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KISD continues dual-credit program with revenue from sale of Heights

3 days ago

Four years after the sale of Kilgore Heights Elementary School to Kilgore College, Kilgore ISD is still using revenue from the sale to pay for dual-credit programs. KISD made the sale to KC, which turned the property into The Ballpark at KC Commons, for $550,000 in 2015 and the school district has been using the money as scholarships for high-schoolers to take college-level coursework through KC since the fall of that year.

Mayor’s ticket focuses on city’s projects

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In their second time facing each other on the dais of the Kilgore Candidates Forum, incumbent Ronnie Spradlin and challenger Victor Boyd exchanged no blows in their mutual pursuit of the mayor’s seat. Rather, both men underscored their shared desire to continue serving the city, and to be the one to see its current momentum through in the next two years.

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Crimes of the Heart

College theater students present southern comedy April 25-28

3 days ago

Kilgore College Theatre will present “Crimes of the Heart” beginning April 25 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. The play is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 25-27, with a matinee performance 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for KC students with a student ID.

Historical Pirtle BBQ offers crawfish, music, more later this month

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The Historic Pirtle Bar-B-Q is back Saturday, April 27, with three hours of beef, crawfish, desserts and live entertainment from returning favorites, the men of Nouveaux Cajun Xpress. Set from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pirtle United Methodist Church, the annual event boasts the “Best Bar-B-Q Around” for $15 per plate, including a barbecue beef sandwich plus sides of beans and potato salad with iced two. Cakes and pies will be available for an additional charge.

Tenth oil-and-gas gathering set May 7 at KC

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The 10th annual East Texas Energy Symposium returns to Kilgore College Tuesday, May 7. The gathering of oil-and-gas professionals is set once again in KC’s Devall Student Center Ballroom, hosted …