Texas lawmakers will enter the legislative session this week with an estimated $112.5 billion available to allocate for general-purpose spending in the next two-year state budget, a number that’s down slightly from the current budget but is significantly higher than what was estimated this summer when the coronavirus began to devastate the economy.
Submit Your News
The East Texas Council of Governments has once again been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
Aladdin Shafer drove in the snow from Kilgore to Longview early Monday morning to get a shot that he hopes will soon allow life in East Texas to return to normal.
The second of four new hangars at the East Texas Regional Airport will arrive soon. Meanwhile, a historical marker in downtown Gladewater is set to be moved to a new home.
Christus Health says its Christus Trinity Clinics are preparing for more COVID-19 vaccine distributions in Northeast Texas and is now taking appointments for the Phase 1B group.
For Ruben S. Martin III, his new role with Garden Valley-based Mercy Ships International is a fulfillment of what he says the Bible tells people to do.
If you’ve been contributing for many years to your 401(k) or similar retirement plan, it may be your largest pool of money. So, if you are facing a financial need, you may think about tapping into your account. After all, it’s your money — why not use it?
The following Christmas Card Winners are Kilgore Intermediate School fourth-graders: Isabella Nieto (Kilgore College), Natalie Hermosillo (Austin Bank Kilgore), Elena Govea (Energy Weldfab), Kei Warren (Energy Weldfab), Nolan Mobbs (Energy Weldfab), Noah Dent (The Back Porch), Lainey Stephen…
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for cybercriminals as many consumers are rounding out their end of year giving and getting some last-minute deals with end of year sales. With the increase in online shopping and donation activity due to C0VID-19, BBB has seen a dramatic spike in online scams. BBB reminds consumers and donors to use caution when conducting online transactions through the end of the year.
Sabine Oil & Gas out of Kilgore has a rig set up in Panola County, and they wanted to help Panola County. The company gave Mission Carthage a generous donation of toys and bikes to serve to families in need this Christmas.
2020 has been a year unlike any other and, as we will soon turn the page on a new year, KNH invites you to look back over the last 12 months to remember the highs and lows and the tragedies and triumphs that defined our year here in East Texas.
Despite a year of crisis and pandemic, The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center in Longview and Marshall is finding out that 2020 hasn’t been all bad. They recently received a $6,000 grant from State Farm.
If there was a way for Texas to expand health insurance coverage to nearly a million of the state’s most vulnerable people, enhancing their access to needed care, I think we can all agree that would be a very good thing.