April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

KC president emphasizes 'exoneration' on asbestos

With final letters sent to Kilgore College President Bill Holda, Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality have both officially closed their investigations into issues related to Kilgore College. More...

Coming forums precede voting

Local voters will have at least two key opportunities to interact with Kilgore political candidates before early voting begins later this month. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

WEDNESDAY KILGORE SENIOR CITIZENS club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Lions Club Building at 307 Rusk St. All seniors 55 or older are eligible for membership. FRIDAY More...

Local

Sorority plans banquet for first lady

Members of the Beta Sigma Phi City Council are hard at work on preparations for the 2015 crowning of the First Lady of Kilgore. More...

Meadowbrook hosts hunt for Easter goodies

The planners at Meadowbrook Golf & Event Center are on the ovoid-ball this spring: the facility will host a free-to-the-public Easter egg hunt Saturday morning. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at 1306 Houston Street, rain or shine. More...

Overton gathers egg seekers to City Park

The Annual Overton Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the City of Overton and Overton – New London Chamber of Commerce, is this Saturday, April 4 in City Park at 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

KELLY WANE DAVIS

Kelly Wane Davis left this earth to take his place alongside of our Lord, March 29, 2015 in Gladewater. Kelly arrived May 9, 1961 to Lywane and Bill R. Davis in Jacksonville. More...

TRISTAN NYCOLE LINDSEY

Gladewater -- Services for Tristan Nycole Lindsey, 12, of Kilgore, were held Saturday, March 28, 2015 in the Chapel of Croley Funeral Home in Gladewater. More...

Breaking News - 9:15 AM

Kilgore's Huey signs with San Diego

Late last month, Kilgore native Michael Huey accepted an invitation to take one more shot at his dream of playing in the National Football League. On Tuesday, Huey's decision paid off. More...

'Dogs of War

1940s classes gather one more time

The sun is setting on Kilgore’s ‘Greatest Generation,’ and they’ll gather one last time later this month to toast the War Years. More...

Photo

St. Luke's United Methodist Church members welcome Michael the miniature horse for a special Triumphal Entry service to open Holy Week Sunday. More...

KILGOROUND

“No matter where you go in East Texas, ‘Deep’ East Texas is always about twenty miles further in than wherever you are.” – Markham Shaw Pyle, author & Texas historian • YES, today is April Fools’ Day. More...

News

Officers nab Rusk County runner in Leverett's Chapel

Wanted on multiple warrants from two agencies, Tracey Sebastian Wineck bolted out the back door when a Rusk County deputy came calling Saturday. More...

Advice & Entertainment

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

ARIES (March 21-April 19) ... You easily could be irked by everything you have to do, including the challenges that are presented by others. Listen to where people are coming from, as their thinking might not be in line with yours. More...

Diuretic use a common cause of low blood sodium

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: Please discuss low sodium? My last blood sodium shows 129 on a scale of 136 to 146. I have been on a 50-mg hydrochlorothiazide water tab once a day for 15 years, along with two benazepril 40-mg tabs each day. More...

Sports

KHS soccer sweeps first-round games

Girls face Liberty Eylau Thursday in Marshall; boys at PG on Thursday

The golden age for Kilgore High School soccer continues. Kilgore’s soccer teams, girls and boys, both defeated Gladewater Friday night in a rare playoff doubleheader here at R.E. St. More...

'Dogs win 16-4A opener; Lady 'Dogs split first three

The first week of district play for Kilgore High School’s diamond sports teams, as a whole, wasn’t dynamic, but it wasn’t a complete disaster, either. More...

CURRENT (AND FUTURE?) LADY BULLDOGS

Kilgore High School's softball team and coach Cheyenne Kirkpatrick conducted fundamental softball camps for girls ages six through 13 last weekend at Stream-Flo Field, the Lady Bulldogs' home, right More...