May 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City tackles tourism tax rules again

The 2015 round of Hotel Occupancy Tax allocations was more than a little jarring for benefiting organizations, Josh Selleck recalls, as limited funds and strict adherence to state guidelines became cuts in the City of Kilgore’s grants. More...

KILGOROUND

“… and for all the internal squabbles, contentions, and strivings, Texas has a tight cohesiveness perhaps stronger than any other section of America. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

MONDAY THE ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at Arabella of Kilgore, 2103 Chandler St. TUESDAY More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... You might not express your mental conversations to others very often, but you should. With your imagination and intellectual acumen, some of your ideas could be more important than you realize. More...

Treating lifelong high cholesterol levels is challenge

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 63-year-old female. I have been treated for high cholesterol since I was in my 30s. My cholesterol levels are difficult to control, and as a result I am closely monitored. My meds are adjusted accordingly. More...

Sports

Kilgore's Dickey, SFA make tourney; play Sam Houston today

Kilgore’s favorite collegiate baseball outfielder just had his season extended. Former Kilgore High Bulldog Matthew Dickey, now a senior outfielder for Stephen F. Austin University, is headed to the Southland More...

Rossum chosen for soccer all-star game

A player who represented Kilgore High School soccer in phenomenal fashion, both on the field and off, has been chosen to don her soccer uniform one more time as a high school star. More...

YOUTH SPORTS CAMPS

FOOTBALL KC camp June 6-10 The annual Kilgore College football camp for boys ages 7 through 15 will be Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day and ending at noon. More...

Breaking News - 5/24/2016 10:24 PM

Hughes gets almost 70 percent over Simpson for Senate District 1

Ellis beats Bruner in State Board of Education race

District 5 Rep. Bryan Hughes secured a runaway run-off win for the State Senate District 1 post, and the primary runner-up for State Board of Education District 9 pulled 20 points ahead of the Super Tuesday frontrunner May 24. More...

SWAT team trains at abandoned Sabine ISD campus today

The empty hallways of the old Sabine Elementary School will be a hive of activity today as Longview's SWAT team trains for an Active Shooter emergency. More...

District takes on officers' expense

Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees Monday evening unanimously approved a new agreement with the Kilgore Police Department, continuing the School Resource Officer program for another school year. The $222,814 contract will begin Oct. More...

Shakespeare festival crew starts work on 2016 shows

Raymond Caldwell recalls the long hours worked by his father, a man who never had a vacation, who died too young to truly enjoy the fruits of his life’s labors. More...

Local

KISD trustees reorganize with two new faces on school board

Until elections earlier this month, Jimmy Kinsey was vice president of the Kilgore school board. When he chose not to seek re-election, former mayor Joe Parker filed and was elected to fill that seat. More...

District hires new personnel

The Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved new hires recommended by administrators, authorized the superintendent to post and hire personnel as needed and approved early resignation incentives for two employees beyond the original deadlin More...

Photo

Kilgore High School Orchestra members perform their end-of-year concert under the derricks Friday evening at the World's Richest Acre. More...

Obituaries

THERESA ANN MARGARET MILLESON

Theresa Ann Margaret Smith Milleson, 89, of Kilgore passed away peacefully in her home at 12:20 p.m. on May 18. Theresa “Terry” Smith was born October 24, 1926 in Mount Carmel, Penn. More...

BEVERLY DEGWEN RUGLEY BROOKS

Memorial services for Beverly Rugley Brooks, 59, of Longview will be held at a later date at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Alpine Road. Arrangements are under the direction of Victory Funeral Services. More...

ROBERT WAYNE WILLIAMS

Memorial services for Robert Wayne Williams, 57, Overton, will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 28, in the Cottle- Pearson Funeral Home chapel. More...













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