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Kilgore High School seniors Kristal Loredo and Kaden Clark were honored at Thursday's Lions Club meeting for being named Students of the Month. Brookshire's of Kilgore provided plaques for the students, which were presented by KHS Principal Charles Presley. 

Sabine High School and Middle School students gathered at the campus flagpole at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning for the annual “See You At The Pole” event, which allows students, teachers and staff to come together for prayer, worship music and fellowship.

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 High School students, staff and families gathered at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium in Kilgore Friday evening for the 2019 Homecoming Ceremony and game against Texas High. Diamond Smith was crowned Homecoming Queen before the Ragin' Red took the field.

Initial estimates put the pricetag for a revitalized softball/soccer complex at about $5 million, but patient work and more in-house strategizing at Kilgore City Hall have trimmed the number to an attainable $3 million. Construction on the Hwy. 135 site is still a good way down the road and completion years off, but city leaders have a tentative funding plan and enough refined details to move the project forward hand-in-hand with members of Kilgore Soccer Association and Kilgore Youth Softball Association.

Kilgore College hosted "Party in the Plaza" Tuesday, an annual event celebrating the beginning of the fall semester. Students and staff gathered at the Lee Mall/Mike Miller Plaza for free food, treats, games and motivational speeches sponsored by campus organizations, local businesses and ch…

An often tense back-and-forth at this week’s meeting of the Rusk County School Board revealed some of the underlying discord surrounding the decades-old county school equalization tax. On one hand, the tax – about $26.50 per year on a $100,000 home – helps fuel school budgets at 13 districts operating in the county. At the same time, a growing group of taxpayers is questioning a tax that, in some cases, sees residents paying twice into the same public coffers.

For more than a decade, East Texas residents have been a part of the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child, which helps millions of children in need through gift-filled shoeboxes. Alex Nsengimana, who received a shoebox gift as an orphan during the height of Rwanda’s genocide, is coming to Longview on Wednesday, Aug. 28, to share how this gift, just like those packed here locally, changed his life.

“All of the above.” David Stanley knows that’s not how multiple choice works on comprehensive planning priorities, but it was still hard to narrow things down Thursday evening during the City of Kilgore’s open house-meets-town hall reception in the Old Post Office.

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…

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.