Harrison County Commissioners Court OKs contract for updated court managing system
The Harrison County Commissioners Court is moving a step closer to upgrading the county’s court management system, recently approving the contract between the county and software vendor Tyler Technolo
Waskom Wildcats will be honored Saturday with parade
WASKOM — The Waskom High School Wildcats football team will be honored with “Wildcat State Champ Day,” beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday in the high school gymnasium.
Sheriff’s traffic stop report praised
Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano drew praise from one commissioner Thursday for his department’s annual racial profiling report.
Four file for Marshall city elections in May
Four residents filed for their place on May’s ballot for city commission.
Marshall Hospital Foundation to host annual Red Dress Luncheon
The Marshall Hospital Foundation will celebrate 12 years of providing critical women’s heart health information to the community with Red Thursday activities in February.
Tickets available for community banquet
The Community Outreach Mission is set to hold its 10th annual Ruby Canida Banquet at 7 p.m. today at Galilee Baptist Church Taylor Family Life Center in Longview.
Theater’s annual benefit gala Feb. 7
Henderson Civic Theatre will present Intermission 2015, its second annual gala fundraiser, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Feb. 7.
Incumbents file re-election bids
Gladewater Councilman Scott Owens filed Thursday to seek re-election to his seat.
East Texas private, public school leaders differ over vouchers
State Rep. David Simpson of Longview says he doesn’t believe using public tax dollars to pay for private education is “proper.”
Former EPISD administrator sentenced to five years supervised probation for role in cheating scandal
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:18:33 MST
A federal judge today sentenced former El Paso Independent School District administrator Myrna Gamboa to five years supervised probation and a $5,000 fine for her role in the scheme to artificially inflate the district's test scores.
Protesters heckle annual Muslim rally at Capitol
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:29:56 MST
AUSTIN >> A small group of vitriolic hecklers and overt suspicion from one lawmaker greeted hundreds of Muslims who rallied Thursday during their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — the first time the event has drawn protesters.
Eighth graders in Jefferson SKYPE to their futures
Eighth grade students in the gifted classes at Jefferson Junior High School are getting a lift up in their educational endeavors by participating in a pilot career technology program.
Peace sought after violent month
A Longview businessman has organized a peace rally for today after a month that has seen four people shot and killed within city limits.
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