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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on clothes and school supplies during the state’s sales tax holiday on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-8.
The Rotary Club of Kilgore is once again stepping up to help Kilgore kids put their best foot forward by making sure they have new shoes to wear in the upcoming school year.
The Kilgore Rotary Club hosted a group of recent high school graduates from American Exchange Program at their meeting Wednesday, welcoming them to Kilgore and learning about the eye-opening experiences they have had while visiting East Texas.
Kilgore College will host four COVID-19 vaccination clinics for the community, beginning Monday, July 19 at 10 a.m. in the carpeted gym of Parks Fitness Center, 701 Laird St. in Kilgore.
The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program has a wide range of resources to offer to any adult looking to further their education.
Students and teachers looking for a one of a kind, hands on learning experience can visit the Region 7 Education Service Center's Ecoland Early Learning Center in Kilgore.
Since 1957, the Baptist Student Ministry of Kilgore College has been a beacon of light, not only to the college campus, but nationally and abroad.
One of Kilgore’s longest-running traditions continued Thursday as the 82nd line of the Kilgore College Rangerettes was announced. Seventy-one “hopefuls” auditioned for the world-famous dance and drill team this year, and 32 were chosen to don the Rangerette uniform.
Kilgore Middle School is implementing a new on-campus program designed to meet the emotional and social needs of students as they attend classes and school events.
A new endowment fund named after Texas Shakespeare Festival founder Raymond Caldwell will help secure the Kilgore theater company’s future.
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.
Kilgore ISD teachers and staff will see a pay raise in the upcoming school year, after school board members approved an increase in compensation on Monday.
Kilgore ISD discussed plans to purchase new playground covers to provide shade at multiple campuses, as well as purchasing school buses to replace aging vehicles in the district’s fleet, at Monday’s school board meeting.
With a new funding formula coming out of the legislative session, Region 7 schools are expecting to rake in millions of dollars in additional funding because of Career Technology Education programs.
A regular meeting of the Kilgore ISD Board of Trustees will take place Monday, June 28 at 6 p.m. at the KISD Administration Building, 301 N. Kilgore St. in Kilgore.
Texas Mutual Insurance Company is awarding a $100,000 grant to Kilgore College (KC) to fund the college’s Risk Management Institute, which provides workplace safety courses for community employers, workers and the general public.
Kilgore College’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program awarded 45 certificates to graduates at its annual commencement ceremony last week.
Overton ISD has partnered with UT Tyler to implement a summer learning/enrichment camp for students in grades 3-5 at Overton Elementary School. Students will work in small groups with pre-service teachers from UT-Tyler on fun and educational projects in reading, math, and science. Students m…
The Board of Trustees of the Overton Independent School District met in a regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 14, 2021 at the district’s Administrative Annex.
In fair Kilgore, where we lay our scene, Nathan Noel and Jo Garcia Reger stood in the lobby of the old U.S. Post Office Monday dressed head to toe in Italian Renaissance costume.
Texas families who relied on the Pandemic EBT card, which previously provided a one-time benefit of $285 for students receiving free and reduced-price meals, can apply for another round of food aid for the 2021-22 school year.
Tenaska Gateway Partners, Ltd., owner of the Tenaska Gateway Generating Station near Mount Enterprise, and the station’s electricity customer, Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., awarded $12,000 in scholarships to eight high school seniors in Rusk County.
A regular meeting of the Overton ISD Board of Trustees will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, June 14 at the Overton ISD Annex, 111 E. McKay St. in Overton.
A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Kilgore Junior College District will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 14 at in the second floor of the Stewart McLaurin Administration Building, 1100 Broadway in Kilgore.
A reminder for all our local Kilgore College students who are taking on-campus summer classes, which begin this week at Kilgore and Longview KC campuses:
Chandler Elementary Student Council members recently held a drive to collect over 500 boxes of cereal to donate to Helping Hands of Kilgore. Cassie McClurg is the STUCO sponsor and helped organize the event. Helping Hands Executive Director Ursula Plaisance said “I was so excited to see thei…