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In response to several requests, I’ve dusted off a Kilgore News Herald article from 2003 and refurbished it with some new. THE EAST TEXAS oil boom and the Kilgore College Rangerettes were not … more
THE RODEO pen is now empty, but still intact in his back pasture. A tractor and bush mower can be found where his working mules were once kept and a slow easy smile crosses his face as he rerecalls … more
While others were contemplating the outcome of the Super Bowl playoffs last Sunday, Forest Home Baptist Church members dedicated the day in honor of Pat Monk, minister of education. Pat has served … more
“It must drive you nuts to see all the mistakes bad writers make!” When people learn your job is to catch writing errors, many guess that you’re so laser-focused on seeking out grammar, … more
East Texas had its share of cowboys and cowgirls through the years and in the Kilgore area there still remain a few who will leave legends. Those few have managed and continue to take pride in … more
“WE have started the year with new adventures,” said Lanea Cope, activity director at Arabella Senior Care. “It is called the Arabella Passport Adventure and we will be celebrating and … more
A recent headline tweeted by the New Yorker magazine caught my eye: “American immigration policy has fuelled an unlikely industry in El Salvador.” I couldn’t resist. I retweeted the headline … more
WHAT AN ENJOYABLE time I had last week in preparing for and giving a program to the Longview Chapter of the East Texas Writers Association on Friday, Jan. 13. Creative minds were flowing and laughter … more
Drive in or out of Overton on Texas Highway 135 – a clump of huge pine trees on the north side of the road is sure to capture your attention. Perhaps it is because of the height of the trees … more
KISD kicked off a new semester last week. Thankfully, the fall semester ended before Christmas, so with the new year came a brand new semester. The KHS Theater Department, led by brand new Theater … more
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