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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.



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.



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 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.



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'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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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



Weekly Planner: Monday, Jan. 7, 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.



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 ...



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

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 ...



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.



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 ...



Seven young ladies running for Yamboree Queen - Seven young ladies representing local civic clubs are vying for the title of Queen Yam 2017 during the annual Yamboree Queen's Contest which begins Monday June 12. The contest will conclude on Friday...  Gilmer Mirror

Seven young ladies running for Yamboree Queen - Seven young ladies representing local civic clubs are vying for the title of Queen Yam 2017 during the ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Texas man charged in 2017 Key West murder  Miami Herald

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



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 ...



Canady credits Jacksonville upbringing for much of his success  Jacksonville Daily Progress

GILMER — Through the years there have been many, many successful football coaches that have got their start at Jacksonville High School.



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.



Weekly Planner: Monday, Jan. 14, 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Miss Alexis Marie Williams to reign as Queen of the 77th East Texas Yamboree - Alexis Marie Williams won the contest to become the 77th East Texas Yamboree Queen. She was announced as the winner at approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday after ticket sales...  Gilmer Mirror

Alexis Marie Williams won the contest to become the 77th East Texas Yamboree Queen. She was announced as the winner at approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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

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



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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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