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Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Association has awarded October Yard of the Month to Gil and Pat McCaslin of 3609 Forest Lane (above). October’s Commercial Beauty Spot of the Month was awarded to Laurie’s Hair Day, a salon, at 3016 Stone Road (left).

Kilgore cut three ribbons Saturday morning: one for the completion of the Creekside Trail, one for the Bighead Creek Mountain Bike Trail and one for the new Crescent St. Dog Park.

Each month, representatives from Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Association review properties across the city and choose the best examples of landscaping, yard decoration and presentation.

Beginning yesterday, Kilgore College Risk Management Institute will distribute safety supplies, including hand sanitizer and face coverings, to students and faculty as a demonstration of the college’s commitment to helping East Texas employees stay safe.

Houston St. just west of Willow Springs Rd will be closed today, said Mat Kronner, City of Kilgore Assistant Director of Public Works, on Monday. The road closure began Tuesday, as a utility contractor makes repairs to the sanitary sewer line. The easiest route for traffic to avoid this clos…

The City of Kilgore will conduct its normal monthly siren test Wednesday, Oct 14 at noon. If you hear the siren on that day, there is no emergency unless otherwise indicated by the city.

Kilgoreites and their furry friends gathered at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Saturday for the annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony.

One of the Kilgore College Esports teams Thursday night defeated top-ranked four-year universities in the Fall Duos Tournament to qualify as one of the top 24 collegiate video-gaming teams in the country.

Arbor Grace of Kilgore hosted an open house event this week to invite members of the community to tour a recently-completed 20,000 square-foot expansion at the facility.

East Texans hopped on motorcycles and buckled into their vehicles Saturday afternoon to offer their happy birthday wishes to a Kilgore man.

Texas long-term care facilities — even those with active COVID-19 cases — can allow visitors beginning Sept. 24, it was announced last Thursday, however, due to training, the process allowing actual visitors may take a short time past that, officials say.

Intermittent rain showers for a second straight year during the Kilgore High School homecoming parade didn’t dampen the spirits of KHS band members, athletes and the 2020 homecoming court as they marched through downtown Kilgore Thursday.

The Kilgore Police Department released nine-year crime statistics on Wednesday, and overall, crimes are down 19% as the department continues to see a downward trend.

Each month, representatives from Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Association review properties across the city and choose the best examples of landscaping, yard decoration and presentation.

Artist Jack Delaney is hosting an art show at Kilgore College's Ann Dean Turk Fine Arts Center now through Oct. 10. Open to the public, "The Worlds Within" show features paintings, drawings and prints by Delaney. The "Socially Distanced Edition" of the gallery show is open now in the ADT bui…

The Kilgore City Council voted unanimously at Tuesday's meeting to nominate Jeff Stone, General Manager of Skeeter Boats, to the Kilgore Economic Development Corporation board of directors.

Since the pandemic hit its market area in March, Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) has given more than $20.4 million to its over 15,000 employee-partners, which includes a third round of gift cards delivered to all active employees yesterday.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-Rusk County, Texas Department of State Health Services-Rusk County, and Rusk County L.E.A.N. Coalition would like to announce the kick-off of the “Step Up & Scale Down” Program.

The Kilgore Police Department, in coordination with multiple law enforcement agencies, conducted a major operation locally this week, netting several arrests related to organized criminal activity.

Classes at Kilgore ISD have now been back in session for just over a week and, at a Monday night school board meeting, district faculty and staff discussed how things are going across campuses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The East Texas Police Academy (ETPA) at Kilgore College will offer highly specialized training courses at no cost to local law enforcement officers to improve gas pump skimmer enforcement and prevention of stolen credit/debit card information caused by the compromised devices.

Classes at Kilgore ISD resumed this week, both on campus and via remote learning. A newly-installed campus sign at Kilgore High greeted students, faculty and staff back to school Wednesday. The sign was one of several replaced at KISD campuses this summer. At KHS, the new sign features a dig…

Information System Technician 2nd Class Daniel Happle, of Kilgore, is shown aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) on Aug. 17. Halsey is conducting operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific while assigned to Destroyer Squadron (D…