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What you might have missed this weekend in East Texas: Feb. 28- Mar. 1

In What you might have missed

Scott Brunner

By Scott Brunner
March 2, 2015 at 3:03 p.m.
Updated March 4, 2015 at 3:03 p.m.



A woman is on a mission to educate about eating disorders after her daughter's death. A marker was dedicated to commemorate an iconic eatery and the contribution of its owners. Longview mayor candidates (well, two of them) give us an idea of their vision for the seat. In case you tuned out this weekend, here's a bit of what you might have missed in East Texas:


After a loss, a mission to educate about eating disorders

‘I still get to be her mom’

Candy Miller was a Longview Global High School freshman. She died the day after her 15th birthday after a months-long battle with an eating disorder. Her mother, Candy Miller, now says she and other family members are on a mission to educate others about the signs and symptoms of eating disorders.

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Marker will help Cace legacy live on

Historical marker erected at Longview landmark

A historical marker dedicated Saturday will continue past the closing later this month of Johnny Cace's Seafood & Steakhouse and commemorate the iconic eatery and the many contributions by the Cace family to the area.

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Who will be Longview's next mayor?

Mayor candidates
We took a look this weekend at two of the candidates in the race to become Longview's next mayor. Check out our profiles about Andy Mack and Richard Manley. A third candidate, G. Floyd, declined to be interviewed for a profile.

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Weekend of health screenings

Getting heart healthy

There were ample opportunities in Longview this past weekend to get a quick check on your health.

As hundreds of people visited the Institute for Healthy Living on Hawkins Parkway, 160 teenage athletes received heart scans nearby at a Longview Regional Medical Center event.

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Longview Lanes' new life

Work should begin soon to transform the former Longview Lanes bowling alley into La Carretta Meat Market.

Learn more in our weekly Business Beat column.

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