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Kilgore ISD's 2019-2020 school year began Wednesday and parents and teachers converged on campuses amid several changes. At Kilgore Primary School, parents used new ID tags for the campus' CarRiderPro system, which aims to make pickups safer and more efficient. At Chandler Elementary, parent…

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Kilgore College trustees approved several policies at Monday’s board meeting, including a policy clarification for nursing mothers employed by KC who need to express breast milk while on the job.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article included inaccurate information about projected revenues from fiscal year 2019 and for fiscal year 2020. The article indicated projected revenues for fiscal year 2019 in the amount of $39,105,675 and $37,954,204 for fiscal year 2020. Those figur…

Construction is well under way on the Chandler Street Improvement project, which will see changes to the school traffic routes through until the end of January 2020. The improvements will update the heavily used Chandler St portion between Woodlawn St and Leach St, which means that the Chand…

Registration for 2019-2020 is currently underway at Kilgore College and the institution reports enrollment numbers on par with figures from this time last year.

Hundreds of Kilgore parents and students turned up to the Kilgore Primary School campus Thursday and Friday to register for classes and take part in free services offered by local groups to prepare for the upcoming semester.

The start of the school year always bring traffic congestion to Kilgore campuses, and local officials are taking extra steps to, as best they can, streamline the flow at Chandler Elementary School as significant street construction continues.

“If I have an EMS call right now, how long do I have to get out of the station?" Kilgore FD Capt. Michael Stanley didn’t have to wait long for an answer. In the time it takes to get a healthy lungful of air, 19 young voices were shouting the number at him: “45 SECONDS!”

Kilgore ISD school board trustees voted unanimously Monday to approve a compensation and benefits plan for the 2019-2020 school year which includes an additional $1.9 million investment, leading to substantial pay increases for full-time teachers and other district employees.

When children arrive for their first day of school, Kilgore Rotarians want them in brand new shoes and socks, ready for a fresh start to the year.

Kilgore ISD school board members and administrators discussed the budget for the 2019-2020 school year at a Monday meeting, going over state law changes and the district’s financial standing.

“Most theater companies when they say they're 'rotating rep,' they do one show, they finish it, they take it off the stage, and then they load the next one in," Texas Shakespeare Festival's Meghan Potter says. "But we do, depending on where we are in the season, three different shows on the same stage every day. So, changeover is the process of taking all of the scenery off of the stage, changing colors in the lighting instruments and putting the new set on stage for the afternoon or evening performance."

Entertain, and elevate – there’s plenty of pratfalls and slapstick comedy for children to enjoy in Grace Abele’s latest venture, but the playwright and director has also layered in wit and wisdom into her latest venture for Texas Shakespeare Festival.

“The Girl Who Cried Throgmonster” debuts in one week, and Abele’s hearing the tick of the clock. Everything will come together by 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, but the free-admission show isn’t quite ready. Almost.

Children can satiate their thirst for knowledge of where nearly ‘no man has gone before’ with another special space event at Kilgore Public Library Wednesday morning. The interactive experience ‘To the Moon and Back’ will be a celebration of the Apollo 11 moon landing’s 50th anniversary, set from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 10 at 301 N. Henderson Blvd. The traveling presentation is intended for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years-old.

Earthlings of all ages are flowing through Kilgore Public Library this week and the NASA Exhibit on loan from Johnson Space Center – with more space exploration ahead in July.

Construction will commence on the Chandler Street Improvement project this Monday, June 24, 2019. The improvements will update the heavily used Chandler St portion between Woodlawn St and Leach St with concrete pavement to create a more consistent and long-lasting travel corridor.

Kilgore High School will hold a send-off Monday, June 24 for the four students heading to Louisville, Kentucky to compete at the national level of the SkillsUSA Health Knowledge Quiz Bowl.

There are four programs in the UIL’s Class 4A state baseball tournament next week – and Kilgore High School will be one of them. Kilgore’s baseball program, guided by coach Eugene Lafitte, won the Class 4A Region II championship on Thursday night at Dallas Baptist University.  The Diamond ‘Dogs will represent the region in the University Interscholastic League’s Class 4A state tournament next week at UFCU Disch-Falk Field at the University of Texas in Austin.

Overton High’s green wave filled the stage of Dodson Auditorium Sunday afternoon when the 29-strong Mustang Class of 2019 received their diplomas.