March 14

March 14, 1964: With orders of about $12 million including three for massive offshore drilling platforms, R.G. LeTourneau announced the company bearing his name would expand significantly to meet demand in the coming year.

March 14, 1964: Lone Star Steel Co. combined an $8 million increase in sales with a $3.8 million reduction in costs to produce net earnings of $4.06 million in 1963, the company reported. Its report also revealed expansion valued at nearly $4 million was programmed for 1964.

March 14, 1970: Development of a civic center ranked first on a list of six top priority projects for the city in 1970. The list, released by the Longview Chamber of Commerce, came after a daylong meeting of top business, civic and governmental leaders at the Cherokee Club on Lake Cherokee.March 14, 1992: The Longview Lobos took the class 5A title at the UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament in Austin with a 71-67 overtime victory over Victoria. Longview’s victory was the first for the Lobos and came in their first-ever state tournament appearance.