Longview Texas

Photo of JaMichael Brown, a 16 pounds, 1 ounce baby born in Longview. (credit: JaMichael Johnson/KYTX-TV)

Whoa, Baby! Texas Mom Delivers 16-Pound Newborn

A Texas mom expected a big baby, but nothing like this: 16 pounds, 1 ounces. Janet Johnson on Monday remained in an East Texas hospital after giving birth to what her doctors called one of the biggest newborns they’ve ever seen.


Jerry Haynes, also known as Mr. Peppermint.

Mr. Peppermint Reflects On 30-Year Career

Jerry Haynes believes clothes make the man, and the idea for his long running show “Peppermint Place” came from a costume he saw in The Music Man.