Today in Longview history

Jan. 25, 1942: Spring Hill school formally dedicated its new library building with a program sponsored by its parent-teacher association. E.G. Marshall of the state department of education deliver the principal address.Jan. 25, 1994: Acting Fire Chief Lee Fort was approved by the City Council to take over the department “in his own right.” City Manager Jim Baugh said Fort could “bring some healing” to the department after division created by the first fire chief search.