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VACATION TIME! Longview woman starts online travel agency
LONGVIEW, Texas (LNJ) - Adrienne Arthur of Longview said she has opened Serendipity Travel Agency, an online company, to help prospective customers arrange trips.
Universally accessible playground planned in Kilgore park
Donations are being accepted for a playground planned in Kilgore that will accommodate children of all physical abilities.“I can’t wait to see it,” co-organizer Stacey Cole said. The Kilgore Public Library director also is a member of the E4 Leadership Class from the Kilgore Chamber of Commerce, whi
Letter: A bad reputation for Longview
Any child raised there must wake up daily during the school year and try to learn. I just can't see how they have the mindset to do that. Poor may be poor, but this is beyond that. I was not raised in a home where I could go out the front door and see all this every day of my life. Even if you don't
At least 1 person reported injured in Arp fire
More HeadlinesAt least 1 person reported injured in Arp fireVACATION TIME! Longview woman starts online travel agencyApple Tree' project to provide classroom supplies to Panola County teachersARP, Texas (KETK) - Multiple fire departments are responding to a structure fire in Arp that has left at lea
TxDOT offering free child safety seat checks this week
Wrecks are the leading cause of death and injuries for children ages 14 and under, and four out of every five child safety seats are installed incorrectly, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Habitat for Humanity still has money available for air conditioners, fans
Kelly Soto said she moved into a South Longview apartment over the past year to take care of six grandchildren after her daughter fell ill.Unfortunately, Soto said the four-bedroom apartment lacked a convenience for the sweltering East Texas summers: central air conditioning.“The kids, I don’t know
Earthbound Trading Company comes to Longview mall
According to our newspaper partners theLongview News Journal, the store manager referred calls to corporate headquarters in Grapevine, which did not respond to requests for information on why the company chose Longview.
More than a thousand line up for a chance at Dollar General distribution center job
Hundreds of East Texans — both jobless and already employed — lined the parking lot Saturday to get inside Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center ready to seek a job at one of the largest employers Longview has attracted in decades.“I’ve been in line for about 35 to 45 minutes,” Charles Jones sai
Business Beat: Taco Bell making plans to replace Judson Road restaurant
The Jacksonville-based franchise ofTaco Bellis making plans to demolish its restaurant at 2553 Judson Road and to replace it without theKFCoutlet it now includes.Southern Multifoods Inc.submitted the plan for site review this month to the Longview Development Services Department and applied for a de
Amtrak train, car catch fire near Hallsville
Harrison County fire officials responded to a train fire around 1 p.m. today at Stephens Road, near Highway 80, right outside of Hallsville.
Both drivers injured in two-vehicle wreck
Longview police responded to the wreck shortly after 9 p.m. Friday at the intersection of East Marshall Avenue and North Eastman Road. According to authorities, 42-year-old Daniel Wayne Offield, of Hallsville, was eastbound on Marshall Avenue when her ran a red light while traveling at a high rate o
Man arrested for drug, gun charges during Henderson Co. traffic stop
LOCALMan arrested for drug, gun charges during Henderson Co. traffic stopThe deputy arrested the passenger, 27-year-old Parker Duncan Reynolds and charged him with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.
Kilgore police seeking help identifying 2 men
More HeadlinesKilgore police seeking help identifying 2 menAs new school year begins, TxDOT urges caution for drivers in school zonesLost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years laterKILGORE, Texas (KETK) - Kilgore police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men for questioning in an
Longview woman indicted in deadly arson case
LONGVIEW — A Longview woman was formally charged last week in a deadly fire in March that prosecutors believe she set.The fire happened on March 9 on 103 Cherie Lane. Randall Russell and Lisa Tesmer perished in the inferno.Brutonwas later arrestedand interviewed by fire investigators.During that int
Tatum HS football player breaks neck during scrimmage
Head Coach Darren Hylander says D.J. Horton, a 15-year-old junior cornerback, was making an otherwise unremarkable tackle when the injury happened.
Woman accused of trying to sell daughter for sex indicted by Grand County grand jury
A woman accused of trying to sell her daughter for sex after a Longview police sting has been indicted on charges of sexual performance on a child, promotion/possession of child pornography and attempted trafficking of a person under age 18.The indictment of Carrie Songer Kelly, 44, of Lone Oak, ste
No injuries reported after Amtrack train derails
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Death report: Gregg County inmate showed no signs of mental, psychological problems before jail hanging
A Kilgore man who was a suspect in a double homicide showed no signs of mental or psychological problems before hanging himself in the Gregg County Jail, according to a report from the Gregg County Sheriff's Office.The report submitted to the Texas Attorney General's Office said jail staff saw no wa
Gonzalo's in Longview to close their doors in September
On Friday, Gonzalo's Mexican Restaurant announced they will close their doors for good on September 30, 2018.
Longview police man arrest man on burglary charge
Longview police arrested a 30-year-old Marshall man Wednesday evening after a woman said he kicked in the door of her apartment, struck her and threatened her with a knife, according to a report.Brian Demond George was being held Thursday in Gregg County Jail on a charge of burglary of habitation to