September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

SAFFE Day set for third celebration

Continuing what has become an annual event, the Kilgore Fire Department’s Special Abilities Family Fun Event Day will return to downtown Kilgore Saturday, Sept. 20. The 2014 event will be the third year for S.A.F.F.E. More...

KILGOROUND

A JOYOUS exchange of emails between Mayor Ronnie Spradlin and State Rep. David Simpson last week celebrated the pending construction/enhancements to the traffic circle and the Highway 135 underpass just north of Morrison Supply. More...

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TUESDAY Allegiance Specialty Hospital of Kilgore will host a Community Educational Class on Suicide Awareness on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 6-7 p.m. in the conference room. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available. More...

Advice & Entertainment

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HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH You might what to find out what is happening behind the scenes. There appears to be a profound change going on with a significant older person in your life. More...

Prostate cancer testing, treatment personal decisions

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 72-year-old male in good general health. I have been monitored for my prostate enlargement for a few months. Last week, my PCP did regular labs. Yesterday I went to my urologist. More...

Sports

Kilgore's Steve Torrence falls just short of victory in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. More...

Rangers ambush Arkansas Baptist, 45-7

For years, Kilgore College has wound up with one of the most difficult schedules in the nation, not to mention the most challenging in the Southwest Junior College Football Conference. And while KC head coach J.J. More...

Oilfield native tapped as museum chief

It’s leaving one home, she says, to return to another. Merlyn Holmes first worked for the East Texas Treatment Center years ago, back in high school, volunteering during summer vacation. More...

KISD officials cheer judge's ruling

Texas has a statewide property tax and it violates the state constitution, a Travis County court said last week – a ruling that delighted the administrators at Kilgore school district. More...

Anonymous dog lover helps mark territory for pet park

With a $20,000 donation in-hand, the City of Kilgore’s planned pet park is all but a done deal. More...

Photo

Kilgore ISD School Board Member John Slagle helps direct traffic Tuesday afternoon as dark stormclouds roll into Kilgore. More...

Local

Church renovation helps realize music teacher's long-time dream

Athena Hammond missed her first chance to snag the lease of 1100 S. Martin Street; when the former New Love Temple went back on the market this summer, she jumped at the opportunity. More...

Retailers plan best of times, wurst of times

Let the good times flow. It was a long, hot summer, Julie Beck says, and downtown merchants’ hosted two Sip ‘N Shop soirees to give customers a chance to cool down in July and August. The next is Sept. 20, and Oktoberfest is on its way. More...

Outgoing Habitat leader credits volunteers, businesses

Since Habitat for Humanity came to Kilgore in 1999, David Hampton has been involved in varying degrees. More...













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