- The day Gregg County welcomed an army (March 2014)
- Rembert was Longview's first wheeler-dealer (February 2014)
- Something was fishy about Sabine River campers (January 2014)
Van Craddock Van Craddock, a 1970 SFA graduate, has written a column for the Longview News-Journal since 1978. He has published two collections of his News-Journal columns, most recently a book titled "East Texas Tales: A Celebration of Pineywoods People, Places, Facts and Fables." The U.S. Army Vietnam veteran serves on the Gregg County Historical Commission. Van and wife Bettye (a former SFA Pine Log editor) live in Longview.