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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.



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 ...



Wilton Jones  Kilgore News Herald

Services for Wilton Ira Jones, 85, of Kilgore will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church of Kilgore. Burial will follow at the ...



Janie Ruth Baton Finney  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. She attended ...



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 ...



Alma Jean Adams  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. Rufus Thorn ...



Authorities say threat made against Kilgore High School  EastTexasMatters.com

The Kilgore Police Department said in a Facebook post that a threat had been made against Kilgore High School Wednesday, but that "the campus was secured ...



Schools canceling or delaying start times due to power outages  EastTexasMatters.com

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



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



2018 seniors offer signs of things to come for youngsters  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore High School seniors high-five the students of Kilgore Primary School Monday morning as the children cheer them on during the second annual Senior ...



Kilgore tennis starts fall season  Kilgore News Herald

The pursuit of a team championship will again drive the Kilgore High School tennis team, and head coach Jason Maroney, as the Bulldogs begin their fall ...



Parents applaud new drug tests at Kilgore High School to combat rampant drug problem  CBS19.tv KYTX

A random drug testing policy will now go into place for Kilgore High School after the KISD Board of Trustees voted on Monday. This is to help combat a serious ...



High school football: Palestine needs to 'lay it on the line' versus Kilgore  Palestine Herald Press

KILGORE — There's plenty riding on tonight's District 10-4A-I game between the Palestine and Kilgore High School football teams.



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.



ROBERT MILLS GRIFFIN, JR.  Kilgore News Herald

Services for Bob Griffin, 72 of Longview, Texas will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 28, 2019 at Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore. Mr. Mills died Thursday, ...



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 ...



Former Gladewater chief named Kilgore ISD interim superintendent  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Former Gladewater ISD Superintendent Mike Morrison was appointed as Kilgore ISD's interim superintendent Friday night.



Sam Watkins’ friends and family memorialize her with tournament and scholarship  KLTV

Samantha Watkins' memory lives on in tournament for scholarship.



Kilgore ISD trustees choose superintendent search firm | Gregg  Longview News-Journal

Kilgore ISD board members hired a firm Monday to assist them in their search for a permanent superintendent.



Pay set for Kilgore ISD interim superintendent | Gregg  Longview News-Journal

Kilgore ISD and its interim superintendent have agreed on a daily salary in lieu of the board hiring a permanent chief.



High school soccer: Palestine tops Kilgore, district begins tonight  Palestine Herald Press

KILGORE — Through the years, the Kilgore High School soccer team has provided Palestine with a good foil.



APPETITE FOR ART  Kilgore News Herald

The Rotisserie Rickshaw is the second piece in the 'Edible Carnival.' Pioneered and constructed by Russell Bauer, he's partner with Kilgore native Ayrton ...



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 ...



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  CBS19.tv 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 ...



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 ...



Man dies after being struck by train in Kilgore  KLTV

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - Police say a man died Sunday evening when he was struck by a train in Kilgore. The man was struck while crossing over the tracks near ...



KHS mourns senior killed in wreck May 5  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. Jasmine Victoria Murillo was pronounced ...



Group invites investors in KHS students' safety on prom night  Kilgore News Herald

Reaching out to the community, Kilgore High School prom organizers are looking for financial support to help ensure students can enjoy the evening – safely.



Parents applaud new drug tests  Kilgore News Herald

Shannon Thompson, KISD substitute teacher and father of KISD students, addresses the Board of Trustees on Monday evening about his concerns with campus ...



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 ISD trustees hold off on superintendent designation, on board with Orgill expansion  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — After a lengthy executive session, Kilgore ISD trustees did not designate an acting superintendent Monday night, and the board gave the outgoing ...



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

WE (REALLY) ARE THE CHAMPIONS -- Kilgore High's boys soccer program broke through in 2017 to win its first-ever state championship. The Bulldogs were in ...



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 ...



Manufacturing academy hires Kilgore native as inaugural director  Longview News-Journal

A Kilgore native whose background includes education and industry will lead the inaugural semester for the East Texas Advanced Manufacturing Academy.



A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS: East Texas teen dies in car accident  easttexasmatters.com

We've heard the saying before, "His or her life was taken too soon."



David Taylor  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. ...



Oktoberfest returns to downtown Kilgore | @Play  Longview News-Journal

Kilgore Main Street Oktoberfest will take place from 1 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 in historic downtown Kilgore.



Rose Marie Johnson | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Rose was born on September 25, 1957 in Kilgore, Texas to the late Landry W. Johnson Sr. and Rosie Mae Robinson. She passed on July 13, ...



Clardy files 'Sam's Law' to equip educators to help students with epilepsy, seizures; named for late Kilgore student Samantha Watkins  Longview News-Journal

The state representative for Rusk County is looking for a Senate sponsor on a bill to equip teachers and school nurses to recognize and give first aid to students ...



Kilgore's SAFFE Day about fun, learning for those with special needs  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — For the past seven years, Samantha Sheridan and her family never knew that activities, food and fire safety learning geared for children and adults ...



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

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



East Texas high school cheerleading squads to face off at UIL Spirit Competition  CBS19.tv 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 ...



Bill Adamson | Obituaries | news-journal.com  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Services for longtime civic leader and respected businessman, William Lewis “Bill” Adamson, 76, of Longview will be 3:00 pm Monday, May 21, ...



Derrick lighting poised to kick-off holidays  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 ...



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.



Speeding stop sparked fatal pursuit  Kilgore News Herald

A Kilgore High School senior died late Sunday night in a wreck in Henderson, leaving many here in mourning and asking 'Why?' after the youth reportedly led ...



Coghlan leaves lasting legacy of support for Longview, Kilgore College  Longview News-Journal

Peggy Coghlan left Longview better than she found it. Coghlan, 89, died Thursday after a lifetime spent in *service* to her community and dedicated to education.



Kilgore High School junior invited to perform at Carnegie Hall  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Jacob Stone was in sixth grade when he first picked up a bass violin, trying out all of the string instruments before deciding which one he wanted to.



Whitehouse Jr. High student arrested for threat against school  EastTexasMatters.com

A Whitehouse Junior High student has been arrested following a threat made at their school earlier this week.



Kilgore church special needs ministry spreading the good word in growing vacation Bible school  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Meredeth Brown beamed at a small sea of friendly faces Tuesday night, in the Family Life Center at Kilgore's First Christian Church.



Former district court judge Alvin Khoury dies  Kilgore News Herald

Former 124th District Court Judge Alvin Khoury died Wednesday morning at age 82. Khoury was also a past president of the Kilgore Chamber of Commerce ...



'Birthday Bash' produces donations to Kilgore College Food Pantry  Longview News-Journal

From staff reports. News-Journal Sports Editor Jack Stallard's birthday was a win for fitness — and for the Kilgore College Food Pantry. Stallard, who has lost 130 ...



KICK-STARTERS  Kilgore News Herald

Meghan Shuckenbrock, of Plano, gets a hug as she strikes the K-girl pose at the Rangerette Sign Drop. Shuckenbrock, with 35 other young women, will be the ...



William “Bill” Adamson  Kilgore News Herald

Services for longtime civic leader and respected businessman William Lewis “Bill” Adamson, 76, of Longview will be 3 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Mobberly Baptist ...



NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: East Texas student-athletes sign the dotted line  CBS19.tv KYTX

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



Richard M. (Dick) Bass | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Richard M. (Dick) Bass passed away on November 6, 2018 in Longview, TX after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born April ...



Cathy Taylor Schleier | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Cathy Taylor Schleier, a deeply-loved, one of a kind spirit, passed away on April 30th, 2018, at the age of 65 years old at her home in Kilgore, TX.



KISD community mourns student  Kilgore News Herald

Samantha Watkins, who was the 2016 PASS duchess for Kilgore High School, waves to the crowd during September's Homecoming Parade. Watkins died ...



We are grateful  Kilgore News Herald

AS the storms raged through East Texas in the wee hours of the morning on Thursday, first responders were hitting the ground running before the winds ...



FFA project show set March 24  Kilgore News Herald

Kilgore High School ag teacher Kristin Pieper uses clippers to prepare a pig for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Students will show their animal and ag ...



East Texan to testify on proposed "Sam's Law"  CBS19.tv KYTX

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



Season, seniors hailed at banquet  Kilgore News Herald

REASON TO CELEBRATE -- Kilgore head football coach and athletic director Mike Wood (right) honored the 2017 Bulldogs with his comments at the annual ...



Wanda Renshaw McKinney | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Services for Wanda Joy McKinney, 86, of Kilgore will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend ...



Praying for Samantha  Kilgore News Herald

Rev. Eric Love, of New Birth Fellowship Church, leads a group of Kilgore ISD students, employees and community members in prayer Friday at Kilgore High ...



How Sweet It Is: Wedding ring back on Kilgore woman's hand after missing 8 months  Longview News-Journal

It took a hobby that turned into an obsession, but Cheyenne Kirkpatrick's wedding band is finally back where it belongs after eight months.



'Sam's Law' officially filed  CBS19.tv 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 ...



Linda Edwards  Kilgore News Herald

A Celebration of Life for Linda Brown Edwards, 67, of Kilgore will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 22, in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with ...



Rangerette forever: Dallas-area woman one of earliest dance line members  Longview News-Journal

At 95, former Rangerette Jo Pruitt Sparks Summers is still alive — just not high kicking anymore.



Miss Gregg County pageant on Thursday  Longview News-Journal

Miss Gregg County will be crowned Thursday night from among the representatives of the county's seven public high schools.



Ex-Kilgore ISD superintendent arrested on prostitution charge  Longview News-Journal

A former longtime Kilgore ISD superintendent was arrested Thursday on a prostitution charge.



Former Kilgore teacher indicted on improper relationship charge  Longview News-Journal

A former Kilgore High School coach and teacher has been indicted on three child sex abuse counts, Gregg County District Attorney Carl Dorrough's office ...



East Texas football players and coaches help make inaugural East Texas Coaches Association Spring Combine a success  Tyler Morning Telegraph

KILGORE — Football players and coaches from across East Texas gathered at Kilgore High School on Thursday evening for the inaugural East Texas Coaches ...



Memorial service planned for former longtime Pine Tree basketball coach  CBS19.tv KYTX

LONGVIEW, Texas — Pine Tree Independent School District will hold a memorial *service* for beloved former boy's basketball coach Rick Dowdle. Dowdle died ...



Kilgore's boys' soccer team members receive symbol of championship success  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — David Garcia is still limping and wears a walking cast thanks to a gruesome leg injury suffered in a state semifinal soccer match back in April.



Fandom-fest invades theater next weekend  Kilgore News Herald

The community's fifth annual Geekend boasts a wide-array of activities, events and special guests in two days of entertainment downtown May 5-6 at the Texan ...



Two killed in head-on wreck on 259 Bypass  Kilgore News Herald

Emergency responders work the scene of a fatal wreck on the Hwy. 259 Bypass Sunday afternoon – 19-year-old Dakota Harris of Kilgore and Mary Cameron, 79 ...



LOOKING BACK  Kilgore News Herald

A pair of Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation's memorial derricks stand in the fading light. KHPF celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017. NEWS HERALD ...



ET Basketball: Kilgore holds off Australia in Oil Belt tourney  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — The Kilgore Bulldogs simply had one too many weapons for Southern Australia on Thursday in the opening round of the Oil Belt Basketball ...



Editorial: East Texans get high marks for work this legislative session  Longview News-Journal

Northeast Texas' representatives to the state Legislature have not always been the most energetic or productive group. State senators from this area have been ...



Warrant details allegations against Kilgore coach | Police  Longview News-Journal

A teacher and coach at Kilgore High School is accused of inappropriately touching a student, according to a warrant for his arrest filed Wednesday.



Family, community remember Kilgore teen killed in wreck  Longview News-Journal

A Kilgore teenager remembered "as a light" by his family and the community died Saturday from injuries sustained in an April car wreck.



Alumni seek preservation of Kilgore Heights slated for teardown  Longview News-Journal

Gaylynn Ellerd was just a first-grader at Kilgore Heights Elementary School when President John F. Kennedy was shot in 1963, but she still remembers the ...



East Texas school district finally pays up for bullying lesbian student athlete  CultureMap Austin

An East Texas school district has finally settled a lawsuit filed by a former student who was forced to reveal her sexual identity in 2009. Skye Wyatt wa.



East Texas mother pushing for organ donation after daughter helps others  KLTV

An East Texas mother is hoping to begin her goal this new year of increasing awareness about organ donation.



Chamber orchestra brings classics to KCCA Saturday  Kilgore News Herald

The Kilgore Chamber Orchestra takes the stage of Dodson Auditorium Saturday night, featuring Merrie King, Russell Lewis, Emilio Paaz, Shannon Roberts, ...



Three vie for Pct. 4 commissioner  Kilgore News Herald

Three people have chosen to run for the vacant Gregg County Pct. 4 commissioner post. John Mathis held the office through December with his retirement ...



Community rallied for neighbors in tragic losses  Kilgore News Herald

Rescuers patrol Turkey Creek along Horseshoe Drive March 9. Scores of homes were evacuated and dozens damaged in local flooding. NEWS HERALD ...



Business digest: Sunday, April 8, 2018 | Local  Longview News-Journal

Whitehurst is TB&T Employee of Year. Erin Whitehurst was honored as 2017 Employee of the Year at Texas Bank and Trust Co., according to an announcement ...



'Bubba T' found safe  Kilgore News Herald

Rusk County Sheriff's Deputies, Rescue Unit personnel and volunteers update plans in their search for Christopher "Bubba T" Terry. NEWS HERALD photo by ...



Adam Hugh Richardson  Kilgore News Herald

Services for Adam Richardson, 44, of Kilgore will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 11, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with the Very ...



Area high school students compete in Kilgore College welding contest  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — Longview High School senior Armando Arroyo spent Friday and the past two weeks conjoining two pieces of metal in hopes of securing a college ...



Kilgore remembers C.B. Dansby School educators, set to be demolished  Red River Radio

In Kilgore, Texas, demolition work is set to begin on C.B. Dansby High School that was built around 1930. The former all-black school was closed by.



Trey Hattaway announces candidacy for Gregg County district clerk  KLTV

At a special press conference, Trey Hattaway of Kilgore, Texas, announced his candidacy for the office of Gregg County District Clerk in the upcoming 2018 ...



Rangerette daughter pursuing dance dream on own merits  Longview News-Journal

Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories profiling East Texas high school graduates.



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