July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

VFD pursues 5-cent tax for new county fire district

A new emergency services district proposed for areas north and west of the City of Kilgore is set for an Aug. More...

Bluebirds band set for downtown street dance

Ask legend Delbert McClinton, bass player Bruce Flett says: “Texas and Louisiana, that’s all the music you need.” More...

KILGOROUND

WHEN KHS GRAD PEYTON SHARP shows up for his first day of class at Harvard U in the fall, he will be joined by students from 47 other countries. More...

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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. FRIDAY More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You will be determined to wrap up a situation or eliminate a problem. Someone around you could be contentious. Sit back, and listen to what is being shared. You'll be coming from an unusually secure position. More...

Cardiac surgery can affect autonomic nervous system

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had hot flashes, similar to those experienced by postmenopausal women, ever since my coronary bypass in 1990. More...

Sports

Kilgore's Huey, Rattlers rolling into AFL playoffs

Kilgore’s Michael Huey is living it up in the Grand Canyon State. More...

Pump Jacks home tomorrow night, Friday to host Texas Marshals

TEXAS COLLEGIATE LEAGUE BASEBALL

Reaching the Texas Collegiate League playoffs for a seventh straight season may be a difficult task, but the East Texas Pump Jacks haven’t thrown in the towel just yet. More...

Torrence now fifth in standings

Steve Torrence moved up a position in the NHRA Top Fuel's Mello Yello points standings Sunday, despite a narrow second-round loss to eventual race-winner J.R. Todd in the 35th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Denver, Colorado. More...

Breaking News - 7/23/2014 8:37 AM

Kilgore's Wiley helps North win all-star game

As an offensive lineman, Kilgore's Clay Wiley doesn't have to run many routes. But there is one route he knows pretty well: the route to winning. More...

Three Kilgore children take the stage in ArtsView production of abridged ‘Alice in Wonderland’

After seeing one of the remaining performances of Texas Shakespeare Festival’s children’s “The Lost Prince,” youth and their families can venture to ArtsView Children’s Theatre in Longview to see another show – “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” More...

Producer: Long road ahead for Cliburn film

As a native of Fort Worth, Temple Hill Productions partner Marty Bowen has known Van Cliburn’s story since his youth. “When I became a producer, I knew I wanted to tell the story,” he said. More...

Property values for college show slight increase

Kilgore College’s taxing district includes portions of four East Texas counties – between them, nearly-finalized values in Gregg, Rusk, Upshur and Smith Counties indicate growth in property values of 1.15 percent in the past year. More...

Chamber hosts pilots, community at Driller July 30

In its 37th year, the Great Texas Balloon Race will for the third time host the U.S. National Championships – the third time Kilgore residents have their own, homegrown balloon event they people. More...

Local

Man rams ex-wife's car, attempts to evade arrest

A man is facing five different charges after assaulting a woman and her children with a vehicle and leading police on a chase across county lines Monday evening. More...

Auditions for children’s chorus underway; early registration deadline set for Aug. 1

Kilgore College is holding auditions for students in the 5th-8th grades to join the Kilgore College Children’s Chorus. More...

TSF stages free show featuring visiting troupe this evening

Texas Shakespeare Festival’s Chinese Theatre Night will take place tonight at 7:30. Students came with Angelina Gao and Steve Zhang from Chonqing, China to take part in the SummerTime Theatre group and Chinese Theatre Night. More...

Obituaries

Larry Buford Jenkins

Funeral services for Larry Buford Jenkins, 81, of Liberty City will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Lakeview Funeral Home. Mr. More...

BILL KENT

Bill Kent, 71, of Kilgore passed away on July 19, 2014 at a hospital in Tyler. He was born on January 26, 1943 in Oakland, Calif., and was raised by his grandparents, Byron and Lela Mae Walker. More...

MARY HUTCHISON

Mary Minette Hutchison, 78, of Longview passed away July 20, 2014. She was born December 10, 1935 in Longview at what was then called Gregg County Hospital now Good Shepherd Medical Center. More...













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