Longview

Young girls host Valentine's lunch for seniors

Macedonia Baptist Church in Longview held a Senior Valentine Luncheon on Sunday. “ We do this every year, we always serve the seniors and it’s fun,” said Kylie Battles, young hostess.
LETU honors Anna Lee, Sidney Allen at Saturday scholarship banquet

LETU honors Anna Lee, Sidney Allen at Saturday scholarship banquet

LeTourneau University presented the university's Henry O. Gossett, Jr. Community Partner Award to Longview couple Anna Lee and Sidney Allen at the university's scholarship banquet Saturday night.
Longview World of Wonders to host LEGO building contest

Longview World of Wonders to host LEGO building contest

The Longview World of Wonders is hosting a building contest using LEGO bricks or LEGO Technic pieces as part of East Texas Engineers Week on February 22. All registration is required by Friday, February 14.
Lady Lobos halt Heath, make playoffs

Lady Lobos halt Heath, make playoffs

Longview used a big offensive attack in the first half and held on in the second half for a 65-55 win over Rockwall-Heath in a play-in game to determine the final playoff spot out of District 12-5A.
Elder from Church of Wells arrested at ETX high school

Elder from Church of Wells arrested at ETX high school

An elder with the controversial Church of Wells was arrested, February 1,  in Gregg County.
Stallard: Romines a shining example to players and coaches of all levels

Stallard: Romines a shining example to players and coaches of all levels

I spent six years coaching my son Kyle’s Upward basketball team, and for the first five seasons I did “air quotes” when I told people I was a coach.
ET College Basketball: LeTourneau women, men fall to Mary Hardin-Baylor on the road

ET College Basketball: LeTourneau women, men fall to Mary Hardin-Baylor on the road

LeTourneau had four players score in double figures, but it wasn't enough as Mary Hardin-Baylor escaped with the 87-78 victory.
Parents of deceased ETX man suing Longview bar, claiming owner responsible for son's death

Parents of deceased ETX man suing Longview bar, claiming owner responsible for son's death

A popular Longview bar could be in some hot water after having a $1-million lawsuit filed against them.
Firm to build $6.3M Longview plant

Firm to build $6.3M Longview plant

A corrugated box manufacturer has decided to increase its stake in Longview and plans to build a 110,000-square-foot, $6.3 million facility in the coming year, officials said Thursday.
Survey says homeless population in area rises

Survey says homeless population in area rises

Donald Bowen, 58, has lived in and out of homelessness for 20 years. He said the majority of the community is oblivious to the problem in East Texas.
Longview HS soccer games date changed due to weather

Longview HS soccer games date changed due to weather

According to Longview Independent School District Officials, the dates for two upcoming soccer matches have been changed due to inclement weather in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Survey says homeless population in area rises

Survey says homeless population in area rises

Donald Bowen, 58, has lived in and out of homelessness for 20 years. He said the majority of the community is oblivious to the problem in East Texas.

Jack Stallard talks about the life of Leroy Romines

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the death of longtime Longview basketball coach, Leroy Romines.
Longview man arrested after allegedly destroying college classroom during drunken stupor

Longview man arrested after allegedly destroying college classroom during drunken stupor

A Longview man is behind bars after Kilgore Police say he destroyed a classroom at a local college campus while he was drunk.
Former longtime Longview basketball coach passes away

Former longtime Longview basketball coach passes away

Former longtime Longview basketball coach, Leroy Romines, passed away at his home, Thursday morning, Longview Head Football Coach John King confirmed.