Downtown Kilgore will be buzzing with activity on Saturday, as several events and shopping festivals are planned.
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Texas will close the books on its current budget cycle with an extra $725 million in the bank — which is welcome news as Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar had predicted in January that the state would suffer a $1 billion shortfall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Friday, White House health adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci had a vital message for Americans who have gotten their first dose of the Moderna or Pfizer coronavirus vaccine: Don’t skip your second shot.
Kilgore police responding to reports of gunshots at an apartment complex Thursday also arrested a woman in a separate stabbing incident, officials said Monday.
A man who fired several gunshots at a Saturday night event in Overton hit a victim in the hand and was then beaten up by observers, Rusk County Sheriff Johnwayne Valdez said Monday afternoon.
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Last year during quarantine, Dana Joiner looked around and saw all of her Liberty City neighbors turning to hobbies like growing vegetables, making crafts and cooking jam.
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Poodle skirts and pompadour hairdos were the style of the evening Thursday as the Kilgore Area Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Texas Tea honored local businesswomen who are marking their mark in East Texas.
Texas’s top state leaders announced Wednesday they are releasing $11.2 billion out of nearly $18 billion available in federal pandemic relief funding that has been dedicated for the state’s public schools.
The Kilgore College East Texas Oil Museum is featuring the exhibit, “Mickey Mantle: Baseball Hero in Black and White,” through June 19.
The Kilgore ISD Education Foundation recently awarded $45,000 in total to four educators on two campuses, the district said. The grants are intended to fund “innovative educational goals.”
The Greater Longview Organization for Business and Education continued its tradition of honoring local teachers Wednesday at its Teacher of the Year reception at LeTourneau University.
Kilgore Middle School students inducted into National Junior Honor Society were recognized and honored at Monday’s Kilgore ISD monthly school board meeting after reporting on their successful first year as a chapter.
I am sure no one has forgotten the awful week of freezing cold weather we experienced this past February. I remember being frustrated about answering the questions about “What was going to die in my landscape?” so many times. The truth was I had no idea.
Kilgore ISD is seeing a drop in possible and confirmed cases of COVID-19 among students, teachers and staff members and will maintain campus policies of social distancing and mask use as the 2020-2021 school year approaches its end, officials said.
The City of Kilgore says the Lazy S Splashpad, located at the corner of East North Street and Wood Street in City Park, will re-open for the summer season on Saturday, May 1.
A regular meeting of the Gregg County Commissioners’ Court will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 29 in the Commissioners Courtroom on the third floor of the Gregg County courthouse, 101 E. Methvin St. in Longview.
The Kilgore Lions Club presented their “Student of the Month” awards for February and April to four Kilgore High School students at their Thursday meeting last week.
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business and being your own boss? Thirty million Americans have and are. American small businesses produce almost half of our great country’s gross domestic product and employ almost half of its workforce.
Looking for something to do? Kilgore College students have you covered: The school is hosting three upcoming events, including a comedic play, an art show and a dance concert.
Melissa McGinnis describes Geekend as a cross between a traditional comic book convention and a street fair: There are panels and cosplayers, but you’ll also see people like the local quilters and the high school marching band.
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The Kilgore City Council earlier this month amended its ordinance governing banners and temporary signs with a goal of providing clarity on how and where they can be used.
More than 30 nonprofit organizations in Gregg County are participating in the online East Texas Giving Day fundraiser, which is set Tuesday.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would restrict state agencies from sharing salary data and other typically public information about government employees with the public in a bill that experts say is overly broad.
When help was needed after his Mt. Enterprise church was severely damaged by a tornado, Brother Billy Bledsoe said God provided it.
The Rotary Club of Kilgore honored local student-athletes at their Wednesday meeting this week, praising the students’ achievements both on the field and in the classroom and rewarding them with honors and a check for $500.
The Texas House on Thursday night unanimously passed its proposed two-year, $246 billion state budget after members spent hours deliberating which tweaks to make to the massive spending plan.
The National Weather Service has increased the region's chances for severe weather today to "enhanced," with primary threats being damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
Mike Collier, a Democrat who ran against incumbent Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in 2018, is considering another run for the position to bring his problem-solving skills to the state level.
The National Weather Service is once again warning of the potential for severe weather, to take place Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday.
A proposed bill in the Texas House could “decimate” city and county budgets across the state and is threatening economic development projects, according to area officials. Those projects at risk include a planned Gap Inc. distribution center in Longview that would generate millions of dollars in sales tax revenue.
Kilgore police will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s national Take Back Day on Saturday to help residents dispose of unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs.