WHITE OAK — White Oak ISD trustees learned Monday that one of their campuses is among some 200 in the U.S. and Canada to have earned recognition as a Model Professional Learning Community at Work.
Energy magnate and White Oak High School graduate Kelcy Warren has given $500,000 to Kilgore College to improve the college’s information technology infrastructure.
As Texas’ Republican leadership calls for property tax cuts and a school finance overhaul, the Texas House on Monday pitched a bold proposal: Pump roughly $7 billion more state funds into public schools — but only if lawmakers can satisfactorily overhaul the school finance system to slow the…
Advances in bite-mark science were cited by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday in halting a Rusk County man’s execution that had been set for today.
MARSHALL — Hundreds of community members, students and Marshall ISD staff braved near-freezing temperatures Monday night at Maverick Stadium to huddle together in mourning at a candlelight vigil honoring four students involved in a weekend wreck.
Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department leaders made their case for creating a third emergency services district in Gregg County in front of firefighters, officials and about 60 Gregg County residents Monday.
WHITE OAK — A tax attorney defended her company’s track record of collecting unpaid taxes to White Oak trustees Monday, touting her statewide firm as more aggressive and effective at delivering revenue for the Roughnecks.
The Pine Tree ISD now has a small supply of a nasal spray that is supposed to provide immediate relief for students overdosing on opioids, district officials said.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped the state's first execution of the year, scheduled to be that of a Rusk County man convicted of beating a 13-month-old girl to death in an exorcism in 2008.
Gregg County will provide $50,000 toward the Longview Arboretum and Nature Center as part of a 2019 interlocal agreement with the city.
HENDERSON — The manager of the Rusk County Youth Expo Center told Rusk County commissioners on Monday she is working with the county attorney’s office on a liability waiver that will let her open the facility to the public when it is not booked.
Marshall ISD is set to host a vigil in honor of two of its students killed in a weekend car crash, Marshall ISD spokesman David Weaver said on Sunday.
Beckville high school senior Ethan Collins hasn’t graduated from high school yet, but he has graduated from another institution — Panola College.
Raven Morgan came back to Longview a year ago to raise her two young children in her hometown, but she’s now ready to move on.
A group of East Texas residents is facing federal drug charges after officials said they distributed methamphetamine, federal court records show.
A third emergency services district in Gregg County — and a new property tax to pay for it — is the subject of a special meeting of the county’s Commissioners Court this week.
The Rusk County Commissioners Court is set Monday to approve an agreement with Goodsprings Water Supply Corp. to use a federal grant program for system improvements.
Texas state parks had the fourth-highest participation in the country for the Jan. 1 First Day Hikes, and the state had the highest number of parks that hosted events.
The woman tapped to lead a seven-campus charter network within Longview ISD in 2019-20 is eager to see how innovative educators can get if funding is approved for the new state education model.
Harrison County NAACP Branch No. 6185 has big plans in store as the organization gears up for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, started by its longtime leader, the late Mrs. Charles Wilson.
The Go-Giver Gala achieved its goals of helping Longview's homeless population in 2018 and will help to finance a new goal this year of redeveloping blighted areas on U.S. 80, organizers said Saturday night.
Four Marshall ISD students were involved in a Saturday morning wreck, killing two of the students and critically injuring another, Marshall ISD Superintendent Jerry Gibson said on Saturday.
Questions about the costs and timeline of the ongoing renovation of Memorial City Hall, as well as questions about the city’s reserve funds, dominated Thursday’s meeting of the Marshal City Commission.
GILMER — A newly constituted Upshur County Commissioners Court restocked the county’s Child Welfare Board, appointed members to the county Historical Commission and moved the auditor’s office two floors down Friday.
Some Longview-area cities reported major gains in sales tax allocations from the state in January over the past year while others experienced minor gains or sharp drops, according to a report from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
The Henderson City Council interviewed the last of three finalists Thursday night for a new city manager to succeed Tim Kelty.
East Texas Advanced Manufacturing Academy, now in its second semester in Longview, held a grand opening celebration with a ribbon-cutting and tours Friday.
The Panola County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing and possibly disoriented woman who called 911 Thursday to say someone was chasing her in the woods, Sheriff Kevin Lake said.
Gregg County is changing its jury duty selection process to make it more efficient and convenient for prospective jurors, according to District Clerk Trey Hattaway.
Moviegoers in one Longview theater will have the option of a beer or some wine with their popcorn after the Longview City Council unanimously approved a staff recommendation to allow Carmike Cinemas to remake AMC Classic Longview 10.
An unattended cooking pot left on top of a stove caused a fire that did an estimated $100,000 in damage to a Longview house and displaced its seven occupants Thursday morning, Longview Fire Marshal Kevin May said.
KILGORE — With renovations nearly complete, the East Texas Oil Museum is set to reopen to the public at some point in the next two weeks.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A recently graduated Louisiana police officer has been fatally shot as she was in uniform leaving for work on the night shift.
The 15 remaining dogs rescued from the embattled Humane Society of Marion County in Jefferson are hoping a second chance adoption event on Saturday at PetSense in Marshall will find them the forever homes they need.