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Zack Methvin – Honored
Being a descendant of O.H. Methvin, I am very pleased to see the City of Longview honor it’s founding father and beginnings of this great city.
Stephen – Adopted Home Town
Longview is my adopted home town, it is where my wife and I decided to raise our four children. It is exciting to me that Longview can celebrate 150 years of progress. I look forward to all of the great things to come for this city!
Lana – The Class of 2014
The class of 2014 has earned their degrees and returned back to working at various schools in Longview: Elizabeth"Bit" Thompson, Landry Peppers, Myiana White and Jewel Hewitt are all LISD teachers. Hats off to the class of 2014!
Roger – Balloon on Fire
The Great Texas Balloon Race happens every year in Longview. The 2016 race had a startling event! "Took this photo @ the balloon festival 7-23-2016 @7:36 a. m. They returned safely. I was in the right place at the right time photographing hot air balloons."
My wife and I have lived here for the past 6 years. She grew up in Ore City, I grew up in various parts of the US. She has worked for RLM Contractors since we moved in. I started with the News-Journal 5 months ago. We both enjoy our jobs. Happy 150 Anniversary Longview.
I was born here. I spent most of my childhood here and graduated from Longview High School in 1985. I lived in Austin and Dallas for many years, but when it was time to raise my daughter, I felt a very strong pull back home. There are so many things I love about East...