Author: East Texas Review

BBB Warns East Texas Residents about Dishonest Door-to-Door Roofing Companies

Area home owners are being warned about a door-to-door roofing company which reportedly swindled a property owner out of hundreds of dollars. Storm chasers and other door-to-door salespeople often peddle dubious deals that may be costly to homeowners and create serious headaches, often requiring advance payment and making big promises on which they have no intention of delivering. One consumer claimed he paid $500 to a roofer who did substandard work and provided false contact information for himself and his company. This company is currently under BBB Investigation. “When disaster strikes, consumers often feel rushed to have repairs completed...

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Pine Tree ISD recognizes board

January 2016 is School Board Recognition Month and Pine Tree ISD joins other districts across the state as districts honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for public education. “Serving on a local school board is no easy task, particularly in today’s climate of rapid change and financial uncertainties. These men and women are elected to establish the policies that provide the framework for our public schools. They tackle a difficult job and shoulder enormous responsibilities”, said Dr. TJ Farler, Pine Tree Superintendent. “The staff and students of our district applaud our board members for their vision...

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Longview Museum of Fine Arts to host event

LONGVIEW, Tex. – Author Steve Hemphill will celebrate the release of his book “What are the Stakes?” on January 15th with a charity event featuring renowned artist Ro Diaz and benefitting the Longview Museum of Fine Arts and Camp Deer Run. The event will be held on January 15th at 7:00 p.m. at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts, 215 E. Tyler, Longview, Tex. The event will feature a silent auction with internationally acclaimed artist Ro Diaz, who will create a one-of-a-kind painting onsite which will be auctioned immediately after being created. Other well-known authors/ministries will be featured during...

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Lady Lobos smash Greenville, 56-27

The Longview Lady Lobos played host to the Greenville Lady Lions recently and the trip was not a good one for Greenville. The Lady Lobos jumped out to an early first quarter lead, and never really let off the gas as they routed the Lady Lions 56-27. The first quarter saw seven different Longview Ladies putting in buckets as they put went to a 20-6 first quarter lead. Yasmine Bradley and Chandler Peoples each had five points in the quarter to lead the way. The night was led by Cara Hutchings and Journey Greene however who ended with 12...

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Art contest plans to Keep Longview Beautiful

The City of Longview along with the Keep Longview Beautiful program came up with an idea that would not only involve youth around the city in their recycling programs, but allow them to have fun with it as well.   The idea is an art contest and this is the first time the city has attempted anything like this. Youth from schools all around the City of Longview drew up pieces of art best depicting what they thought of when recycling came to mind. The pieces of artwork were brought to City Hall where they were judged by people...

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