Slow start to early voting in East Texas
The pace of early voting will have to pick up in Gregg County to reach the level achieved the last time the governor’s job was on the ballot. Other Longview-area counties also were reporting slower ea
Spotlight on Houston apartment fire shifts to construction worker’s daring escape
mysanantonio.com / Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:32:00 UT
While Houstonians were enraptured by the massive flames and smoke emanating from an unfinished apartment complex in Montrose, national media outlets turnd their attention toward this:
Greater Oak Grove pastor anniversary
Isaac may cost energy industry $1 billion
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:31:49 UT
Hurricane Isaac cost the energy industry up to $1 billion in lost production and damage to equipment, a risk modeling firm estimates.
3-month-old dies while in dad’s care
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:18:12 UT
Police were awaiting autopsy results for a 3-month-old boy who died after his father found him unresponsive at a home late Thursday night. Police said the infant was fed by bottle and then put to bed at about 11 p.m. About 15 minutes later the boy's father woke up and reported he found the infant cold to the touch and unresponsive.
Local 4-H group collects food
Every year, all the 4-H members in the state of Texas come together for one day in October to give back to their communities. This annual event is called One Day 4-H.
Waskom fire department encourages Halloween safety
Halloween can be a dangerous time for children.
Student of the Week: MHS senior serves at church alter
Gricelda Sanchez, 17, is a typical teenager in every way, except for one thing.
First Church of the Nazarene holds pumpkin patch, Fall Fest
The First Church of the Nazarene of Marshall is holding their first pumpkin patch this year.
Entryways, housing options to up quality of life
As the first 700 of nearly 2,500 Comprehensive Plan survey responses streamed in, nearly seven in 10 residents said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of life in Longview.
Flag from Battleship Texas flies again for D-Day
mysanantonio.com / Fri, 23 May 2014 04:32:59 UT
A cacophony of shouting men and the constant boom of exploding shells filled the air. In honor of the 70th anniversary of the June 6, 1944, invasion, the flag that was aloft will go on public display Friday for the first time since World War II in an exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science thanks to a crewman who gifted the flag. The USS Texas' 17-by-9 foot battle flag was raised on its mast June 5, as 156,000 Allied soldiers prepared to cross the English Channel and face the Germans. The USS Texas, which already had fought in World War I, was tasked with drawing enemy fire so the troops could land, Smith said. The rounds came so fast and so furiously, the troops on the beach were relieved when they saw the USS Texas and its constant barrage, Ernest Hemingway described as a correspondent for Colliers magazine. For years, as Saul finished school, got married, raised two daughters and enjoyed a long career with the Coast Guard, the massive wool and linen flag with just 48 stars remained carefully folded in storage.
Greg Abbott, Chuck Norris urge East Texans to ‘get out and vote’
TYLER — Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott told a Tyler audience Friday his election is an opportunity to put East Texas values in the governor’s mansion.
Marshall boy assaulted at bus stop
A 10-year-old Marshall boy is at Dallas Children Medical Center after being assaulted Friday at a bus stop by another student, who is in police custody.
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