A coworker rescued the driver of a workover rig that landed in a creek Monday morning, White Oak Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jimmy Purcell said.
First-term Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen on Tuesday announced he will not seek reelection to the lower chamber in 2020 — completing a stunning fall for the Angleton Republican who enjoyed near unanimous support in the House just months earlier.
DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage.
East Texas Republican state Reps. Chris Paddie and Jay Dean in separate statements Monday night said they can no longer support GOP Speaker Dennis Bonnen in light of what he was heard saying in a secret recording released last week by a far-right activist.
The American Legion Posts of Kilgore and Longview have scheduled a cleanup to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Longview Veterans Plaza in Teague Park in preparation for the upcoming Veterans Day.
A generator maintenance contractor lost its business with Gregg County after taking too long to fix a generator at the county jail, administrators said Monday.
A Tatum ISD mother and grandmother are planning to take the district to court, after the school board on Monday unanimously denied their grievances about the expulsion of their children over dress code issues.
The National Weather Service determined Monday that an EF0 tornado touched down Sunday night in Panola County, making two such twisters to hit East Texas that night.
The episode of a PBS show about Texas filmed this summer in the Longview area, highlighting local things to see and do, will be aired beginning this week.
UPDATE: Panola, Cass and Rusk counties were included in a disaster declaration issued Monday by Gov. Greg Abbott for 16 counties hit by severe weather Sunday and early Monday.
The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office has submitted a criminal mischief case against Henderson ISD trustee Jon Best to Rusk County District Attorney Micheal Jimerson.
Texas voters are about to weigh in on 10 proposed amendments to the state constitution, which deal with everything from retiring law enforcement animals to the state’s tax code. Voters in three state House districts will also participate in special elections to fill empty seats.
Early voting for the Nov. 5 general election begins Monday and continues through Nov. 1. Here’s a look at polling times and locations by county across East Texas:
After two years of planning for the city’s sesquicentennial in 2020, the Longview 150 Committee now is turning its focus to production of the celebration.
The Spring Hill ISD board of trustees could approve the purchase of batting cages for the baseball and softball complex at its 6 p.m. Monday meeting in the administration building on 3101 Spring Hill Road.
KILGORE — A $3.5 million estate gift from a former Kilgore College Rangerette and her husband to fund scholarships for the Rangerette organization will be “transformational,” college President Brenda Kays said.
Residents were being warned about consuming well water and to avoid contaminated soil after a blocked sewer main led to a 100,000-gallon water spill in Jacksonville.
Cynthia Macedo, a third grader at Longview ISD’s Bramlette STEAM Academy, plays the video game Super Smash Bros. with her 17-year-old brother, and sometimes she almost beats him, she said.
For Shannon Trest and her staff at the Women’s Center of East Texas, every month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, she said.
The unemployment rate in the three-county Longview metro area dropped to 3.7% in September from 3.9% in August while the state rate held steadily for four months at 3.4%, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
A month after hearing a presentation from Enterprise Fleet Management, the Harrison County Commissioners Court approved the firm, on Wednesday, to manage the county’s vehicles in hopes of building a better fleet and realize potential savings.
The names of Gregg County’s victims of domestic violence will be read on the steps of the Gregg County Courthouse at 1:30 p.m. today as part of an observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is in October.
Violinist Jennifer Dalmas and cellist Evgeni Raychev will perform the first Bach’s Lunch recital of the new season today at First Christian Church, 720 N. Sixth St. in Longview.
Longview’s Downtown Live concert series continues tonight with 6 Miles to Mixon from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Elaine Reynolds Stage at Heritage Plaza at Green and Methvin streets in downtown Longview.
DALLAS — President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as “crazy” and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.
The Harrison County Commissioners Court passed a resolution Wednesday to resell a total of 110 properties, currently bid in trust to the county, for the December tax resale.
A local woman with a history of working in municipal and nonprofit animal services is the city of Longview’s newest animal shelter supervisor.
Katie Yoder's Pine Tree ISD kindergarten class can find America and Ethiopia on a globe. They also can describe why children in Ethiopia need their help.
U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran Donny Ingram, of Tyler, was delighted to be a part of the 19th Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods Heroes Flight.
The recording of a conversation between two top Republican state lawmakers and a conservative activist released Tuesday exposed legislators’ intentional political targeting of cities and counties — and their plans to make the 2021 legislative session even more painful for local governments.