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The following is a list of Halloween and fall festival events planned this week and next in Kilgore and the surrounding area. Have an event you’d like to add? Email us at email@example.com.
Kilgore College Electric Power Technology (KCEPT) program hosted a lineman rodeo and graduation Oct. 22 for the 28th class to complete the 10-week certificate program.
West Rusk celebrated its 2021 homecoming on Friday night, first with the crowning of homecoming queen Paulina Mata (third from left), and then with a 62-0 shutout of Winona. The Raiders are 7-0 on the season. The homecoming court, from left: Adelyn Cox, Bailey Kinney, 2021 WR Queen Paulina M…
The Board of Trustees of the Overton Independent School District met in a regular monthly board meeting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the district’s Administrative Annex.
Auditions were held at Kilgore Middle School for both middle school and high school All Region Orchestra on Oct. 9. To be selected to participate in the Regions 4 and 21 TMEA All Region Orchestra is an honor.
The Kilgore College Rangerettes will host a special clinic — just for the little dancers — when it hosts the “Ranger Cutie Clinic” Oct. 30 on the Kilgore campus.
Early voting in the November elections begins Monday for voters in Rusk and Gregg counties. Several important items are on the November ballot, including state constitutional amendments.
The Kilgore High School marching band competes in the UIL Region Marching Contest, on Tuesday October 12, 2021, at Pirate Stadium in Longview.
Senior Averi Woods is Kilgore High School’s Yamboree Duchess for the 84th East Texas Yamboree in Gilmer. Woods will represent Kilgore in the Yamboree events. She is the daughter of Chuck and Brandi Woods and the granddaughter of Bruce Barnhart, Nancy and Tom Deberry, Carolyn Woods and Charle…
Registration is underway for Kilgore College’s annual Ranger Preview Day to give potential students an opportunity to learn more about the exciting opportunities KC offers.
The East Texas Police Academy at Kilgore College will host a class this month open to the public where law enforcement officials will teach how to drive in emergency situations.
The spookiest season of the year is upon us, and the third annual kilGORE College Horror Movie Festival returns later this month to keep viewers shaking in fright with a selection of horror movies.
The Kilgore College Visual Arts Department presents “Longview Museum of Fine Arts Selections from the Permanent Collection” through Dec. 8 at the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Center on the Kilgore campus.
Sabine High School student Maddie Horton has been named a commended student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.
The Kilgore Lions Club honored two Kilgore High School students at their club meeting this week, applauding them for being named Students of the Month.
Kilgore ISD school board trustees, faculty and staff reviewed STAAR standardized test results and end-of-course test results for the 2020-2021 school year at Monday’s board meeting and discussed tools the district is using to help students learn.
Election Day is approaching quickly for voters in Rusk and Gregg counties. Several important items are on the November ballot, including state constitutional amendments, and early voting begins soon. Check out the important voting information below for all the details you need to know.
Kilgore High School students, staff, faculty and community members gathered at the KHS flagpole Wednesday morning to bow their heads in prayer for this year’s “See You At The Pole” event.
Kilgore College continuing education students can now apply for financial aid to cover the costs of classes in certain CE programs thanks to a Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG) the college received.
Kilgore College Theatre will present a modern version of the 18th century classic, “The Servant of Two Masters,” set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 7-9, with a matinee performance 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.
Rusk County residents will have a chance to vote for the revocation of an 80-year-old county school tax this November, potentially allowing Rusk County taxpayers with students enrolled in Kilgore ISD to pay an equal amount of school taxes as Kilgore ISD residents who live in Gregg County.
The Board of Trustees of the Overton Independent School District met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 13, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the OISD Administrative Annex.
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Abby Hattaway was named Kilgore High School homecoming queen 2021 on Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium before Kilgore faced Pine Tree in this year's homecoming game. She was crowned by the 2020 queen, Cristina Rosas, escorted by KHS Principal April Cox. There were 10 homecoming …
Kilgore ISD earned a “superior” rating from Texas Education Agency for the 2020-2021 academic year based on the district’s performance on assessments from Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. This marks the 20th year the district earned the highest rating possible.
The current Kilgore High School is a hodgepodge building that’s been renovated and added onto many times since it was erected in 1932.