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Dozens of protesters marched from Kilgore City Park to Kilgore Police Department headquarters on Kilgore Street on Thursday evening to directly address city government officials and police officers over what they say is systemic racism in law enforcement departments here and across the nation.

Here are some photos from the class of 2020 from schools, including Kilgore College, in our area, those who have graduated in the midst of this COVID-19 or coronavirus. Their accomplishments mean just as much.

The Kilgore News Herald’s annual graduation section ran Saturday, May 30. But don’t fret: the News Herald still has copies of the special section! We’re now located at 207 N. Kilgore Street downtown, right across from Charburger Stockade. Come down and grab one for your graduate. You don’t w…

Some Kilgore-area pastors met on Sunday, not only to talk about the recent protests related to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minnesota police officer last week, but to support each other – and to discuss what role their churches can play in the ongoing process of healing.

Kilgore's 4 Star Cinema will be reopening this Friday, June 5, and owner Byron Berkley said they are following all of the required protocols to keep people safe as they returning to the cinema.

“I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind.”

A picnic held annually at Danville Cemetery in Kilgore has been cancelled due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Danville Cemetery Association President Morris Hollowell.

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.61 billion in May, 13.2 percent less than in May 2019 and the steepest year-over-year decline since January 2010.

This was one of the old-time beauties on the streets of downtown Kilgore last week for the Classic Kilgore Car-hop Cruise-In, which brought a big turn-out and even had car-hops in 1950’s attire. Downtown will be busy again this Saturday, with Kilgore Main Street’s Tractors, Trucks & Fun …

Here are some photos from the class of 2020 from schools, including Kilgore College, in our area, those who have graduated in the midst of this COVID-19 or coronavirus. Their accomplishments mean just as much.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was arrested Friday and charged with Floyd's murder, after three days of often-violent protests that resulted in fires and looting across parts of Minneapolis.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday turned down the Trump administration's request to revive a permit program for new oil and gas pipelines, an outcome that industry representatives said could delay more than 70 projects across the U.S. and cost companies up to $2 billion.

Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday he will extend the early voting period for an unspecified amount of time during the November election as concerns continue to persist around in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Kilgore City Pool will reopen June 13 with special guidelines in place as the city, state and nation begin to navigate back to "business as usual" amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over two months ago, climbing on optimism Tuesday about the reopening economy even as the nation's official death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

Overton Independent School District’s board of trustees have chosen Jeff Hogg as the new principal for grades six through 12. Mr. Hogg will replace Cindy Bundrick, who is retiring effective this summer.

Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the pandemic, which forced communities to honor the nation’s military dead with modest, more subdued ceremonies that also remembered those lost to the coronavirus.

Oil production costs are down sharply in Texas in recent years, but they are not yet at a level to maintain viability given current prices and uncertainty. As a result, significant disruptions in oil production areas are occurring.

Fred Gebhardt, of Kilgore Mercantile & Music, has announced a “Tractors, Trucks & Fun” event to be hosted by Kilgore Main Street and held in historic downtown Kilgore at the start of next month.

“Do things with style, or don’t bother doing them.”