Millennial Moves to Longview

By Joycelyne Fadojutimi Tyler Hudson was born and brought up outside Houston in the town of Cypress. He fondly recalls his childhood as the youngest of four brothers. Their father is a senior vice-president for Commercial Lending. Mom Terri Hoffman teaches school. While matriculating at Cypress High Sch
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GTBR Soars Over Longview

By Joycelyne Fadojutimi First Bank and Trust Market President Dan Droege wears several hats, but one of the most visible is the title of chairman of the Great Texas Balloon Race (GTBR.) As chairman, he serves with a group he calls “the best board of directors anyone could ask for.” He also w
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Music Generates Generosity

By Keisha Roland   The Longview Symphony Orchestra recently held their annual Pasta and Puccini fundraising event at the Pinecrest County club.  The event featured an evening of fine dining, musical selections and a silent auction. On the menu for the night included: Spring mix salad with peperoncini pe
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Akin Park Restored

“Neighborhood parks are one important way to bring us together and remind us we are all neighbors despite any perceived differences or issues.” Kristen Ishihara By Keisha Roland Kristen Ishihara, Councilwoman District 4, recently held a celebration at Akin Park located at 414 Delwood drive. The park rec
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