Tag Archive: GTBR

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 15 2015


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 03 2015


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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Jul 25 2013

Flying high: Great Texas Balloon Race scheduled, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers to perform

July 26 to 28 will mark the 36th year of the Great Texas Balloon Race, but this year Longview and East Texas is having a full week of high flying balloons in the sky because the Balloon Federation of America’s Hot Air Competition Division holds the United States National Championship race in conjunction with the …

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