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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Longview

Winona murder suspect gets new lawyer

Winona murder suspect gets new lawyer

A Winona man awaiting trial on a charge of murder was given a new lawyer Wednesday.

Jack Stallard says it's almost time for the Dream Team

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. He talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the Dream Team.

Kilgore College expansion faces challenges

As enrollment at Kilgore College continues to grow, especially among students from Longview.
Marshall lineman Munden makes pledge to University of North Texas

Marshall lineman Munden makes pledge to University of North Texas

Marshall High School offensive lineman Chett Munden announced via Twitter on Monday he has given a verbal pledge to the University of North Texas.
Pilots take flight in first day of Great Texas Balloon Race

Pilots take flight in first day of Great Texas Balloon Race

Clear skies provided 55 balloon pilots with smooth sailing over Longview in the first day of the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship.

Longview woman finds neighbor's dead body

A gruesome discovery made by a Longview woman Monday night, when she found her neighbor, 40-year-old Donald Merrills dead outside.
Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.
Bat tests positive for rabies at Longview apartment complex

Bat tests positive for rabies at Longview apartment complex

A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) today. The bat was captured at an apartment residence at Penwood Apartments on Thursday, July 24.
Lobos' Washington adds FBS offer No. 7

Lobos' Washington adds FBS offer No. 7

With a summer full of camps and workouts, the recruiting of Longview 2015 OL Broderick Washington has remained hot.

Unattended cooking fire damages kitchen, living room at local duplex

An unattended cooking fire damaged a kitchen and living room of a duplex in Longview.
Record number of women pilots competing in this week’s nationals

Record number of women pilots competing in this week’s nationals

A record number of female balloonists are competing this week in the U.S. National Championships, a possible indication that what the nation’s top-ranked woman pilot calls “a man’s game” is broadening its appeal.

Great Texas Balloon Race brings inflation of business to Gregg County

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, Longview officials have cancelled tonight's balloon glow. However, the concert will go on as planned.
ETX mom arrested for DWI with 4 children in car

ETX mom arrested for DWI with 4 children in car

An East Texas woman is behind bars after troopers says she was driving while intoxicated with children in the car.
Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

A veteran principal and nationally renowned education consultant has been named principal at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School, and the long-time principal at Judson Middle School will take over the district’s Career and Technology Educa
Balloon week: Organizers prep airport, keep eye on the weather

Balloon week: Organizers prep airport, keep eye on the weather

A successful hot air balloon flight comes from knowing what you can and cannot control. The same can be said for the annual national event that lifts off at dawn Monday.