Gregg County Jail
Kilgore ISD superintendent Dr. Andy Baker started the job just over a year ago in January 2019. The start of classes this week on Wednesday marked his one-year anniversary with the district and he reflected on a year of hard work and achievement.
Costumes were common Saturday at the Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity’s 20th — and final — Raisin’ The Roof fundraiser at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. The event featured celebrity waiters in costumes, dancing, music, an auction, dinner buffet and full bar.
Farah Woods of the Dragonettes dance team at Foster Middle School stood out Saturday because at 5-foot-10, she is the tallest member of the all-girl squad.
The birthday of Confederate War Gen. Robert E. Lee on Jan. 19 has been a state holiday in Texas since 1973, and descendants of Civil War soldiers observe it on the Saturday before as Confederate Heroes Day.
JEFFERSON — The queens are continuing their royal reign today at the annual Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson as East Texas author and artist Kathy L. Murphy wraps up the 20th anniversary of the organization she founded.
Community member Brian Stokes spoke out at the Kilgore City Council meeting Jan. 14 about issues the city had brought to his attention regarding signs for his business.
The Carthage Courtesy Club is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at 10 a.m. Monday at Anderson Park in downtown Carthage.
Officials from AEP-Southwestern Electric Power Co. were in Longview on Thursday to seek support for wind and solar energy and for reducing dependence on coal.
Potholes, bond projects and recycling were among the main topics at a town meeting hosted Thursday by Longview District 4 City Councilwoman Kristen Ishihara.
Carthage city officials have cited a need for new police and fire stations. Now they have to figure out what that new building or buildings would look like and where they’d be located.
Gregg County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 27-year-old Longview man Wednesday and charged him with throwing a kitchen chair at his father, hitting him in the leg, according to a report.
A 33-year-old Longview man who has been in Gregg County Jail since August on assault indictments faces additional charges of punching a jail employee and spitting on another, according to court records.
Country music star Tracy Byrd has been announced as this year's entertainer for the 74th Panola County Chamber of Commerce banquet on Feb. 18.
A proposed citywide ban on abortion was again subject of heated public comments at Monday’s Carthage City Commission meeting — but city officials so far have not placed the ordinance on an agenda for a vote.
In one night, the city of Easton appointed a new alderman, accepted another alderman's resignation, initiated annexation proceedings, introduced beautification and reconstruction plans and heard about the possibility of launching a fraud investigation.
A 56-year-old White Oak man was released Wednesday from Gregg County Jail on a $20,000 bond after a grand jury indictment on a charge of possession of child pornography.
KARNACK — Karnack ISD suffered significant damage during a weekend storm that rolled through East Texas late Friday and early Saturday, though the school now has electricity back on and is in session, Karnack ISD Superintendent Amy Dickson said on Monday.
The Longview Public Library has scheduled sessions for residents to make audio recordings of their memories of the area for the Longview 150 Sesquicentennial podcast.
Kilgore ISD trustees discussed the next phase in a long-running lawsuit against the district in their first board meeting of 2020 Monday evening.