February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Kilgore FD, Champion launch new procedures

Previously, in those instances when Kilgore firefighters reached the scene of a medical emergency first, there was only so much they could do, a cap on the care they could provide until Champion EMS personnel arrived. More...

Trustees mark first meeting with new prez

Monday night marked the Kilgore College Board of Trustees’ first meeting of the new year and the first with new KC President Brenda Kays at the helm alongside Board President Larry Woodfin. More...

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Precinct 3 forum leads early voting

[Editor’s Note: Due to a technical error, the original version of this story was incomplete in the Saturday, Feb. More...

Food pantry returns to Overton

The volunteers of God’s Helping Hands food drive will host another free giveaway next week. Set for 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 16, the East Texas Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry Program drop is once again set at 707 E. Bradford St. More...

Single KISD trustee race takes shape

As of Tuesday morning, four people have filed for the three Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees positions up for election in May. One day after incumbent Scott Montgomery filed for reelection in Position 7, Dustin Swaim filed for the position as well Feb. More...

Obituaries

ANNE CATHERINE GRISSETT

Anne Catherine Grissett went to be with her lord and savior on Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Midland after an illness. Anne Grissett was born on October 14, 1929 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Robert C. Weist and Marian Weist. More...

A.E. “SONNY” BROWN

Services for A.E. “Sonny” Brown, 85, of Kilgore will be held at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home on Thursday, February 11, at 2 p.m. with Reverend Curtis Wood officiating. Burial will follow at Gum Springs Cemetery. More...

LOUISE LOLLIE JACKSON

Funeral services for Louise Lollie Jackson, 85, of Kilgore, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 13, at Kilgore Baptist with Pastor Bernarders Woods officiating. Burial will follow at Pirtle Cemetery under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home. More...

Contract clash splits Sabine

Roiling controversies divide school district

The younger children in the crowd spent much of the evening playing games on parents’ smartphones; many older students took notes throughout the night. More...

Photo

Kilgore High School senior Caylon Williams hits his mark Saturday while walking the Dodson Auditorium stage during the school’s 17th annual A Touch of Fame and Fashion Beauty and Handsome Prese More...

College admin OKs dorm's AC solution

Instead of fixing the current air conditioning system at Nolen Hall, some residents could have individual packaged AC units in the rooms. More...

KILGOROUND

“I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults.” – Molly Ivins • More...

Advice & Entertainment

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) ... Should you make a hasty decision today, know that it could backfire. You might be forced to spend a lot of downtime alone to figure out where you went wrong. More...

Prostate meds may have blood pressure effect

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 85-year-old male and am having trouble with frequent trips to the bathroom and a weak stream. I was prescribed 0.4 mg of tamsulosin daily, which worked very well. More...

Sports

Kilgore boys, Sabine boys and girls still in playoff hunt

The ol’ mathematical elimination claimed the Kilgore High School girls basketball team on Friday with a home loss to Spring Hill, but Kilgore’s boys are still in the hunt – needing wins desperately – and both Sabine teams are More...

KILGORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACHES IN THE "SPOTLIGHT"

Kilgore College football coaches (from left) Willie Gooden, Keith Browning, head coach J.J. More...

LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Bulldogs top Pittsburg; district schedule starts for KHS teams this week It’s a pair of wins in a row now for the Kilgore High School boys soccer team, who won at Pittsburg, 5-3, on Friday. More...