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Dansby High School alumnae Janice Woods Puryear and Annie Brooks visit with each other during the weekend’s school-wide reunion. More...

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FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 27

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... You could be in the limelight with your fiery display this morning. You can’t help but be that dramatic as you express your thoughts and perhaps even anger. Curb sarcasm if possible. More...

Sulfites are a problem for few people

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 73 years old, and I consume a glass or two of merlot wine with dinner each day. What, if any, problem exists with sulfites present in this wine? -- H.D. More...

Sports

Daughdrill all-district 'D' MVP

Cayce, Shelton on first team, Pippen on second team, Diamond 'Dogs honored academically after reaching playoffs for second straight year

Obstacles – youth, inexperience, injuries, and quite frankly, rain – provided all sorts of challenges for Kilgore High School baseball coach Charles Foshee and his staff this season. More...

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NOT A MAY TO WRITE HOME ABOUT -- Kilgore's Steve Torrence (above, in the CAPCO Contractors Top Fuel car) has two consecutive first-round defeats, the latest coming last weekend in Topeka, Kan., to dr More...

Defeated in a fraction of a second

NHRA's technology rules Torrence lost to Force by paper-thin margin

TOPEKA, Kansas – It was impossible for Steve Torrence not to feel frustrated Sunday after a second straight first round exit left him and his Capco Contractors dragster facing a long, uphill climb not just to move into contention for the Mello More...

For The Record

Young recycler nets state award

An East Texas fifth grader has drawn the state spotlight after her recycling efforts earned a third place ranking in the Keep Texas Beautiful Youth Awards. More...

Fuel spill spurs speedy clean-up at golf course

The Monday afternoon squall roared through Meadowbrook Golf Course for just a few minutes, but the angry winds sparked an hours-long environmental clean-up. More...

Weekend weather leaves 1,000 in the dark, drops two more inches of rain

BY THE NUMBERS:

Since Friday, the Kilgore area has seen an additional two inches of rain, putting the total only four inches away from double a year's normal rainfall. More...

KILGOROUND

OUR PRAYERS and thoughts go out to anyone touched by all the bad weather – the storms locally, the flooding elsewhere in the state, and all the ramifications. More...

Local

Sweetheart Sisters

Original 'Rettes get private showing of new documentary

Seven decades after fist being stopped by Gussie Nell Davis, original Kilgore College Rangerettes Virginia “Gay” Culp and Doris Mercer Nyvall saw themselves on the big screen in Dodson Auditorium for a private screening of “Sweethea More...

NWS forecasts drier days ahead

After another round of severe thunderstorms roared through Kilgore making for a soggy Memorial Day weekend, the area might get a small chance to dry. More...

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The Prime Timers of First Baptist Church of Kilgore perform a patriotic selection of songs in honor or Memorial Day during the May 21 Kilgore Lions Club meeting. More...

Obituaries

JOSEPH HOWARD WORD

Gladewater -- Services for Joseph Howard Word, 82, of Gladewater will be held at Croley Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, May 28, at 2 p.m. with Reverend John Lee Usery and Reverend Kenny- Joe Word officiating. Mr. More...

ALBEARUNCE MITCHELL SHEFFIELD

Funeral services for Albearunce Mitchell Sheffield 86, of Kilgore will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday May 30, 2015 at Corinth Christian Church with Elder Robert B. Loftus as Eulogist. More...

LINDA MUCKELROY HALL

Memorial services for Ms. Linda Muckelroy Hall of Rowlett will be held 11 a.m. June 30 at Olivia Hilburn Community Center, 1356 West Point Road, Liberty City, under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home. More...