Longview Out in Veterans' Home Bid

Its no go for the city of Longview in their bid for a state veterans nursing home.

The Texas Veterans Land Board Commission has chosen El Paso and McAllen as the 2 new sites for the homes.

Forty Texas cities had submitted bids, including Longview, after the state secured $15.5 million dollars to build the projects. City officials hope to submit another bid if the opportunity presents itself.