A drive was held in Longview today to raise awareness for bone marrow donation. A tissue-typing drive was held at the Longview Mall by members of the non-profit group "Because I Care." The drive is designed to get more people to put their DNA on a registry so that matches can be found for those who desperately need bone marrow donation. All tissue types are entered into a national and international registry, so matches can be found world-wide.
East Texas country music star Neal McCoy confirmed on his Facebook page that his father has died. Hubert Neal "Pete" McGaughey, 86, died on Saturday morning, McCoy said.More >>