“Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.”

— E. B. White

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The Kilgore College East Texas Oil Museum will host a spring break party offering children’s admission to everyone from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 18.

“On this day, everyone is a kid,” said Olivia Moore, oil museum director. “We’ll have crafts, story time and a special visit by the KC mascots. It’ll be a fun event and patrons can save money with the discounted $7 admission.”

For spring break hours, the museum will be closed Monday through Thursday, March 13-16, but will be open Friday-Saturday, March 17-18.

For more information or to schedule a group tour, call the ETOM at (903) 983-8295 or visit www.kilgore.edu/oilmuseum.

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On March 2, 1836, Texans declared independence from Mexico and established a republic of their very own. Here’s to the past 187 years of doing things Texas-style, and may the next 187 years be good ones.

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On Saturday, March 25, the Lone Star Lug Nutz Car Show returns to downtown Kilgore, so come on out to check out classic cars, hot food and good times.

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The City of Kilgore will host a Canine Obedience Class at Meadowbrook Event Center. The class will be taught by Animal Control Officer Tom Sawyer. The class begins March 14 at 6 p.m. Please call (903) 988-4120 for more information.


I'm an East Texas native with degrees from University of North Texas and Kilgore College. I've been reporting and taking photographs for Kilgore News Herald since May 2018. Telling the story of a growing and changing community is the best part of my job.