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Donna Day Mathis, a native East Texan and local artist and educator, presented the October program for Civic Garden Club, entitled “How to Draw a Rose.” She gave members the tools and instructions on how to draw a rose using the stippling technique. Many of Day’s art pieces were on display. …

The Coterie Club of Kilgore met Oct. 14 at the Cherokee Club in Longview. The club was beautifully decorated by the Social Committee, consisting of Francye Phillips, Brenda Maxwell and Ann Dorney. A fall theme of fall flowers and pumpkins decorated the tables. A delicious brunch was served c…

Is temptation in and of itself morally wrong? What do philosophers say about our tempting desires? What do theologians say? A 7th annual symposium in Kilgore will take up the topic “Are we responsible for our tempting desires?” and all are welcome to join in the discussion with their questio…

West Rusk celebrated its 2021 homecoming on Friday night, first with the crowning of homecoming queen Paulina Mata (third from left), and then with a 62-0 shutout of Winona. The Raiders are 7-0 on the season. The homecoming court, from left: Adelyn Cox, Bailey Kinney, 2021 WR Queen Paulina M…

Steins were hoisted, chicken dances were danced and fun was had by all at Kilgore’s Oktoberfest Saturday. Hundreds of attendees came to downtown Kilgore for the annual event, inspired by the original Oktoberfest founded in Munich, Germany. Many sported traditional dirndls or lederhosen as th…

The risks of doing business online have never been greater for businesses and their customers. Online purchase scams and frequent data leaks put consumers’ financial security and privacy at risk. To convert website visitors into paying customers, you need to show customers your website is secure from hackers.

Senior Averi Woods is Kilgore High School’s Yamboree Duchess for the 84th East Texas Yamboree in Gilmer. Woods will represent Kilgore in the Yamboree events. She is the daughter of Chuck and Brandi Woods and the granddaughter of Bruce Barnhart, Nancy and Tom Deberry, Carolyn Woods and Charle…

“Texas is the kind of state where a young man can have his life broken in half and still rise up and be governor of this great state. That is the (breed) of opportunity that the State of Texas provides,” Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday, sharing the successes of the Lone Star State and Republican issues as he addressed a roomful of constituents at the annual Columbus Day dinner, hosted by the Harrison County Republican Women.

The Kilgore Lions Club has enjoyed a rich 90-year history in Kilgore. They plan on continuing that path for many more years to come. In order to do that, they need some help!

Texas pumpkin growers faced myriad challenges to produce average yields, but demand for the fall cooking and decorative staple remains high, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

Unwanted agricultural surplus pesticides? Dispose of them properly at no cost and stay in your vehicle! An agricultural pesticide waste collection day event will be held Oct. 28 in Athens. The event will run from 8 a.m. to noon at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park, 3356 Texas 31 in Athens.

UPDATE: Since the publication of this article, Det. Sgt. Chitwood has been able to make contact with persons of interest in the case involving human remains discovered in Kilgore on Dec. 23, 2000. KNH thanks all readers who provided KPD with information in this case. This article has been up…

The spookiest season of the year is upon us, and the third annual kilGORE College Horror Movie Festival returns later this month to keep viewers shaking in fright with a selection of horror movies.