April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pa’Sha Williams greets her well-wishers during last year’s first annual Pa’Sha Day at Kilgore Middle School. More...

KISD sticks to 'wait & see' plan on tax exemption

Monday the Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees took no action to reinstate a local homestead exemption amid questions regarding the legality of last year’s decision to rescind the 20 percent local exemption. More...

KILGOROUND

“I believe that if you don’t want to do anything, then sit there and don’t do it, but don’t expect people to hand you a corn beef sandwich and wash your socks for you and unzip your fly for you.“ --Shel Silverstein &bull More...

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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, APRIL 27

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) ... You might not appreciate new demands and/or responsibilities dumped on you. If you weren’t so efficient, you wouldn’t have to endure this experience. Use your instincts to make the situation easier. More...

The role of steroids in gout control

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 44-year-old son was diagnosed with gout 10 years ago. He was given different medications to help with the terrific pain. Several of the meds were steroids. He seems to have this condition under control, somewhat. More...

Sports

KC announces athletic hall of fame inductees

Includes Rangerette founder Davis, broadcaster Almanza

A Texas legend and the "Voice of KC Sports" are among the newest inductees in Kilgore College's athletics hall of fame. More...

Bulldogs give undefeated Bullard a scare

Kilgore High School’s baseball team will be in the playoffs – where exactly they’ll be seeded is still a mystery, with a little of the regular season remaining. More...

GENTLEMEN, AND LADIES, START YOUR...WELL, YOU KNOW

The CAPCO Contractors car of Kilgore's own Steve Torrence (bottom) lines up against (from top) Brittany Force, Antron Brown and Doug Kalitta in the NHRA's 4Wide Nationals last weekend at the zMax Dra More...

Kilgore included in most recent storm advisory

The advisory continues through noon

Kilgore is included in a significant weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service.At 11:22 a strong thunderstorm was spotted on Doppler radar 14 miles east of the city moving northeast at 50 mph. More...

KISD moves forward on MLMS demolition

By the start of the 2016-2017 school year Maude Laird Middle School will no longer stand between Chandler Elementary School and Kilgore Intermediate School. In its place will be a grassy lot. More...

City Hall takes votes 'til May 7

With one early vote Monday morning, Victor Boyd officially became the councilman-elect for Place 4 on the city’s dais. More...

FEMA shuts down local storm center

The Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery center in Kilgore is still operating following floods here and elsewhere in Gregg County between March 7 and March 29, but the clock is ticking on the local hub. More...

Local

FIGHT LIKE A GIRL

Kilgore Middle School student braved three-year cancer battle

Kilgore Middle School student Pa’Sha Williams died Tuesday after battling against cancer nearly three years. “We have lost a family member,” Kilgore Middle School Principal April Cox said Tuesday afternoon. More...

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Members of the Class of 1976 gather around a new memorial bench at Kilgore High School during their 40th reunion weekend Saturday. More...

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Obituaries

VIRGINIA TODD JOHNS

Memorial services for Virginia Todd Johns, 81, of Liberty City will be held Wednesday, April 27 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mrs. Johns completed her journey on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Longview. More...

JAMES “JIM” WAGNOR EGGERS

James “Jim” Wagnor Eggers, 74, of Kilgore passed away April 13, 2016. He was born October 31, 1942 in Brawley, California, the son of Mary and Charles Eggers. More...

PASHA WILLIAMS

Funeral services for Pasha Williams, 12, of Kilgore are pending at Cunningham Funeral Home. She passed away April 26, 2016 in Kilgore. More...