There are many ways Sheryll Mitchell could have honored her mother after she died of breast cancer, and she chose to give back to her community.
For Emi Ballard, the end of a fatal diagnosis did not come in the form of a new medicine, a shot or a complicated surgery. What saved the now 14-year-old was simply the love of two mothers fighting for her life.
Julie Woods remembers being a young girl, growing up in Kilgore and participating in a patriotic parade in her neighborhood that her dad organized.
Two years ago, a conference at LeTourneau University's Belcher Center brought together men and women who wanted to become leaders in Longview and help people who needed it most.