October may be the month for ghost stories and spooky decorations but East Texas Oil Museum is telling a different kind of “ghost” story.
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Almost two decades ago, when I came to town to purchase the News Herald, two local businessmen took me to lunch at Meadowbrook Country Club. Many of you know them.
THEY ARE KNOWN in Texas and surrounding states for home-made ice cream. Only their home- made is actually cranked from the use of a John Deere engine and their bucket is of a 10-gallon size compared to the old-fashioned 1-gallon ice cream freezers still found in the heat of the summer on the…
Garage sales are a little ridiculous if you think about it. As a society we spend untold millions trying to protect the sanctity of our homes from intrusion, and then we hold garage sales, where the entire point is to lure nosy strangers onto our property to rummage through our personal belongings. I spend most of my time at garage sales fighting off my three daughters from hauling merchandise back into the house. And let’s face it. The stuff we put up for sale at these events is one “Thanks for coming” away from the city dump. I mean, who really wants to purchase a Target sack full of used My Little Pony underwear? (Oh, never mind, I actually got a dollar for those.)
Scott Mulvahill has shared the spotlight with a number of big name artists – Alison Krauss, Brad Paisley, Peter Frampton, Steve Curtis Chapman and more – but he’ll have a Kilgore stage to himself next week as he brings his skills on the double-bass to the Texan Theater.
Once again taking up the mantle of St. Francis of Assissi, the congregation of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will welcome pets and their owners for a special blessing this weekend. The saint’s annual feast day falls on Oct. 4, and the members of the 314 N. Henderson Blvd. church honor the patron saint of animals and the environment with a Saturday morning outdoor service for their furred and feathered companions.
Rain roared through the City of Kilgore’s Oktoberfest celebrations last year, and lead organizer Sonya Waters’ is ready to see the event in its full, eight-hour run Saturday.
Dozens of Kilgoreites and those from surrounding towns made their way to the Avalon Faire grounds last weekend for a day of Oktoberfest fun. From 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., guests enjoyed traditional food, showed off their lederhosen and dirndls, gave their all in games and contests and, of course, …
Oh, to be young enough to dance the night away... how many times have we heard that phrase and wished it to be true? For, Inez Deutsch, a young lady of 99 years of age, she doesn’t wish it, she lives it with the full determination of being happy and a mission of making others happy the remai…