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ArtWalk will return to downtown Longview this evening, with new artists and local favorites displaying their work at various locations along Methvin, Tyler, Center and Fredonia streets. Texas Bank & Trust's downtown location on Whaley Street also will be showing winning entries in the bank's annual photography contest.
On July 20, 1969, the United States accomplished what many thought was impossible when Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the Lunar Module Eagle on the moon.
Two local collectors will share their personal treasures with the public during the Gregg County Historical Museum's next exhibit, "Fashion & Photography: 1860-1890," which opens Tuesday.
Family-friendly activities, music and star-spangled fireworks shows will set the mood for Independence Day celebrations in East Texas.
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A three-year project to restore and conserve one of the rarest and most valuable works in the Tyler Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection is complete, with the recent return of a pair of 18th century folding screens by Japanese painter Soga Shohaku.
The Texas Shakespeare Festival at Kilgore College opens with “As You Like It” at 7:30 p.m June 27, with “Born Yesterday,””Othello” and the musical “Into the Woods” opening at 7:30 p.m. on June 28, June 29 and June 30. The festival continues through July 28, with the children’s play “The Girl…
QUESTION: I received in the mail last night a 2019 Census Test. It’s from the U.S. Census Bureau. A letter inside says “The Census Bureau conducts this important 10-minute survey to help make the 2020 Census easier, more convenient and less costly.” The envelope says “Your response is requir…
Newgate Mission’s Gallery Night from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 27 will feature the art work of Ruby Floyd. Floyd, who died in May, was a frequent visitor to the mission and well known around Longview as a fan of the Lobos who cheerfully rode her bike around the city.
Close to 50 vendors are expected at the H.E.R.P.S. Exotic Reptile and Pet Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 29 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30 at the Longview Exhibit Building, at 1123 Jaycee Drive.
The Charlie Daniels Band is coming to Tyler to perform at the Oil Palace on June 29. This year, the band is celebrating the 40th anniversary of "The Devil Went Down to Georgia."
Kelli Grant, the “Queen of Swing,” is hosting a sci-fi festival during the month of July at her Kokomo Outdoor Theatre in honor of World UFO Day on July 2.
The Longview Public Library’s Summer Reading Club will present the movie “Mary Poppins Returns” for free at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 27, at the library at 222. W. Cotton St.
Dear Neil: While we were traveling around in North Texas a few weeks ago we saw large fields filled with what I first thought was Queen Anne’s lace. I did research and concluded it was poison hemlock. Now I’m wondering why more wasn’t written about it in the newspapers at the time.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a strategic mandate: Normalize people of color on screen.
QUESTION: I’m sure you remember the movie “Ben-Hur,” and the chariot race. Remember the part where the bad guy put those nasty-looking extenders on his chariot wheels — for the purpose of destroying the wheels of the other chariots in the race? Well, the other day I was driving on Fourth Str…
The Longview Public Library’s Summer Reading Club offers free daily activities for children Monday through Saturday through July 24. The upcoming week’s activities include:
Now in its 10th season, the Historic Longview Farmers Market is showcasing local musicians most Saturday mornings. The market is open 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays through Thanksgiving at West Cotton and South High streets in downtown Longview.
Dear Neil: We planted several East Palatka hollies at our property in East Texas last October. Two are struggling. Could this be due to too much water? How can we save them?