Yearly Archive: 2014

Aug 27 2014

Tickets now on sale for T-Bone Walker Blues Fest

Organizers of the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest have announced that reserved seat tickets for the event are now available on the festival’s secure website at www.tbonewalkerbluesfest.com. The festival will be held September 12-13 at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center and will feature music by nationally touring blues musicians such as Jimmie Vaughan, Rick Derringer, Lurrie …

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Aug 26 2014

LANDMARKS OF LONGVIEW: Gregg County Historical Museum slates an architectural home tour

The Gregg County Historical Museum is proud to present the 15th Annual Landmarks of Longview Architectural Tour. In honor of the spirit of generosity from longtime Gregg County and Longview contributor, this year’s Heritage Award will be presented to Linda Ryan Thomas. This year, our tour will also recognize, in memoriam, the inspirational founder of …

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Aug 25 2014

TB&T raises $200K

Texas Bank and Trust invited the community out to give Buckner their best shot at the 15th Annual Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge. A total of $204,000 was raised to help support Buckner programs in Longview. “Thank you to everyone who came out and made this year’s sporting clays challenge our most successful …

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Aug 25 2014

I am not Sybrina Fulton

My 15-year-old son is a hulking 6’6. He wears a hoodie and listens to hip hop. But I’ve never had to explain to him that his neighbors might find him threatening. I’ve never told him that police officers might assume that if he’s hanging out on the sidewalks of our city he’s up to no …

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Aug 24 2014

What part of creation reminds you of God?

“My favorite thing that God created is blueberries. God is good for making them,” says Olivia, 6. I’ve never linked blueberries with the goodness of God, but why not? If you had mentioned blueberry pie a la mode, somehow the link would be clearer. “I think God created flowers so they could freshen the world …

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Aug 23 2014

City of Longview praised

The weather was dreary, wet and rainy, but the mood was as bright as a cloudless sky as the Great Texas Balloon Race went off with its typical fun and enthusiasm. The sunny dispositions of the locals was especially appealing to the participants. Dr. Janice Sines is a pilot with a group called Balloon Stormers, crewed …

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Aug 22 2014

Rangerette showoffs Friday

The Kilgore College Rangerettes will hold a special 75th Anniversary edition of Showoffs 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in Dodson Auditorium. Five new officers will be named at Showoffs and the 36 new freshmen will be formally introduced and perform for the first time. Past Rangerette captains have been invited to the event and will …

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