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Texas A&M to auction 12THMAN license plate

No one has ever had 12THMAN on an official Texas license plate.

City of Longview 4th of July closings

City of Longview offices, Longview Public Library and Longview Transit will be closed, Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Water balloon fight benefits East Texans

Sunday Bergfeld Park in Tyler was filled with food, dunking booths, and hundreds of water balloons for the "Aquapalooza" water balloon war.

Police make arrest in April home invasion in Longview

A Longview man wanted in connection with a home-invasion robbery in April is being held in the Gregg County Jail on $150,000 bond. Adam Ray English was arrested Thursday night.

Man dies in motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon

A motorcycle crash ends with one dead Saturday afternoon. It happened just after 4:00 p.m. on Farm to Market Road 1818 just an eighth of a mile from U.S. Highway 69.

Juvenile arrests in Longview drop, but crimes more serious

The arrest of a 16-year-old Longview youth in connection with the ambush-style slaying of a former Kilgore College football player a year ago typified a trend in juvenile arrests — fewer, but for more serious crimes.

ETX man arrested for unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of drugs

Nacogdoches Police were called to the scene of a traffic stop early Saturday afternoon for a weapons offense.

East Texas veterans attend Longview "Benefit Fair"

Hundreds of veterans came out to the "veteran Land Boards Benefit Fair" at the Maude Cobb Activity Center in Longview. The event was to teach them about some of the benefits they've earned fighting for our freedom.

National Firearms Safety event to educate children in firearms safety

The citizens of the United States want their children to be properly educated in firearms safety.

Kilgore battalion chief named state’s Firefighter of the Year

Kilgore Fire Department Battalion Chief Dennis Gage was a 16-year-old high school student in Pritchett when the volunteer fire department there was having a hard time finding members.