Alex Smith says she hopes to make a difference for East Texans through this beauty school. “And just continue to grow, see as many students come through here and get licensed and actually not just get licensed, but to be really skilled at whatever field they choose to do.”
The Great Texas Balloon Race is back this June with more hot air balloon flights to enjoy and a fantastic lineup of country music performers. The festival is set to take place at the Longview Convention Complex from Friday, June 16th, to Sunday, June 18th.
In August President Biden signed an act called the Camp Lejeune Justice Act, making anyone who was possibly exposed to the toxic water at Camp Lejeune from August 1953 to December 1987 eligible for compensation.
“I’m not surprised one of our ladies won because they do a wonderful job, and they are passionate about it. They love what they do and not only that, but they love to be together, and they love to support the treatment center,” Strong said.
Many people gathered at the Nacogdoches Antique Market and Auction to bid on pieces from a cast iron collection. Everything from skillets to Dutch ovens to pans of all different brands and ages were offered.
Efforts by one East Texas city to create a police officers' memorial have hit a snag. The city of Hawkins and the chamber of commerce are desperately trying to find family members for a fallen officer from 60 years ago.
"I love just seeing women on bikes. No matter whether they’re racing or just out there riding and having fun," said Lynnette Wood. So she decided to start up this event and encourage other women to join in on the sport.
“I had a car accident when I was 4 years old that paralyzed me, and I had another car accident that re-injured me at 9 years old,” she says. We were with her when she got her service dog five years ago. But she always had a love of horses, and wanted to find a way to ride again.
The CarFit program offers a twelve-point check by trained TxDOT technicians to ensure people's cars are properly adjusted for them. This includes things like seat and steering wheel positions as well as mirrors.