October 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Transportation board refocuses on county issues

The development of the so-called ‘East Texas Hourglass’ toll road remains a priority for NET RMA, but with limited time and very limited funding other local priorities are pushing it further down the list. More...

KILGOROUND

BILL WOODALL

WINTER IN KILGORE is taking shape. CHRISTMAS in the Patch, Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation’s annual derricklighting festivities, is set for Thursday, November 20. Mt. More...

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Daily Digest

DAILY DIGEST

TUESDAY TXDOT TYLER DISTRICT RETIREES group will have a dutch treat lunch/fellowship on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Traditions Restaurant in Tyler (in the piano room). More...

Lifestyles

Gregg County museum brings history to life in cemetery tour

Re-enactments set for Oct. 25 at Kilgore's Danville Cemetery

“The history of Danville for Gregg County goes back even before the formation of Gregg County (in 1873),” Larry Courington said. More...

CHITCHAT CORNER

Nobody here but us chickens

Stop right now and head toward Main Street Flowers & More in downtown Kilgore. Chase that big yellow chicken pulling the wagon down the sidewalk for Saturday’s Oktoberfest. More...

A WORD PLEASE

Don't let sleeping copy editors lie

Not so long ago, the only people who had to worry about typos were named Gutenberg. More...

Sports

Rough night for Ragin' Red

Banged-up Bulldogs fall at Carthage, 21-7; hosts Chapel Hill next Friday

CARTHAGE -- Injuries, offensive line changes, and just plain old bad bounces have painted the Kilgore Bulldogs into a corner. More...

Rangers picked second in conference coaches' poll

KC ladies tabbed to finish eighth; season begins Oct. 31 at Waco for women, Nov. 3 at home for men

It could be argued, perhaps successfully, that the two most recent seasons for the Kilgore College men’s basketball team have been the best two-year run since at least the 1970s. More...

Cardinals stunned by WO, 49-7

LIBERTY CITY -- Unlike much of the rest of the season, there wasn't a lot to celebrate for Sabine High School football fans here at James Bamberg Stadium Friday night. More...

For The Record

KPD ARREST REPORTS

The Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrested between Oct. 10 and 17: Oct. 10 Dallas Mitchell Hayes, 27, of Arp, was arrested on a charge of possession of between one and four grams of a page one controlled substance. More...

KC trustees spar over representation

“There are more ways to look at representation,” Kilgore College Board Secretary William Roberson said during Tuesday night’s meeting. More...

Council majority requires check on agendas

Can any one council member set the docket for the others? Should an issue’s lone crusader recruit a second advocate before their colleagues must take notice? More...

No vote likely for resolution on border crisis

Facing a renewed push for an anti-immigration resolution Tuesday evening, the Kilgore City Council carefully set the issue aside indefinitely. More...

Local

'Success is attainable'

They call them “Jesus Burgers.” The men and women served by the Shadetree Fellowship picked the nickname, David Nelson explains, and it’s not too far off. More...

Council, KEDC pave way for repairs to Energy Drive

In rapid succession Tuesday night, Kilgore City Council members approved three items tied to looming road repairs on Energy Drive. This year, Southern Plastics Inc. More...

More streets scheduled for asphalt rejuvenation

Almost 215,800 square yards of asphalt will be getting a facial this fiscal year. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Heed message of "Save for Retirement Week"

You won’t see it on the calendar, and it doesn’t inspire any greeting cards, but National Save for Retirement Week is here again. The goal of this week is self-explanatory, but what does it mean to you? More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

Time for a new wardrobe

When your alarm goes off and you realize it's already morning, do you ever lie in bed thinking to yourself, "What am I going to wear today?" After you get your eyes opened and your head cleared, do you make a mental run through of the day's activitie More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH Others seek you out, but they might not appreciate the reception you give them. You might feel as if you don't want to be distracted. More...

Obituaries

REV. WILLIAM L.” BILL” BAKER, JR.

Services for Rev. Bill Baker, 89, of Overton, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, at Forest Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Earl “Buddy” Duggins officiating. Interment will follow in the Ebenezer Cemetery in Arp. Rev. More...

HELEN LUCILLE MERRILL

Graveside services for Helen Lucille Merrill, 79, were held Thursday, October 16, at 10 a.m. at Kilgore City Cemetery with Geoffrey Davis, her grandson-inlaw, officiating. Mrs. Merrill passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014 in Longview. More...

SERGIO H. ‘SAM’ CAVAZOS

Services for Sergio H. ‘Sam’ Cavazos, 71, Arp, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 18, in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel, Overton, with Reverend Mike Ford officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery near Chapel Hill. More...













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