Man Crosses Niagra Falls On Tightrope – I Don’t Get The Fuss [VIDEO]
So, I know I’m a few days late on this, but it’s really bothering me. Last Friday, Nik Wallenda, successfully became the first person ever to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Now here’s the deal – I admit he’s talented, crazy, lucky – however you want to describe him, but why all the fuss? Why we…
Monster Trucks Invade Longview This Weekend
The Monster Truck ‘Night of Fire and Thrills Spectacular’ will be at the Longview Rodeo Arena tomorrow (June 16). The gates open at 6 p.m. and the show will start at 7:30 p.m. Many of your favorite monster trucks will be on hand, including Bounty Hunter and Raging Inferno &mdas…
Today is Flag Day — Fly It, Honor It [VIDEO]
Today (June 14th) is Flag Day. Since President Truman signed an Act of Congress in 1949, Americans have taken time every June 14 to honor the symbol of freedom that our military men and women fight to protect on a daily basis.
Smith County Offering County Wide Bulky Item Cleanup
I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I look forward to this event every year. It seems like I always have some trash and bulky items laying around my garage or storage building that are too big to go out for the normal trash pick-up. That’s exactly what the annual Smith County Wide Cleanup ev…
City of Longview Hosting Career Fair Today
The City of Longview has a career fair planed for today (June 13) from 4pm-7pm at Maude Cobb Convention Center. The fair will showcase various careers available with the City of Longview from police officers to firefighters to public works – like being a health inspector. The various city departme…
Midnight Softball This Weekend in Longview
This weekend the 6th Annual “Midnight Madness” Fast Pitch Softball Tournament is happening in Longview. I’ve never seen any of the games from previous years, but I think it’s a cool idea. The games start tonight (June 8th) at 7 p.m. on all eight of the Lear Softball Fields. Tonight’s games should en…
Weather Warnings — Coming Soon to Your Cell Phone
The FCC and FEMA have been working on a system to notify the general public of imminent threats to life or property in your area. This system is ready to go now and you will begin to receive the messages on your cell phone as early as this month. The message is called a WEA, or Wireless Emergency Al…
Get Two Free Movie Tickets With Your Blood Donation This Month
Carter BloodCare in Tyler is offering a pretty sweet gift for anyone who donates blood during the month of June. If you donate during their ‘Summer Gives” blood drive you will receive two free movie tickets. The blood drives are happening at various dates and locations ar…
To Pee or Not To Pee — In The Shower [VIDEO/POLL]
A study says that about 75 percent of us do it. The question is, do you? I’m talking about peeing in the shower.
Bikers Rule 4 School Registration is Open [GALLERY]
It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time for one of the biggest events to hit East Texas each summer! The 4th Annual Bikers Rule 4 School is set for Saturday, July 21st. Registration is going on now!
Free Youth Tennis Program Starts Monday in Tyler
The City of Tyler Parks and recreation Department will be hosting weekly tennis classes starting June 4 and running until July 20. The classes are for children 6 to 15 years old and there is no registration required. The best part — it’s absolutely free!
Walmart Asks Veterans to ‘Hit the Road’ [POLL]
A Walmart in Elizabethtown, NC is in some hot water after forcing some veterans to leave the front of the store on Sunday for passing out poppies in honor of Memorial Day.