August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gohmert: Law must rule at border

Some constituents complain when they see Congressman Louie Gohmert around town – “Why aren’t you up in Washington?” The fact is, Gohmert says, voters really don’t want their legislators in session as much as they might t More...

KISD tax rate unchanged, staffers await pay raise under new budget

For the fourth year in a row, the Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees agreed not to change the tax rate. Their vote came during Monday evening’s regular meeting. More...

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Musicians At Work

Organ festival moves into office building for new events HQ

The fourth annual East Texas Pipe Organ Festival is less than three months away – attendance has grown every year and, in 2014, so has the festival’s physical footprint. More...

Free concert, dance to hit Firehouse Bar & Grill this evening

Firehouse Bar and Grill will have an extra country flavor Aug. 27 when country singer Joel Olsson lends his vocals to a night of dining and dancing. More...

Options may still enroll at KC through 'Excellerate'

Classes have begun at Kilgore College, but there is still an option for students to enroll for the fall semester. More...

Obituaries

LARRY DON GOOCH

Larry Don Gooch age 67 was born in Mckinney to Loyd Anderson Gooch and Johnnie Lee Gallaher on January 31, 1947 and passed away in Dallas on August 22, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parent,s Mr and Mrs. Loyd A. More...

DARNETTA BROWN STRONG

Darnetta Brown Strong, 94, of Kilgore passed away on August 24, 2014 after a brief battle with cancer. More...

DAVID SICKLER DAVID SICKLER

Graveside services for David Sickler, 73, of Kilgore will be held on Saturday, August 30, at 10 a.m. at Danville Cemetery with Rev. Earl W. “Buddy” Duggins officiating under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mr. More...

'There’s a guy with a gun!'

GET BEHIND THE TRUCK!

Kilgore firefighters were still rolling up their hoses on Peach Street after battling a house fire early Saturday morning when they were attacked by a gun-wielding neighbor. More...

Enrollment jumps on ‘great’ first day

Monday was an alarm-clock day. For most students and some parents, the alarm clock sounded for the first time in a couple months calling students and employees to the first day of the 2014 school schedule. More...

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Don't miss the Kilgore News Herald's 2014 fall football preview inside today's edition and including coverage of area high schools and Kilgore College ball for the upcoming season. More...

KILGOROUND

AS LUCK WOULD have it, our grammar columnist, June Casagrande, last weekend addressed the disastrous misuse of apostrophes. Or, as some would insist on saying, apostrophe’s. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH Your fuse is short right now, especially when it comes to any heartfelt projects. Your temper is likely to emerge. Hold on tight, because a bumpy road seems to be in front of you. More...

If walking hurts, water exercise may help

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: I just wanted to touch base with you about my diabetes. While my weight has stayed stable around 320 pounds, my sugar numbers have been increasingly hard to keep in line. I’ve maxed out on the oral medications we use. More...

Sports

HUEY HELPS ARIZONA WIN ARENA BOWL

The Arizona Rattlers are on top of the Arena Football League for the third straight season, having defeated Cleveland last weekend in Arena Bowl XXVII. More...

Kilgore's Stokes tabbed an All-American at MSU

One of several former 'Dogs in college football ranks

It’s football season everywhere, not just Kilgore, and a former Kilgore High School standout is making waves in a good way in Wichita Falls. More...

FOOTBALL PREVIEW IN NEWS HERALD TODAY!

Kilgore High School head coach Mike Wood (above, standing) is getting his team ready, and we're here to get you ready. More...













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