The Longview Health Department inspected these establishments from Dec. 31 to Jan. 4.
FALLS CHURCH, Va — Three weeks into a partial government shutdown that has stalled nine federal departments, Nargess Lakehal-Ayat spends her days at home, fielding questions from her 12-year-old son that she’s unable to answer.
“The Passage,” a hokey but mildly entertaining drama about an ill-fated scientific attempt to harness the immunity of rabid vampires, premieres Monday on Fox.
The nickname that W.G. “Snuffy” Walden picked up as a child in Hallsville helped launch him into a career as a now-acclaimed composer of more than than 100 television shows’ theme songs.
■ Green Street Recreation Center, 814 S. Green St., Longview, needs volunteers to help send cards and make calls to members who are ill or in the hospital. For information, call Keith Bibb at (903) 237-1279.
■ Windridge Therapeutic Equestrian Center, 593 Windridge Road, Gilmer, needs hay, toilet paper, paper towels, bottled water, cleaning supplies, scholarship sponsors and Tractor Supply and Walmart gift cards. For information, email email@example.com or call (903) 797-2414.
■ Cherish Celebration: 6 p.m. Jan. 26, El Cerrito Lodge, 6819 FM 726 in Diana. An acoustic evening with Doug Stone benefits Hannah House Maternity Home. Cost: $50 individual tickets; tables available. Information: https://tinyurl.com/y8krj8mp .
■ Alzheimer’s Community Forum: 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 31, The University Center Ballroom/University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler. The Alzheimer’s Association of Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter will present “Advancing Dementia Science” with updates on the latest research from …
Pancakes are one of my daughter’s favorite breakfasts, and at 16 she is old enough and skilled enough to whip up a batch for herself. But she won’t bother unless there is a pancake mix she can use. Sigh.
I make and eat a lot of soup in the winter. More often than I want to, I will bust open a carton of store-bought broth. Sometimes the time and effort of making the soup itself is all I can handle. It’s not that making broth is difficult. But it does require more forethought (and refrigerator…
Sometimes I get the feeling that too many people eat black-eyed peas annually — on New Year’s Day. While I love the Southern tradition of black-eyed peas and rice (hoppin’ John), often eaten with greens, I’m here to say that black-eyed peas deserve a place in your repertoire the rest of the …
Rice and beans are two of the humblest pantry staples. They’re also among the cheapest and most versatile. On their own, they’re pretty, pretty good, depending on how you use them. But these days I’m really digging them together, when the sum is definitely greater than the parts.
■ Longview Christian Women’s Connection is hosting a buffet luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Copeland’s of New Orleans, 3213 N. Fourth St. in Longview. Special music: Greg Scobee, soloist; guest speaker: Tammy Whitehurst of Longview will present “Girl Talk — Getting Real about Real Life.” …
The Marshall Regional Arts Council is bringing the Chicago group Close to You to East Texas to present “The Music of the Carpenters,” at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Marshall Convention Center at 2501 East End Blvd.
Three courses remain in a series of four nutrition classes being offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service — Better Living for Texans at the Longview Public Library, at 222 W. Cotton St. in Longview.
Children’s programming has returned from its holiday hiatus at the Longview Public Library. Here’s a look at the library’s regular offerings (at the main branch at 222 W. Cotton Street unless otherwise indicated):
QUESTION: A few months ago there was an article in the Longview newspaper about a new exhibit on wars being opened at the Marshall historical museum. I’ve not seen a follow up to that. Can you find out if that’s open and if not when it plans to be open?
The Longview Public Library will feature the folk music duo Hungrytown, from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 in the library’s “Sounds & Stacks” concert. The free concert will be held inside the library at 222 W. Cotton St., with food trucks expected to park outside the library that night.
One of the more interesting video game designers on the scene today is Lucas Pope, whose games conspicuously tinker with the notion of the player as worker. Pope leaped to the top of the indie world after “Papers, Please,” his 2013 game about a hard-pressed immigration officer, was criticall…
Over the years, Hendrick’s Lake near Tatum has been a place where many people have visited in search of a legendary treasure that was supposedly left at the site by Pirate Jean LaFitte.
Gregg and Harrison counties have teamed up once again to sponsor the 2019 Credit Hour Program that will be held Jan. 25 at the Gold Hall Community Center in Hallsville. The annual program will feature five continuing education units toward any Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide license.
If you plan to work past 65 and keep the health insurance you’ve had from your job, you’re likely to wonder what, if anything, you need to do about enrolling in Medicare.
■ Prescription drug drop boxes: Unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs can be disposed of 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by using the drop boxes in the lobbies of the Longview Police Department, 302 W. Cotton St. in Longview, and White Oak Police Department, 108 E. Old Hwy 80 in …
■ U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the volunteer uniformed branch of the Coast Guard, is looking for volunteer members in the Longview/East Texas area. The organization offers boating/water safety classes and performs lake patrol functions and search and rescue/disaster relief services for the ar…