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Young women from around the world come to Kilgore College to join the women’s basketball program but Head Coach Addie Lees makes sure they learn more than fundamentals and skills on the hard court.
Kilgore ISD board members discussed a variety of issues at Monday’s board meeting, including STAAR test results, campus updates and a report on out-of-district transfers.
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.
Kilgore ISD will host several “Parent University” informational and training sessions during the 2019-2020 school year to “help engage, educate, and equip parents to become leaders and advocates for their child’s learning.”
Indexes, dividends, bull markets and returns – these are all terms Kilgore High School students will come to know well in the coming weeks.
Kilgore ISD educators will return to Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia this year for training and lessons on how to increase student engagement and achievement.
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.
Kilgore ISD school board trustees consulted with the school’s attorney Monday in closed session for an update on litigation in the case Axberg v. Kilgore ISD.
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…
Kilgore College Athletics will host “Meet the Rangers,” a community-wide pep rally to introduce the student-athletes, performance organizations and coaches associated with this year’s athletic teams.
Kilgore ISD trustees approved a lowered tax rate for the district and a $36 million budget for the 2019-2020 school year at Monday night’s board meeting.
Kilgore Middle School math teachers received an award from Ascend Education, an online resource for educational training and instruction, at Monday’s board meeting.
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 College Rangers hit the gridiron this fall with head football coach Willie Gooden leading the team in his first full school year in the coaching position.
Kilgore College Board of Trustees will hold two public hearings later this month regarding a proposed tax revenue increase resulting from increased property values on its tax roll.
Kilgore and Sabine school districts received improved overall grades from Texas Education Agency, which recently released its 2019 accountability ratings.
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…
Members of the Rusk County School will meet again next week to discuss allocating almost $1 million to local school districts, collected from a sometimes-contentious tax born here and levied sparingly across the state.
Kilgore Police Department and Kilgore ISD have a new partner in their effort to keep schools safe and he's ready to hit the ground running – on all fours.
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…
The Kilgore College Foundation recently received $150,000 from an alumnus of the college as a private gift to support upgrades to KC’s information technology infrastructure.
Kilgore ISD has wrapped up the majority of work on a new Outdoor Learning Area at Chandler Elementary in time for the new school year to begin.
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…
Kilgore College board trustees held a board retreat meeting Saturday, August 3, to review board procedures for continually serving members, as well as getting new trustees up to speed on proper protocols.
East Texas teachers were recognized and awarded Thursday at Region 7 Education Service Center in Kilgore during the annual Teacher of the Year Regional Awards Reception & Celebration.
A local insurance agent inspired by her own struggles with poverty as a child is working to make a difference in the lives of local children facing similar circumstances.
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.