Longview

Animal shelter ups costs across region; Longview hardest hit

Animal shelter ups costs across region; Longview hardest hit

The Humane Society of Northeast Texas is proposing a nearly 50 percent increase in its charge to Longview to use its animal sheltering services next year, and the city will include the increase in its proposed 2014-15 budget.
New Diana’s Spell heading to Mississippi State

New Diana’s Spell heading to Mississippi State

When Cheyenne Spell was a senior at New Diana, the offers to play volleyball at a big-time Division I program were non-existent. “Only JUCOs,” she said.
Longview University Center to house charter campus

Longview University Center to house charter campus

A charter school offered by the University of Texas at Tyler will soon have a new building on the Longview University Center campus.
Tatum’s Rockwell to bring scoring touch to LeTourneau Yellow Jackets

Tatum’s Rockwell to bring scoring touch to LeTourneau Yellow Jackets

Robbie Rockwell played his high school basketball at a program known for winning and advancing deep in the playoffs. When he looks back on his college career, he hopes to be able to say the same thing.
Pine Tree pole vaulter chasing trip to nationals

Pine Tree pole vaulter chasing trip to nationals

James McNaney is one step away from reaching the 2014 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Well, actually a vault away.
SH All-Stars 8U headed to World Series, seeking help with expenses

SH All-Stars 8U headed to World Series, seeking help with expenses

For the first time the Spring Hill National All-Stars won the Texas Dixie State Championship 8U machine-pitch this past weekend. 
National Night Out returns to Longview

National Night Out returns to Longview

National Night Out festivities will return to Longview this year for the first time since 2008.
Longview woman celebrates paying off mortgage for Habitat home

Longview woman celebrates paying off mortgage for Habitat home

In 1992, all Brenda Carter wanted was a safe roof over her head. On Thursday night, Carter and members of Longview’s Habitat for Humanity celebrated her paying off her home’s mortgage.

East Texas state representative visits border

East Texas representative David Simpson says when news of the "border crisis" broke,he knew he had to go see what was going on for himself.
Hughes Springs' Moore named to MaxPreps All-American Team

Hughes Springs' Moore named to MaxPreps All-American Team

Hughes Springs pitcher Dylan Moore, who won 46 games in a three-year varsity career — including a stretch of 32 straight victories — has been named to the MaxPreps 2014 Small Schools All-American Baseball Team.
Authorities seeking mother who allegedly took daughter against court order

Authorities seeking mother who allegedly took daughter against court order

The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating 27-year-old Ashley Elizabeth Harrell and her daughter, four-year-old Maddison McKay Harrell.
Hallsville native, Army vet heads life-saving air ambulance program

Hallsville native, Army vet heads life-saving air ambulance program

When a medical transport helicopter takes off from East Texas Regional Airport, it’s likely a Hallsville native and U.S. Army veteran will be behind the controls.
Group sets date for second Pride Festival in Longview

Group sets date for second Pride Festival in Longview

The group who organized a gay pride festival last month in downtown Longview is already at work planning next year's event.
71-year-old is class valedictorian at Kilgore College program in Longview

71-year-old is class valedictorian at Kilgore College program in Longview

At 71 years old, Jerry Duncan on Wednesday received her certified nurses assistant diploma from Kilgore College Longview Center — and was named valedictorian of her class.

Jack Stallard talks about the Pump Jacks

He is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the start of the second half of the season for the East Texas Pump Jacks.