Kilgore News Herald - Headlines
Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Film Festival showcases renovations to theater during Thursday night open house at Texan

The ongoing renovation of the Texan Theater has seen some major steps forward in recent months, and Reel East Texas Film Festival hopes the community will come take a peek Thursday evening. Come for the free tacos and beverages, RETFF Director Chip Hale quipped, stay for a tour of the theater and a sneak peek of the 2019 film festival’s lineup. The Oct. 17 Texan Open House is free and open-to-the-public, running 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 201 South Kilgore St. Read more

State senator lauds legislative work to Kilgore crowd

Things were busy in Austin this year as state legislators considered more than 7,000 bills, of which more than 1,000 were passed into law. Read more

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR | Nobles earns community’s top honor as chamber recognizes mayor’s impact

She sees the best and inspires the best in others. For Jana Russell, second-in-command to Amanda Nobles at Kilgore Economic Development Corporation, that’s one of the hallmarks of working for Kilgore’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. “I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award,” Russell said in an introduction video for the honoree Monday evening during Kilgore Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Star Gala in the Devall Student Center Ballroom. The night also included a new Community Impact Award for Kilgore Mayor Ronnie Spradlin... Read more

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WHAT'S CAUSING ALL THIS? | Huge local games Friday night; volleyball rising; college, NFL power rankings

I’m not sure what your Friday night plans are – I’ll be at Kilgore-Henderson for the 18th consecutive season – but if you’ll be at that game, or Sabine-West Rusk, you’d better go ahead and secure a ticket, otherwise you might be on the outside looking in. Read more

GAME TIME WEEKLY | Rested Rangers host Blinn for homecoming Saturday

There wasn’t much the Kilgore College Rangers could do last weekend – they had the weekend off – but KC, still ranked fifth in the country, still atop the Southwest Junior College Football Conference standings, know what they have to do Saturday: beat Blinn. Read more

GAME TIME WEEKLY | Game on: Kilgore, Henderson tie up in the biggest game of the year so far

t’s Texas-Oklahoma (or Oklahoma-Texas, depending upon your point of view). It’s Alabama-Auburn, Cowboys-Redskins, Lakers-Celtics.

It’s Kilgore-Henderson, and no matter how you view it, it’s the Highway 259 Shootout. And its Friday night, kickoff at 7:30 p.m., at Henderson’s refurbished stadium. Read more



“You cannot be protected from the things that frighten you and hurt you, but if you identify with the part of your being that is responsibl… Read more

Woodall | Publicly private business at City Hall

Almost two decades ago, when I came to town to purchase the News Herald, two local businessmen took me to lunch at Meadowbrook Country Club… Read more


“The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” Read more

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More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.


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More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.

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