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Invasive hammerhead worm species in East Texas
LONGVIEW, Texas — Photos of a hammerhead worm has gone viral across social media. They are poisonous, they are invasive, and they've made their way to East Texas. With summer almost here, it's important to know why you have to be cautious around these worms and treat them differently then you would an earthworm.
Things to do in East Texas this weekend
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out this list of events and activities around East Texas. Fiddle Zoo for Kids, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, 230 W. Rusk St., Tyler. Presented by New Texas Sinfonia, the event includes music-themed games and activities, orchestra story time, meet and greet with New Texas Sinfonia performers, live performances and a concert ticket giveaway. Admission: Free. Information: www.newtxsinfonia.com and www.facebook.com/newtxsinfonia .
Large group of rescued Tatum cats still in need of homes
Former Van Zandt County chief deputy gets 44 months in prison for striking handcuffed arrestee. Speaking in court, Craig Shelton said he accepted full responsibility for violating the victim’s civil rights. Shelton also acknowledged his desire for drug and alcohol counseling, which was included in his sentence. Former Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Sgt. Blake Snell also was sentenced in an obstruction of justice case resulting from the 2021 incident involving Shelton. Snell was accused of lying to investigators about the incident, according to information presented in court.
Large group of cats in Tatum still in need of rescue
TATUM, Texas (KLTV) - An urgent plea for help by neighbors and a small rescue operation continues Wednesday after a large number of cats were left behind at an East Texas home after their owner passed away. It was 12 days ago we first brought you the story of an...
LeAnn Rimes: the story…so far tour in Longview, TX Oct 13, 2023 – presale password
WiseGuys has the LeAnn Rimes: the story…so far tour presale code!! For a limited time you can acquire your show tickets before they go on sale. Seems to us like this might be your only opportunity ever to see LeAnn Rimes: the story…so far tour live in Longview!
Texas Shakespeare Festival welcomes Chinese theater troupe ahead of summer performance
KILGORE — The Texas Shakespeare Festival recently honored guests from Chongqing, China, during an event at Kilgore College. Angelina Gao and Edge Chen of Lumen Theatre Co. and Liu Qi, director of the Chongqing Municipal Commission for Culture and Tourism Development, were presented with presents and proclamations May 24 as a thank you for learning about East Texas and the festival.
The 9 best cafes in Longview, Texas, according to Yelp
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated cafes in Longview using data from Yelp.
WebXtra: Tyler Watkins-Logan Veterans Home hosts Memorial Day barbecue
The sound of bagpipes echoed Monday morning throughout the Tyler Memorial Cemetery, as East Texans paused to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. A duplex on Couch Street caught fire at about 2 a.m. Monday, destroying the residence and startling neighbors with a loud bang. Updated: 6 hours ago.
WebXtra: Longview Exhibit Center hosts UKC dog show
Catch East Texas News at 4 every Monday through Friday. After being hit by a truck as he was training, a professional triathlete from Marshall tells KLTV's Bob Hallmark that he's determined to recover and get back to competing. Updated: 2 hours ago. Video of a large waterspout was captured...
East Texas Theatres Where You Can Watch Summer Movies For $2 Or Less
In An Effort To Get Folks Out Of The House And Back Into Movie Theatres, A Couple Of Theatre Chains Announced Special Summer Ticket Pricing. Everybody is streaming at home right now. Let's face it, its easier than paying more than $20 to see a first-run movie when you can wait a few months and see it at home for way less money.
Tom Papa: 2023 Comedy Tour at LeTourneau University Belcher Center in Longview Sep 16, 2023 – presale code
The Tom Papa: 2023 Comedy Tour presale password is now available: For a limited time you can purchase your tickets before the public!. If you don’t purchase your tickets to Tom Papa: 2023 Comedy Tour’s show in Longview, TX during the pre-sale you might not be able to acquire them before they become sold out!!
41 Dogs Smiling in Their Photos Waiting to be Adopted in Longview, TX
While many people talk about adopting animals, I think it’s the other way around. My dogs (Cooper and Gypsy) picked Savannah and I and we feel fortunate each day that we go home to these two that continue to show us unconditional love. We all know that pet overpopulation is a serious problem in East Texas but hopefully as we continue to talk about the issue, more people become aware and do their part to make sure the problem doesn’t get worse. But there are currently 41 dogs that are waiting for their forever family in Longview, Texas and I think you need to see all of their adorable faces.
Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center creates campaign in honor of Nina Allen
LONGVIEW, Texas — It's been six months since the tragic death of former Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center employee Nina Allen. Many knew Allen for her love and passion for animals, and her ability to help them find their forever home. "One of the things she believed in...
Important Message from Kilgore, TX Animal Control About Baby Wildlife
Kilgore, Texas Animal Control took to their Facebook page to share an important reminder and/or message regarding baby wildlife. One of the sweetest parts of springtime is seeing the baby wildlife. Here in East Texas, seeing all of the new life is precious, uplifting, and feels like something straight out of a Disney movie. And if you are an animal lover like me, even MORE so.
LeeAnn Rimes to perform in East Texas, Belcher Center announces live events lineup
LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) – LeTourneau University’s Belcher Center announced their star-studded 2023-2024 live event lineup. Famous artists like Leann Rimes, Frankie Avalon and Crowder will take the stage this fall. Comedian Tom Papa, known for his comedy specials on Netflix and movie roles, will perform Sept. 16. More acts like Puppy Pals from “America’s Got […]
East Texans celebrate National Wine Day
TYLER, Texas — It's every wine lovers favorite day as they sip, savor and socialize at one of the many wineries and vineyards across East Texas. With more than 80 wineries in the area, CBS19 went to a family owned vineyard and winery near Lindale called Valle Della Pace.
Stroll through the gardens of East Texas
Consider these local gardens for a picture scenery or a date night activity! Here is an index of the East Texas Gardens and Arboretums near you!. Know of another garden we didn’t list, let us know here!. Athens. East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society. One hundred acres of wooded...
Best Shots May 21
Each week, the Tyler Morning Telegraph and Longview News-Journal run a photo page called Best Shots. The page showcases our favorite reader-submitted photographs of the week.
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