Upshur shelter hosts first pet adoption event today, Sunday in Longview
A new animal shelter in Gilmer is holding its first pet adoption days today and Sunday at PetSmart on U.S. 259 in Longview.
Blue Bell expanding into Vegas due to popular demand
mysanantonio.com / Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:31:00 UT
Soon, Texans in Las Vegas will be able to drown their gambling-loss sorrows with a taste of home. Blue Bell Ice Cream has unveiled plans for a distribution center near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Nevada.
See if you agree with GOP winners & losers
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:13:00 UT
Chamber seeks businesses for ‘Locals Only’ bracelet program
For $5 a year, residents and visitors to the city of Jefferson can save money at participating restaurants and businesses.
Longview Fire Department celebrates captain’s retirement
A loud foot tap ignited the bagpipe notes that forced its way into a room at the Longview Fire Training Center on Friday.
Harleton alum loved teachers, lunch ladies
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about alumni from the area and how their education impacted their lives. If you know of a distinguished alumni or if you have a school-related story
Mysterious pest threatening billion-dollar Texas crop
mysanantonio.com / Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:41:00 UT
A tiny bug that has mystified Texas farmers and agriculture researchers is threatening to eat a big hole in the state's economy.
According to a news release from Texas A&M University, the insect of unknown origin - which measures about 1/16 inch - is poised to inflict big damage to the billion-dollar Texas grain sorghum crop.
CVB must get OK before using funds
Commissioners unanimously agreed, effective immediately, for the Convention and Visitors’ Bureau to not expend funds without the commission’s consent after CVB officials voted in favor of paying a fin
Waskom ISD takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
The Ice Bucket Challenge is on in Harrison County.
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:
Vets, visitors flock to Normandy to remember D-Day
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 5 Jun 2014 12:01:19 UT
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Ceremonies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day are drawing thousands of visitors to the cemeteries, beaches and stone-walled villages of Normandy this week, including some of the few remaining survivors of the largest sea-borne invasion ever mounted. World leaders and dignitaries including President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II will gather to honor the more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other Allied D-Day veterans who risked and gave their lives to defeat Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
Aryan leader ‘Stainless’ gets longer sentence
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:41:22 UT
A Texas prison gang general already serving life in prison gets 87 more months for attack to discipline a member.
Longview man dies while refereeing area football game
A Longview man serving as a football official in the West Sabine-Hemphill game died about four minutes into the competition, West Sabine ISD Superintendent Mike Pate told News-Journal news partner KET
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