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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 …

Registration is underway for Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 111, which begins Aug. 24.

Deadline to apply for the Basic Structural Firefighter program is Aug. 10.

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.

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.

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.