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Great Texas Balloon Race brings inflation of business to Gregg County

The 36th annual Great Texas Balloon Race will officially kick off Friday at 6:30 in the morning. It brings with it some impressive economic benefits for Gregg County.
ETX mom arrested for DWI with 4 children in car

ETX mom arrested for DWI with 4 children in car

An East Texas woman is behind bars after troopers says she was driving while intoxicated with children in the car.
Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

Johnston-McQueen gets new chief, Judson principal named as CTE director

A veteran principal and nationally renowned education consultant has been named principal at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School, and the long-time principal at Judson Middle School will take over the district’s Career and Technology Educa
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.

Longview teens learn about fire rescue at camp

Longview Fire Capt.
Stallard: A victory lap, and a profile in courage

Stallard: A victory lap, and a profile in courage

You should have been there Friday. I’m talking to you, Kendall Sanders, Josh Gordon and Ray Rice.
Gregg Co. seeking tips on $5,000 mower reported stolen

Gregg Co. seeking tips on $5,000 mower reported stolen

The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a stolen mower.
4A All-State Baseball Team

4A All-State Baseball Team

Here is the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 4A All-State Baseball Team. Utility - Pat Mahomes, Whitehouse, sr. Player of the year – Kopech, Mount Pleasant
Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe

Longview daycare worker fired after hitting child with shoe

A Longview church has fired a day care worker over what a state agency termed “inappropriate discipline” of a child. An investigative report indicates the former employee hit the child with a shoe.
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.