September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

KILGOROUND

SIP-N-SHOP (the next is scheduled for downtown Kilgore Saturday evening) has taken on a whole new meaning since Judy Richardson joined Julie and Carrie as manager at J & Co. More...

KHPF moves forward on multiple projects

Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation has seen a wellspring of activity in recent weeks – this week, for example, the organization rediscovered a well. 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. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH A smile says a lot, and it adds to others' willingness to approach you. You are known for having a hot temper. You could be stressed out by a new demand. More...

Fingertip crush injuries take longer to heal

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: Three months ago, I slammed the fingertip of my left index finger in a drawer. The fingertip is still swollen and painful. My doctor sent me for an Xray, and there is no fracture. More...

Sports

Rangers blast SE Prep, 52-15, rise to No. 11 in national poll

Texas A&T, or Southeast Prep, or Popeye University – no matter the name, the Spartans were overmatched last Saturday at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium. More...

LOCAL SPORTS IN BRIEF

GOLFKilgore Eye Care wins chamber event Jadie Roberts, Joe Ray, Tom Watson and Lee Sims won last weekend’s annual Kilgore Chamber of Commerce tournament, played at Meadowbrook Golf and Event Center. More...

Arp native serves on cutting edge naval destroyer

Stealth-designed ship to be commissioned USS Zumwalt

A 2003 Arp High School graduate and Arp, Texas native is serving aboard one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced ship, the destroyer Zumwalt (DDG 1000), which is currently under construction at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. More...

SAFFE celebration set Saturday

As of last week, about 200 guests had pre-registered for this weekend’s third annual SAFFE Day – by Tuesday afternoon, the advance roster’s total had climbed to 280 visitors. More...

City Hall enlists residents' help to name new pet park

It’s one thing to pick the perfect name for a pooch, city officials say, harder still to choose a moniker for Kilgore’s planned pet park. More...

Building owner renovates long-neglected structure

It’s certainly taking more than just spit, polish and elbow grease, but a longneglected downtown property is headed back onto Main Street’s roster of storefronts. More...

Local

The Hall Monitor

Another great year has kicked off at KISD, with many great opportunities to get involved! More...

KYAC recruits more diverse batch of students

It’s been almost two years since City Hall recruited the first class of Kilgore Youth Advisory Council members – it’s time, advisor Mike Simmons says, to give the program a shot in the arm. More...

Longview children's theater group sponsoring playwrighting contest

LONGVIEW, TX – Do you know someone who shines in everyday life? Or someone who has done something amazing that few know about? Or someone who needs their story told, even though they seem ‘ordinary’? It’s time to tell! More...

Obituaries

BETTY JEAN STEWART

Services for Betty Jean Stewart, 61, New London, are pending at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton. Mrs. Stewart died Friday, September 12, 2014, at her residence in New London. She was born March 31, 1953. More...