The local chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas hosted a guest speaker last night to address new ways of looking at the story of Texas's independence.
An incorrect banner in the City of Kilgore’s ‘Six flags over Texas’ display was ultimately sorted out this week following a brief but contentious dialogue between a local couple and City Hall. The flag in question is one of three official banners flown by the Confederate States of America, in power here from March 1861 through 1865. For at least several weeks, another flag was flying in its place in the six flags display in front of Kilgore Police Department – the so-called ‘Betsy Ross flag’ is similar in design. It was a mistake, according to city officials. One that needed to be rectified immediately, according to Kiefer and Cody Bounds.
The state attorney general has sided with law enforcement, allowing them to withhold body and dashboard video in the Aug. 7 fatal shooting of that left a teenager dead after being shot by Longview police.
TATUM — An empty seat could not be found in the Tatum ISD board room — or hallway or lobby — at the district’s special-called board meeting to address its dress code Monday night.
GILMER — By a 4-1 vote, the Upshur County Commissioners Court approved a $16.8 million spending plan for next year.
An incident involving an injured student at East Texas Montessori Prep Academy has spurred conflicting stories from the child’s parent and the school’s principal.
NEWTON — The Texas lawman is one of the most oft-romanticized figures in the American landscape. Newton County Sheriff Billy Rowles is no exception.
A Longview nursing home faces a possible fine of more than $21,000 after three residents with dementia walked out of a locked unit and down Fourth Street without staff realizing they had left.
A Longview business owner and pastor has been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the state’s Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services.
Longview ISD officials have scheduled a series of meetings to gather community input as they consider applying for district-wide charter status.
A foundation for one of the state’s oldest Boy Scout troops has turned its focus to restoring the troop’s home of 78 years, now that it has received a sought-after historical designation from the city of Longview.
Christus Good Shepherd Health System in partnership with Longview Clinic Orthopaedic Association is providing a free sports injury clinic to area student athletes.
The Zonta Club of Longview conducted a second annual event Saturday that drew serious beer connoisseurs to The Green off Texas 31 — and for a good cause.
Longview Regional Medical Center plans to feature a carnival theme for a reunion of neonatal intensive care patients 10 a.m. to noon today in the Bugatti Room at Holiday Inn North, 300 Tuttle Circle.
Save a Life Today (SALT) will hold its annual suicide prevention walk Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Carthage Junior High School track. Registration starts at 8 a.m., with the walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Gregg County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a series of vehicle thefts that were reported occurring earlier this week in the unincorporated Longview and Kilgore areas, according to sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Josh Tubb.
White Oak police arrested a 18-year-old man Thursday charged with retaliating against a neighbor who reported a burglary, according to a report.
Longview police Thursday night arrested a 33-year-old woman charged with stabbing a man in the arm after an argument, according to a report.
Samantha Sommerfeld of Pine Tree High School was named Miss Gregg County on Thursday night during the annual pageant at the Gregg County Fair.
The latest in what has been a string of consulting contracts funded by Longview taxpayers didn’t get approved Thursday without one councilman raising questions and concerns.
The Longview City Council offered changes Thursday night to the city’s sign ordinance that might help a potential redevelopment deal finally get done.
GILMER – Stakeholders for Lake Gilmer came away from a community meeting Thursday with renewed hope that they might find solutions for a $25 million investment turned headache.
Texas Ruegg recalled his son, Lukas, being born 2 and 1/2 months prematurely in 2012 because his wife, Penni, had a tumor.
Penni died six months later from cervical cancer, Ruegg said.
The Morris County Collaborative will feature a speech by Waco-based economist Ray Perryman and discuss issues of concern to residents during a town hall set 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Daingerfield High School auditorium, 2902 Tiger Drive.