Category Archive: News/Features

Jun 26

COMING OUT

The Longview chapter of the Lesbians Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) has held its first-ever parade through Heritage Plaza in downtown Longview. Spectators and vendors both enjoyed the event. Vendors Nicki Williams and Casey Brehm of the group NETX NORMAL advocate the use of Cannabis for “medical and responsible use,” and their booth was a …

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Jun 22

Swirl Winery list released

Eighteen Texas Wineries will be featured at the upcoming Downtown Tyler Wine Swirl on June 28. Organizers released the list of participating wineries on Thursday. Main Street Director Beverly Abell explained that a Wine Swirl is a pairing of local restaurants with Texas wineries. Ticket-holders will be able to “swirl” from site to site downtown …

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Jun 19

GSMC keeps raising bar

  Internal medicine is taking its turn to be proffered as a vital service offered by Longview’s Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC.) The hospital recently hosted a Welcome Breakfast and White Coat Reception for its Internal Medicine Residents class of 2017. The event included class recognition by the hospital’s officials, the attendance of an official …

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Jun 18

Smith County Fire Marshal sworn in

Jay Brooks stepped into the role of Smith County Fire Marshal Tuesday morning, after being sworn into office by County Judge Joel Baker in the Smith County Commissioners Court. Brooks, 38, previously served as a Lindale police officer and is a former Assistant Fire Marshal for the County. He was selected for the post after …

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Jun 13

Blessing of graduates

The East Texas Baptist Longview District Association held their 2nd Baccalaureate service on Sunday for the class of 2014 at Red Oak Baptist Church where H.C. Rockmore Sr. is pastor. Brianna Stratton a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University said, “I feel like I have accomplished something in life.” Her advice for students is to …

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Jun 12

Celebrate Life

Texas Oncology Foundation recent 5K run was very successful. One hundred and twenty runners plus sixteen vendors, neighbors, family and friends attended this first time event to celebrate life and support cancer survivors. All funds raised from the run stays in our community. The funds assist patients in time of their needs. Texas Oncology Foundation …

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Jun 09

Bracelets to feed the hungry

Rice Elementary School fourth-grader, Kiymiya Lamea, enjoys creating beautiful bracelets and headbands made of colorful rubber bands, as do a lot of girls her age. Girls typically wear their bracelets or trade them for bracelets their friends have made. However, Kiymiya has different plans for her bracelets that include feeding the hungry through the East …

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Jun 07

Kindergarten Roundup

Pine Tree Independent School District will have Kindergarten Roundup Monday, June 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. in the Pine Tree Primary Cafeteria. Kindergarten Roundup is for all new incoming kindergarten students who are five years of age on or before September 1. Parents should bring the following documents to register:  Proof of Residency …

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