From staff reports
JEFFERSON — Jefferson ISD trustees on Tuesday voted to unanimously rename the district’s baseball park after a Bulldog graduate and to move the district forward on preparing for the Texas legislature’s House Bill 496 requirement by Jan. 1.
The Longview Police Department, Fire Department and Public Safety Communications divisions have scheduled a public safety hiring and information event Jan. 16.
East Texas film fans now have a chance to attend a free networking event hosted by a Hollywood movie producer and former Hallsville High School graduate on Tuesday at The Reserve in Longview.
KILGORE — The Kilgore City Council is considering a variety of upgrades in coming years, including the relocation of Fire Station No. 1, improvements to public city structures and landmarks as well as upgrading public utilities, including the city’s water system.
Cliff Carpenter has lived in Longview since 1980, but before that, he was the worst nightmare of illegal moonshine makers and bootleggers in Oklahoma and Arkansas.
C.J. Porter, a member of Cub Scout Pack 259 in Liberty City, spent his 10th birthday Saturday by receiving a Frank the Elf in his stocking and by going out to eat with family members.
Christmas bonuses are coming to many Longview-area cities this month in terms of sales tax disbursements from the state while others will experience “bah humbug.”
KILGORE — Goats in a petting zoo Saturday in downtown Kilgore drew the attention of Rachel Williams, who was having lunch with husband Trey and son Paladin, 7, outside Downtown D’Lites.
Students at East Texas Montessori Prep Academy spent the week learning about brown snowmen, African drums and other Christmas traditions of different countries.
A smoke alarm woke up residents of an Upshur County home early Friday morning, and they were able to flee to safety as a fire spread, Chief Scott Mischnick of the Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department said.
A Beckville High School coach was arrested after two students said he sent them sexually-explicit photos through social media, the Panola County Sheriff’s Office said.
Homebuilders in Longview had their busiest month in November since August and have tied so far this year with the 97 permits issued from January to November 2018, according to city data.
He said the name of the purported whistleblower during a hearing. For that, he's being criticized by some and praised by others.
Bundled-up attendees to Thursday night’s Christmas balloon glow in Longview were greeted by Santa and Mrs. Claus, Christmas music and hot cocoa.
Lois Acles Cooper of Longview said her son, Joseph Acles, 26, and nephew Quincy Williams, 21, were shot to death July 26, 2016, in a house on Timpson Street in Longview. They are both unsolved murders.
A gathering Thursday at the Historical Harrison County Courthouse in Marshall recognized a partnership between convention and visitors bureaus in Longview and Marshall to establish the Wonderland Train between the two cities.
Spanish teacher Dulce Trujillo has worked at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Longview for about five years, she said. On Thursday, she got to share “a piece” of herself with the school community.
If recycling has any continued future in the city of Longview, it likely will mean more money from customers.
The chalk artist was fresh out of the Gregg County jail yesterday when he almost immediately returned to the artwork that got him locked up the previous afternoon.
Allen Lamont Sutton Jr. has pleaded not guilty to a murder solicitation charge connected to the 2016 kidnapping and death of a pregnant Kilgore woman.
Regional home sales in November are higher than a year ago and increased on average in price, though they dropped to their lowest level since February, according to data from the Longview Area Association of Realtors.
Hot air balloon pilots are set to stage a Hot Air Balloon Christmas Glow from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. today on the lawn behind Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
Stephanie Garcia, who posed as a registered nurse at Davita Dialysis on South Washington Avenue, in Marshall, was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 months in state jail for fraudulent use/possession of identifying information.
A request to increase Longview City Manager Keith Bond’s purchasing power is before the City Council again tonight, this time with a few changes.
The head of a charter school organization operating six Longview ISD campuses reassigned an elementary school principal this week to a new position within the organization’s administration, a move that is allowed in the contract between the nonprofit East Texas Advanced Academies and LISD.
Keep Longview Beautiful is seeking volunteers, sponsors and funding as it reimagines its campaign to eradicate litter in the city.
The Longview Ballet Theatre is months away from its next big production, but preparations have begun with the help of a familiar face who has agreed to become even more of a local fixture.
A Mineola social worker has filed to challenge Republican District 1 state Sen. Bryan Hughes in November, while two other area lawmakers also face opponents in the March primary or the general election.
The loved ones of Demetrius Williams, who was fatally shot last Thursday as officers attempted to serve a narcotics warrant at his home, rallied at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office in a peaceful protest Tuesday in search of closure and answers.
Katrina Pierson, senior adviser to the Trump 2020 campaign, encouraged guests at a Women for Trump event Tuesday night in Tyler to be all hands on deck for the upcoming election.