New setting, new fans
KILGORE — A decision to move a Kilgore balloon event to Driller Park this year paid off Wednesday in big ways, organizers said.
Area Methodist churches unite again for annual rummage sale
About 60 students at Asbury House Child Enrichment Center may gain an educational head start Friday thanks to proceeds from china plates, vinyl records, used furniture and other items.
Gregg County commissioners approve spending $433,000 to build road at airport
Gregg County commissioners agreed Wednesday to spend $433,000 in leveraging a $4.4 million federal grant to build an airport road so vehicles don’t have to cross runways.
Kilgore schedules budget workshop
The Kilgore City Council is scheduled to meet at 8 a.m. Friday to hear a presentation and discuss a proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.
Gladewater Police Department to offer citizen police academy
The Gladewater Police Department aims to educate the public and debunk myths about police work during its first citizen police academy in September.
Longview ISD trustees say no progress in search for new chief
Longview ISD trustees said Wednesday there is no progress on finding a full-time superintendent.
Longview University Center to offer advising for new criminal courses
The University of Texas at Tyler’s Longview University Center will host an advising session for students interested in the university’s first year of criminal justice courses.
Keeping old codes could raise cost of insurance; City builders weigh concerns of potential safety ra
City officials said Thursday that a downgrade in Longview’s safety rating because of old building codes could raise insurance policies between $50 and $100.
Healthy Woman to mark sixth year in Longview
Longview Regional Medical Center marks the sixth anniversary of its Healthy Woman initiative on Aug. 7 with a free exposition open to the public.
Henderson writer’s workshop supports young career paths
HENDERSON — Bobbie Shafer delayed her calling until retirement, but in hindsight, she believes the early bird gets the bookworm.
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