April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sabine ISD bans array of electronic cigarettes

INSIDE: SISD board awaits updated timetable from weather-delayed builders

Promoted most often as an alternative to tobacco products, e-cigarettes and their ilk are now just as prohibited on Sabine ISD property. More...


Ivan Ransom, 7, tries to crush an egg during Saturdays for Science – See Page 5. More...

Investigators say domestic disturbance ended in shooting of former politician

A former candidate for Kilgore mayor died Monday morning in Longview after he was shot twice following a reported domestic disturbance in his Hallsville residence. More...

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The Hall Monitor

Major congratulations are in order for our outstanding Band and Orchestra instructors and students for their accomplishments this year. The Bulldog Band received a Sweepstakes designation for the third year in a row. More...

Instructor notes popularity, growth of industrial maintenance program

Since 2008 the Industrial Maintenance Technology Program, housed on the Kilgore College Longview campus, has been getting students prepared for the working world. More...

KC police record 123 vehicle stops in new non-racial profiling report

Each year the Kilgore College Police Department must report its non-racial profiling statistics, and there were 123 vehicle stops on the most recent report presented at Monday’s Kilgore College Board of Trustees meeting. More...



Thomas Wayne Cochran, 42, of Longview passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Diana. Thomas was born March 17, 1972, in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, to Ronald Harry Cochran and Gloria Jean Cochran, both preceding him in death. More...


Graveside services for Nora Jean Sickler, 61, of Kilgore will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Danville Cemetery with Rev. Buddy Duggins and David Hampton officiating under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mrs. More...


Services for Pat Eaton, 78, of Liberty City will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the First Baptist Church of Liberty City with Reverend Bruce Wells officiating. Burial will follow in the Rosewood Park Cemetery in Longview. Mrs. More...

The Flare wins top honors at Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition

The Flare, the student newspaper at Kilgore College, won top honors in the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition. The awards were announced at the annual convention last weekend in San Antonio. More...

KC trustee meeting draws supporters, few sparks

Amid controversies, crowd gathers for college officials

There were standing room only seats available at Monday’s Kilgore College Board of Trustees regular meeting – many holding signs supporting KC President Bill Holda and Board President Charlie Hale. More...

Stores set May geek gathering

In the soaps, it’s “Who shot JR?” For baseball fans, it’s “Who’s on first?” When it comes to “Star Wars,” though: “Who shot first?” More...


BILL WOODALL DAVID Elliott, son of Andy and Jan, is nearing the end of his pursuit of Ph. D. in molecular biology. More...

Daily Digest


WEDNESDAY KILGORE SENIOR CITIZENS club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Lions Club Building at 307 Rusk St. All seniors 55 or older are eligible for membership. More...

Advice & Entertainment



ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH Your intensity might be heightened by a night of vivid dreams. A personal or domestic matter will loosen you up. You could see a white rabbit pop out of a black hat. More...

Rare and possibly cancerous tumor


DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you please explain what makes a pheochromocytoma cancerous, what the symptoms are, what the protocol for treatment is and where the best places for treatment might be, as very little is known about this kind of cancer? -- P.L. More...


Bulldogs blow by Gladewater

Sabine’s Mount shines in win; Kilgore girls lose wild one

Kilgore made quick work of Gladewater Friday night, and took a big step back toward the playoffs in the process. And Sabine High’s softball team has a firm hold on second place and a dominant pitcher. More...

Area girls standouts play, coach all-stars

Kilgore-area girls basketball standouts Tony Burks, Tierney Reddic and Haley Stuart, as well as Kilgore High School girls coach Jacquetta Brown were big reasons for their teams’ success last season, and all were participants in last weekend&rsq More...


TRACK AND FIELDKilgore standouts at area meet After a phenomenal performance at last week’s District 16-3A track and field meet at Bullard High School last Wednesday and Thursday, several members of the Kilgore High School track team are back More...

School news

KISD Students of the Month: February

HEAD START: Raylynne Johnson, Bentley Westerman, Alberto Enriquez and Eduardo Zarazua. More...

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