Beginning yesterday, Kilgore College Risk Management Institute will distribute safety supplies, including hand sanitizer and face coverings, to students and faculty as a demonstration of the college’s commitment to helping East Texas employees stay safe.
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Kilgore College looks to put a bit of a scare into visitors as it will host the second annual “KilGORE Horror Movie Festival” Oct. 26-31 in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.
One of the Kilgore College Esports teams Thursday night defeated top-ranked four-year universities in the Fall Duos Tournament to qualify as one of the top 24 collegiate video-gaming teams in the country.
Kilgore Independent School District trustees, campus administrators and faculty discussed the district’s successes and challenges in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic at Monday night’s board meeting.
Some people just do good things, and there are no strings attached – they just help.
Noted local philanthropist and Kilgore College alum Mike Clements has a motto that he distinctly stands by: “When life becomes about everyone else and not about you, great things can be accomplished.”
Intermittent rain showers for a second straight year during the Kilgore High School homecoming parade didn’t dampen the spirits of KHS band members, athletes and the 2020 homecoming court as they marched through downtown Kilgore Thursday.
Sabine Independent School District board trustees unanimously approved a measure at Monday’s board meeting aimed at saving millions in bond repayment funds.
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.
The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program at Kilgore College is proud to announce four of its Intensive College Readiness (ICR) students graduated this month, three with certificates and one with an associate’s degree.
Sen. John Cornyn announced Monday that the Kilgore College TRIO program will receive $1,371,980 in “Federal Grants for Higher Education” to continue its services through 2025.
The Kilgore College Foundation is pleased to announce that four Henderson High School (HHS) dual credit students were selected from 20 applicants to receive college tuition scholarships for the fall and spring semesters for the 2020-21 school year.
Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce that Johna Tritt from Kilgore ISD and Sarah Nixon from Hallsville ISD and have been named Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year for Region 7.
With only one week left before the start of the 2020-2021 school year, Kilgore ISD is taking action to get all its students ready to learn, with many changes to normal registration procedures due to COVID-19 precautions.
One lucky Kilgore College student will be driving home in a brand new Chevrolet Cruze and nine others will have some financial assistance as they pursue their educations.
AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students in grades 5 and 8 has been waived for the upcoming school year. Typically, school systems must take into account a stud…
AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott today issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, and continue through Friday, October 30, 2020.
Kilgore ISD administrators, faculty and board trustees announced plans for the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, with regards to registration, campus tours and the first few days of classes. School is slated to begin Wednesday, Aug. 19 and, in keeping with state guidance, the district …
Due to the continuing increase in COVID-19 cases in the area, Kilgore College has decided – with an abundance of caution for the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff – to cancel its summer graduation ceremony set for Aug. 6.
At a special board meeting July 16, Kilgore ISD school board trustees, along with Superintendent Dr. Andy Baker, gave their approval to a measure predicted to save the district more than $8 million in interest.
Kilgore College is now offering a completely online degree in Software Development and Data Analytics thanks to funding by a U.S. Department of Education Title III “Strengthening Institutions” grant awarded to KC in 2017.
Arts Midwest announced June 29 that the Texas Shakespeare Festival at Kilgore College will be awarded a $25,000 grant to support a touring production of abridged versions of “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Hamlet” to schools throughout the state as part of the TSF Roadshow Tour.
Kilgore ISD is currently accepting registrations into their dual-language kindergarten program and ESL Director Dan Stanley is encouraging parents to visit the department's website to register in place of face-to-face meetings.
Seniors of the 2020 graduating class of Kilgore High School crossed a stage at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium Friday night as they successfully completed a chapter in their lives, their graduation ceremony.
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.
Alpha Delta Kappa Women Educators of Kilgore held a tree planting ceremony at the intersection of Highways 31 and 42 Thursday morning in recognition of Kilgore ISD's Teachers of the Year.
The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program inducted 11 students from across Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties into the National Adult Education Honor Society.
Kilgore College trustees held a quick board meeting Monday evening by teleconference, welcoming new board members and entering into a process to explore the future of a pedestrian bridge, which was damaged and ultimately removed from its perch over U.S. Highway 259 just over a year ago.
Kilgore folks know Travis Martin as the co-founder and longtime chairman of the Kilgore Boys & Girls Club and Kilgore Lions Club member, as well as a major supporter of Kilgore ISD and Kilgore College athletics.
Kilgore ISD trustees met in closed session briefly at their Monday meeting to privately discuss the re-organization of the Board of Trustees before returning to open session to make nominations and hold votes.
Although there won’t be an in-person graduation ceremony this month due to COVID-19 safety measures, Kilgore College is recognizing – through social media and on the college’s digital sign – 554 students who are candidates for spring graduation.
On Monday afternoon, Kilgore High School seniors soon set to graduate followed social-distancing policies while picking up their senior signs and got a free treat from Charlie’s SnowBalls to boot.
Kilgore Independent School District has created a new position, the Director of Safety and Emergency Management, that former high school principal Charles Presley will be stepping into over the summer.