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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.

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 ...

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 High School student arrested for making threats  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A Gilmer High School student was arrested Thursday for making threats.

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

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

Upshur Co. Sheriff: Gilmer student arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat  KLTV

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - A student has been arrested after making verbal threats in front of students at Gilmer High School. And, Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb ...

Ronald David "Bubba" Johns | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Graveside services for Ronald David “Bubba” Johns of Gilmer, Texas, will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. at Sunset ...

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.

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 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

2018 Schedule of Yamboree Events  Gilmer Mirror

2018 Schedule of Yamboree Events - 2018 Schedule of Events 10am-4pm Friday October 12 Quilt Show (CC) SATURDAY OCTOBER 13 7:30 a.m. Tater Trot ...

'National holiday': 100K attendees expected as Gilmer's Yamboree opens  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — A packed Gilmer Buckeye gymnasium was settling into the All *Service* Club Luncheon on Thursday as a veteran caterer revealed she'd prepared ...

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 students show respect, seek military advice from veterans  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — The veterans lining up in the Gilmer Elementary School library Friday morning were there to show the young students the importance of military ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Gilmer ISD leads area enrollment increases  Longview News-Journal

Overall, more students are in classes across Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties — and slightly more than one-third of the area's increase is in Gilmer ISD alone.

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.

Fourth of July celebrations planned around East Texas  Longview News-Journal

The city of Longview's daylong 4th of July Fireworks and Freedom Celebration will offer a bit of feuding, a lot of music, some star power and lots of fireworks.

Gilmer High School graduation | Gilmer

The class of 2017 will graduate from Gilmer High School on May 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

Herman Raymond Fountain | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Herman Fountain, 85, of Longview passed away Friday, August 17, 2018. He was born to John and Evia Cook Fountain on March 6, 1933 in the ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Upshur takes first step toward Gilmer loop  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — On U.S. 271, it's common to see traffic backed up in the afternoon, causing problems for cross streets as cars block intersections while drivers ...

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 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 ...

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY: Where to celebrate Independence Day

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

Kingsbury not nervous about Texas Tech’s QB uncertainty  Tyler Morning Telegraph

LUBBOCK — Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was asked if he was nervous about the uncertainty at quarterback for the Red Raiders.

Is Ellijay the "Nicest Place?" | Gilmer

ELLIJAY, GA. – A recent listing as a finalist in the Nicest Places in America, Ellijay is garnering extra attention from the nation as a whole. Hosted on the USA ...

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

A high school assault in east Texas has left one woman dead. The suspect has been caught.

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.

Gilmer City Council names Greg Hutson the new city manager  Tyler Morning Telegraph

GILMER - The Gilmer City Council on Tuesday night named Greg Hutson as city manager, effective Jan. 1.

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.

Traylor named tight ends and special teams coach at Texas - University of

Jeff Traylor, the former head coach and athletics director at Gilmer [Texas] High School, has been named tight ends and special teams coach at The University ...

All in the family as new Yamboree queen named  Tyler Morning Telegraph

GILMER — A family tradition continued Friday as Alexis Marie Williams, a Gilmer High School senior, was named “Queen Yam” to reign over this October's 77th ...

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 ...

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.

East Texas State Fair kicks off competitions with a live landscaping design contest  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Hard work and dealing with the heat are pretty typical of landscaping work, and students from across East Texas experienced both firsthand during the East ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

McLane Carter will be and should be Texas Tech’s starting quarterback  Viva The Matadors

It's coming to the end of the first quarter, McLane Carter has Tre King and Justin Stockton in the backfield with him. The ball is snapped, Carter appears to be ...

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 ...

Previewing Baylor Football: Blake Lynch’s Breakout Season  Our Daily Bears

Blake Lynch seems primed for a breakout season. He flashed his potential last season, while at times adjusting to Big 12 football. This is the third post in a series ...

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.

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

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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.

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.

Gilmer High School Football Players Selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl - The 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour will visit Gilmer High School on Friday Nov. 14 to select two football players for the 2015 U.S. Army All-American B...  Gilmer Mirror

The 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour will visit Gilmer High School on Friday, Nov. 14 to select two football players for the 2015 U.S. Army ...

Texas man charged in 2017 Key West murder  Miami Herald

Boyfriend allegedly strangled and drowned Candi Cooper in August on Smathers Beach.

LaMarcus Morton Makes it Official with Oklahoma State  Cowboys Ride For Free

The 6'1, 175lb standout from Gilmer, Texas will be enrolling early at Oklahoma State.

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.

School news | Features  Longview News-Journal

Bobcat Belles honors. The Hallsville High School Bobcat Belles drill team took top honors recently at the Dallas Grand Finale competition in Lewisville. The team ...

Whataburger Coach of the Week: John Huffstetler KYTX

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

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 ...


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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 ...

Weekly Planner: Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 | 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.

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.

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 ...

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

Mirror Photos / Mac Overton HONORED AS THE “PRO BONO” ATTORNEY of the year was Mike Martin, who received a plaque from 115th District Judge Lauren ...

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.

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 ...

Area school districts, food bank offer free summer meals  Longview News-Journal

Summer means no classes for students — and in some cases, no breakfast or lunch, either.

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Texas Tech Football Inks Six JUCO Players

The Texas Tech football program signed six prospects to financial aid agreements Wednesday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury announced as part of mid-year ...

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.

CELEBRATING FREEDOM: Fourth of July events around East Texas

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

Officials: Two killed in wreck involving Mount Pleasant ISD bus  Longview News-Journal

Two people — including a Mount Pleasant High School girls track coach — were killed late Thursday in a three-vehicle wreck involving a school bus in Titus ...

Festivities continue today at East Texas Yamboree  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Jayce "Savanna" Finch-Henson has wanted to be Queen Yam ever since she was a young child, participating in the coronation pageant for her ...

Lumberjack Marching Band Member Dies | News  SFA The Pine Log Online

The SFA flag was flown at half-mast as students mourned the death of student Caleb Gibbs, who died in an automobile accident Sept. 20.

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 ...

Upshur County capital murder trial continues with pathologist's testimony  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Jonathan Ray Shepherd buried his head in his hands Wednesday as a photo of his ex-girlfriend's body — a bullet hole through her jaw ...

Nyack College Baseball Announces 2017-18 Recruiting Class  Nyack College Athletics

Nyack, NY - The Nyack College Baseball team is pleased to announce its 2017-18 recruting class. Coach Cornacchione and his coaching staff are welcoming ...

ET Volleyball: Previewing 38 area teams | Volleyball  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW. Mascot: Lady Lobos. Coach: Chaka Jackson (135-96 overall; 172-136 at Longview). District: 10-6A (Tyler Lee, John Tyler, Rockwall, Rockwall ...

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.

Business digest: Sunday, April 16 | Business  Longview News-Journal

headline>TB&T's Pope named bank school trustee

Army All-American Bowl Roster 2015: Breaking Down Top Recruits in Marquee Game  Bleacher Report

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is a fantastic showcase for some of the best college football recruits in the country, and the 2015 edition will feature some ...

Longview ISD technology students going to national competition  Longview News-Journal

Almost 60 Longview ISD students will travel to Nashville this summer to take part in the National Technology Student Association Conference after teams from ...

Many changes under way at Athens' only Catholic church  Athens Daily Review

Organizations of every type usually wish to expand their facilities to meet the needs of the people they serve. Churches can be a dedicated part of that list.

Longview offers day of fun for July 4 | @Play  Longview News-Journal

With two parades, a roller derby match, a hot dog eating contest, carnival rides, a water slide, a flyover, music performances all day, and an evening that ends ...

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