November 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

District judge sets $1 million bond for suspect in KFD shooting-ambush

Three months after he allegedly threatened local emergency responders with an assault rifle, Kenny Wayne Davlin is sitting in Rusk County Jail on $1 million bond – double the original amount assessed. 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. More...

Lifestyles

STAR POWER

'Rettes kick-off holiday season

(Top, from left) Thursday night's Christmas in the Patch Derrick Lighting Ceremony featured the Kilgore College Band and Longview Ballet Theatre as well as Voice of the Rangerettes Austin Head with ' More...

A WORD PLEASE

Proper or preferred: Word choice is up to you

Sometimes it seems like grammar is all darned-if-you-do, darned- if- you- don’t propositions. More...

Kilgore florist shares tips, gives demonstration

Learning to make a flower design was the primary emphasis of Civic Garden Club’s November meeting. President Kim Gore conducted the meeting with Faye King, giving the invocation. More...

Sports

Stokes is LSC's O-lineman of year

Baylor, Colbert host Okla. More...

KHS players named to all-district team

Kilgore High School’s volleyball program has had five players recognized for their abilities as a part of the District 16-4A all-district team. Mikayla Thomas was the lone Lady Bulldog to make the all-district first team. More...

LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

GOLF KHS boys fourth in Hallsville tourney Kilgore High School’s boys golfers finished fourth in the Hallsville High School fall tournament on Thursday at Wood Hollow in Longview. More...

For The Record

KPD ARREST REPORTS

The Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrested between Nov. 14 and 19: NOV. 14 Perry Franklin Pettit, 63, of Kilgore, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication. More...

City manager accepts post in Central Texas

Kilgore was Scott Sellers’ first stint in the central seat at City Hall, and the city manager’s post has been eye-opening. More...

Council will discuss transition Monday

With Kilgore City Manager Scott Sellers’ looming departure for another post in south Central Texas, council members on Monday will begin planning City Hall’s leadership transition. More...

Kilgore College counters staffer's asbestos charges

After inspecting construction materials in Dodson Auditorium, ERI Consulting President Larry Snodgrass says, the building remains “safe to occupy.” “There’s not a thing in there that’s unusual,” he said Friday, add More...

KILGOROUND

BILL WOODALL

SOMETIMES IT’S ALL ABOUT downtown… • HUNDREDS of people were downtown Thursday night to watch – in perfect weather – Doris Nyvall and Gay Culp throw the giant wooden switch to light the stars atop the derricks. More...

Local

Resident warns of 'government grant' scammers

Dan Weatherford’s experience isn’t unique, and he hopes raising the red flag will make others more cautious when they receive that too-good-to-be-true phone call. More...

Kilgore College students plant for future at early childhood center

Kilgore College horticulture students went back to the playground Tuesday as they put their skills to use for a new planter for the young gardeners at the Kilgore College Early Childhood Center. More...

Fire Academy graduation set Dec. 3

Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 93 will hold its graduation ceremony 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center Auditorium in Kilgore. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Share your 'bounty' with your loved ones

It’s almost Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

Thanksgiving in everything?

“For what do you and I have to be thankful?” Before Thanksgiving dinner, some families go around the table and ask everyone that question. More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... The call of adventure summons you once more. How you plug that need into your plans could prove to be interesting. Your vision of possibilities could surpass everyone else’s expectations. More...

Obituaries

DAN FRANKLIN PLATT

Services for Dan Franklin Platt, 75, of Karnack were held Friday, November 21, at the Highland Park Baptist Church in Kilgore under the direction of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Reverends Riley Pippin and Roy Struthers officiated. More...

J.B. LIGHT

Funeral services for J.B. Light, 89, of Kilgore will were held Friday, November 21, in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Reverend Joe McGraw and Reverend Thomas Ayres officiating. Burial followed at the Danville Cemetery. More...

CATHY LEE HALE SECHRIST

Services for Cathy Lee Hale Sechrist, 60, of Kilgore will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 22, at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with the Reverend David Hampton officiating. Interment will follow in the Danville Cemetery. Mrs. More...













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