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Pine Tree ISD reaches agreement in school construction lawsuit

Pine Tree ISD reaches agreement in school construction lawsuit

At Thursday’s special called meeting of the Pine Tree ISD Board of Trustees, the Board voted to accept a mediated settlement agreement to end litigation concerning the District’s middle school and its construction issues.
Fullback Hunter is paving the way for Longview offense

Fullback Hunter is paving the way for Longview offense

Marquies Hunter had to help a scout team defensive back up off the field this past week in practice.
Longview man guilty of cocaine distribution, faces life in prison

Longview man guilty of cocaine distribution, faces life in prison

A 35-year-old Longview man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales Thursday.
Police: Elderly Longview couple scammed out of thousands

Police: Elderly Longview couple scammed out of thousands

Police announced Thursday a recent scam involving an elderly couple. Authorities said they were conned out of thousands thinking they were helping a relative.
'Disturbing information' to be released concerning reported threat of ETX school shooting

'Disturbing information' to be released concerning reported threat of ETX school shooting

Earlier this week the Pine Tree Independent School District was informed there was a security

Jack Stallard previews SFA's conference opener

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked about SFA's conference opener.
Domestic violence awareness month in Gregg County

Domestic violence awareness month in Gregg County

October is domestic violence awareness month in Gregg County.
Cowboys Shootout tonight on KETK

Cowboys Shootout tonight on KETK

The Cowboys will play the Texans this weekend? Who will win? KETK's Danny Elzner and Garrett Sanders will shoot it out tonight at 6:00.
As hunting season begins, get big flavor from wild game

As hunting season begins, get big flavor from wild game

With dove season in full swing — white-tailed deer archery season opened this past weekend and squirrel season opened this week — countless East Texans will be hunting and cooking wild game this fall.
Witness says Thompson ‘just standing there’ when shot by Longview police officer

Witness says Thompson ‘just standing there’ when shot by Longview police officer

The former girlfriend of a Longview man accused of assaulting a police officer told a jury Tuesday that Shaun Antonio Thompson “was just standing there” when an officer shot him during an emergency call in 2013.
PTISD students selected to All-Region Choir

PTISD students selected to All-Region Choir

Pine Tree Independent School District is proud to announce the following students have been selected to the All Region Choir. The all region choir concert will take place in Mt. Pleasant on November 1.

Police call tipster who alerted FBI about terroristic threat a 'hero'

A Pine Tree High School student is facing a charge of 'making a terroristic threat' after an online posting.
Quick hits

Quick hits

Longview took care of business against Pine Tree in the District 15-5A opener this past Friday night and is gearing up for Greenville, who make the trek to Lobo Stadium on Friday night, fresh off a district-opening win of their own.

East Texan named one of the richest people in America

A former White Oak Roughneck has found himself on one of the most esteemed lists in America: Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans.
Pine Tree senior arrested after threat of shooting

Pine Tree senior arrested after threat of shooting

A Pine Tree High School senior was arrested and released from jail Monday after FBI agents said he threatened in an online post to lock students in the cafeteria for the “greatest shooting ever.”