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Longview councilwoman campaigning against splash pad fee

Longview councilwoman campaigning against splash pad fee

Longview’s newest councilwoman is taking her first major stand, arguing against a proposed fee to use the popular Jack M. Mann Splash Pad at Lear Park.
Pine Tree pitcher Minze moving on to collegiate level

Pine Tree pitcher Minze moving on to collegiate level

Chandler Minze, who won 17 games on the mound in a three-year varsity career at Pine Tree High School, will get the chance to continue his academic and athletic career at the next level.

Pet adoptions available at Great Texas Balloon Race

If you're heading out to The Great Texas Balloon Race and festivities this weekend, why not take home a new pet with you?
Gladewater budget could bring rate increases, flat tax rate

Gladewater budget could bring rate increases, flat tax rate

Potential utility rate increases and a virtually flat property tax rate greeted Gladewater City Council members Thursday, as they hashed through a proposed spending plan for the coming fiscal year.
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.