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KC envisions new model

Holda aims to bring services to communities with new concept

Henderson ISD could be the first step in a grand scheme to change the relationship between higher education and public education. More...

Main Street stocks sweet stash for Friday's fun

It’s enough to make dentists despair and Willy Wonka weep for joy. For a few short days every October, Martha Fertitta’s floor is buried under a sprawling pile of sugary-goodness. More...

Ford's service set Saturday

“It doesn’t really feel like she’s gone because of her personality,” Valerie Warren said about her daughter, Lynzee Ford. “It was great being her mom.” The 17-year-old Kilgore High School graduate died Oct. More...

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Agencies levy new charges against suspect

Multiple agencies have their eye out for Craig Deallen Davison – at the moment, however, he’s nowhere to be seen. More...

Cook-off countdown clock ticks down from one week

Chili! Downtown! Kilgore! 22! Hut, hut! With Amber Taylor as one of the playmakers, the East Texas Treatment Center team is approaching the two-minute warning on the 22nd annual East Texas Oilmen’s Chili Cook-Off set for Nov. 6. More...

Civic group builds list of clean-up volunteers

There will be hundreds of visitors and former residents coming to Kilgore in November and December for the Holiday season downtown activities and the Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Association members need everyone’s help to ‘Make More...

Obituaries

MS. LYNZEE TRAVETTE FORD

Funeral services for Lynzee Travette Ford, 17, of Kilgore will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, at Forest Home Baptist Church, 15746 County Road 173 N, Kilgore, with Rev. Don R. Davis, Sr. and Rev. Ray A. Geter officiating. More...

DONALD R. “DUKE” WARE

Services for Donald R. “Duke” Ware, 79, of Kilgore will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, October 28, in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore with the Reverend Earl “Buddy” Duggins officiating. More...

BILLY RAY JONES

Funeral services for Billy Ray Jones, 65, of Kilgore are pending at Cunningham Funeral Home. He died October 27, 2014 at GSMC. More...

Ministers prepare for 'One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism' symposium Sunday

Churches issue open invitation for free discussion, forum at KC

Those with questions about the Christian faith, its history and how it developed into numerous denominations will find answers during a special Symposium set from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in the Kilgore College Devall Student Center Ballroom. More...

Registration begins Monday for current students, Nov. 10 for new students

Registration for Christmas Mini and spring classes will begin Monday, Nov. 3, for current students. More...

Living History

In character as Annie Holt, Gregg County Historical Museum actress Mary Murdoch tells the woman's life story Saturday during the Danville Cemetery Tour. (Below left) Phil Armour portrays the Rev. More...

Local polls see slow, steady flow of early voters

Based on the typical turnout, Kathryn Nealy says, on the whole Kilgore voters prefer to cast their ballots on Election Day. More...

KILGOROUND

ONE OF THE EVENTS Kilgore does absolutely right is the downtown trickingor treating – this year it falls on Friday, so the thousand or-so kids who show up (mostly in costume and accompanied by another couple of thousand adults) will have a week More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH What starts out as a shakeup might not end as one. Do not get upset; instead, follow your instincts. There are some key facts that could be misrepresented. Tap into your logic, and you will discover what is missing. More...

Trigeminal neuralgia is painful but not hopeless

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister has trigeminal neuralgia, the “suicide disease.” Her quality of life is gone, and I fear her life soon may follow. Could you please address this horrible disease and your ideas for treatment? -- L.M. More...

Sports

KC stumbles at TJC; at TVCC Saturday

Almost everything was on the line that could’ve been between Kilgore College and Tyler Junior College at Rose Stadium last Saturday: a playoff berth for Tyler, home field advantage for KC, and pride for both. More...

KHS, Sabine run at regionals Saturday

Cross-country runners from both Kilgore High School and Sabine High School hope to brave the courses at two different regional meets this Saturday, but with a similar goal: to advance to the state meets in their classifications. More...

A LITTLE BREAK FROM THE MAIL

Things can get a little competitive when Kilgore and Longview U.S. Postal Service workers meet up on the softball field! More...