Local News + Statewide News

National Polka Festival in Ennis

Ennis, Texas is to host Traditional Czech Celebration over Memorial Day weekend, from May 24-26.

One month old baby abandoned in Nacogdoches County

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office is investigating why a one month old baby has been abandoned and was just given to a resident in the Melrose community.

Duke University honors six Longview ISD scholars

Longview, TX (Longview ISD) — Five Foster Middle School students and a Judson Middle School student earned State Recognition from Duke University for their scores on the SAT college entrance exam. Jacob Biggs

Mount Pleasant police chief: Kidnapping victim, 14, was terrorized

A 14-year-old East Texas girl endured what police called a terrifying experience after being abducted Sunday.

Three Kilgore College basketball players moving to next level

A trio of players from Kilgore College’s Region XIV Conference championship team are moving on to four-year schools.

Longview PD releases name of suspect in May 7th shooting

Authorities have arrested Christian Sibley, 19, of Longview in connection with the shooting of two men. On Tuesday at 1:35 p.m., Longview Police Officers received several calls that a shooting had occurred.

Game 2 preview: Keeping Curry in check

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has a modest objective for his team tonight in Game 2.

Area baseball, softball playoff schedule

The Longview News-Journal has a big list going of all the East Texas baseball and softball teams still in the hunt for a state championship.

Seeing red? Despite what article says, Longview no longer nation’s angriest city

An Esquire Magazine blog post set Facebook ablaze Tuesday when it reminded Longview residents of their city’s unfortunate three-year-old distinction as being the “angriest place in America” — prompting Gallup to release

Street closures for AlleyFest in Longview

The City of Longview announces temporary street closures in the downtown area during the annual AlleyFest event, which will be held May 10 – 12, in downtown Longview.