaca, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and struct…


Take Action to Improve Your Financial Situation in LAVACA ARKANSAS

By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director.

America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1, 2014, is a time to review your finances, decide what you want to save for, and set up a system that will allow you to save automatically. That’s why the America Saves Week theme is Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. Did you know that only half of Americans report having good savings habits? Even if you are already saving, it’s good to take a look at your goals and decide if you can save more or start a new savings goal. Join thousands of others who are pledging to pay down debt, save money, and take financial action during America Saves Week.

Not sure what to save for or what to save for next? Here are the most popular saving goals of those who have pledged to save through America Saves:

· Save for Emergencies - Only 37 percent of low-to-moderate income households have a savings or money market account at a bank or credit union and nearly a quarter of savers who have pledged to save have chosen “emergency savings” as their first wealth-building goal. Learn more.

· Save for Education - Saving for education is the second most popular goal savers select when they pledge to save with America Saves. There are many different things to factor in when saving and paying for college. Learn more.

· Pay Down Debt - Getting out of debt is the #3 goal Savers select when they pledge to save. That does not come as a surprise since a 2012 survey found that 45% of families with annual incomes under $50,000 rely on credit cards to pay for basic needs such as rent, utilities, insurance and food. Learn more.

· Save for a Home - For decades, home ownership has been the main path to wealth for most Americans. Today, home equity - the market value of a home minus the balance on any home loans - represents more than four-fifths of the typical family’s wealth. Learn more.

· Save for Retirement - Retirement savings is a top priority for many Savers. Saving for retirement now will ensure that you have enough money to maintain a comfortable standard of living when you stop or reduce the amount of hours you work. Learn more.

Not sure how to save for your goals? Here are some saving strategies to help:

· Save Automatically - The easiest and most effective way to save is automatically. This is how millions of Americans save at their bank or credit union, and how millions of employees save through 401(k) and other retirement programs at work. Learn more.

· Save at Tax Time - Do you spend weeks eagerly anticipating your tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? Many people view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses. They see the money as a gift from the government, to use for splurges or treats. But a tax refund provides the opportunity to improve your financial situation. Learn more.

Take the America Saves Pledge (or re-pledge) today to set your savings goal and make a plan to save. When you take the pledge you can also choose to receive text message tips and reminders to help you save for your goal. And don’t forget to follow America Saves on Facebook and Twitter.

America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for inpiduals to assess their own saving status



Domestic violence in LAVACA ARKANSAS

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.


LAVACA ARKANSAS: part-time employment while you are enrolled in school

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:

  • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
  • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
  • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
  • It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school´s financial aid office to find out if your school participates.

What kinds of jobs are there?
Are jobs on campus or off campus?
How much can I earn?
How will I be paid?
Can I work as many hours as I want?

What kinds of jobs are there?

The Federal Work-Study Program emphasizes employment in civic education and work related to your course of study, whenever possible.


Are jobs on campus or off campus?

Both. If you work on campus, you’ll usually work for your school. If you work off campus, your employer will usually be a private nonprofit organization or a public agency, and the work performed must be in the public interest.

Some schools might have agreements with private for-profit employers for work-study jobs. These jobs must be relevant to your course of study (to the maximum extent possible). If you attend a proprietary school (i.e., a for-profit institution), there may be further restrictions on the types of jobs you can be assigned.


Man working in shop class

If you’re interested in getting a Federal Work-Study job while you’re enrolled in college or career school, make sure you apply for aid early. Schools that participate in the Federal Work-Study Program award funds on a first come, first served basis.

How much can I earn?

You’ll earn at least the current federal minimum wage. However, you may earn more depending on the type of work you do and the skills required for the position.

Your total work-study award depends on:

  • when you apply,
  • your level of financial need, and
  • your school’s funding level.


How will I be paid?

How you’re paid depends partly on whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • If you are an undergraduate student, you´re paid by the hour.
  • If you are a graduate or professional student, you´re paid by the hour or by salary, depending on the work you do.
  • Your school must pay you at least once a month.
  • Your school must pay you directly unless you request that the school
    • send your payments directly to your bank account or
    • use the money to pay for your education-related institutional charges such as tuition, fees, and room and board.


Can I work as many hours as I want?

No. The amount you earn can’t exceed your total Federal Work-Study award. When assigning work hours, your employer or your school’s financial aid office will consider your class schedule and your academic progress.



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If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the
business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda,
it is all the more important that the public understand
that difference,and choose their news sources accordingly.
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