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“All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.”

— Alexis Carrel

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The Kilgore Public Library will be closed next week on Monday, Jan. 17 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The library has a number of books and more on the civil rights leader, which you can search for at the following link:

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The first exhibit of 2022 at the Kilgore College Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery features a variety of works and styles by James Pace and Philana Oliphant. The exhibit is on display through Feb. 8 and is presented by the Kilgore College Visual Arts Department. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and admission is free.

For more information, call Larry Kitchen at (903) 983-8166 or email him at

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Kilgore College will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

The clinic will be held in the carpeted gym of Parks Fitness Center, 701 Laird St., on the Kilgore campus. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available. Vaccines for pediatric ages of 5-11 will also be available.

Insurance will be accepted but is not required. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Face coverings are required to be worn inside the vaccination clinic.

No appointment is needed as walk-ins are welcome.

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Do you have a favorite musician or band you would like to see at Tuesday Tunesdays? Starting April 5 every Tuesday Kilgore Main Street will sponsor the events, which feature live music at the World’s Richest Acre Park from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. Visit and tag a musician or band in their post about Tuesday Tunesdays.

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