Once you’re retired and your children are grown, they are likely “off the books,” as far as your financial responsibility for them is concerned. Yet, you’re probably still prepared to do anything to help them — but are they ready to take care of you if the need arises?
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Texas producers expect above-average yields and quality from their pecan trees this season, and consumers should expect decent prices for the nut this fall, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.
Kilgore Police Department held an awards banquet at Meadowbrook Golf and Event Center Wednesday to honor and congratulate police officers and staff members who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Kilgore community.
An Overton man has spent years striving to pay his respects and give honor to his brother whose mission in life was to make it “big time” through football. Kenneth Sanders was practically born with a football in his hands, according to his brother John.
Rusk County residents will have a chance to vote for the revocation of an 80-year-old county school tax this November, potentially allowing Rusk County taxpayers with students enrolled in Kilgore ISD to pay an equal amount of school taxes as Kilgore ISD residents who live in Gregg County.
The Kilgore City Council approved the city’s budget for the upcoming year as well as a six cent increase to the city’s tax rate at their Tuesday meeting.
CEFCO has opened its gas station at 1009 N. Kilgore St., the company announced. A Huddle House location connected to the store is expected to open later this month.
Public health officials Thursday reported 400 new total cases of COVID-19 in Gregg County residents since Monday as the rate of virus spread in the community declined.
Background actors are needed for the M. Night Shyamalan-produced film that will be shooting at Caddo Lake, the casting team has announced.
When you go to any feed store and buy a sack of feed, you know exactly what you’re getting. We know the weight, the ingredients and the quality of the feed. You can buy 12% or 20% protein cubes to feed cattle.
EasTexConnects, which coordinates transportation services across the East Texas region, is seeking feedback on their regionally coordinated transportation plan.
Gov. Greg Abbott has called a third special legislative session to deal with redistricting, to decide how to spend billions of dollars in pandemic funding from the federal government and to determine to whether state or local governments can mandate COVID-19 vaccines, as well as some pet issues of the governor that failed to pass recent sessions.
The Board of Trustees of the Overton Independent School District met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the OISD Administrative Annex.
“It is easy to sit up and take notice, what is difficult is getting up and taking action.”
Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, is a week set aside every year to remember and celebrate the Constitution of the United States of America. On Sept. 17, 1787, 39 of our founders signed the sacred document that they had meticulously constructed for four long months.
A crowd assembled Saturday at Kilgore Veterans Monument at Harris Street Park to mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 and to remember the civilians, first responders and military service members who lost their lives in the initial attacks and in the two decade…
For most of the state of Texas, dove hunting season has begun and wildlife enthusiasts, both watchers and hunters, would do well to plant a winter food plot for the upcoming opening seasons later this fall.
It’s been called the “Great Resignation” — the large number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs. If you plan to be part of it (ideally with another source of employment lined up), you’ll need to make the financial moves necessary to keep making progress toward your long-term goals.
Tropical Storm Nicholas, which popped up in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend, is expected to make landfall on Texas' Coastal Bend sometime this afternoon or evening, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Three Kilgore organizations will receive a combined $9,000 in grant funding from the Texas Commission on the Arts, the TCA announced this week.
National Cholesterol Education Month is observed during the month of September to increase awareness of our cholesterol levels and to educate on ways to achieve healthy cholesterol levels. Education is important, as high blood cholesterol is asymptomatic and is one of the major risk factors …
Jinna Katelyn Olvera, a graduate of Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CU Mineola. She is enrolled in Tyler Junior College and began her education in August 2021 to become a licensed barber.
On Wednesday, the Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance presented over $1 million in grants to six organizations in East Texas for providing services to approximately 5,400 veterans.
“September 11, 2001, revealed heroism in ordinary people who might have gone through their lives never called upon to demonstrate the extent of their courage.”
Abby Hattaway was named Kilgore High School homecoming queen 2021 on Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium before Kilgore faced Pine Tree in this year's homecoming game. She was crowned by the 2020 queen, Cristina Rosas, escorted by KHS Principal April Cox. There were 10 homecoming …
The nation reeled in disbelief as news filtered across the television screens and broadcast stations 20 years ago. I recall viewing the first live footage and seeing the shocked horror etched across the faces of a room full of co-workers as we watched the Twin Towers at the World Trade Cente…
Recent natural disasters and current events — Tropical Storm Henri in the northeastern United States, floods in Tennessee, wildfires in the west, in addition to the plight of Afghan refugees — have resulted in numerous online fundraising campaigns. Crowdfunding sites such as GoFundMe and Ind…
Kilgore ISD earned a “superior” rating from Texas Education Agency for the 2020-2021 academic year based on the district’s performance on assessments from Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. This marks the 20th year the district earned the highest rating possible.
A Kilgore man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of intoxication assault related to a drunken driving crash in October 2019.
Fatal wrecks on Texas 31 between Kilgore and Tyler have increased this year after several years of fewer deaths on the road long known as "Bloody 31," and a state project that could prevent them is years away and unfunded.