A Longview resident claimed a top prizewinning ticket worth $3 million in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game $750 Million Winner’s Circle. The ticket was purchased at Murphy Express 8894, located at 301 E. Loop 281, in Longview. The claimant elected to remain anonymous.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is asking residents to reduce their electric usage as much as possible through the end of the week (June 18) as a significant number of generation outages, combined with record electric usage so far in June, has caused tight grid conditions.
Former Democratic Presidential Primary candidate and congressman from El Paso, Beto O’Rourke, is traveling the state of Texas registering to be a volunteer deputy registrar, which would allow him to register voters.
Many are feeling the impacts of the excessive amount of rain the Texarkana area has received over the past few weeks. The rainfall is causing problems at area lakes and more rain is expected to come this weekend.
The investigators’ preliminary report indicates the driver of a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling the wrong way on the multilane-divided highway, heading southbound in the northbound lanes when it struck a 2015 Ford F150 head-on.