September 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Area hospital: Find powerful flu vaccine as season approaches

“There’s no way to get the flu from the flu shot,” Amy Martin said. “It’s not a virus. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

TUESDAY SPANISH LESSONS for English-speakers are held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, 306 N. Main Street, Henderson and continue through Nov. 18. Lessons are free and enrollees must bring their own NIV/NVI Parallel textbook. More...

Lifestyles

Arp native serves aboard stealth-designed destroyer

BATH, Maine – A 2003 Arp High School graduate and Arp, Texas native is serving aboard one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced ship, the destroyer Zumwalt (DDG 1000), which is currently under construction at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Mai More...

Fund-Racing

Members of the Brother's Keeper motorcycle group and other riders gather at Meadowbrook Golf & Event Center Sept. More...

Texas Shakespeare Festival announces 30th anniversary lineup

Christina Anderson bought the winning ticket for the Texas Shakespeare Festival’s “First to Know” raffle fundraiser. More...

Sports

Tigers trip Kilgore, 19-13, in 3 OTs

Three losses, nine total points; non-district schedule wraps up next week vs. Gladewater

TEXARKANA -- It seems every time Kilgore and Texas High meet on the football field, a classic ensues. Unfortunately, this time, Kilgore came out on the short end. More...

LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

OUTDOORS Hi-Stepper clay shoot fundraiser Oct. 11 The Kilgore High School Hi-Steppers’ annual sporting clay shoot fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 11, at Prairie Creek Sporting Clays. More...

Cardinals drop homecoming to Winnsboro

LIBERTY CITY -- Sabine hosted Winnsboro for homecoming, and the two programs played to a four-overtime game to remember. The Cardinals came up on the short end, though, 23-20, when Winnsboro kicked a 25-yard field goal to break the tie. More...

Obituaries

HELEN THRASHER NEELY

With her family at her side, Helen Thrasher Neely passed away on Sunday, September 14, 2014, in Longview, Texas. Funeral services for Mrs. More...

KENNETH WAYNE ROBERTSON

Kenneth Wayne Robertson, 62, died September 14, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. Memorial services will be held at a later date. He was born September 3, 1952 at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin to Master Sgt. and Mrs. Orvil Robertson. More...

PEARLIE M. BRINKLEY

Graveside services for Pearlie M. Brinkley 80, of Kilgore, were held Thursday, September 18 at 4 p.m. at New Hope Cemetery, under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home. More...

Tapped in local case, Hallsville man faces extradition

Whether “person of interest” Craig Deallen Davison is sitting in the Harrison County Jail or a cell in Colorado, Kilgore Police Department’s search for his missing common-law wife – presumed dead – continues. More...

Council to hear immigration views in Tuesday session

The recent immigration debate is back on the Kilgore City Council’s plate Tuesday, albeit as a presentation, not an action item. More...

KILGOROUND

WHEN KILGORE’S BULLDOGS played in Texarkana last night, there were some connections that stretched back a ways. TEXAS High assistant coach Kyle Preston was an assistant in Kilgore when we won the state championship in 2004. More...

Local

KHS students work to clear Kilgore's air

Kilgore High School students Cecilia and Karla Rodriguez are taking their efforts for a smoke-free air to the state – again – through Texas School Safety Center’s ‘Say What!’ program. More...

Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends – (left to right) Annette Crawford, Jennifer Brown and E’beth Chappel – perform a selection of songs (including their adapted version of "Singin' in the Rain") for the Kilgore Lions Club at their weekly meeting Th More...

Buckner plans pursuit of Sears Methodist Retirement Communities

Buckner Retirement Services, Inc. has announced plans to pursue an affiliation with or acquisition of Sears Methodist Retirement System, Inc. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Protect your retirement against market volatility

As an investor, you’re well aware that, over the short term, the financial markets always move up and down. During your working years, you may feel that you have time to overcome this volatility. More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

Have you been loved into life?

James W. Moore tells a story of a business executive who became depressed. Things were not going well at work, and he was bringing his problems home with him every night. More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH Your efforts to reach out to someone at a distance easily could backfire. Recognize that you might need to deal with some insecurity if you overthink the issue at hand. Someone’s temper suddenly could flare up. More...

For The Record

KPD ARREST REPORTS

The Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrested between Sept. 12 and 18: SEPT. 12 Jack Linker Hathcoat, Jr., 61, of Kilgore, was arrested on a local warrant and on a charge of possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. More...

Opinion

PUBLIC NOTICE

Editor, I have fallen over the speed bump in front of Kilgore Brookshire’s Store on August 1, 2014 and have sustained severe facial, and teeth and mouth damage. Brookshire’s has refused help with dental and medical expenses. More...













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