Kilgore Police Department held an awards banquet at Meadowbrook Golf and Event Center Wednesday to honor and congratulate police officers and staff members who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Kilgore community.
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Three Kilgore organizations will receive a combined $9,000 in grant funding from the Texas Commission on the Arts, the TCA announced this week.
A Kilgore man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of intoxication assault related to a drunken driving crash in October 2019.
Fatal wrecks on Texas 31 between Kilgore and Tyler have increased this year after several years of fewer deaths on the road long known as "Bloody 31," and a state project that could prevent them is years away and unfunded.
A Kilgore woman was the victim of a homicide Thursday night, the Kilgore Police Department has reported, and officers have taken two people into custody in connection with the crime.
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages everyone to drive safely as they celebrate the unofficial end of summer during the long Labor Day weekend.
Gregg County Precinct 2 Commissioner Darryl Primo cast the lone votes Monday morning against the county’s new budget and tax rate, which is increasing for the first time in 18 years.
As of Wednesday, Texans will be permitted to carry handguns without training or permits. Here are five additional laws to go into effect Wednesday, too.
As a state law goes into effect Wednesday removing the license requirement to carry a handgun, local law enforcement officials said Monday their departments will continue to respond to criminal activity as normal and expect minimal changes.
An Amber Alert for two children missing from Rusk has been canceled after they were found in Kilgore, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.
The photo shows the Harleton couple gathered with their son, daughter and son-in-law, posing in front of their cowboy hat-topped Christmas tree.
The Smith County Jail is temporarily housing inmates at Gregg County’s Marvin A. Smith Criminal Justice Center, as that jail deals with plumbing issues that made a portion of its north jail facility unusable.
AUSTIN – Despite much lower traffic levels around Texas schools due to the pandemic, there were still hundreds of crashes in school zones last year. So as millions of Texas students return to class, the Texas Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to watch out for kids walking and…
The Overton Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The first OFD units arriving on scene reported a structure engulfed in flames.
The Texas Department of Transportation has changed the traffic pattern at the intersection of Texas 42, East Lantrip Street and U.S. 259 Business in Kilgore.
AUSTIN — Despite a decrease in traffic crashes in 2020, Texas saw a dramatic rise in the number of people killed walking and biking on our roadways. Last year, 731 people died in pedestrian-related crashes, an increase of 9 percent from 2019. Crashes involving bicyclists claimed the lives of…
AUSTIN — With the school year beginning in person for many districts across the state, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public of steps they can take to keep students and staff members safe. This includes slowing down in school zones, staying off cell phones and being a…
A new series will tell the story of how a murder victim in Gregg County originally only known as "Lavender Doe" eventually was identified as Dana Dodd.
Ducks Unlimited is making sure first responders in Gregg and Harrison counties are well equipped for proper hygiene by donating 38,000 bottles of sanitizer to be distributed to area agencies.
The Gregg County Commissioners Court will consider accepting the resignation of Pct. 4 Constable Danny Craig II during its Monday meeting.
TxDOT is urging motorists to make safety a priority when they’re behind the wheel, especially in areas where oil and gas activity often brings increased traffic and large trucks to rural areas and adjacent communities.
One of Gregg County’s assistant district attorneys announced her candidacy for the County Court at Law No. 1 judge seat today in the same week sitting Judge Kent Phillips said he will retire at the end of his term.
Employees of the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office and juvenile detention will receive a $5,000 bonus for their work during the pandemic.
Lacey Akers has been reunited with her Sabine High School class ring after 15 years, and it was a post on the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office Facebook that brought them back together.
Gregg County officials are asking residents to remove valuables from their vehicles and make sure they are locked after an increase in burglaries in North Longview and the county.
Kilgore City Council’s Tuesday meeting featured the presentation of multiple service awards, as well as an official ratification of the appointment of Mark Henderson as Chief of the Kilgore Fire Department.
COLLEGE STATION — As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July with picnics, grilling, camping or fireworks, the Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any outdoor activity that may cause a spark.
AUSTIN – The Fourth of July holiday weekend is quickly approaching and those enjoying Texas waterways are finalizing their plans. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday weekend by following basic boating safety precautions while on the water.
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol Troopers on the road from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5, as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction and Effort) and Operation Holiday. DPS Troopers will be on the roa…
A Gregg County judge has awarded $575,000 in a combination of compensatory and punitive damages to the victims of a 2016 aggravated kidnapping which targeted the director of the Kilgore College Rangerettes and her daughter.