If you’re overdue, it’s time to renew! The temporary waiver of certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott on March 16, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will end at 11:59 p.m. on April 14, 2021.
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An Overton woman and three teenagers died Monday after their car pulled into the path of tractor-trailer in Smith County, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
A lot is up in the air as state lawmakers prepare for the 87th Legislature, but for state Rep. Jay Dean, R-Longview, there are three things that are not up for debate: backsliding on funding for public education, defunding police and taking care of retired teachers.
2020 has been a year unlike any other and, as we will soon turn the page on a new year, KNH invites you to look back over the last 12 months to remember the highs and lows and the tragedies and triumphs that defined our year here in East Texas.
Gregg County courts are postponing jury selection and jury trials through at least mid-January because of a continued increase in COVID-19 cases.
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced today its annual Christmas and New Year’s holiday traffic enforcement campaigns will kick off on Wednesday, Dec. 23. DPS is reminding drivers to celebrate the holiday season responsibly by practicing safe driving habits and obeying all traffic laws.
SPECIAL DELIVERY — The Kilgore Police Department elves converged at Walmart last Friday with lists in hand for a few special families in need as part of their Operation Santa program. Sgt. Callahan tested out a bicycle while other officers picked out clothes and toys.
When Dr. Brett Burnett rolled up his sleeves Thursday to be among the first Gregg County health care workers to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, his thoughts were with the patients he has cared for over the past nine months.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Tuesday that the waiver on expiration dates for driver licenses (DLs) and identification cards (IDs) ends on April 14, 2021. Customers who need to renew are urged to make an appointment today.
An Overton man was killed early Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover wreck in Rusk County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Kilgore police are looking for a third suspect after they say three people this morning tried to steal an ATM at Regions Bank.
The Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division has awarded $882,841.09 to Kilgore-area agencies to improve public safety and support crime victims, the East Texas Council of Governments announced this week.
The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help to find a teenager they say ran away from the Overton area and was last seen Nov. 21.
A Kilgore man and former restaurant owner accused of aggravated sexual assault has been given a five-year deferred judgement in a plea agreement to a lesser charge.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to make safety a top priority this holiday, as increased travel can present additional challenges for drivers.
It was a somber afternoon in Athens as community members lined the streets, their hands raised in salute and the American flags they carried billowing in the wind, to pay respects for Houston Police Sgt. Harold Preston while a processional of first responders and loved ones escorted him home.
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.
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.
Each fall in Kilgore, there is one evening in particular when you can smell barbecue cooking and find neighbors sharing potato salad and conversation with local police officers, the mayor and city council members.
Marshall Police Department assisted the Kilgore Police in an arrest April 20 for Salvador Sanchez Jr. who was staying in Marshall.
Kilgore Police Department and Kilgore’s Clergy and Police Alliance are reaching out to the Kilgore community to help the city’s most vulnerable citizens stay safe during the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
Kilgore College’s East Texas Police Academy will host a Basic Peace Officer Course graduation ceremony Feb. 20 for the 323rd class of the ETPA.
Texas Department of Public safety troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash at 11:56 p.m. Thursday the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 349 and US 259 Business in Kilgore.
The Kilgore Police Department and Kilgore Fire Department invite the public to learn more about their facilities at the Public Safety Open House, taking place on Thursday January 16, 2020. Starting at5:30pm in the Ronnie D. Moore Training Center, it will provide an overview of the facilities…
Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson this week named Gregg County First Assistant District Attorney April Sikes special prosecutor in the trial of the man accused in the December 31, 2019 murder of Panola County Deputy Chris Dickerson.
The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an inmate escape from the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office South Jail facility. Inmate Jace Martin Laws, age 34, of Gladewater carved out portions of the brick in the Gregg County South Jail, gaining access to the building infrastruct…
The Kilgore Police Department welcomed three new officers and administered the oath of office to the two newest recruits at the badge pinning ceremony in Kilgore on Friday.