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Jan 02

Local citizens protected:Longview Transit, R&K Distributors teamed up for Safe-Ride-Home

Christmas and New Year’s bash have come and gone. But, a look at those who contributed to a safe holiday season for local residents  especially the traditional New Year’s Eve festivities include Longview Transit and R&K Distributors, your local Budweiser Distributor.  Both parties insured that everyone, drinkers included had a safe ride home in order …

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Dec 20

Do not drink and drive

This holiday season, Gregg County and local city law enforcement will be out in force and cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement. The sad reality is that Texas continues to lead the nation in drunken driving fatalities, and the holiday period is especially dangerous. …

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Dec 13

Organizations Collaborate for Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive

East Texans are invited to help “Stuff-A-Bus” with non-perishable food items as part of a coordinated community food drive effort. Longview Transit, in partnership with Longview ISD, Pine Tree ISD, and Spring Hill ISD, will conduct the Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive benefiting Longview Community Ministries, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, and Newgate Mission. Buses will be located …

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Dec 06

The Art of Giving at Ned E. Williams

  Ned E. Williams Elementary School goes beyond the regular academics required by the District and State of Texas to learn the art of giving. Diana Williams, the school’s speech therapist organizes events that enable students to learn the art of giving through civic engagement. So, during Veteran’s Day, students showed their appreciation for local …

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Dec 05

Students support soldiers

Ashley Jenovai is one of many who love Longview and its people, but there are few who put their affection into action like her. She is the driving force behind the Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign. Her three children, Paityn, Troy and Cole are among the many students of J.L. Everhart who have signed Christmas …

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Nov 27

Bags, Boots and Bingo helps children

This year’s Bags, Boots and Bingo fund-raiser for the Martin House Child Advocate Center was a success thanks to the caring citizens of Gregg and Harrison counties. The center’s Executive Director Roxanne reports there were 74 more people in attendance bringing the total to 194, and many of them were men. The facility’s workers are …

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Nov 26

Giving Thanks Indeed: Longview Clergy Coalition leads the way

The Longview Clergy Coalition recently held a prayer rally at the Gregg County Court House. St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s Father Gavin Vaverek offered up opening prayers followed by the Reverend Lewis Thompson, Jr. who read aloud relevant scripture and led in a prayer thanking Jesus for the cross and for His spiritual blessings. Others of …

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Nov 20

Rep. David Simpson announces re-election bid

Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) officially announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House, District 7, with the support of a long list of prominent Republican party leaders and area elected officials. “Representing the people of District 7 is a great privilege and responsibility,” said Simpson Tuesday. “If the people choose to elect me again, …

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