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LETU to host Paul Baloche “LeadWorship” concert, workshop

(LONGVIEW, Texas)— LeTourneau University will host a two-day “LeadWorship” workshop led by established songwriter and worship leader Paul Baloche on Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, at the S.E. Belcher Jr.

ETX school's concession stand burns down; baseball team loses equipment

Leverett's Chapel — An East Texas school's concession stand burned down overnight, along with all of their baseball equipment.

UPDATE: Longview Transit vehicle catches fire; cause unknown

Longview, TX — 12:15 p.m. - Longview officials tell KETK, a Transit employee parked his company vehicle behind the Longview Transit building on the 900 block of Pacific just before 11:00 a.m. and went inside.

Elderly, autistic Longview woman defrauded by scam artist

Authorities are currently searching for a Texarkana businessman allegedly responsible for scamming an elderly autistic woman.

Reaction to Voter ID Decision is Swift and Partisan

Reaction to the news that the Department of Justice has rejected the state’s request for preclearance of its controversial voter ID law was swift and partisan, as expected.

Pipeline restraining order again rescinded by court

An East Texas farmer’s restraining order to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline from cutting across her family’s land has been rescinded — again.

Hallsville Head Start applications being accepted

Applications for full-day Head Start classes at Hallsville ISD will be accepted beginning 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 19. Placement in classes will be made May 1. To qualify, children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1.

“10 in 10 Challenge” weigh-in schedule

The weigh-in schedule for the Fit City 10 in 10 Challenge is: · March 13 at 11:30 East Texas Medical Center Olympic Center 701 Olympic Plaza Cir. Second Floor

New Diana ag teacher found dead of gunshot in Union Grove home

A New Diana High School teacher was found dead of a gunshot wound Friday afternoon at his home.

Upshur County officials investigate cattle theft

Upshur County officials are seeking information regarding cattle theft.