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WARNING: Marshall police say watch out for 'one ring' phone scam

According to our newspaper partners, theLongview News Journal, in the scam, the victim receives a call from an unknown number with a local area code, but the call only rings once. The caller hangs up before the person can accept the call.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-15 15:00:45

East Texas area school districts mostly passed in new state accountability ratings system

Most East Texas area school districts pulled off a passing or positive rating on Wednesday when the Texas Education Agency released its annual accountability ratings.This year marks the first year districts are rated with the new A-F accountability rating while individual campuses continue to receiv

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

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

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-08-16 17:23:00

Fourth suspect in Waskom teen's homicide extradited to Panola County

Marlon Latwaine Kelly, 22, of Bossier City, Louisiana has been charged with capital murder of multiple persons and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond was set at a total of $5.1 million.

KTBS - 2018-08-16 08:03:00

Police Reports: DPS cautions drivers to comply with traffic laws as new school year begins

From Staff ReportsWith a new school year beginning, the Texas Department of Public Safety is cautioning Texans to slow down in school zones and to be aware of children walking to and from school or waiting for buses.“With school districts across Texas returning to classes in the coming weeks, DPS is

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

Dollar General sets Saturday job fair to fill distribution center positions

Buy NowConstruction of the new Dollar General distribution center makes progress in May. A job fair to recruit employees for the distribution center is planned for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saturday at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview. Job seekers are encouraged to app

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 21:16:00

Texas school district report cards released

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KTAL - 2018-08-15 14:14:56

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

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-16 22:38:28

Crews respond to apartment fire in Longview

Buy NowCrews work the scene Wednesday of a fire at Saddle Brook Apartments in Longview.By Ken Hedler khedler@news-journal.comCrews Wednesday morning responded to a fire at a vacant Longview apartment.The Longview Fire Department reported the fire at 10:16 a.m. at Saddle Brook Apartments in the 1400

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 16:24:00

Marshall ISD welcomes teachers, staffs to start of 2018-19 school year with convocation

Marshall ISD teachers and staff welcomed the start of the new 2018-19 school year on Tuesday with the district’s annual convocation ceremony at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall.The festivities were kicked off Tuesday with performances and appearances from Marshall ISD band members and extra

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2018-08-15 09:00:00

Ball laying off 85 employees, Longview plant expected to close

According to our newspaper partners, the Longview News Journal, Ball, which bought the beverage manufacturing plant in June 2016 from Rexam, notified the commission July 18 in a letter to comply with the provisions of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Marshall police warn of 'one ring' phone scam

This is when police say phone users should not call the number back. If a caller does call the unknown number back, it rings an international hotline number, which begins charging hefty fees just for connecting the call. If the phone user calls multiple times or stays on the line long, the fees go u


Sweet treat on the way for Longview residents

According to our newspaper partners, theLongview News Journal, both projects expected to be complete in January.


Fourth suspect in DeBerry double homicide extradited to Panola County

The fourth suspect in a July 2017 double homicide in DeBerry has been extradited to Panola County to face charges in the case, arrest records show.Marlon Latwaine Kelly, 22, of Bossier City, Louisiana has been charged with capital murder of multiple persons and aggravated assault with a deadly weapo

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 12:03:00

Shreveport police search home after tip about car linked to recent murder

Shreveport police have blocked off part of West 62nd Street after finding a car that may have been involved in a recent murder.Police responded to West 62nd Street between Clift and Wallace avenues just before noon today. They blocked off the street in front of 627 62nd Street.Police are impounding


Latham: Omarosa’s East Texas connection

‘Omarosa” is sort of like “Voldemort,” in that you don’t really need more than the one name to get the whole picture of the character.Unlike the fictional Dark Lord of the Harry Potter novels, though, Omarosa is a real human being, of a sort, with a full name — Omarosa Manigault-Newman. She does see

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 09:00:00

Marshall set to adopt flat tax rate, balanced budget

MARSHALL — Marshall city commissioners are set to adopt a flat tax rate and a balanced budget for the 2019 fiscal year at the city’s upcoming Aug. 23 meeting, Interim Marshall City Manager Jack Redmon said recently.“This is a proposed balanced budget, and I want to thank our finance department for w


Mathis pleased with start of football practice

Overall, he was satisfied with the turnout but is anxious to get more players on the field once schools starts back up on Monday, Aug. 27.


Longview Police searching for missing woman with medical condition

Author:Favian QuezadaPublished:7:52 PM CDT August 11, 2018Updated:7:52 PM CDT August 11, 2018


Harrison County ESD #3 Fire Rescue knocks down a two-acre fire

From STAFF REPORTSSCOTTSVILLE — Harrison County ESD No. 3’s new fire equipment came in handy, this week, saving a two-acre property from burning in flames.“Harrison County ESD #3 Fire Rescue used their FFP truck and HB2604 pump to knock down a two-acre wildfire in Harrison County on Wednesday August