Letters to the Editor
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KILGORE’s wood derrick could be replaced with smaller scale metal model I read The Kilgore News-Herald article: “Museum’s aging derrick slated for demolition” .It has been a familiar sight at the East Texas Oil Museum since 1980 and I fully understand the rationale for taking it down: aging wood, ferocious recent storms, and potential damage or injuries if the structure fell. The right decision was made to dismantle the old wooden derrick. more
Editor: Let’s talk about patriotism, the media, and Islam... Today, those who disagree with the President or who protest against what they believe is wrong, are quickly labeled as … more
Editor: What is taking place on the US/Mexico border is proof that policies of the far Left or the far Right are not viable options for today’s problems. More and more Americans are discovering … more
Editor: Of all the Republican Candidates for President, my choice would have been John Kasich. Why? I saw Kasich as the only one who had shown any ability or desire to “reach across the aisle” … more
Can you imagine going to school and not having your basic school supplies. Can you picture yourself as a pre-school student not having the box of crayons your needed to complete your task. Maybe you … more
“There are good people in the world.” We were in Kilgore on Saturday August 4th. We did some shopping at Atwoods. Hours later, while back in Longview, I discovered my wallet missing. I called … more
I would like to thank the community for all the support and for welcoming us with open arms, the Main Street organization in every effort they have given to help make our business successful and … more
Letter to the Editor: The late Ralph Hall, who died last month, represented Kilgore and East Texas for twenty-two years in the U. S. House of Representatives. Kilgore could not have been better served. Regardless of party affiliation or geographic location he dedicated his life’s work to both the rural environs of East Texas and the burgeoning metroplex of his Rockwall hometown. more
Greetings, I am writing about the Wall, and my take on it. I am worried about the strain on our “ALREADY” strained social welfare system where natural born and those who took the time to become American Citizens are being either cut back or unable to receive benefits that should be for them as Americans. If we continue to just let anyone more
A recent Facebook post showed an image of some elementary school students, hands over hearts, with a caption indicating that the school was “forcing them to stand during the National Anthem.” … more
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