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FFA students put labors on display this weekend

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Months of hard work may finally pay off for Kilgore students at this week’s FFA Project Show and Sale. Set for Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, the event will give students a chance to show off the animals they have raised and the projects they have constructed for judges and for potential customers.

SAMstrong Foundation invites children to new fishing outing in April

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As ‘Sam’s Law’ makes it way through the Texas Capitol, locals here are casting a line to raise more funds for the scholarship in honor of the Kilgore High School student. Samantha Watkins died in December 2016 followed a sudden seizure. Family, friends, classmates and other supporters have kept her memory and legacy alive through events like “I Play for Sam” and in legislation sponsored by Rep. Travis Clardy and Sen. Bryan Hughes, under consideration now in Austin.

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Students earn awards at 55th annual East Texas Regional Science Fair at KC

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Josh Roy of Nacogdoches High School claimed the top prize March 1 at the 55th annual East Texas Regional Science Fair at Kilgore College. Roy’s project, “Photo-Degradation of Hydrocarbons,” was awarded the top prize out of 161 students from 23 junior and senior high schools in the East Texas region.

KilGogh Arts Festival to be bigger, better than previous events

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Kilgore’s seventh annual KilGogh Arts Festival begins Thursday, March 28 for three days of art appreciation, music, gourmet food and drinks. The event will take place in the Texan Theater and the Old Post Office on Kilgore Street. This year’s event will place a greater focus on art exhibitions, as the children’s events have been moved to the summer, and the event has added a new location and an extra day for people to view and purchase art.
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Torrence out in second round, courtesy of Kalitta

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It quickly is becoming apparent that if he is to successfully defend his Mello Yello Top Fuel Championship, Steve Torrence is going to have to find a way to get his Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster to the finish line ahead of the Mac Tools machine of rival Doug Kalitta.