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Frank Penny Edwards | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Services for Mr. Frank Penny Edwards, 67 of Longview, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Woodland Hills Baptist Church, Longview, TX.



Gilmer High School student struck by car | Police  Longview News-Journal

A Gilmer High School student was taken to a hospital after being struck by a car while walking to school Wednesday morning, Gilmer ISD Superintendent Rick ...



Gilmer ISD student hit by car  EastTexasMatters.com

A Gilmer high school student is in the hospital after being hit by a car Wednesday morning, according to school superintendent Rick Albritton.



Gilmer ISD trustees hire architect, hear timeline for new high school OK'd in $35M bond  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — A new Gilmer High School will open for the 2020-21 school year under a construction plan unveiled to school trustees Monday, shortly before they ...



Historic Gilmer ISD bond will build new high school  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The 70-year drought is over for the passing of Gilmer ISD'S school bond.



NSD: Roundup: Beckville, Gilmer, Kilgore, Carthage athletes sign  Longview News-Journal

Payton Jones, Jordan Tondreau and Courtlyn Nail, standout volleyball players who played a key part in Beckville bringing a state championship to East Texas, ...



Gilmer ISD asking voter OK on $35.25M for new high school, backers hope eighth time a charm  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Supporters of a $35.25 million bond to build a new Gilmer High School hope voters are in a more giving mood Saturday as the district tries an eighth.



Gilmer's Yamboree opens with queen coronation | Upshur  Longview News-Journal

The 81st East Texas Yamboree began with style Wednesday night with the coronation of Queen Yam Brinkley Grace Rash at the Gilmer Civic Center.



Eagles lose in Round 2 to Gilmer  Thefairfieldrecorder

After a final loss of 24-14 in Round 2 of the District 4A playoffs against the Gilmer Buckeyes, the Fairfield Eagles are moving on to other things. Next season the ...



Gilmer ISD eyes new high school with $35M bond package  Longview News-Journal

A $35 million bond package to build a new high school and career and technology building looks to be the top recommendation from a Gilmer ISD facilities ...



Gilmer man to serve 40 years for selling meth across from high school  easttexasmatters.com

A Gilmer man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for selling methamphetamine near an East Texas high school.



EARLY NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER — For the second straight year, East Texans are getting the chance to take advantage of Early National Signing Day. CBS19 is all over the Piney Woods ...



Joe Wayne Newsom, Sr. | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

ORE CITY — Joe Wayne Newsom, Sr. “Big Joe” was born September 2, 1942 in Gilmer, Texas to Lille Mae Gaddis Newsom and Marion Hicks “Sambo” Newsom ...



Gilmer native, UT defensive back Kris Boyd invited to NFL Combine  CBS19.tv KYTX

AUSTIN, Texas — Gilmer High School graduate turned University of Texas defensive back Kris Boyd has been invited to the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine in ...



Gilmer man gets 40 years for selling meth across from school  Longview News-Journal

A Gilmer man has pleaded guilty and received a 40-year sentence for his role in a meth distribution ring that operated across from Gilmer High School, ...



Whataburger Coach of the Week: John Huffstetler  CBS19.tv KYTX

Our Week 11 Whataburger Coach of the Week is Gilmer High School assistant coach and former Marine John Huffstelter.



Downtown Gilmer: Looking to the future | Find a Copy  Longview News-Journal

When city leaders talk about what's on the horizon in downtown Gilmer's future, their comments focus on a new attitude.



Gilmer High School graduation moved to Longview  Longview News-Journal

The Friday night graduation ceremony for Gilmer High School has been moved to Longview's Lobo Coliseum, because of inclement weather concerns, ...



Gilmer senior a special student who learned — and taught  Longview News-Journal

Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories profiling students graduating this spring from East Texas high schools.



Gilmer woman gets 40 years for selling meth near high school  Longview News-Journal

A woman who was caught selling methamphetamine across the road from Gilmer High School last fall accepted a 40-year sentence in Gilmer on Thursday while ...



East Texas high school cheerleading squads to face off at UIL Spirit Competition  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER, Texas — High school cheerleading squads from all across Texas will face off this week at the UIL Spirit State Championships in Fort Worth. Spirit is an ...



Gilmer ready to celebrate 81st Yamboree | @Play  Longview News-Journal

The East Texas Yamboree has returned for its 81st year to Gilmer, with four days of parades, music, dances, carnival rides and agricultural events planned ...



Brinkley Rash named 2018 Yamboree Queen  Longview News-Journal

From Staff Reports. Brinkley Rash was named the 2018 Yamboree Queen on Friday. The daughter of Jeff and Dina Rash and Kevin and Stephanie Hurt of ...



REPORT: Former Gilmer QB named assistant coach for Philadelphia Eagles  CBS19.tv KYTX

PHILADELPHIA — Former Gilmer High School quarterback G.J. Kinne has agreed to become an assistant coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. The news was first ...



GHS announces scholarships  Gilmer Mirror

GHS announces scholarships - Gilmer High School announced 143 scholarship awards for the 160 graduates of the Class of 2018 during an awards program ...



Gilmer High School Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes Award - On March 2 2017 the Gilmer High School Band competed in the Region 4 UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest and earned straight First Division Ratings in the Concert & Sight-reading portions of th...  Gilmer Mirror

On March 2, 2017, the Gilmer High School Band competed in the Region 4, UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest and earned straight First Division Ratings in the ...



'Success is Sweet' for Gilmer High School's Top 10 Percent - Gilmer High School announced the students in the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes Monday as parents and friends joined the honorees in celebrating “Success is Sweet.” The ...  Gilmer Mirror

Gilmer High School announced the students in the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes Monday as parents and friends joined the honorees in ...



Jeff Traylor named candidate for SFA head football coach  CBS19.tv KYTX

NACOGDOCHES — A legendary East Texas high school football coach is in the mix to take over at a local college. CBS19 has independently confirmed a ...



Gilmer ISD gets 2 new principals, formerly of Longview ISD  Longview News-Journal

Two former Longview ISD principals are reuniting in Gilmer, where both have been hired to lead Gilmer ISD campuses.



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line  CBS19.tv KYTX

Student-athletes from all over the Piney Woods are taking their athletic and academic talents to the next level.



CONFIRMED: Jeff Traylor withdraws from SFA coaching search, will stay at Arkansas  CBS19.tv KYTX

TYLER — CBS19 as confirmed a legendary East Texas high school football coach has withdrawn his name from the head coaching search at a local college.



Frank Pierce Breazeale | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Funeral services to celebrate the life of Franklin Pierce Breazeale, 78, of Gilmer will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the First United ...



Signing Day in East Texas: Who’s heading where?  KLTV

East Texas athletes are signing letters of intent Wednesday during National Signing Day.



RESULTS: East Texans participate in NFL Combine  CBS19.tv KYTX

Gilmer native and University of Texas defensive back Kris Boyd suited up on the field along with Texas A&M's Daylon Mack, a defensive lineman out of ...



Cecil Roach among the 2019 honorees by East Texas Coaches Association  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tylerites Cecil Roach and Larry Clemens are among the 2019 honorees by the East Texas Coaches Association, Kyle Preston, ETCA vice president, announced ...



Datebook: Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Features  Longview News-Journal

TODAY. Green Street Recreation Center, line dance, 10 a.m.; mahjong, bridge club, 1 p.m. today, 814 S. Green St., Longview. Membership: $15 per year; day ...



Gilmer students claim first place at National FFA Convention  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Colby Gipson and Jake Traylor gave each other a knuckle punch on a stage in Louisville, Kentucky, when they realized they had won first place at ...



Matt Turner Hopes Strong Leadership Will Help Push Gilmer Back To A State Title  TexasHSFootball.com

April 13 Photo via Matt Turner and Stephen York, Gilmer High School Lots of points, lots of yards, and explosiveness. That's what Gilmer has been known for o.



East Texas student musicians earn All-State choir, band honors  Longview News-Journal

Each fall, musicians from Texas high schools nervously gather to begin the first of many auditions to earn a prestigious honor in the spring. They devote months ...



Man jailed in connection with fatal shooting at Gilmer High School - A 32-year-old Gilmer man was arrested Friday on charges of murdering a 29-year-old Gilmer woman whose body was found in the parking lot of Gilmer High School Thursday night polic...  Gilmer Mirror

Man jailed in connection with fatal shooting at Gilmer High School - A 32-year-old Gilmer man was arrested Friday on charges of murdering a 29-year-old Gilmer ...



Madison Lee Dean to reign as 80th East Texas Yamboree Queen (with video) - Website: East Texas Yamboree Princess is Brianna Esquivel. The seven contestants raised a grand total of $196 295.35 this year. Seven young ladies representing local civic ...  Gilmer Mirror

Seven young ladies, representing local civic clubs, are vying for the title of Queen Yam 2017 during the annual Yamboree Queen's Contest which began ...



Kim Gregory DeYoung | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LIBERTY CITY — A Celebration of Life for Kim Gregory DeYoung, 51, of Liberty City will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at New Covenant Church, 5621 ...



Author, leading historian captures young Longview audience talking Winston Churchill  Longview News-Journal

Recounting someone who survived about 30 brushes with death to become a celebrated world leader seems easy, but it took a leading historian and storyteller ...



Two in GOP seek Upshur County judge post  Longview News-Journal

Upshur County Republicans will see a contested race for county judge when they go to the polls in the March primary.



Upshur County Special Olympics provides 'opportunity to shine'  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Gilmer student Felix Walker was optimistic but cautious Friday morning as he surveyed competing athletes at Buckeye Stadium.



Is Ellijay the "Nicest Place?" | Gilmer  Fetchyournews.com

A recent listing as a finalist in the Nicest Places in America, Ellijay is garnering extra attention from the nation as a whole.



Gilmer native, SFA graduate signs with Dallas Cowboys  KLTV

(KLTV) - A Stephen F. Austin alumnus and 2011 graduate of Gilmer High School officially signed with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday. The SFA Lumberjack ...



Gilmer Police book man on murder charge; woman found dead at football game  KTBS

An assault at a high school football game has left one woman dead and authorities may have a man in custody connected to the crime. KYTX CBS 19 is ...



Count is in: Gilmer senior named 2017 Yam Queen  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — It was all over but for the counting on Friday, as the race to become this year's Yamboree Queen ended in the lobby of the First National Bank.



GHS presents One Act Play  Gilmer Mirror

GHS presents One-Act Play - Gilmer High School's Theatre Department presented These Shining Lives on four nights March 20 22 27 and 29 to local audiences ...



Custody battle believed to be cause of deadly Gilmer shooting  KLTV

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - The victim in a shooting death during an East Texas football game has been identified, and the suspect will be charged with murder.



Seven young ladies vying to reign over 79th annual East Texas Yamboree - Seven young ladies representing local civic clubs are vying for the title of Queen Yam 2016 during the annual Yamboree Queen's Contest which began Monday. The contest will co...  Gilmer Mirror

Seven young ladies vying to reign over 79th annual East Texas Yamboree - Seven young ladies representing local civic clubs are vying for the title of Queen ...



Datebook: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 | Features  Longview News-Journal

TODAY. Green Street Recreation Center, line dance, 10 a.m.; mahjong, bridge club, 1 p.m. today, 814 S. Green St., Longview. Membership: $15 per year; day ...



Interview with Coach Jeff Traylor as he leaves Gilmer to coach for the Texas Longhorns - On Friday the University of Texas announced that Gilmer head football coach and athletic director Jeff Traylor has accepted a coaching position with the Longh...  Gilmer Mirror

Courtesy Photos / Joe Dodd COACH JEFF TRAYLOR packs up Thursday at the Gilmer Field House to move to Bellmont Hall on the UT campus, where he will ...



East Texas high schools ranked among nation's best  Longview News-Journal

Six high schools in Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.



Gilmer Yulefest to offer days of holiday fun  Longview News-Journal

Gilmer's annual Yulefest activities start at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 with a parade and continue through the weekend.



Testimony: Gilmer man admits to killing son's mother  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Suzanne Bates broke down in tears on the witness stand Tuesday as she was forced to testify in the capital murder case against her husband, ...



Mitchell, Sampson take top honors at Best Preps banquet  Longview News-Journal

Tatum's Brianna Mitchell and New Diana's Jackson Sampson took home top honors Tuesday at the fourth annual Best Preps Banquet at Maude Cobb ...



Texas twirlers bring home awards from Arkansas State Competition - Upshur County twirlers take Miss Summertime Baton Pageant titles in Arkansas State Baton Twirling Championship (NBTA). Mylah Childress-Cain an incoming Junior at Gilmer High School...  Gilmer Mirror

Texas twirlers bring home awards from Arkansas State Competition - Upshur County twirlers take Miss Summertime Baton Pageant titles in Arkansas State ...



Former Gilmer standout Destiny Brooks earns spot in starting lineup late in freshman season, helps California State-Northridge reach NCAA Women's Tournament  Tyler Morning Telegraph

At this time last year, it would have been hard to imagine Destiny Brooks playing for California State University-Northridge.



Gilmer father and son funeral directors honored | Business  Longview News-Journal

Gilmer residents Steve Murray and son Troy Murray were recently honored by the East Texas Funeral Directors Association for their *service* to the funeral ...



HAPPY 4TH OF JULY: Where to celebrate Independence Day  easttexasmatters.com

East Texas is gearing up for another 4th of July celebration complete with food, fireworks, music and fun.



Harmony High School senior named Yam Queen  Longview News-Journal

Harmony High School senior Savanna Finch-Henson on Friday was named queen of the 78th East Texas Yamboree.



Fowler files for Upshur County district judge  Longview News-Journal

Upshur County Judge Dean Fowler made it official this week: He's making a run for the district judge seat.



Upshur County judge will not seek re-election after 15 years  Longview News-Journal

Upshur County's longtime county judge said Monday he is considering an election bid to replace a district judge who has announced she will not seek ...



Grace's Braydon Stone headed to Arkansas  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Braydon Stone has never "called the hogs," but he has heard the student sections at Grace Community basketball game take part in the University of Arkansas ...



Area high school students perform with All-State Music Ensemble  Longview News-Journal

Two years ago, Levi Grant's dream of making the All-State high school band was cut short. At the regional level, he finished three chairs away from qualifying.



Turning a corner: Baylor's Lynch thriving at new position  Waco Tribune-Herald

Several days before Baylor's season opener against Liberty, Matt Rhule surprised sophomore wide receiver Blake Lynch with an out-of-left-field request.



AUDREY NOLAN CAPTURES WIN AT FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO - FORT WORTH TEXAS January 21 2018 – Audrey Nolan a FFA member from Gilmer Texas captured Grand Champion Heifer and Champion Junior Yearling Heifer in the Junior Hereford Breeding Heifer ...  Gilmer Mirror

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, January 21, 2018 – Audrey Nolan, a FFA member from Gilmer, Texas, captured Grand Champion Heifer and Champion Junior Yearling ...



Yamboree serves as homecoming in Upshur County | @Play  Longview News-Journal

Earlier this year, seven young women helped raise more than $250000 that will go back into the community in Upshur County.



Aaron Poppy Brown already in the record books after first start as Gilmer Buckeyes QB - Gilmer Buckeye Junior Aaron “Poppy” Brown starting his first varsity game at quarterback set a Gilmer High School and state passing record as he went 37 of 4...  Gilmer Mirror

Aaron Poppy Brown already in the record books after first start as Gilmer Buckeyes QB - Gilmer Buckeye Junior Aaron “Poppy” Brown starting his first varsity ...



Weekly Planner: Monday, March 18, 2019 | Features  Longview News-Journal

TODAY. Piney Woods Quilters, 9:15 a.m. today, Trinity Outreach Center, 600 Eighth St. at Olive Street, Longview. Information: Carolyn, (903) 234-8877.



A guide to East Texas Fourth of July celebrations, fireworks  Tyler Morning Telegraph

East Texans have many choices on how and where to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Concerts, family activities and fireworks shows are on tap throughout ...



Weekly Planner: Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 | Features  Longview News-Journal

TODAY. Piney Woods Quilters, 9:15 a.m. today, Trinity Outreach Center, 600 Eighth St. at Olive Street, Longview. Information: Carolyn, (903) 234-8877.



New Lumberjack: Colby Carthel taking over SFA football program  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Colby Carthel, who led Texas A&M-Commerce to the 2017 NCAA Division II national football championship, will be the new Stephen F. Austin head coach, Ryan ...



Architect drawing shows proposed new high school - Gilmer School Supt. Rick Albritton on Monday released a preliminary architectural drawing of the proposed new Gilmer High School which is the centerpiece of the school district's $36.2 million Nov...  Gilmer Mirror

Architect drawing shows proposed new high school - Gilmer School Supt. Rick Albritton on Monday released a preliminary architectural drawing of the proposed ...



Queen Alexis to reign at this year's 77th East Texas Yamboree - Alexis Marie Williams will reign over the 77th annual East Texas Yamboree October 15-18 with Randy Duke the Yamboree President crowning her in the performances on Wednesday Oct. 15 an...  Gilmer Mirror

Queen Alexis to reign at this year's 77th East Texas Yamboree - Alexis Marie Williams will reign over the 77th annual East Texas Yamboree October 15-18 with ...



Yamboree celebrates 80th anniversary | @Play  Longview News-Journal

The Yamboree is more than a festival for President Brandon Garmon: It's a homecoming.



Testimony is sometimes emotional during Shepherd murder trial - UPDATED Noon Tuesday April 21 2015: A jury here convicted Jonathan Shepherd of capital murder sentencing him to life in prison without parole. After four days of sometimes emotional p...  Gilmer Mirror

Testimony is sometimes emotional during Shepherd murder trial - UPDATED Noon Tuesday April 21 2015: A jury here convicted Jonathan Shepherd of capital ...



Key West Police investigating Big Sandy woman's death in Florida as possible homicide  Tyler Morning Telegraph

An East Texas woman who was found unresponsive on a Florida beach last week and later declared dead attended Gilmer High School and was a mother of ...



Martin pro bono lawyer of the year Newsom Tefteller also honored - In a surprise ceremony in 115th District Court on Tuesday morning Oct. 29 Gilmer attorneys Mike Martin and Joe Newsom were honored by Lone Star Legal Aid for their “pro bono” (free...  Gilmer Mirror

Martin pro bono lawyer of the year Newsom Tefteller also honored - In a surprise ceremony in 115th District Court on Tuesday morning Oct. 29 Gilmer attorneys ...



Upshur County Health Fair scheduled for Saturday March 4 - We have over 30 vendors educating the public and providing a wide-range of services and experiences. OH and we're having 30 minutes educational sessions (Diabetes cancer prevention & signs...  Gilmer Mirror

Upshur County Health Fair scheduled for Saturday March 4 - We have over 30 vendors educating the public and providing a wide-range of services and ...



3 schools see sweepstakes wins at academic UIL district meets  Longview News-Journal

It takes a lot of hard work to win district academic UIL meets, as several school districts and hundreds of students compete in each conference.



LHS teacher remembered as 'jack-of-all -trades'  Longview News-Journal

A longtime Longview High School teacher who died unexpectedly Wednesday at a district event was a "jack-of-all-trades" who easily transitioned from teaching ...



JUCO Football: Kilgore holds on for 21-19 win over New Mexico Military  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — DeMontre Tuggle's biggest run of the night didn't produce points for Kilgore College here Saturday, but it just might have saved the game for the ...



5 area marching bands earn superior UIL rating  Longview News-Journal

Bands from Pine Tree, Spring Hill, Gladewater, Gilmer and Union Grove earned the highest possible rating at a marching contest this past week.



DEZign8  Gilmer Mirror

A Buckeye holds up Desmond Pollard's jersey alongside the state championship trophy the team won at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Friday afternoon. Gilmer ...



Friend, uncle: Young men found dead were 'good kids'  Longview News-Journal

Two young men found dead in Longview on Wednesday are the latest in a string of unsolved homicides.



East Texas schools earn distinctions on ratings  Longview News-Journal

Five East Texas schools — including one Longview ISD middle school — earned all possible distinctions on accountability ratings, according to the Texas ...



Texas countdown to football: The high schools that produced the most 2016 Longhorns  Hookem.com

The football season is approaching fast, and Texas fans are getting excited. Counting today, there are 16 days until the start of the football season. To help ...



Queen Karlie Carol White reigns over 76th East Texas Yamboree - Karlie Carol White was crowned queen of the 76th East Texas Yamboree and officially elevated to the unique title at the climax of the Queen's Coronation-Pageant held Wednesday and Thu...  Gilmer Mirror

Karlie Carol White was crowned queen of the 76th East Texas Yamboree and officially elevated to the unique title at the climax of the Queen's ...



Texas man charged in 2017 Key West murder  FL Keys News

The boyfriend of a woman vacationing in Key West last August now stands accused of her murder. Billy Earl Baker, 48, of Lindale, Texas, was arrested Monday ...



David Kitchens - Wins the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing on In Search of Fellini. - http://juniperpost.com/and-the-winner-is-in-search-of-fellini-juniper-post/ CONGRATULATIONS GOLDEN REEL AWARD WINNERS! At ...  Gilmer Mirror

At the 65th Annual Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards ceremony the sound editors for the feature film, In Search of Fellini, were honored by their ...



Wayne Coleman named as new Fightin' Indian football coach  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A familiar face to long-time fans of Jacksonville Fightin' Indian football has been chosen as the school's new athletic director and head football coach. Wayne ...



CELEBRATING FREEDOM: Fourth of July events around East Texas  cbs19.tv

Here is a list of 4th of July events around East Texas.



Charlie Strong completes Texas' coaching staff | SportsDay  Dallas Morning News

Football coach Charlie Strong is back to having a full staff. Texas announced the hiring Friday of former LSU assistant Brick Haley as defensive line coach and ...



ET Volleyball: 2017 season preview | Volleyball  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW. Mascot: Lady Lobos. Coach: Chaka Jackson (162-110). District: 11-6A (Tyler Lee, John Tyler, Rockwall Heath, Rockwall, Mesquite, North Mesquite, ...



Variety of Fourth of July events planned in East Texas this weekend  Tyler Morning Telegraph

East Texans are kicking off Independence Day celebrations early this year, with festivities spanning four days.



Tyler Lee offensive tackle Beaux Limmer commits to the University of Arkansas  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Collegiate offers have been rolling in for Tyler Lee junior offensive lineman Beaux Limmer during the past month.



Bullard High School marching band receives superior ratings in regional competition  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Bullard High School Panther Marching Band received First Division superior ratings from all three judges at the Region XXI UIL Marching Contest on, Oct.



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