“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”

- Jim Elliot

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The City of Kilgore has announced the street department will begin removing asphalt from Main Street next week in order to allow city workers to repair issues with the underlying concrete. This marks the beginning of a two-year project to install new curbs, gutters, sidewalks and driveways, as well as the replacement of drains.

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The Kilgore Public Library is hosting a book sale, with many selling for as little as 50 cents to a dollar. The selection on sale also includes audiobooks, fiction for kids and teens, as well as large print books. Stop by to pick up something new to read while supporting your local library!

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The Risk Management Institute at Kilgore College will provide several free safety classes in May and June that will help train and educate local employers, employees and the general public about proper workplace safety practices.

Classes will be held in Kilgore in the Student Support Building (Room 208) on the Kilgore campus, or in Room 510 in the Hendrix Building at KC-Longview.

Registration forms and course descriptions are available on the RMI website: www.kilgore.edu/rmi.

To register or for more information, call Jennie Alcantar at (903) 983-8170 or email jalcantar@kilgore.edu.

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A Creekside Sprint Race will be held at Kilgore’s Bighead Creek MTB Trail on May 15 and 16. The race will begin at the Dudley Road trailhead of Creekside Trail. It will include youth, adult, intermediate and advanced races over the trail’s jumps, drops and berms. Learn more and find a registration link at www.facebook.com/BigHeadCreekMTB.

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