Tag Archive: Great East Texas Balloon Race

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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Jul 20 2011

Balloon race takes shape

The shapes of the participating balloons in the annual Great East Texas Balloon Race have always been the event’s main draw.  Whether it is Noah’s Ark, a giant stagecoach, Cheshire Cat, a “Purple People Eater,” Coco the Clown, Buzzy Bee or something called a “Hi Jack” the novel configurations of the floating gondolas are always …

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