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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Longview

East Texas man on death row loses at Supreme Court

East Texas man on death row loses at Supreme Court

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from an East Texas man condemned for the slaying of a 75-year-old auto mechanic during a robbery in Tyler more than a decade ago.
Longview City Council: No staying on library grounds after hours

Longview City Council: No staying on library grounds after hours

The City Council on Thursday gave the city’s police the power to curtail “hygiene issues” on Longview Public Library property by making people leave the grounds after hours.
Black Republican says GOP best reflects her values

Black Republican says GOP best reflects her values

Karen Watson considered calling her book, ‘Ten Things You Don’t Know About Black Republicans.’
New Longview club opens law career exploration to younger teens

New Longview club opens law career exploration to younger teens

Justin Knott, 7, peeks through the window at his older brother, Mason Jones.
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.
Area Methodist churches unite again for annual rummage sale

Area Methodist churches unite again for annual rummage sale

About 60 students at Asbury House Child Enrichment Center may gain an educational head start Friday thanks to proceeds from china plates, vinyl records, used furniture and other items.
Balloon week: Organizers prep airport, keep eye on the weather

Balloon week: Organizers prep airport, keep eye on the weather

A successful hot air balloon flight comes from knowing what you can and cannot control. The same can be said for the annual national event that lifts off at dawn Monday.
Revenue at splash pad concession stand tops $6,000 in first month

Revenue at splash pad concession stand tops $6,000 in first month

The newest city-operated concession stand sold enough drinks and snacks to cover its operating costs in its first month while earning thousands more than Longview’s other two stands.
2015 proposed Longview budget: Taxes, sewer rates going up

2015 proposed Longview budget: Taxes, sewer rates going up

A proposed 2015 budget for Longview is about 3.79 percent larger than last year’s and calls for a slight tax increase, sewer and water rate raises and new fees for the city’s parks and sanitation departments.