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New UIL rule in Texas requires school band students undergo physical exams  KLTV

(KLTV) - Many East Texas students will be marching to the doctor ahead of the 2019-20 school year, after a new rule from the University Interscholastic League ...

Kilgore High School seniors exceed $1 million in awards  Longview News-Journal

Graduating Kilgore High School seniors were awarded with more than $1 million in scholarship awards at a Scholarship and Awards Assembly held at First ...

Kilgore bows out in state semifinals | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

AUSTIN -- The magical ride of the 2019 Kilgore High School baseball team finally ended on Wednesday, but in the state's semifinals.

Kilgore High School beefs up security after social media threat  Longview News-Journal

Kilgore High School increased security Wednesday after parents were notified that a post on the multimedia messaging app Snapchat threatened a shooting at ...

High school students earn scholarships at Kilgore College welding contest  KLTV

High school students from across East Texas showcased their welding skills Friday morning during the fourth annual welding *content* at Kilgore College.

Diamond 'Dogs to state! | Sports |  Kilgore News Herald

What if is no more: Kilgore High School will play in the state baseball tournament.

Governor signs Sam's Law | H.B. 684 honors Kilgore High School student who died in 2016  Kilgore News Herald

A life that touches others goes on forever.” Barbara Watkins doesn't know who said it first, but it's a piece of wisdom she cherishes – it's emblazoned on ...

East Texas Coaches Association Holds 2nd Annual College Combine at Kilgore High School. KYTX

The best athletes in East Texas traveled to Kilgore High School for the East Texas Coaches Association's 2nd Annual "College Combine" at Kilgore High School.

Anonymous Threat Made on Snapchat To Kilgore High School  Tyler Morning Telegraph

An anonymous threat made on Snapchat against Kilgore High School. Police are still looking for who posted it.

Kilgore police: Suspect in school threat in custody  KLTV

Kilgore police say a suspect in a threat against Kilgore High School is now in custody and facing multiple felony charges.

Kilgore's shooting team finishes season at state meet  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore High School was represented by a pair of teams in state competition this week: the baseball team did compete in Austin, obviously, and the Kilgore High ...

Kilgore ISD trustees allow boys to wear earrings, some students to show tattoos in dress code changes  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Boys may now wear earrings, and some tattoos will be allowed to show on students after Kilgore ISD trustees made changes to the district dress ...

Kilgore ISD trustees OK plans to seek dog for school canine officer  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — There will be a new Kilgore Bulldog next fall, and it might be a Labrador retriever.

Kilgore HS Class of 2019 earns diplomas, fanfare | News  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore High School's class of 2019 entered R.E. St. John Stadium on Friday, May 24, as high school students. They left as graduates, diplomas in hand, ready to ...

SHADES OF ’72 | Kilgore baseball heads to state KYTX

There are four programs in the UIL's Class 4A state baseball tournament this week – and Kilgore High School will be one of them.

Roll continues as KHS sweeps Chapel Hill | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

If the Kilgore High School basketball teams keep playing the way they played Tuesday, the season may be extended quite a ways for both.

Ganus named most distinguished trainer | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore High School athletics has had just about every one of its programs hailed as the best at some point – so why not the athletic trainer, too?

Diamond 'Dogs win first battle with Spring Hill  Kilgore News Herald

After about a week off, Kilgore High School baseball jumped back into action with arguably their biggest game of the 2019 season to date, and the Diamond ...

Local sports in brief | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

KC's Manning featured in college preview Kilgore College sophomore wide receiver Omar Manning is featured in the College Football America yearbook, ...

Brother of Kilgore, Longview school terroristic threat suspect said he was unaware, would have tried to prevent it  Longview News-Journal

The brother of a man arrested Friday on a charge of terroristic threat against Kilgore and Longview high schools said he thinks his brother was playing a prank ...

Kilgore gets another Historical Marker  KLTV

The Location of the C.B. Dansby High School gets an historic marker.

Former Kilgore ISD student indicted for threats allegedly made against KHS campus  KLTV

A Gregg County grand jury has indicted the former Kilgore ISD student who was arrested last October in connection to threats that were allegedly made against ...

Social media threats took chunk out of attendance at Longview, Kilgore high schools  Longview News-Journal

Almost 40 percent of Longview High School students left the campus Oct. 25 after news of a social media threat targeting the school began to circulate, ...

TRIAL MOVED: Man accused of threats toward Kilgore, Longview high schools to face jury in September

A Longview man is set to face a jury in September after making threats to Longview and Kilgore high schools. According to judicial records, David Alexander ...

East Texas high schools plan graduations  Longview News-Journal

East Texas students are getting ready to walk the stage with spring graduation ceremonies. Here is a look at some local graduations in the order in which they ...

Kilgore, Sweeny meet in state semis today | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

The Kilgore Bulldogs are hours away from their first state tournament game in 47 years.Kilgore (32-7 on the season) will take on Sweeny (30-9) today at 1 p.m. in ...

Police say Longview High threat not credible; parents flood campus to pick up students  Longview News-Journal

A social media threat that Longview police later determined wasn't credible spurred a steady stream of parents to take their children home Thursday morning ...

Marker helps preserve legacy of C.B. Dansby High School  Kilgore News Herald

History was made at C.B. Dansby High School in Kilgore and on Saturday that history was memorialized. Alumni, former teachers, Kilgore city council members ...

Janie Ruth Baton Finney | Obituaries  Kilgore News Herald

Janie Ruth Baton Finney passed away April 8, 2019 at her home in Kilgore, TX. Born July 10, 1937, she was the daughter of John and Ruth Baton.

KHS girls first, boys second at 16-3A cross-country meet  Kilgore News Herald

Members of the Kilgore High School boys and girls cross-country teams (left, in this combined photo) competed in the District 16-4A meet on Tuesday in Gilmer, ...

First Lady cultivates future leaders | Local News  Kilgore News Herald

A dedicated Rotarian since 1999, Kay Castles became the leader of the Kilgore Club in 2004, the first female president in its 71-year history. Later, she served ...

Kilgore man dies Sunday after wreck on FM-3053  Kilgore News Herald

A former Kilgore College football player, KC board member and longtime pharmacist was killed in a vehicle collision near Kilgore over the weekend.

Kilgore ISD officials track progress on Sam's Law in Legislature  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Kilgore ISD board members discussed “Sam's Law,” a Texas House bill intended to improve seizure response training in Texas schools, at Monday ...

More East Texas high schools score high in history for STAAR  Longview News-Journal

East Texas high school students know their U.S. history, according to State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness end-of-course results.

Bulldogs advance to RII finals, one round away from state; will face Benbrook tonight in Tyler  Kilgore News Herald

TYLER – For the second straight year, the Kilgore High School baseball Bulldogs are within striking distance of the state tournament.Kilgore took a 3-1 lead in ...

2019 All-East Texas Baseball Team  VYPE

By News Journal Staff MVPGus WittKilgoreBy the numbers: Witt helped lead the Bulldogs to the Class 4A State Tournament in Austin. The senior third baseman ...

Kilgore College incentive program comes with chance to win new car  KLTV

After Kilgore College announced its plan to roll out eight-week classes in the fall, the college is adding even more of an incentive for students to attain a higher ...

Juneteenth celebration returns for sixth year | Lifestyles  Kilgore News Herald

Walkers, drivers, horse-riders: there are more than 50 entries on the list for the annual Juneteenth Parade set downtown Saturday.

FLIGHT SCHOOL | Emergency personnel become eyes in the sky with drone training program from Kilgore PD  Kilgore News Herald

A group of area first responders took the controls of drones this week through a training program hosted by Kilgore Police Department and spearheaded by ...

Kilgore kicks off summer with a splash at renovated pool  Kilgore News Herald

By LUCAS STROUGH. Kilgore is kicking off summer with a splash as the city pool finally opens to the public. On Saturday ...

Wanda Jean Ector | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

Funeral services for Wanda Jean Taylor Ector, 48, of Kilgore, Texas, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019 at Kilgore Baptist Church. Burial will follow at ...

Kilgore College announces newest Hall of Fame inductees  Longview News-Journal

Kilgore College will honor former standout athletes, coaches and contributors at its annual Hall of Fame Weekend Sept. 27-28.

Glenn Edward Wells | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

A memorial *service* for Glenn Wells, 62, of Kilgore will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Kilgore with Reverend Dr. Pete Freeman ...

'You've Earned It' – Raiders pick up diplomas  Kilgore News Herald

As West Rusk's Class of 2019 stood in Raider Café, May 31, lined in single file and prepared to march into Bradshaw Stadium, Principal Jake Jackson ...

Dr. Richard Winn Harrison | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE, TEXAS — Retired Kilgore College professor and administrator Dr. Richard Winn “Doc” Harrison passed away peacefully at his home on April 26,2019 ...

Kilgore resident helps Lobos win 6A-DI state title, in memorable weekend  Kilgore News Herald

ARLINGTON – The Vallery family has another championship, and Longview High School has its first in 81 years.

District hosts reception for new superintendent | Archives  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore ISD will host a special reception for incoming superintendent Dr. Andy Baker in the new year to welcome him to Kilgore and allow parents, students, staff ...

Charles Lee Edney | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Charles Lee Edney, 80, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 in Kilgore surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be 2 pm Wednesday, ...

Alma Jean Adams | Obituaries  Kilgore News Herald

Funeral services for Alma Jean Adams, 80, of Kilgore, TX. will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 30, 2019 at New Hope Church of Christ with Bro.

UIL 4A Region II Soccer Tournament: Kilgore vs. Midlothian Heritage  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Kilgore High School and Midlothian Heritage competed in the UIL 4A Region II Soccer Tournament held at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium on ...

Kimbra Kaye Clark | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Kimbra Kaye Clark left behind her frail human body on June 5, 2019, to join her Lord and Savior in Heaven's loving sanctuary. Born on September ...

Bulldogs win, six to regionals | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

Every spring, it seems like the Kilgore High School tennis team turns up its game. You can just about set your watch by it.

AND MANY MORE | Locals celebrate 80-year legacy of historic theater  Kilgore News Herald

It was popcorn and Saturday mornings, 'refrigerated air' and matinees on hot days, date nights and holding hands under the glow of the silver screen.

David Taylor | Obituaries  Kilgore News Herald

David Ferman Taylor, lovingly known as "Big Dave," passed away on November 20, 2018. David was born December 8, 1962, in Longview to the late J.F. ...

Lula Lee Cost Hanks | Obituaries  Kilgore News Herald

A Celebration of Life for Lula Lee Cost Hanks, 100, of Kilgore, will be 10:00 a.m., Friday July 19, 2019 at the Forest Home Baptist Church with Reverend Earl W.

James Gary Visage | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

James Gary Visage passed away Saturday morning, June 22, 2019. A memorial *service* will be conducted on Wednesday, June 26, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...

Crunch time | Sports |  Kilgore News Herald

It's spring break, and like just about every other year, the Kilgore High School soccer programs both took the week off.

Hampton honored again | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

When the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association named their 2019 Class 4A all-state team, anyone who was paying attention probably figured the ...

Richard Kimball | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Richard Dana Kimball, 79, of Kilgore, passed away on April 28, 2019 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Funeral *service* will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, ...

Texas Education Agency considers cutting high school cosmetology programs  Longview News-Journal

Pine Tree High School senior Truman Zazulak says he planned to drop out of school until a counselor encouraged him to enroll in cosmetology classes at ...

Whataburger Coach of the Week: Mike Wood KYTX

KILGORE — What makes a good coach? "Somebody that has a positive influence on the young people or the people that their coaching, so that they are a better ...

Kilgore, Sabine advance in postseason | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

Boys basketball programs from Kilgore High and Sabine High are both still in the University Interscholastic League's playoffs this weekend, and both boys and ...

Glen Lee | Obituaries  Kilgore News Herald

Services for Glen Lee, 96, of Kilgore will be 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with Revs. Bill Blanks and Jeneille LaGrone ...

Fort Worth's Presley wins Classic by one | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

Former collegiate golf standout Andrew Presley is the latest to hoist the tradition-rich Energy Weldfab Meadowbrook Classic trophy, doing so under ...

Barber program begins this month at KC-Longview  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore College will start a program June 17 for students interested in becoming a licensed barber. Classes will be held at KC-Longview, meeting Mondays ...

ET Football: Tascosa head coach Plunk has deep East Texas ties  Longview News-Journal

Tascosa head coach Ken Plunk suited up for his first high school game as a freshman for the Kilgore Bulldogs at quarterback and looked across the line of ...

2017 going to be a tough year to top | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

By MITCH LUCAS. So many good times, so many special moments, in 2017, but only one can be number one, and that‘ ...

Bill titled ‘Sam’s Law’, named after Kilgore student, headed to Governor Abbott’s desk

Sam's Law (HB 684), known for a student at Kilgore High School, is headed to Governor Greg Abbott's desk for final approval.

Kilgore artist celebrates faces of East Texas | Lifestyles  Kilgore News Herald

A Kilgore artist is using his talent to lend a new perspective into the lives of unique East Texans.

East Texas school districts announced cancellations, delays following overnight storms  KLTV

The following schools have reported delayed starts for Thursday:

State/Natl/World News  Kilgore News Herald

Members of the Rusk County School will meet again next week to discuss allocating almost $1 million to local school districts, collected from a ...

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line KYTX

Student-athletes from all over the Piney Woods are taking their athletic and academic talents to the next level.

City hosts free dive-in movie celebration Saturday  Kilgore News Herald

City of Kilgore's raced the clock (and the weather) to get City Pool open this season – June 8 will mark the first week of regular operations for Summer 2019,

Goodbye to a newsroom cornerstone | Columnists  Kilgore News Herald

SHE was born in an era where women were not recognized in the world of business, especially when it meant putting themselves in to situations that could be ...

Schools canceling or delaying start times due to power outages

Some East Texas schools are starting classes late or canceling them all together on Thursday due to power outages from early-morning storms.

KHS sends 24 students to state for SkillsUSA | News  Kilgore News Herald

More than 20 Kilgore ISD students have advanced to the state level in the SkillsUSA competition with many participating for the first time.

KHS tops Texas third straight year | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

When Ducks Unlimited recently released its rankings for the best high school and university DU clubs, Kilgore High School DU lead the list for Texas.

Signing Day in East Texas: Who’s heading where?  KLTV

East Texas athletes are signing letters of intent Wednesday during National Signing Day.

Derrick lighting poised to kick-off holidays | Local News  Kilgore News Herald

The word “unique is usually tacked on incorrectly. When it comes to the lighting of downtown's star-topped derricks, however, the word works. “It's uniquely ...

KHS mourns senior killed in wreck May 5 | News  Kilgore News Herald

A 17-year-old Kilgore High School student was killed in a single-vehicle wreck early in the morning of Saturday, May 5.

Sabine High School senior accepted into Navy's nuclear program  Longview News-Journal

William Hardin believes his generation is afraid of hard work, and he wants to be different.

FFA project show set March 24 | News  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore FFA has been “fast and furious” since the start of the school year.

Kilgore's Victoria Shipman crowned Miss Gregg County | Gregg  Longview News-Journal

Victoria Shipman of Kilgore High School was crowned Miss Gregg County at the Gregg County Fair on Thursday night.

Giftedness knows no boundaries at KISD | News  Kilgore News Herald

When it comes to gifted and talented students, there is no one demographic that dominates the program.

Mother, daughter duo opens Vegan eatery | Local News  Kilgore News Herald

Veggie lovers rejoice: Kilgore is now home to its very first vegan restaurant.

Lady 'Dogs vs. Jasper at state tourney today  Kilgore News Herald

For the fourth straight year, a Kilgore High School soccer team has the opportunity to bring home a state championship.

ET Basketball: Former Pine Tree player, coach Dowdle dead at 63  Longview News-Journal

Remembered as a gentle giant with a huge heart and a fierce competitive spirit, Rick Dowdle was thought of fondly by those he came in contact with.

Charlotte Robins | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Services for Charlotte Robins, 65, of Longview, formerly of Kilgore, will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Trinity Assembly of God ...

Kilgore native recounts critical role in American Space Race  Kilgore News Herald

Alan Wylie grew up in Kilgore but had his sights set far beyond East Texas.

Diamond 'Dogs, Lady 'Dogs shellack Spring Hill | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

Both Kilgore High School diamond teams won key District 15-4A games for different reasons Monday night at Spring Hill High School in Longview – the games ...

East Texas high school cheerleading squads to face off at UIL Spirit Competition KYTX

TYLER, Texas — High school cheerleading squads from all across Texas will face off this week at the UIL Spirit State Championships in Fort Worth. Spirit is an ...

Young dancers meet Kilgore College Rangerettes, participate in halftime show  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — The floor of Masters Gym was crowded Saturday, as about 150 high school dancers took direction from an instructor who was showing — and ...

Kilgore teams win second-round games | Sports  Kilgore News Herald

Two years ago, both Kilgore High School soccer teams reached the UIL Class 4A state tournament in Georgetown. Neither brought home a championship that ...

Helping Hands of Kilgore provides food, other assistance  Longview News-Journal

When people are making difficult choices between buying medications or feeding their families in Kilgore, Helping Hands of Kilgore lives up to its name.

School News: Wednesday, Dec. 12 | Homework  Longview News-Journal

The High School and Middle School All Region Orchestras for Region IX and XXI performed a concert Dec. 1 at the Mickey Melton Auditorium at Longview High ...

East Texan to testify on proposed "Sam's Law" KYTX

Shari Dudo with The Purple Warriors of Texas will testify in Austin on behalf of "Sam's Law".

Main St. concert invites music lovers to chill Friday on Acre  Kilgore News Herald

For Sonya Waters, it's extremely important to draw different types of music to downtown Kilgore, the better to draw more and more members of the community to ...

Kilgore College makes major shifts in staff, organizations, campus facilities  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore College shuffled its staff this week and reorganized campus organizations and facilities. Among them, the oil museum has – at least temporarily ...

Epilepsy awareness measure Sam's Law heads to governor's desk with Senate approval  Longview News-Journal

Sam's Law, a measure named for a Kilgore high schooler that aims to increase training about and awareness of the dangers of epileptic seizures in Texas ...

'Sam's Law' officially filed KYTX

"Sam's Law" or HB-684, was inspired by Kilgore High School senior, Samantha Watkins. Sam was described as a bright young woman, who sadly lost her life ...

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