November 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown debate on quiet zone stalls before city council

Closing the Danville Street railroad crossing will immediately net $50,000 for the city, whether council members implement a downtown quiet zone or not. More...

KILGOROUND

“POLITICS IS SUPPOSED to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize it bears a very close resemblance to the first.” Ronald Reagan • YOU’VE waited since last spring for this day. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

THE 55+ SENIOR ADULTS OF KILGORE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH are now meeting on the first Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. The next meeting will be Nov. 5. More...

Lifestyles

TRICK OR TREATS

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CHITCHAT CORNER

Fallin' Back

IT’S TIME TO FALL BACK or turn your clocks back one hour...daylight savings time actually starts at 2 a.m. Sunday morning and just so you will know…it wasn’t my idea…so guess we had better do it anyway. More...

A WORD PLEASE

Gung-ho grammar guy gets it wrong

I saw a fascinating online grammar discussion recently that I was eager to discuss in this column. But I can’t. More...

Sports

Kilgore routs Bears for playoff trip

Finishes up regular season vs. Henderson next Friday night

BROWNSBORO – There wasn’t a comfortable feeling – at least, not in the first three quarters. More...

Mineola puts Cardinals' playoff hopes on hold

LIBERTY CITY – It truly was Halloween night Friday here at James Bamberg Stadium – and it was more trick than treat for the homestanding Sabine High School Cardinals. More...

LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

VOLLEYBALL Sabine beats Jefferson, plays seeding game today; Kilgore, Overton, LC finish ’14 season Sabine High School volleyball is headed back to the playoffs, and does so after sweeping Jefferson, 25-16, 25-10, 25- 14. More...

For The Record

KPD ARREST REPORTS

The Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrested between Oct. 24 and 30: OCT. 24 Juan Jose Jacquez III, 28, of Tyler, was arrested on a charge of possession of illegal smoking material. More...

Former mayor, long-time civic leader dies

Bill Wilson died Friday in Waco, a man long-accustomed to service and leadership and to working steadily on long-term projects that benefited his city. More...

County apprehends Davison

Sought by the Harrison County Sheriff ’s Office since late-September, Craig Deallen Davison was apprehended at his Roy Green Road home near Hallsville Thursday afternoon. More...

Code enforcement enlists smartphone users

The to-do list for City Hall’s Code Enforcement personnel could grow exponentially in coming weeks and months. Let it, B.J. Owen says. More...

Local

KISD accepts beverage contract with Coke

Starting in January, all beverages sold on Kilgore ISD campuses will be Coca-Cola products, thanks to an exclusive beverage contract approved by the district’s Board of Trustees. More...

Center aims to treat trauma victims as individuals

“Of course she did this. More...

Center promotes violence-free society

“What does a world without violence look like?” Brooke King asked. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Prepare far ahead for long-term care costs

November is Long- Term Care Awareness Month – a month dedicated to educating the public about the need to prepare for the potentially devastating costs of long-term care. More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

Look at the whole picture

Therefore, judge nothing before the appointed time; wait till the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men’s hearts. At that time each will receive his praise from God. More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH You might appreciate a day off from the hectic pace. When someone else suggests that very thing, you’ll want to grab the opportunity. You really need to stop worrying about everything so much. More...

Obituaries

DONALD ESTUS BUCK

Donald Estus Buck, 79, of Kilgore, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday morning with his wife, Willie, by his side. Donald was born June 8, 1935 in Alpine, Ark.. He was the son of the late Dock E. and Ruby Still Buck. More...

MARY HEMBY

Mary Virginia Hemby, 85, of Lake Cherokee, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014, in Flower Mound. More...

GEORGE “ROBERT” OXSHEER, JR.

Services for George “Robert” Oxsheer Jr., 53, of Kilgore will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 4, in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore with the Rev. Ricky Ricks and Tem Carpenter officiating. More...













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