Auditions set for Kilgore College children’s choir
Kilgore College is auditioning fifth- through eighth-grade students for its children’s choir.
Marshall man graduates from SUNY Buffalo State
BUFFALO, NY — Vincent Taylor of Marshall graduated from SUNY Buffalo State with a master's in multidisciplinary studies.
Leadership Longview collects record amount of applications
The professional leadership course held by the Longview Chamber of Commerce took in nearly twice the number of applications than available spots for the 2014-15 year.
Woodlawn VFD seeks new members with event
To increase involvement in the community and awareness of the department, the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an outdoor movie and game night next Friday.
East Texas teachers hit up national website to get donations
Three area teachers hope to have new supplies for the coming school year thanks to the national website DonorsChoose.org.
City manager: Hard work led to Gilmer’s credit rating bump
Gilmer has been bumped up two notches in its national credit rating, a surprise that comes after a decade of hard financial work, City Manager Jeff Ellington said.
Boys & Girls Club member places 2nd in photo contest
This year’s Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines photography-themed camp produced a winner of the Texas Bank & Trust annual photography contest.
Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe
A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
City to operate on smaller property tax deficit
Commissioners learned they would be working with a smaller property tax deficit than expected at Tuesday night’s city budget workshop.
Rusk County to consider immigration resolution
The Rusk County commissioners Court might become the first area body to take a stance on housing illegal immigrants, while a Gregg County commissioner says his court has “budgeted conservatively” in c
Trial date set in Gregg County Jail death lawsuit
A trial date is set in federal court for a lawsuit in which a mother claims her son died because he was denied his prescription drugs while an inmate at the Gregg County Jail.
Some East Texas schools taking stance on electronic cigarettes
Some East Texas school districts are banning electronic cigarettes, while others don’t see a need to change policy regarding the devices.
Sweet sales are liningcity coffers
The newest city-operated concession stand sold enough drinks and snacks to cover its operating costs in its first month while earning thousands more than Longview’s other two stands.
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