June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Kilgore College mourning loss of Rangerettes’ second director, Deana Bolton Covin

The Kilgore College Rangerettes organization lost one of its pioneers June 28 with the passing of the Rangerettes' second director, Deana Bolton Covin, at age 94.Covin joined the KC faculty in 1966 as cheerleader sponsor and physical education instru More...

Sparks will fly during Fridays After 5 concert

There may not be any fireworks on the schedule, but the City of Kilgore still plans to open Fourth of July weekend with a bang. More...

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DAILY DIGEST

MONDAY THE ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at Arabella of Kilgore, 2103 Chandler St. THE ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING of the Old Shiloh Cemetery is scheduled for 10 a.m. More...

Advice & Entertainment

FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

HOROSCOPE

ARIES (March 21-April 19) ... You have a lot to offer. In the past few months, you might have done some self-reflection and deep thinking about your actions. This period will be ending soon, so consider taking action. More...

Mystery seven-year itch: Is it shingles?

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past seven years, I have had an itch under my shoulder blade on my back. It stretches from the left side to the center. There is no rash or anything visible on the skin; it just itches all the time. More...

Sports

KBBA 10's, 12's to state; MP teams in state this weekend

14's are still swinging

Kilgore has two more teams – its 10-year-old all-stars and 12-yearold all-stars – headed to state tournaments in a couple of weeks, and a pair of machine pitch teams who play this weekend. More...

Joe Ray wins club title; 4th busy on course

Joe Ray held off challenges from Tom Watson and John Patterson over the weekend to claim the Meadowbrook Golf and Events Center’s men’s club championship. More...

Sabine's Taylor shifts to boys; new v'ball coach hired

Cantrell girls basketball coach; Barrow, Sharp return for football

There will be a few new faces – and some familiar ones, as well – back on the sidelines for Sabine High School sports in the upcoming school year. New to the school will be Kristen Reaves, who will take over as head volleyball coach. More...

Former Rangerette director Deana Bolton Covin personified perfection

Visitation for the organization's second director will be Thursday, funeral Friday

In 1979 Deana Bolton Covin did the unimaginable: She continued the Kilgore College Rangerette organization after founder Gussie Nell Davis’ retirement.The organization’s second director, who spent 14 years at the helm, died Tuesday at the age of 94. More...

City water-flow may affect taste, odor

With flows increasing in the water system, the interior of the pipes may be disturbed and cause the water to have a red, yellow, or brown tint. More...

11th hour effort aims to preserve entryway

KC: Campaign can't succeed under law

Supporters of the former Kilgore Heights Elementary School have begun a last-ditch effort to save the building’s façade from demolition, but the effort seems unlikely to succeed. More...

Construction, demo projects continue at KISD

Kilgore ISD Chief Financial Officer Revard Pfeffer asked the district’s board to pray for the completion of two cafeteria projects. “We are on task, but right on task,” he told the board during its regular meeting Monday evening. More...

KILGOROUND

“When I figured out how to work my grill, it was quite a moment. I discovered that summer is a completely different experience when you know how to grill.” – Taylor Swift More...

Local

New eatery offers Floridian fare

As local eateries go, Jeanna Bryan is certainly off the beaten path, but she has a growing cadre of customers converts leading diners to her door. Case in point: Omera Davison. More...

Letters to the Editor

Regarding the Kilgore Heights School Demolition! It very well saddens me! I went to school there. My 1st grade teacher was Ms. London. My 6th grade teacher was Mrs. Choice. Good memories! I lived on Houston St. by the old filling station facing S. More...

City urges fireworks safety

It is the time of the year to celebrate our Nation's birthday, and the Fourth of July would not be complete without some fireworks. More...

Obituaries

Deana Bolton Covin

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, July 1, at 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Kilgore with Rev. Darwood Galaway and Dr. Bill Holda officiating. Mrs. Covin passed away at her home in Kilgore on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. More...

JOSHUA LYNN RIDDLES

Funeral services for Mr. Joshua Lynn Riddles, 23, of Kilgore will be held Saturday, July 2, at 3 p.m. at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Bro. Mark Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at the Hickory Grove Cemetery. More...

LINDA JONES

Linda Lea Jones, 69, died Monday, June 27, 2016 at her home in Kilgore. Services for Mrs. Jones are Friday, July 1, at 2 p.m. in The Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Interment will be in Danville Cemetery following the service. More...













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