July 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Officers use extra caution in pursuit of unstable driver

An hour-long altercation between police officers and a reckless, unstable driver last week included a careful escalation of force. More...

KILGOROUND

“OF THE WORLD’S four great cuisines – French, Italian, Chinese, and Texan – only the latter has a recipe beginning, “First, dig a three-foot-deep-hole ....” – Jerry Flemmons, writing in the Fort-Worth Star Te 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. TUESDAY More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... You’ll wake up with many ideas, so start jotting them down. You might be privy to a conflict involving a higher up and a friend. Just be glad it’s not you. More...

Are lymphoma patients at higher risk of clotting?

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: Have you heard that lymphoma patients are more likely than others to develop blood clots after surgery? I nearly died of a pulmonary embolus six days after hernia surgery. More...

Sports

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Members of the West Rusk 10-and-under All-Stars pose proudly with their new 2015 Dixie Youth Baseball AAA 10-U Junior state championship banner. More...

Kilgore's Torrence wins in Denver!

Victory puts Capco Contractors crew in championship mix

DENVER, Colo. More...

LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

YOUTH BASEBALL 7-8 all-star team in S.C. More...

City pulls double duty after overflow

Pipeline breaks, contaminates creeks

Another breakdown in the city’s aging wastewater system may incur additional scrutiny – and possible penalties – from state environmental monitors. More...

Attorney sends sharp response to KC warning

Following a letter from Kilgore College attorney Rick Faulkner to retired KC employee and “concerned citizen” Dean Kinney, Ty Clevenger has submitted his own letter to Faulkner. More...

Longview groups sign-off on KC-Longview expansion

Kilgore College has had a presence in Longview for nearly four decades, and Executive Dean of the campus Julie Fowler has plans to support the growth surrounding the campus. More...

Local

Gregg County commissioners OK school zone for Sabine ISD campus

Gregg County commissioners unanimously agreed to help Sabine ISD install school zone markings around the new Sabine Elementary School Monday morning. The signs will include solar-powered flashing lights and any other appropriate markings on it, Pct. More...

SHAVESBEARD

– Texas Shakespeare Festival veteran actor Micah Goodding trims excess hair from his ‘Shakesbeard’ Tuesday afternoon. More...

Investigation continues into fatal collision between car, motorcycle

More than three months after a fatal motorcycle crash occurred on Highway 135 at Peavine Road, the investigation is still ongoing and still considered open. More...

Obituaries

JUANITA PEPPER NORRIS

Services celebrating the life of Juanita Pepper Norris, 77, of Kilgore will be held at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore on Thursday, July 30, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Henry’s Chapel Cemetery in Troup. More...

OPAL WILSON

Graveside services for Opal Wilson, 91, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 31 at the Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery, Tyler, with Reverend Scott Brown officiating. Mrs. Wilson died Tuesday, July 28 in Kilgore. More...

MIKE “Z-MAN” ZERMENO

Memorial services for Mike “Z-Man” Zermeno, 63, of Kilgore will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. David Hampton officiating. Mr. More...













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