April 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Statewide success initiative spells changes in Kilgore College students' course catalog

In a rare unanimous vote, the Kilgore College Board of Trustees approved the 2014-2015 course catalog, among other agenda items, at its meeting Monday night. More...

Rusk County Boys Girls Club Kilgore Unit participants modeled

Rusk County Boys & Girls Club Kilgore Unit participants modeled their Easter Sunday-best this week during a fashion show at the club's Harris Street home base More...

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County commissioners approve replacing Old Hwy. 135 bridge

Dam overflow and strong storms combined to wash out a Precinct 3 bridge and create a “kind of an emergency thing,” Precinct 3 Commissioner Gary Boyd said during Monday’s Gregg County Commissioners Court meeting. More...

Lauded economist to debut dance industry study kicked off by KC Rangerette squad

Famed economist Dr. More...

Mayor to proclaim Kilgore Arbor Day

Arbor Day was first observed in the late-1800s, a day focused specifically on the planting of trees – the movement continues to grow and thrive and, next week, will officially take root in Kilgore. More...

Advice & Entertainment

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH Someone you look up to could make you feel rather tense. Use your instincts when dealing with this person. If you must make plans, go to a movie where you can be together without sticking your foot in your mouth. More...

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

A-fib patients have non-medicine options

DEAR DR. ROACH: In your February column on atrial fibrillation, you did not address a procedure that can be done to cure the condition rather than taking medication. Could you discuss this, and whether medication would be necessary afterward? -- C.G. More...

Obituaries

BILLIE BURKE MAXWELL

Billie Burke Maxwell, 92, of Kilgore, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 18, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 21 at First Baptist Church in Kilgore with Rev. Dr. Pete Freeman officiating. More...

ROBERT PAUL WILLIAMS

Services for Bobby Williams, 59, of Kilgore will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Johnny Green officiating. Burial will follow in Danville Cemetery. Mr. More...

ROSEMARY KENNARD HORLANDER

Services for Rosemary Horlander, 93, of Kilgore were Friday, April 18 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Dr. William Holda officiating. Bur ial followed in Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Longview. Mrs. More...

Grand jury indicts Kilgore man for girl's death

Coby Ray Hudgins was indicted last week in the October, 2013 murder of Kayla Elizabeth Williams. Kilgore Police officers were called to 3009 Mustang Drive in Kilgore shortly after 9 p.m. Oct. 5, 2013, responding to a report of someone being shot. More...

Council considers opposition vote on gas rate increase

Kilgore officials once again plan to oppose a public utility’s rate increase alongside other municipalities in the area. More...

Controversial zoning change returns for officials' vote

In two zoning changes on tap during Kilgore City Council members regularscheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the group will weigh in on recommendations from the Kilgore Planning & Zoning Commission. More...

Kilgore crusaders recruit player-turned-preacher for upcoming faith event

At the moment, Dr. Charles Whiteside says, he has no estimate on how much the next East Texas Crusade for Christ will cost. Expense has to be taken into consideration More...

KILGOROUND

BILL WOODALL

IT HAS COME TO our attention that many students today are unfamiliar with Stephen Foster and his classic American songs. More...

Daily Digest

DAILY DIGEST

MONDAY COME TAKE OFF POUNDS with TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)! We have fun, contests, prizes! Located at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Contact Judy, 903-576- 1947, or Karen, 903-984-0787. WEDNESDAY More...

Lifestyles

4 Star arthouse selections hit silver screen next week

For the past decade, 4 Star Cinema owner Byron Berkley has closely watched the ticket sales at his theater’s spring and fall film festivals, keen to see which off-the-mainstream cinema selections truly pique audience interest. More...

CHITCHAT CORNER

A beginning for us all

AWAKENING TO THE SOUND of birds singing seemed natural for a sunny spring day. A smile crossed my face and I felt quite blessed and then it registered… this was Good Friday, the day HE was nailed to the cross. More...

A WORD PLEASE

Spell-checker isn't infallible

I got an email recently from a reader whose spell-checker flagged the word “uninvolved” as an error. I’m not sure what software she was using. More...

Sports

Host of KHS track athletes qualify for regional meet

Burks makes regionals in five events, Lady ’Dogs win; Foy, Tatum each qualify for three

Tony Burks has been brilliant all track season, but on Wednesday, her team was brilliant, too. More...

Doubles duos going to state

Four of Kilgore High School’s tennis players are going to the sport’s biggest stage in a little over a week. More...

Diamond ’Dogs clinch 3A playoff berth

Blow by Lions; softball finishes season, honors Ford

A district championship may or may not be in the cards for the Kilgore High School baseball team. But they will be in the state’s postseason tournament. More...

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