EASTON — Two people are in custody after reports of recklessly firing firearms on a Gregg County road.
The city of Longview is seeking canned goods and cash donations for the 35th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive on Nov. 25 so that less fortunate families can enjoy a meal days later.
Trustees at Hallsville ISD are scheduled to review drafts of the auditorium and West Elementary School project schedules Monday at their regular monthly meeting.
East Texas Advanced Academies, the nonprofit organization running Longview ISD’s district-within-a-district of charter campuses, is paying its chief executive officer $175,000, more than LISD’s part-time superintendent. The five employees of ETAA make more than a combined $500,000 per year.
KILGORE — Kilgore civic leaders Lloyd and Evelyn Bolding ushered in the Christmas spirit Saturday night by flipping a switch to light more than 20 derricks lining Commerce Street in the World’s Richest Acre.
Planned renovations for Broughton Recreation Center and Park in Longview include a new gym and basketball court, more parking spaces, a new trail and other additions.
It can be lonely, arduous work preparing a week’s meals as a solo act, and Kilgore Public Library staffers hope for a more festive atmosphere when they gather food preppers en masse this month. Set for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19, the library’s Freezer Meals Prep Party is pretty self-explanatory, according to KPL director Stacey Cole.
Two Longview residents have been arrested after Harrison County Sheriff’s Office deputies found a steroid lab and 40 kilos of the drug worth about $150,000 while responding to a shots fired call.
TYLER — Harvey Convention Center is a focus of an investigation into the source of contaminated water that caused an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in East Texas that has left one person dead.
Brandon Seegers’ mom said that he was born wide-eyed and looking around the room, and that was the way he lived his life.
An East Texas anti-abortion group pushing for area cities to ban abortions within their limits plans to bring their proposed ordinance to Carthage before Christmas.
Meadowbrook Funeral Home will remain the vendor for the county’s removal and transport of the deceased as well as for direct cremation for the county’s deceased paupers, Harrison County Commissioners Court decided in a 3-2 vote on Wednesday.
The Greater Longview United Way has teamed up with the East Texas Council of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse to hand out bags for free for the safe disposal of prescription drugs in the trash.
The unemployment rate for the tri-county Longview metro area held steady in October at 3.6% while the rate statewide stayed at 3.4%, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
A 19-year-old Dallas woman who was reported as a missing person in June 2018 was arrested on a grand jury indictment charging her with having sex with a child under age 14, court records show.
Mayor Andy Mack named the final two 2020 Go-Giver Gala honorees Thursday night, while the Longview City Council tabled a move that would have increased by 400% the city manager’s authority to approve certain expenses. Council members also listened to concerns about coyotes in the city.
Officials are looking for this Longview man, who they say has a history of violence and is considered to be a potential danger to the public and others around him.
Chuck King, owner of two Longview Chick-fil-A franchises that employ more than 200 people, said he has fond memories of being a Boy Scout while growing up in Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1970s.
The I Am Beautiful Movement will offer a self-defense class for girls from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the second floor of One On One Fitness, 100 Richardson Drive, Henderson.
RUSK — On Tuesday, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission hosted a groundbreaking for new patient units at Rusk State Hospital. Of $745 million designated by the state Legislature for a number of Texas hospitals, $196 million has been approved for the project in Rusk.
The University of Texas at Tyler will get its long awaited new College of Nursing facility and the Health Science Center will be getting a resident teaching school, thanks to help from the top.
A real estate company that owns the old Wal-Mart site is asking the City of Carthage to reconsider the termination of an economic development agreement.
Gregg County Sheriff’s investigators have identified the suspect in a weekend shooting near Lake Cherokee as Hubert Earl Kindle, 34, of Easton and are seeking information about his whereabouts.
NORRIS CITY, Ill. — In southern Illinois, Norris City is a small dot on the map, 20 miles northeast of Harrisburg. But for about seven months during World War II, it was one of the most important places in the country.
Taylor Morgan said she has never seen a patient at Refuge International’s clinic at the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission who is not grateful for the care the clinic provides.
An amendment before the Longview City Council would give City Manager Keith Bonds authority to approve certain expenses, contracts or agreements up to $250,000.
Home sales in the 10-county region served by the Longview Area Association of Realtors continued their upward spiral in October, growing 16.7% from the previous year, the organization reported.
A series of billboards are going up across Texas encouraging victims of sex trafficking and those who suspect it is taking place to report it.
Five days into the open filing period for the March primaries have yielded no surprise candidates in Gregg County and one Harrison County candidate seeking a post currently held by a county commissioner who hasn’t yet filed for reelection.
A Gregg County Appraisal District error has left local governments to adjust their budgets for losses into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
NORRIS CITY, Ill. — About 40 people ventured out in inclement weather Monday on Veterans Day to attend the dedication of an historical marker commemorating the 1943 wartime completion of the first leg of the Big Inch Pipeline in Norris City, Illinois.
An operation to serve a warrant yesterday that closed part of Judson Road north of Longview did not yield the suspect. He wasn't at the location.
A 67-year-old man from Marble Falls, who was a vendor at the East Texas State Fair, has come forward as having had Legionnaires' disease.