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  1. VIDEO: Longview High School graduates addressed by alum Matthew McConaughey  KLTV
  2. Longview High School grad Matthew McConaughey returns to inspire class of 2019  Longview News-Journal
  3. Matthew McConaughey receives high school diploma 31 years after graduating  The Detroit News
  4. Matthew McConaughey receives original high school diploma  KVUE.com
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Longview ISD 'can't confirm' Longview HS alum/actor McConaughey as Friday commencement speaker  Longview News-Journal

Longview ISD is not confirming if actor and Longview High School graduate Matthew McConaughey will be speaking at Friday's high school graduation, district ...



East Texas high schools plan graduations  Longview News-Journal

East Texas students are getting ready to walk the stage with spring graduation ceremonies. Here is a look at some local graduations in the order in which they ...



East Texas Christian School to shut down after 25 years  Longview News-Journal

A lack of enrollment is causing Longview to lose a Christian school that has been part of the community for 25 years.



Damage reports continue: Updated list of intersections without power in Longview  Longview News-Journal

2:56 p.m. Thursday UPDATE: Longview police updated its list of intersections without power where officers will continue to direct traffic shortly before 2:30 p.m. ...



Hugh Edward Dudley, Jr. | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW, TX — Hugh Edward Dudley, Jr, 96, of Longview, TX passed away peacefully May 22, 2019 at his home in Longview. A time of visitation with his ...



Longview residents 'lucky damage wasn't worse' after strong storms  Longview News-Journal

Storms swept across Longview and East Texas on Wednesday afternoon, toppling trees onto homes and blocking numerous roads, disrupting schools and city ...



Pettie Josephine Beason Durham | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Services for Pettie Josephine Beason Durham will be held at 10:00 Thursday, May 16, 2019, in the chapel of Welch Funeral Home, Longview, ...



Carolyn Sue Dubose | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Carolyn Sue Dubose (Matlock), 78, of Longview, TX passed away on May 15, 2019. She was born to the late Albert and Dorothy Matlock on ...



June Doris Cunningham | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

GLENDALE, CALIF. — June Doris Carlson was born on December 19, 1921, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was one of five children born to Sever and Augusta ...



Judy Henry Hurst | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — A celebration of Life for Judy Henry Hurst, 77, of Longview will be held at 10 AM Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Grace Creek Church in Longview with ...



UIL to require physicals for marching bands starting Aug. 1  Longview News-Journal

Beginning Aug. 1, University Interscholastic League marching band students will need to pass a physical entering their first and third years of high school to ...



Jeff Maness | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

FORT WORTH — Jeffery Robert Maness, 58, of Fort Worth, Texas, died April 5, 2019. He was born July 17, 1960, in Longview, Texas. Jeff graduated from ...



Police say Longview High threat not credible; parents flood campus to pick up students  Longview News-Journal

A social media threat that Longview police later determined wasn't credible spurred a steady stream of parents to take their children home Thursday morning ...



Dr. Richard Winn Harrison | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE, TEXAS — Retired Kilgore College professor and administrator Dr. Richard Winn “Doc” Harrison passed away peacefully at his home on April 26,2019 ...



'So thankful, so blessed': Longview High School senior accepted to 7 Ivy League schools  Longview News-Journal

In many ways, Ejehi Ihionkhan is a typical high school senior. She likes art, spending time with friends and family, playing tennis and is involved in many ...



Longview High School stages 'Beauty and the Beast'  Longview News-Journal

Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” the Broadway musical, takes the stage this week at the Longview High School Performing Arts Center.



John Harrison Godwin | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — John Harrison Godwin, born on November 3, 1939 in Lake Charles, LA. He graduated from Orange Field High School in 1957, where he played ...



Longview High School culinary student, softball player invited to play in Australia  KLTV

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Most high school athletes don't get an offer to play in a different state, let alone a different country, but that's exactly what a Longview ...



Wanda Faye Gray | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

ODESSA — Wanda Faye Gray May 30, 1935- May 19, 2019. Wanda Faye Gray, 83, of Odessa, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2019, peacefully at her home.



Longview High School coach recovering, thanks to quick response of trainers  Longview News-Journal

A quick reaction from athletes, athletic trainers and staff resulted in a Longview ISD coach recovering well in a local hospital on Monday.



Longview High School Viewette Revue this weekend  Longview News-Journal

The Longview High School drill team will perform its annual Viewette Revue at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Mickey Melton Performing Arts Center ...



Matthew McConaughey made a video wishing the Longview Lobos good luck at state  Longview News-Journal

Matthew McConaughey wishes the Longview Lobos good luck ahead of their state championship football game Saturday against Beaumont West Brook.



WATCH LIVE: Parade honoring Longview football team  KLTV

A parade honoring the Longview High School football team will roll through downtown Longview on Wednesday.



Can Longview ISD in Texas keep fighting school segregation?  The Texas Tribune

Though students of color in Longview ISD still don't have the same educational opportunities as white students, a federal judge dismissed a longstanding ...



Longview High School teen says yes to prom-posal on World Down Syndrome Day  Longview News-Journal

This story has been corrected from an earlier version. Alex Mack knew her Longview High School classmate and friend Jacob Powell wouldn't let her down.



Lobo parade hits downtown Longview tonight  Longview News-Journal

A parade celebrating the Longview Lobos' state championship win will take to the streets of downtown Longview tonight.



Longview High School to award letterman jackets for academics  Longview News-Journal

For the first time, Longview High School will award letterman jackets and patches to students for their academic achievements, an administrator said.



Lobo parade details being finalized; deadline for entries Friday  Longview News-Journal

Details for Wednesday's (Jan. 9) parade celebrating the Longview Lobos' state championship win are coming together, with a Friday cutoff for organizations to ...



Truman James "Jim" Honeycutt, Jr. | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

TATUM — Truman James “Jim” Honeycutt, Jr. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Howard, his father, Truman James Honeycutt, Sr., and his sister ...



ET Football: Lobos finalize 2019 schedule | ETVarsity  Longview News-Journal

Defending Class 6A, Division II state champion Longview will open the season against three-straight rivals before travelling back to Louisiana for a reunion with ...



Gov. Abbott recognizes Longview ISD, superintendent during State of the State  Longview News-Journal

Gov. Greg Abbott gave a shoutout Tuesday to the largest school system in his former town during his State of the State address in Austin.



ET Football: Lobo state championship parade set for Jan. 9  Longview News-Journal

Longview ISD announced Wednesday that a parade honoring the 16-0 Lobos, who on Saturday brought home the first football state championship in 81 years, ...



VIDEO: Matthew McConaughey wishes Longview Lobos good luck in state title game  KTRE

With the Lobos returning to the AT&T Stadium for their chance at that state championship, Former Longview High School student Matthew McConaughey took a ...



East Texas legislator files resolution honoring Longview Lobos’ championship win  KLTV

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas legislator has filed a resolution congratulating the Longview Lobos following their state championship win. The team ...



Social media threats took chunk out of attendance at Longview, Kilgore high schools  Longview News-Journal

Almost 40 percent of Longview High School students left the campus Oct. 25 after news of a social media threat targeting the school began to circulate, ...



Longview fan sees championship on her birthday  KLTV

Melanie Brashear has very strong ties to Longview High School.



ET Football: State champion Lobos honored at Capitol in Austin  Longview News-Journal

AUSTIN — Longview High School's historic and perfect season that culminated in the school's first football state championship in 81 years officially entered ...



STATE CHAMPIONS: Lobos grab state championship with 35-34 win over West Brook  Longview News-Journal

ARLINGTON — After knocking and knocking and knocking on the doorstep of bringing home a state championship, the Longview Lobos kicked the door down ...



Lobo Nation stretches beyond Longview ISD as state championship celebrated by all fans  Longview News-Journal

The Lobo Nation stretches far beyond the boundaries of one school district.



Longview ISD trustees approve $900000 in teacher incentive pay  Longview News-Journal

Board members for Longview ISD approved $900000 in performance-based incentive pay for teachers Monday night.



Longview High School grad-Blue Ridge ISD superintendent named finalist for Carthage ISD job  Longview News-Journal

John Wink, a Longview High School graduate who is superintendent at Blue Ridge ISD near Dallas, has been named the lone finalist to succeed Carthage ISD ...



ET Football: Longview QB Haynes King wins Texas AP player of year honor  Longview News-Journal

From Staff Reports. DALLAS — Longview quarterback Haynes King has been voted the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors high school player of the year.



ET Football: Longview overcomes Westfield in state quarterfinals, 14-0  Longview News-Journal

WACO — Longview needed a spark and looked every which way to find it.



Kilgore police arrest ex-student in school social media threats  Longview News-Journal

A former Kilgore High School student has been arrested in connection with social media threats made this week against that campus and Longview High School ...



Longview ISD receives grant to support current and future educators  EastTexasMatters.com

Longview ISD was awarded the 'Grow Your Own' grant to support current teachers, students and aids.



Longview ISD board approves charter school plan  Longview News-Journal

Administrators didn't go into detail about the district's charter school plan, but Forest Park Middle School principal Cynthia Wise gave an overview of its ...



Longview Lobos to be honored in Austin for State Championship  EastTexasMatters.com

The Longview Lobos will have their perfect season honored in Austin at the state capital on Wednesday, March 6, according to head coach John King.



ET Football: PREVIEW: Longview vs. Prosper  Longview News-Journal

The Lobos (11-0) collide with Prosper (9-2) at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco.



Influx of Hispanic students puts new demands on Longview ISD  Longview News-Journal

In June, Judge Robert Schroeder lifted Longview ISD's court order, though he acknowledged its schools had not achieved perfect racial integration. Even after ...



Longview ISD announces 'Voluntary Desegregation Plan' following lifting of federal desegregation order  KLTV

After the lifting of a 1970 federal desegregation earlier this year, Longview ISD says they have "developed a plan to ensure equitable access to education ...



Longview students explore potential careers at STEAM Fair  Longview News-Journal

Bethany Baltes and Gia Shepherd approached Bethany's parents in Lobo Coliseum with big news Saturday afternoon at a student showcase designed to ...



Longview High School: Cupid Project goes international  CBS19.tv KYTX

A Longview High School freshman and his sister started the Cupid Project in 2018 for Valentine's Day. Their goal is to spread love one greeting card at a time.



Longview players earn all-state honors  KLTV

The Class 6A all-state high school football list is out, and several East Texas athletes made the cut.



Tatum High School senior dies in weekend crash  Longview News-Journal

Tatum ISD is mourning the death of a high school senior who died during a single-vehicle crash Saturday night.



ET Football: Lobos add West Monroe to schedule  Longview News-Journal

A realignment year in Louisiana football had an impact on Longview's final non-district opponent for the 2019 season.



East Texas Advanced Academies adds to board; superintendent says state approval expected soon  Longview News-Journal

The three-man panel guiding Longview ISD's anticipated foray into a charter partnership added to its number Tuesday, and Superintendent James Wilcox ...



Brother of Kilgore, Longview school terroristic threat suspect said he was unaware, would have tried to prevent it  Longview News-Journal

The brother of a man arrested Friday on a charge of terroristic threat against Kilgore and Longview high schools said he thinks his brother was playing a prank ...



ET Football: Henry: Longview's King fulfills his childhood promise  Longview News-Journal

John King had received a job opportunity that warranted some consideration.



ET Football: Henry: Why Longview wins in the state semifinals  Longview News-Journal

You would be hard-pressed to find two teams squaring off with both quarterbacks going under center in the state's largest classification these days, but that's ...



ET Football: Lobos' Williams, Anderson sign ahead of state game  Longview News-Journal

Longview's Marcus Williams and Jessie Anderson had dreamed of what happened Tuesday for a long time.



From 17 to 98: Lobo celebrates two state championships  Longview News-Journal

Alyce Monsour's lifetime love of the Lobos is complete.



It Took This Texas School District 48 Years To Desegregate. Now, Some Fear A Return To The Past.  WAMU 88.5

By Aliyya Swaby and Alexa Ura. This story about school segregation was produced by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that ...



Henry: Texas coaches rally to fight home school bill  Longview News-Journal

Athletic directors and head coaches throughout the state were busy on the phone this past Wednesday, but not working on schedules or checking things ...



Carthage mother at odds with school district over son's memorial  Longview News-Journal

CARTHAGE — The mother of a 2018 Carthage High School graduate who died weeks after getting his diploma is seeking to have a memorial bench placed at ...



ET Football: Longview thumps Copperas Cove in playoff opener, 70-22  Longview News-Journal

Domination accompanied the arrival of the postseason for the Longview Lobos in a big way.



Longview ISD students honor educators who light their path  Longview News-Journal

KyJuan Elam, a senior at Longview Early Graduation High School, would not be in school without the guidance of his principal, Kristi Means.



Lobos cap jewel of a season with championship rings  Longview News-Journal

For perhaps one last time, the 2018 Class 6A, Division II state championship Longview Lobo football team gathered and celebrated.



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 ...



Dis-integration: Can Longview ISD succeed in educational equality post-desegregation order?  Longview News-Journal

At the first Friday football game in the first school year since Longview ISD had been declared racially integrated — nearly 50 years after a federal court order ...



Board that will oversee 7 Longview ISD campuses forming, will be subject to trustees  Longview News-Journal

A nonprofit board that would operate seven Longview ISD campuses under a district proposal would be subject to trustees in hiring, firing and policy matters, ...



Arboretum plan approved; alcohol variance OK'd at former Ryan's  Longview News-Journal

The Longview City Council came to agreement Thursday on a plan for spending bond money at the Longview Arboretum and Nature Center.



ET Football: Lobo championship ring ceremony set for Thursday  Longview News-Journal

The 2018 Class 6A, Division II state champion Longview Lobos will receive their championship rings in a ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lobo Coliseum.



Zonta Club of Longview ready to make prom dreams come true at dress giveaway on Feb. 23  Longview News-Journal

A women's *service* club entering its 11th year of providing free formal dresses is looking to wrap the young ladies of Longview and beyond in confidence that's ...



ET Football: Lobos shift focus to 2019 following offseason competition  Longview News-Journal

Longview's annual Iron Man competition means one thing: Spring football and the 2019 season is coming.



Longview High School: The Cupid Project goes International  CBS19.tv KYTX

A Longview High School Student and his family started the Cupid Project in 2018 for Valentines Day. Its goal is to spread love one greeting card at a time.



ET Football: Longview survives Tascosa, advances to state final  Longview News-Journal

ARLINGTON — Longview is heading to its fifth state title game in program history, and will play for its first championship in 81 years.



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

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



Longview ISD Foundation awards $65K in grants | Homework  Longview News-Journal

The Longview ISD Foundation recently awarded more than $65000 to district educators through its 2019 Great Rewards for Great Ideas and the Campus ...



Longview High School trainers recognized for life-saving actions  CBS19.tv KYTX

Athletic trainers play a vital role in any school's athletic program. However, on a October day in Longview, two trainers played the role of heroes.



LONGVIEW ISD: All pre-k, kindergarten students at Johnston-McQueen Elementary will attend East Texas Montessori Prep Academy starting in August 2019  CBS19.tv KYTX

LONGVIEW, Texas — Starting in the coming 2019-20 school year, all pre-k and kindergarten students at Longview Independent School District's ...



ET Football: State: '97 Lobos shared a special bond  Longview News-Journal

Following a heartbreaking last-second 17-16 loss to Killeen Ellison at the conclusion of the 1996 season, the Longview Lobos greeted 1997 with new-found ...



Man indicted on terroristic threat charge against Kilgore, Longview high schools  Longview News-Journal

A grand jury of the 124th District Court this past week indicted a 19-year-old Elderville man who was charged with making a terroristic threat against Kilgore and ...



Richard Kimball | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Richard Dana Kimball, 79, of Kilgore, passed away on April 28, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Funeral *service* will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, ...



Area Veterans Day celebrations set | @Play  Longview News-Journal

A variety of East Texas events are planned to recognize Veterans Day, which is Nov. 11. This year's holiday marks 100 years since the end of World War I, ...



Roberts, Rove to appear at events in Longview on Feb. 19  Longview News-Journal

Special to the News-Journal. British historian and author Andrew Roberts, along with author and commentator Karl Rove, former senior adviser to President ...



Matthew McConaughey Gave His High School’s Football Team A Pep Talk Before It Won A State Championship  UPROXX

Longview High School football played for a Texas state championship on Saturday. Before the game kicked off, a famous alum wished them luck.



ET Basketball: Pirates open Class 5A playoffs against Texas High  Longview News-Journal

In year two of Jermaine Lewis' revitalizing project, the Pine Tree Pirates doubled their wins and returned to postseason for the first time in recent memory.



Texas Education Agency considers cutting high school cosmetology programs  Longview News-Journal

Pine Tree High School senior Truman Zazulak says he planned to drop out of school until a counselor encouraged him to enroll in cosmetology classes at ...



ET Football: Lobos blow past Vandegrift, 56-28 | ETVarsity  Longview News-Journal

WACO — Longview kept its pace Saturday against a highly-touted Vandegrift defense.



Insider: Lobo Class of '88 remembers fallen teammate Dodson  Longview News-Journal

Longview's Class of 1988 gathered for its 30th reunion Friday night at Lobo Stadium.



ET Basketball: Lady Lobos open playoffs against Midway  Longview News-Journal

Longview is back in the playoffs for the first time since 2016.



Reward offered for Gladewater High School prankster | Police  Longview News-Journal

Gladewater ISD is offering a reward to high school students with information that will lead to the arrest of a possible fellow student who emailed safety threats to ...



ET Football: Lobos battle past Ruston, 56-28 | ETVarsity  Longview News-Journal

RUSTON, La. — Longview's trip to Louisiana delivered just about everything the Lobos expected from their showdown with the Ruston Bearcats.



Longview’s Kamden Perry inks with Incarnate Word  KTRE

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Longview High School senior Kamden Perry has committed to University of the Incarnate Word. In 2018, the 6-foot tall wide receiver was ...



Longview police investigating after homeless man found dead off Mobberly Avenue  Longview News-Journal

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Thursday morning behind a former gas station on South Mobberly Avenue in Longview.



Longview PRCA Rodeo opens with lots of family fun  Longview News-Journal

Rotarian Michael Liverman knew what to say as he greeted families at the gate to the 29th Longview PRCA Rodeo.



Longview seniors named semifinalists for National Merit scholarships  Longview News-Journal

Two Longview high school seniors named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists say while they're excited about college, they hope to change the world ...



LONGVIEW BUILT: A look at the program | ETVarsity  Longview News-Journal

They knew about Jessie Anderson, Jephaniah Lister and several others early on in the process.



East Texas ballots  Longview News-Journal

Early voting begins Monday and continues through April 30. Election Day is May 4.



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