April 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

City council says 'hello' to Mr. Manhole

After receiving a Buyboard quote from Insituform, not to exceed $150,000, Kilgore Director of Public Works Seth Sorensen says he is ready to begin the city's pilot manhole rehabilitation project. More...

KILGOROUND

BILL WOODALL

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE between a taxidermist and tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

SATURDAY STEP-BACK-IN-TIME CAR SHOW will be Saturday, April 18, at Kilgore Health and Rehab, 2700 S. Henderson Blvd. Refreshments will be served MONDAY THE ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

College's Early Childhood Center celebrates

Week of the Young Child

Three-year-olds (from left) Chloe Courtney, Avery Jimerson and Easton Henry assemble a birdhouse frame Monday afternoon during an initial activity of Kilgore College Early Childhood Center's 'Week of More...

CHITCHAT CORNER

CenturyMen leave audience 'spellbound'

The last time they were seen in Kilgore was 1985, but last Monday, sixty- eight members of The CenturyMen stepped on stage at Forest Home Baptist Church to provide a musical meant to praise and worship God, and to soothe weary hearts through music an More...

A WORD PLEASE

How you doin'?

When someone asks how you’re doing, can you respond “I am good”? Or is the only correct form “I am well”? And why? More...

Sports

Bulldogs tripped up in state semis

There is little doubt that, particularly since 2010, the Kilgore High School boys soccer program is among the elite in the state. But there was disappointment for the Bulldogs today, a loss to San Elizario in the UIL Class 4A state semifinals. More...

SABINE GIRLS GOLFERS GOING TO STATE!

The Sabine High School girls golf team is headed to the Class 3A state tournament on April 27-28. The team, coached by Veronica Dougan, finished second in the regional tournament at Brenham. More...

Nimz new coach for Lady Rangers

There has been a change in leadership at the helm of the Kilgore College women’s basketball program. More...

KEDC, college join forces on new training facility

As of Friday morning, Kilgore Economic Development Corporation’s Advanced Technology Center is officially open. “It’s not a conclusion,” former KEDC Board President Bill Mishkind said. “It’s a beginning. More...

Civic veterans vie for college's Place 2 post

James Walker has been a member of the Kilgore College Board of trustees for 18 years. Next month, he’ll be on the ballot seeking a fourth 6-year term. More...

Photo

Kilgore High School soccer coach Austin Walker presents his team with their state semifinal plaque Thursday following their 5-1 loss to San Elizario. More...

Local

News Herald takes second in press contest

Judges from the West Texas Press Association tapped the Kilgore News Herald for numerous first through fourth place awards among like-sized newspapers in the region. More...

Main St. lines up shows

With the loss of one of Kilgore’s summertime staples, Melida Heien hopes her Fridays After 5 will provide weekend entertainment to an even larger crowd of music-lovers. More...

Local medical supplier cites over-regulation in decision to close store

For a company to keep its doors open, Beth Clanahan says, the feds have to play fair. The game has changed so much in recent years, the 34-year business legacy of Durable Medical Equipment Company is coming to an end. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FINANCIAL FOCUS

Can you free yourself from some investment taxes?

April 24 has been designated Tax Freedom Day for 2015. Tax Freedom Day, calculated by the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. More...

MINISTER'S MOMENT

How to correctly use the pronoun 'I'

“By the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I appeal to you— I, Paul, who am “timid” when face to face with you, but “bold” when away! More...

HOROSCOPE

FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19) .... You might want to spend some time reflecting before making a decision. Your thoughts and desires might be different once you are relaxed. Use your instincts with your finances. More...

Obituaries

MIKE PYLE

Services for Mike Pyle, 69, of Liberty City will be 10 am, Saturday, April 18, at the Grace Baptist Church with Reverend Don Beebe and Reverend Scott Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Danville Cemetery. Mr. More...

MOLLIE “MISS JEANNE” LINTHICUM

Services for Jeanne Linthicum, 78, of Kilgore will be held 10:30 A.M Monday, April 20, at the Clarksville City Baptist Church with Reverend Roger Gage and Ron Walker officiating. Burial will follow at the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Carthage. More...

PENDING

CARLOS C. MICHEL

Services for Mr. Carlos C. Michel, 75, of Kilgore are pending at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mr. Michel passed away Thursday in a Conroe. Please leave online condolences at www.raderfuneralhome.com More...