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Commissioners accept bids on computer-related items
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Friday accepted separate bids from a Plano/Longview firm for upgrading the county's computer infrastructure, and for Information Technology technical support and maintenance.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Nacogdoches County Sheriff: 15-year-old set fire to mobile home, sent vulgar messages
Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a 15-year-old juvenile on a felony arson charge after he allegedly set fire to a mobile home on State Highway 21 East Wednesday morning.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Judge Parish sentences 13 felons
Details were as follows, the office reported: James Mitchell Roland, Jr., 45, of Big Sandy, was placed on five years "deferred adjudication" probation Thursday upon pleading guilty to possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Longview man indicted in February 2012 aggravated robbery
March is a time for many things. Hopefully winter will thaw and spring will come soon, but it's also a time for very specific sales and courtesy of "Daily Finance" here are five of the top things March is a time for many things.
Longview man guilty in counterfeit silver scheme
A 47-year-old Longview, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
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Photo of McConaughey with Florida woman goes viral
Klinger's family has known about the connection for years, but now, the whole Internet-connected world knows, because Klinger's niece, Leah Pickett, tweeted a prom photo of the teenage couple after McConaughey won the best-actor Oscar on Sunday for "Dallas Buyers Club."
Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey's life changed during 'A Time to Kill'
My brother, W.G. Watkins, phoned me in August 1995. "A guy who's going to be in the movie 'A Time to Kill' just rented the lake house," he said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Lane closure of Mobberly Avenue near downtown Longview
Beginning Wednesday, March 5, 2014, traffic on Mobberly Avenue will be reduced to two lanes of traffic from the north side of the East Cotton Street intersection to the south side of the East Methvin Street intersection to allow for construction projects.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
SWEPCO Ice Storm Outage Update: 8 AM Monday, March 3
Crews are working to restore power. Currently 16,415 customers remain without power.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Literacy Bee announces changes
Changes have been made in the Rotary Spelling Bee for Literacy this year. There will be two separate spelling bees.
Murderess pleads to life sentence
Others, from left are her attorneys, David Larison and Mac Cobb, and District Attorney Billy Byrd.
East Texas Review
Golf tourney slated
The Longview World of Wonders Youth Advisory Council is hosting a four-person scramble golf tournament starting at 1 p.m. March 29. Lunch will be provided at noon.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Dozens in jail after state-wide warrant round up
Dozens of East Texans are in jail after a state-wide warrant round-up. The round-up targeted people with outstanding tickets and fines.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Court ban on PJs, fuzzy slippers, attire with 'obscene language'...
Today, a list of banned apparel outside the Texas courtroom of tate District Judge Brenda Kennedy reflects a different norm, in which pajamas, fuzzy slippers, low-cut blouses and "booty shorts" would proliferate if they weren't prohibited, Austin American-Statesman columnist Ken Herman wrote in a story appearing in the Longview, Texas, News-Journal ... (more)
2nd Person Gets Life Term for East Texas Slaying
A second person has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2012 beating and burning death of an East Texas man.
Longview principal named as one of the best in Texas
The Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members is set to honor Ned E. Williams Principal Dr. Cynthia Wise as the Administrator of the Year at its annual education summit in Dallas.
East Texas Review
Rep. David Simpson endorses Medina
Texas State Representative David Simpson announced his endorsement today of Debra Medina in the race for Texas Comptroller.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Treasures turn up at Appraisal Fair
In the late 1940s, a down-on-her-luck Longview grandmother sadly concluded that, among other sacrifices, she no longer could afford milk for the two grandsons she was raising.
Small dog found near Longview Christian School
This little dog was found today in Longview, and the family who found it is attempting to find his owner.
Second defendant pleads guilty in Gammage murder
Sarah Haslam, one of three suspects in the murder of 27-year-old Ronnie Joe Gammage, pleaded guilty to capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday morning.