March 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

The melodies on the bus go up-and-down

There’s no talking on Robert Morgan’s bus 21. That doesn’t mean it’s quiet. Bus 21 kids sing. More...

KILGOROUND

BILL WOODALL

“But that’s the thing about East Texas. Red dirt never quite washes out, and pine pollen is tenacious as original sin. More...

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Daily Digest

DAILY DIGEST

SATURDAY THE ANNUAL GLADEWATER MIRROR BRICKS & BLOOMS Gardening event will be held Saturday, March 28 in downtown Gladewater from 9 a.m. until noon. More...

Lifestyles

LEGACY

Foundation crowns 2015 Juneteeth Queen

“It was fantastic!” Kilgore Legacy Foundation President Willie Vinson said Tuesday after the group’s second annual Red and Black Ball. More...

CHITCHAT CORNER

End of an era

Kilgoreites as well as other East Texans are saddened at the closing of Johnny Cace’s Seafood & Steakhouse in Longview this week. Today is the final day. More...

A WORD PLEASE

Comma, comma, comma, comma – comma coordination

A lot of people are taught that a comma goes anywhere you want to indicate a pause. On the surface, that system appears to work out fine. Commas often do just that. But not always. More...

Sports

Kilgore sweeps Gladewater in first round

Lady 'Dogs play Thursday at Marshall, 'Dogs Thursday at PG

Home sweet home -- and two wins to go with it. More...

KILGORE SQUADS IN POSTSEASON, HONORS SENIORS

A year after both Kilgore High School soccer programs reached the third round of the UIL playoffs, both are aiming higher this season, after winning their district championships. More...

Bulldogs slip, 7-2, to Paris in final non-district game

To host Spring Hill Thursday; JV White gets by Henderson

In Kilgore’s last game before its district schedule starts, Paris took a three-run lead in the second inning Tuesday here at Driller Park, and didn’t look back on the way to a 7-2 win. More...

For The Record

KPD ARREST REPORTS

The Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrested between March 20 and 26: March 20 Steven Wayne Hendrix, 30, of Overton, was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. More...

College won't pursue charges after return of missing items

TCEQ investigator noted stolen materials in report

Kilgore College will not prosecute Physical Plant Director Dalton Smith following his removal of various items from the Kilgore College Demonstration Farm prior to the college’s EPA peer audit. More...

Injured firefighter exhorts comrades to 'live' scripture

On a night dedicated to the late Police Academy instructor Tim Young, 13 men became the 94th class to graduate from the Kilgore College Basic Fire Academy. More...

Photo

"Thom Bedlam" Barnett works the crowd at Avalon Faire Friday afternoon during Media Day at the new Renaissance fair, opening More...

Local

Council finalizes public works project, welcomes new Kilgore City Manager

Kilgore City Council members on Tuesday voted 5-0 for final acceptance of the recent public works diamond grinding project during new Kilgore City Manager Josh Selleck’s first meeting. More...

City recognizes fair housing, work zone awareness week

Kilgore Mayor Ronnie Spradlin issued two proclamations during Tuesday night’s regularly-scheduled city council meeting, including: FAIR HOUSING MONTH PROCLAMATION More...

Interim city manager praises community

Some good news and some constructive criticism – Kilgore’s elected officials heard from three speakers during the public comments portion of their regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Be prepared for those RMDs

You might not think that 70 ½ represents any particular milestone. But when you do reach this age, you will have to make some decisions that affect an important aspect of your life — your retirement income. More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

What Easter can mean for you

Do you know what Easter means? Sure, you may know Easter is a religious holiday, but do you associate the day with the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ? More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 29

ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... Others find you to be impulsive, but you do think before you act. Enjoy the luxury of not worrying about your choices, at least for a day. As long as you stay energized, you won’t need to worry. More...

Obituaries

KATHRYN MARIE CRAWFORD

Graveside services for Kathryn Marie Crawford, infant daughter of John and Dawn Crawford of Kilgore, will be held on Monday, March 30, at 2 p.m. at Kilgore Memorial Gardens under the direction of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. More...

Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Editor, A simple “thank you” will never be enough to express my gratitude to the Kilgore community for the generous gift of life that my husband experienced on January 24, 2015. More...













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