February 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Retooled app streamlines navigation in community

It may be the first time Kilgore City Council members have ever been serenaded in-session. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

MONDAY THE ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at Arabella of Kilgore, 2103 Chandler St. TUESDAY More...

Lifestyles

Filmmakers recruit local backers for flick

The production team behind a super-heroine feature film – set in Kilgore – is looking for a super-assist as they spool up the project. More...

CHITCHAT CORNER

Rural community grows in healthcare

City of Overton officials, Overton-New London Chamber of Commerce supporters and staff of UT Health Northeast rallied to welcome Dr. Stephen Sepulveda to the community recently. He joins Dr. Leo Holm at the Overton Clinic. More...

Here's your prescription for conjunction-itis

A WORD PLEASE

Liz in Newport Beach, Calif., posed a good question about commas. Consider the following two sentences. More...

Sports

Forecasting SB50, and that time a kid from KC beat Newton for MVP

I’ve been asked all week how I thought Super Bowl 50 would come out. That’s an occupational hazard of sorts, but I’m glad to talk about it. More...

SABINE'S DUNCAN, WEST RUSK QUARTET AND TWO AT OVERTON MAKE DECISIONS ON NATIONAL SIGNING DAY

Local athletes got into the National Signing Day festivities on Wednesday morning, signing letters of intent to continue their education and their football careers at the collegiate level. More...

For The Record

KPD ARREST REPORTS

The Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrested between Jan. 29 and Feb. 4: FRIDAY, JAN. 29 Rafaela Capasso, 53, of Kilgore, was arrested on a charge of criminal trespass. More...

KC shoulders new challenges, costs of management software

Program's implementation continues causing headache for college staffers

Just shy of five months since the Jenzabar EX Solution software system was implemented in September, Kilgore College has been working to fix another round of complications. More...

Software glitches delay college enrollment data

More than a week after the official reporting day for Kilgore College students on the 12th class day, the college does not know—because of problems with administrative software – how many students are enrolled. More...

News Herald hosts candidates vying for commissioner

The Kilgore News Herald will host the candidates for Precinct 3 Gregg County Commissioner in a forum Thursday night at Meadowbrook Golf & Event Center. Incumbent Commissioner Gary Boyd and his challenger, Gregg County Sheriffy’s Deputy More...

KILGOROUND

BILL WOODALL

“I swear to the Lord I still can’t see Why Democracy means Everybody but me.” – Langston Hughes, ‘The Black Man Speaks’ • CAMP I’m Still Me is the beneficiary of the annual Lug Nuts Car Show at city park More...

Local

KHS students stage annual style show tonight in Dodson

A touch of class, a spritz of style and a dash of talent – Kilgore High School students will take Dodson Auditorium’s stage at 7 p.m. tonight. More...

College theater stages bare bones 'Our Town'

Guests to Kilgore College theater department’s upcoming production of “Our Town” will have to bring their imaginations as there will not be any sets, curtains or properties throughout the play. More...

Photo

The top-five prize winners during Kilgore College's annual Secondary Art Symposium Friday include (from left) Logan Morton, Pine Tree HS; Natalie Poss, Pine Tree HS; Keilan Banks, Pine Tree HS; Madal More...

Advice & Entertainment

Watch for changes to the FAFSA

FINANCIAL FOCUS

If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out on federal and state grants, work-study jobs and loans More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

The power of touch

That day when evening came, he [Jesus] said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.” Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, FEB. 7

ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... Frustration easily might lead to solutions if you’re willing to share what’s going on with you. Friends surround you; what becomes possible as a result could be very exciting. More...

Obituaries

MRS. EARNESTINE “LOLABELL” ABBOTT

Memorial services for Earnestine Bradley Abbott, 83, of Kilgore, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, February 6, at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Battles officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Victory Funeral Services. More...

JERRY J. LEATH

Funeral services for Jerry J. Leath will be held Saturday February 6, at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. David Hampton officiating. Burial will follow at Rusk County Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Henderson. More...

CAROLYN E. DARDEN

Graveside Services for Carolyn E. Darden, 76, of Gladewater will be held Monday, February 8, at 1 p.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in Hubbard with Pastor Mike Green officiating. Services are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mrs. More...