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Longview conference center talks put on shelf

Longview conference center talks put on shelf

The city has ended negotiations with a local company to construct a private/public hotel/conference center south of Interstate 20, but the project isn’t dead.
Fire destroys Gladewater home

Fire destroys Gladewater home

 A home was destroyed Thursday afternoon when fire erupted in the 500 block of Wood Street. The front half of the home was engulfed in flames when crews arrived shortly before 2 p.m.
Kelly Liebengood named Chief Global Initiatives Officer at LETU

Kelly Liebengood named Chief Global Initiatives Officer at LETU

LeTourneau University is pleased to announce Dr. Kelly Liebengood has been appointed to a cabinet-level role as the university’s new Chief Global Initiatives Officer.
World War II-era aircraft buzzes downtown Longview

World War II-era aircraft buzzes downtown Longview

Downtown Longview’s eyes were on the sky Thursday afternoon as a World War II-era aircraft buzzed the central business district as part of a business open house.
Suspect in fatal hit and run contacts Longview PD

Suspect in fatal hit and run contacts Longview PD

A suspect who is believed to be involved in a December 2013 hit and run which killed a woman in Longview has turned himself into pol
Two Spring Hill softball players sign

Two Spring Hill softball players sign

Two days before the Spring Hill Lady Panthers are scheduled to take to the field for the first official softball practice of the 2014 season, two of the team’s seniors celebrated another accomplishment on Wednesday
Is third time the charm for T.G. Field?

Is third time the charm for T.G. Field?

For sale (again): historical Longview ISD structure, possibly cheap.
Nursing students assess health of Longview neighborhoods

Nursing students assess health of Longview neighborhoods

Senior nursing students at the UT Tyler Longview University Center stepped into the Longview community Wednesday to assess its overall health.

Beware: scams sweeping across East Texas

Several scams are happening in our area.  One caller in Smith County is asking people for money for missing jury duty, and another person claiming to be from Direct TV is asking for personal information from Longview residents.

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.