Kilgore Police Department reported the following arrests during the period of March 20-27.
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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.
Kilgore Police Department has provided additional information regarding the recent arrest of four individuals suspected of involvement in recent church burglaries.
Two people died Thursday south of Laird Hill when the pickup truck they were riding in went into a ditch and struck a pipe fence and tree, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
Investigators have recovered “a significant piece of evidence” in their search for a missing Kilgore woman – the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office reports they’re now in possession of an electronic device owned by Rosemary Rodriguez.
The Kilgore College Fire Academy will celebrate its 30th anniversary at a special graduation ceremony of the 108th class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.
For an outsider looking in to Kilgore’s annual derrick lighting ceremony, it’s an ideal slice of Americana, an image lifted from a Norman Rockwell painting, a moment that can’t be found anywhere else.
It was Veterans Day, yes, but Victor Boyd shared a memorial as well.
While he was serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Wisconsin, the Kilgore native remembers the day – April 19, 1989 – when an explosion rocked the battleship Iowa, his former assignment. “47 men died that day,” he told the men and women gathered for this year’s Veterans Day ceremony Monday morning at Harris Street Park. “Out of those 47 men, 26 of them I knew personally. So, I vow to always remember the Iowa 47.”
A new 1.5% sales tax in the Liberty City area will add more funds to firefighters’ efforts at Sabine Fire Department after more than 63 percent of voters backed the operation’s measure this election cycle.
The remains of a Kilgore man – missing for most of the month of October – were found Oct. 26, and the body has been sent to a forensics lab to help investigators determine the cause of Larry Lynn Wheeler’s death. Per standard procedure in this kind of incident, Kilgore PD is treating the case as a criminal investigation until evidence indicates otherwise.
With early voting underway and Election Day coming up Nov. 5, Gregg County voters in Emergency Services District No. 2 have a decision to make: Should there be a 1.5% sales tax in the Liberty City area to support Sabine Fire Department?
A new public safety center is in the works for the corner of Hwy. 42 and North Kilgore Street, replacing aging facilities and anticipating growth during the next 50 years.
A substance abuse prevention coalition and Kilgore Police Department have partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration as part of National Drug Take Back Day to help the community safely dispose of their prescription drugs.
In Kilgore and Liberty City neighborhoods Tuesday, local fired up the grills, brought out their lawn chairs and enjoyed good food and conversation with each other and first responders.
Cristefer Bohannon’s lungs don’t work so well, and a congenital heart defect tries to slow him down, but the 11-year-old wasn’t having any of that Saturday afternoon – not on SAFFE Day.
Kilgore has a new 5-year contract for animal shelter services through the City of Longview. Local council members signed off on the new interlocal agreement with the city’s neighbor to the north during their regularly-scheduled meeting Sept. 10, underscoring the City of Kilgore’s plan to keep sending strays to Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center while enjoying, for the time being, a significant discount on fees.
East Texas Council of Governments’ Regional 9-1-1 Program is pleased to announce the availability of Text to 9-1-1 service in Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Marion, Panola, Rains, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood Counties. Text to 9-1-1 is a service that allows citizens to send a text message directly to 9-1-1 for assistance in the event they are unable to make a voice call.