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Possible sale of former early childhood center on Kilgore College board agenda
The Kilgore College board of trustees is set to consider action Monday related to the college’s former early childhood center on Brook Drive. Trustees are scheduled to consult with an attorney in executive session regarding the property and then possibly take action on bids for it in open session.
Editorial: Longview ISD has questions to answer on charter schools proposal
More information is needed on Longview ISD proposal. Is it good news that Longview ISD is hoping to team with the charter school network known as East Texas Advanced Academies to manage more than half the district’s campuses?
Police: Longview man dies after being struck by vehicle
A Longview man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Saturday on West Marshall Avenue. Police responded to the wreck at 6:37 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of West Marshall Avenue, according to police.
'Stuff the Stocking' closes Main Street seasonal events
Last-minute Christmas shoppers will find plenty of help Dec. 22 during Kilgore Main Street’s final Christmas Under the Stars event of 2018. For Stuff the Stocking, select downtown retailers and restaurants will be waiting for customers with some the-clock-is-ticking discounts and dining options.
VIDEO: Kilgore police searching for suspect who broke into fried chicken restaurant
KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - Kilgore police are searching for a suspect who broke into a chicken restaurant. Police say the suspect broke into Johnny Ozark’s Fried Chicken on Dec. 5.
Kilgore News Herald joins M. Roberts Media Family
The Kilgore News Herald has been acquired by M. Roberts Media, owner of The Marshall News Messenger, The Longview News-Journal, Tyler Morning Telegraph and other newspapers. Jerry Pye will assume duties as publisher of the Kilgore News Herald. He also oversees The Marshall News Messenger and The Pan
Kilgore police lieutenant doubles as 'Signing Santa'
An action figure. A baby doll. A remote control truck and a scooter. These are the things many children would like to ask Santa Claus for at Christmastime but the children of the Longview Regional Day School for the Deaf ask for them in a unique way.
1 seriously injured in Longview crash, results in death
LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - Saturday, at approximately 6:37 PM, the Longview Police Department responded to an accident with injuries in the 1100 block of W. Marshall Ave. According to Longview PD, the crash involved a 2009 Pontiac G6 and a pedestrian. The vehicle was traveling west bound in the outsid
Substitutes in demand at Kilgore ISD
Kilgore ISD is accepting applications for substitute teachers and school staff say these teachers are a vital part of the district’s day-to-day functions. KISD Director of Human Resources Amy Broaddus said substitute teachers help students continue to learn when their regular teachers are not in the
Kilgore choir members make 'trip of a lifetime'
A choir from Kilgore sang in the holidays at their debut in the Big Apple in November. On November 17, First Baptist Church Worship Minister David Berryhill and 35 members of the FBC choir traveled to New York City to perform in a choir 200 voices strong in the first Christmas concert of the season
Kilgore auto dealership hit with hoax bomb threat demanding $20K in bitcoin
KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - A Kilgore auto dealership got hit with a hoax bomb threat that demanded a payment of $20,000 in bitcoin late Thursday morning. “We pretty much knew it was a hoax as soon as we saw the e-mail,” said Paul Rowand, the sales manager for All Star Kilgore Ford.
Homicide investigation opened in Smith Co. after man found dead with gunshot wound
SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a homicide on the 2700 block of Old Gladewater. According to the sheriff's office, deputies received a call to the scene at about 8 a.m. Saturday. When deputies arrived, they found a male in his 40s dead.
Kilgore Police release new video of a suspect breaking into fast food restaurant
KILGORE, TX (KETK) - Kilgore Police is asking for the publics help with identifying a subject who broke into Johnny Ozark's Fried Chicken on Wednesday, December 5th. In surveillance video posted on their Facebook page, it appears to show a man breaking in through the drive-thru window. Once the susp
Kilgore News Herald joins M. Roberts Media family; biweekly newspaper will enhance Longview-based company’s coverage of East Texas
LONGVIEW – The Kilgore News Herald has been acquired by M. Roberts Media, owner of the Longview News-Journal, Tyler Morning Telegraph, The Marshall News Messenger and other newspapers.
Gladewater man indicted on aggravated assault, arson charges
GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Gregg County Grand Jury indicted a Gladewater man charged with aggravated assault and arson. According to court records, 38-year-old Brian Kennedy was indicted by the Grand Jury for the 124th District Court when they met on Dec. 12-13. He was indicted on an aggravated ass
The Signing Santa takes kid’s wish lists at Longview elementary school
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Some kids need a little extra communication when it comes to talking to Santa. Children who have hearing loss may have a hard time expressing what they want for Christmas. And Longview Independent School District and the Kilgore Police Department teamed up to make sure Santa go
East Texas man enters guilty plea in connection with Gregg County drunk-driving death
LONGVIEW — A Longview man has entered a guilty plea in connection with a 2017 drunk-driving death in Gregg County. According to Gregg County judicial records, Danny Clayton Lee, 63, pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle on Friday in the 124th District Court of Judge Alfonso Char
@play calendar for Dec. 13 to 19
Dan Rocha, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, The Back Porch, 902 Broadway Blvd., Kilgore. Information: (903) 984-8141, thebackporchkilgore.com . The Gladewater Opry, 7 p.m. Dec. 14, The Gladewater Opry, 108 E Commerce, Gladewater. Featuring Josh Davis and Christmas with Elvis. Cost: Adults $10. Information: www.thegl
ET basketball: Lobos roll to easy tournament victories, more
■ LOBOS ROLL TO EASY VICTORIES: MOUNT PLEASANT — The Longview Lobos scored two decisive wins Thursday in opening round play at the TRMC Tiger Town Tournament. Phillip Washington poured in a game-high 17 points and Zach McGee pitched in 14 points as the Lobos coasted to a 75-38 pounding of the Pittsb
Email bomb threat quickly ruled fake
A local business was briefly caught up in a “swatting” incident dotting North America today as dire emails warned businesses and agencies across the country to pay a $20,000 Bitcoin ransom or face the consequences – a bomb that had already been planted.