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Double homicide suspect transferred to Gregg County Jail

Double homicide suspect transferred to Gregg County Jail

The man accused of murdering two people in a Longview home was transferred from to the Gregg County Jail Wednesday.
East Texas shines light on Juneteenth commemoration

East Texas shines light on Juneteenth commemoration

Events this weekend in Longview, Kilgore and Gladewater will commemorate the history of black Americans as part of Juneteenth celebrations.
Gregg County launches state’s first workforce initiative

Gregg County launches state’s first workforce initiative

Gregg County on Wednesday became the first county in the state to launch a program to identify communities that are workforce ready.

Hayden Henry talks about the Longview Lobos

Hayden Henry covers the Longview Lobos for the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director asked Henry about Longview's upcoming season.
East Texas athletes selected for coaches' all-state baseball team

East Texas athletes selected for coaches' all-state baseball team

Several East Texans were named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State team.

Danny Elzner previews Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine

The Longview Lobos will be ranked third statewide to start the new season. That's according to Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine.
Kilgore College, UT Tyler Longview team up for new nursing program

Kilgore College, UT Tyler Longview team up for new nursing program

High school students will now be able to seamlessly transition through Kilgore College to the bachelor’s degree program at the University of Texas at Tyler-Longview University Center.
Sexual abuse trial underway

Sexual abuse trial underway

A 16-year-old girl who accused a man of sexually assaulting her in 2011 took the witness stand Tuesday to testify in the first day of his trial.
Longview ISD takes no action on contract with superintendent finalist

Longview ISD takes no action on contract with superintendent finalist

Longview ISD community members expressed frustration Tuesday night as they waited through a three-hour meeting, which did not include a public forum, for the school board to emerge and once again take no action on hiring a new superintendent.
Longview-area Cub Scouts stay busy at day camp

Longview-area Cub Scouts stay busy at day camp

Chandra Sorrells smiled and waved to her 7-year-old son, Sam, as he approached the BB gun line Tuesday with fellow members of Wolf Den No. 9, also known as the Ninja Knights.
'No decision' on superintendent for Longview I.S.D.

'No decision' on superintendent for Longview I.S.D.

During Tuesday's school board meeting, Longview I.S.D school board members made no decision on the hiring of Horrace Williams, the lone finalist for superintendent.

ETX Marine's parents say airline employees ruined son's 'goodbye'

Two East Texas parents were trying to give their son, a Marine, a proper goodbye at the Gregg County Airport last weekend, but, they say airline employees made that impossible.
Trial slated to begin for Longview man accused of forcing teen into sex

Trial slated to begin for Longview man accused of forcing teen into sex

An East Texas man is set to stand trial Tuesday in Longview charged with aggravated child sexual assault. Michael James Chalmers, 43, is slated to appear in the 124th District Court before Judge Alfonso Charles.
Trial for ETX felon accused of murder postponed

Trial for ETX felon accused of murder postponed

According to the Gregg County District Attorney's Office, the trial for Longview man accused of murder has been postponed.
Gladewater ISD adopts balanced budget, gives raises

Gladewater ISD adopts balanced budget, gives raises

The Gladewater ISD school board adopted a balanced $15.7 million budget on Monday that includes step raises and a 2 percent salary increase for all employees.