Longview

Female sergeant set to make Longview police history

Throughout its history, the Longview Police Department has never had a female lieutenant. That will change Monday when Sgt. Laura Samples is promoted to lieutenant during a 10 a.m. ceremony at Longview Municipal Court.
Those who serve honored as Giants of Law Enforcement

Those who serve honored as Giants of Law Enforcement

Longview police officer David Lindsey suffered knee and back injuries while on duty in 2012.
Strong run game boosting Lobos’ spring

Strong run game boosting Lobos’ spring

There’s not much better when building a defense than having a big, physical running game opposite the field.
LeTourneau Yellowjackets headed to regional tournament

LeTourneau Yellowjackets headed to regional tournament

LeTourneau University’s record-breaking baseball season will continue in Oregon. The YellowJackets will play at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon against the host team and defending national champion, Linfield.

Letourneau University awarded grant for new learning technique

Letourneau University is among 14 universities across the country selected to receive a grant to participate in Competency-Based Education.
Longview ISD votes to outsource custodial services

Longview ISD votes to outsource custodial services

Longview ISD trustees voted Monday to outsource custodial services to Dallas-based GCA Services Group beginning June 1, a move that will impact 94 employees. The vote tally was 4-2 with one abstention.
Judge denies bond reduction for man charged in shooting

Judge denies bond reduction for man charged in shooting

A Gregg County judge on Monday denied a bond reduction request for a man involved in an April shooting on Beaumont Street.
East Texans displaced as result of early morning house fire

East Texans displaced as result of early morning house fire

Two East Texans are displaced after an early morning fire caused heavy damage to their home.
Williams easily retains Longview City Council seat

Williams easily retains Longview City Council seat

Incumbent councilwoman Kasha Williams rode a wave of South Longview support to her second term in office Saturday, steamrolling two would-be challengers looking to unseat her.
Officials report several thousand attendees at AlleyFest

Officials report several thousand attendees at AlleyFest

Jerry Trice wasn’t about to let a broken foot stop him from volunteering at AlleyFest, where he’s helped out more than 30 years.

Longview man arrested after reportedly strangling family member

An alleged act of family violence turned into an arrest for an East Texas man Saturday night.

ETX man jailed for falsely trying to claim lotto prize

A Longview man is behind bars after trying to falsely claim a lottery prize in Smith County.

LETU baseball wins first ever conference title

The record-breaking season for the LeTourneau University baseball team added another chapter to the lore with a 6-4 win over Concordia in the finals of the American Southwest Conference Baseball Championship Tournament in Austin.