Dear Neil: We had a lush spathiphyllum on our deck. One night, several of the leaves disappeared entirely leaving only stubs remaining. We brought the plant inside. Do you think it will recover (see photo)? Will a possum eat their leaves? I have read here that you have many spathiphyllums an…
Just when summer is really starting to heat up, it is time for children to go back to school. That means motorists will be sharing the roads with school buses, pedestrians, bicycles and lots of new teen drivers taking their first car to school.
Nonprofit pet rescue organizations need volunteers to foster animals. Volunteers are trained, and most expenses are covered. Fostering can last from a few weeks to a few months. Pets participate in weekly adoption events. For information, email info@LongviewPetsRescue.org or visit Longview P…
D.O.R.S. Youth Transition Center, 1125 Judson Road, Suite 153, Longview, needs used laptops that are in working condition with Microsoft Office software. For information, call (903) 803-0100.
Novel Night-Vegas: 7 to 11 p.m. Aug. 31. Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton St. in Longview. Join the Friends of the Longview Public Library to raise and provide funding for future library programs, materials and services with Vegas-style entertainment, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Cost…
■ Stop the Bleed: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Christus Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living, 3133 Good Shepherd Way. Uncontrolled bleeding is the leading cause of death from trauma, and this free course for non-health care professionals teaches how to identify and stop it. For registration,…
A dozen United Methodists meeting secretly in Indianapolis earlier this summer have unveiled a blueprint for spinning off one or two new denominations, hoping to put an end to decades of battles over LGBTQ inclusion.
LAKE JACKSON — While reminiscing about their childhood experience with Vacation Bible School, Diane Tweedle and Betty Massey wondered why kids had all the fun and no such thing existed for adults.
PARIS (AP) — Catholic pilgrims have held an emotional procession past fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral, singing and parading with a statue of the Virgin Mary rescued from the flames.
QUESTION: The newspaper had an article about SWEPCO announcing plans for a wind-power generating operation. Is this related to the big wind power project that was rejected a year or so ago? And will it raise or reduce electricity rates?
CINCINNATI — Investigators say a Cincinnati-area pastor charged with a sex crime involving an underage girl told the teen she needed to be cleansed from being molested as a child.
A Texas judge has ordered a North Texas Muslim cleric to pay $2.55 million to a Muslim woman who says he groomed her for sex after counseling her for years when she was in her teens.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader called on all Muslims to support the Palestinian people in their opposition to the Trump administration’s “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan.
QUESTION: Earlier this year several bond issues were voted on. One, which was approved, was the widening and addition of sidewalks on Fairmont Street in front of Pine Tree High School. When will this work begin?
Tens of thousands of people visit Tyler State Park each year, but only a small percentage of visitors take time to explore its many miles of trails, post oak savanna and beaver pond, said Boyd Sanders, park ranger.
Organizers of the ninth annual Art of Peace festival Sept. 14-22 in Tyler have announced activities ranging from an art show to a community meal as ways to promote the cause of peace.
As much of a recipe and rule follower as I am, I do enjoy going off-script and improvising. I get to feel creative and, ideally, use up odds and ends around the house, or capitalize on what looks the best that moment at the farmers market.
Ricotta toast seems to be having a moment right now. It keeps cropping up on my Instagram feed, on restaurant menus and, frankly, in my own thoughts when I ponder what I am hankering for at breakfast time or for an afternoon snack.
Breakfast, as you may have heard, is the most important meal of the day. That’s especially true for kids returning to school, who need fuel for energy and learning.
Doug Sapp was digging into his bag of gags the other day, just clowning around. He pulled out a small bouquet of fly swatters.
■ Stop the Bleed: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 19, Christus Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living, 3133 Good Shepherd Way. Uncontrolled bleeding is the leading cause of death from trauma, and this free course for non-health care professionals teaches how to identify and stop it. For registration…
House of Hope, 3011 W. Marshall Ave., Longview, needs volunteers for various tasks and meal sponsors for lunches and dinners. For information, call Helen Johnson, (903) 295-0904.
House of Hope, 3011 W. Marshall Ave., Longview, needs toilet paper, paper towels, pillows, air mattresses, $5 gift cards, Longview Transit Bus passes, meats, produce, dairy, college ruled notebook paper, spiral notebooks and composition books. For information, call Helen Johnson, (903) 295-0904.
Stuff-the-Bus for Longview ISD: Donations accepted noon to 6 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; drop off in bin at Center Court in Longview Mall, 3500 McCann Road. School supply lists available at longviewmall.com . For information, call (903) 753-4452.
As Americans reel from back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, religious leaders who have experienced violence in their houses of worship are venting their anger at the persisting violence and trying to help their congregants persevere.