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Longview ISD approves building meat-processing lab for high school students

Longview High School is building a brand new meat-processing lab. Students will get hands-on experience properly cutting, aging and processing meat.

Will Johnny Manziel be drafted #1? Jack Stallard says no

He's the Sports Editor of the Longview News Journal. Jack Stallard talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about Johnny Manziel.
Kilgore man who allegedly tried to kill father gets 9 years in prison

Kilgore man who allegedly tried to kill father gets 9 years in prison

A Kilgore man who allegedly tried to kill his father in May 2013, plead guilty to aggravated kidnapping and was senten
Financing entity approves $1.2M in bonds for assisted living facility

Financing entity approves $1.2M in bonds for assisted living facility

Up to $1.2 million in revenue bonds approved Tuesday by a Longview finance corporation will allow an assisted living facility to finish construction.
SWEPCO hits record for usage in winter

SWEPCO hits record for usage in winter

This past week’s arctic blast drove temperatures so low that AEP Southwestern Electric Power Co. hit a record winter customer load of more than 16 percent above what the company had projected, officials said.
Model rig moves from LeTourneau University to presidential library

Model rig moves from LeTourneau University to presidential library

A model of an offshore mobile drilling platform created by R.G. LeTourneau for former President George H.W.
Businesses’ success celebrated at Longview Chamber of Commerce banquet

Businesses’ success celebrated at Longview Chamber of Commerce banquet

The economic engines of greater Longview gathered for a collective handshake Tuesday, nearly 600 strong celebrating a year of commerce at the 2014 Longview Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.

LASAC meets to discuss plans for new animal shelter

Members of the Longview Animal Shelter Advisory Committee met Monday night and at the top of the meeting's agenda were design plans for the proposed animal shelter.
City of Longview releases initial findings for comprehensive plan

City of Longview releases initial findings for comprehensive plan

The largest issues facing Longview today are quality of life, competition from other cities, traffic or pedestrian circulation, employment, crime and revitalization, according to a survey completed so far by 700 people.

Gladewater defensive coordinator named interim head coach after AD placed on leave for DWI charge

Gladewater High School defensive coordinator John Berry has been named interim head football coach and Athletic Director following the Sunday morning arrest of Coach Jerrod Baugh on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
City of Longview releases initial findings for comprehensive plan input surveys

City of Longview releases initial findings for comprehensive plan input surveys

The largest issues facing Longview today are quality of life, competition from other cities, traffic or pedestrian circulation, employment, crime and revitalization, according to a survey completed so far by 700 people.
City of Longview releases initial findings for comprehensive plan input surveys

City of Longview releases initial findings for comprehensive plan input surveys

The largest issues facing Longview today are quality of life, competition from other cities, traffic or pedestrian circulation, employment, crime and revitalization, according to a survey completed so far by 700 people.
Longview bicyclist hit, killed by van

Longview bicyclist hit, killed by van

One person is dead after a vehicle collided with a bicycle Monday night. It happened at 6:58 p.m. near the intersection of Buchanan Street and Mobberly Avenue in Longview.
No LISD staff applies for chief despite 22 district employees having superintendent qualifications

No LISD staff applies for chief despite 22 district employees having superintendent qualifications

Despite having 22 employees with active superintendent certifications, Longview ISD has not received any internal applicants to serve as the district’s chief.
Recent deaths spur call for more police presence in Longview neighborhood

Recent deaths spur call for more police presence in Longview neighborhood

Tanya Freeman looks around her neighborhood and wonders why she doesn’t see more police officers patrolling its streets.