Category Archive: Featured

Jul 30 2015

LISD Students Take Flight

Students L-R: Nathatlie Serrato, Deborah Cortez, Kalyn Anderson, Dkaylon Bush, Tavion and Kysean Dixon surrounded by LISD, LETU officials and parents

Kelly Bell and Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The Longview Independent School District (LISD) and world-famous LeTourneau University (LETU) are joining forces in an early college program that will accelerate young scholars into the job market. Such a program combines high school and college curricula in a challenging but supportive project that reduces the time typically required to …

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Jul 23 2015

Billy Adler Spits Fire

Spitfire fired up!

Kelly Bell/ETR Aviators and volunteers started arriving at Maude Cobb Convention Center at just after 5:00 a.m. By 6:00am the place was teeming with a crowd ready to get the balloons off the ground. Jerry Trice has sat on the GTBR board of directors for more than 25 years, and his enthusiasm just keeps growing. …

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Jul 22 2015

‘Sanctuary Cities': Cornyn Co-sponsors Bill for Crack Down

U.S. Senator John Cornyn

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today cosponsored the Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015, a bill introduced by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) to crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities” that provide safe harbor for illegal immigrants, including those who have …

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Jul 15 2015

BALLOON GLOW NIGHTLY AT SUNDOWN

July 24-26, 2015 at East Texas Regional Airport (Hwy 322 @ Hwy 349 * Longview) Friday: 4:00pm to Midnight Saturday: 5:45am to 11:00am 4:00pm to Midnight Sunday: 5:45am to 10:00am ADMISSION: Friday & Saturday $15.00 (advance tickets $12.00 at area Super 1 Foods, Brookshires or Outhousetickets.com) Sunday – FREE Children 12 & under FREE FOOD/BEVERAGES: …

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Jul 14 2015

Peters Chevrolet Rewards Health Care Professional

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Kelly Bell/ETR For the second year in a row Randy Peters, owner of Peters Chevrolet in Longview, has presented a brand-new car to an employee of Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) as a reward for excellent service to East Texas patients. This year, the vehicle was a 2015 Chevy Colorado. Randy and his three sons, …

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Jul 10 2015

Art’s Labor of Love

Anup Bhandari, Sean Scott, The Thorn Family: Gabriel, Jametria, Lashuna, Terry and Keith;  and Carl Darnell Sr.

Kelly Bell/ETR Longview’s Art Walk provides artists with inspiration as well as financial support as art lovers and philanthropists come together to assist fine arts in East Texas and the less fortunate in the area. “It was a success!” cried delighted Art Walk organizer Anup Bhandari. The event was a heart-helping gesture to come to …

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Jul 04 2015

KC President to Retire

Bill Holda - Kilgore College

Dr. William M. “Bill” Holda announced today that he will step down as president of Kilgore College effective Jan. 31, 2016. Holda was selected as the eighth president of KC on July 2, 1996, by the KC Board of Trustees. “There are many reasons that this is the best time for me, for my family …

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Jul 03 2015

FLYING HIGH

Dan Droege, GTBR Chairman and Market President, First Bank & Trust, Longview, Texas

The Great Texas Balloon Race Keeps Soaring To New Heights By Joycelyne Fadojutimi Dan Droege is not only the Market President of First Bank & Trust, he is also the Chairman of the Great Texas Balloon Race, GTBR. Droege is happy about his work at the bank. Most importantly of all, he is very proud …

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