Kilgore Council mum on noise ordinance

Kilgore Council mum on noise ordinance
Longview News-Journal
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 3:53pm

A couple’s proclamation that music from a downtown venue has been quieter for two weeks prompted the Kilgore City Council to silence Tuesday.

“If that’s the level they’d been at all this time, I would have never bothered to talk to the council in the first place,” East South Street resident Charles Woods told council members.

Woods and his wife, Carolyn, prompted the council to reconsider its noise ordinance with a series of appearances at council meetings in recent months.

The couple live 175 feet from the outdoor stage at The Back Porch, a Kilgore College area restaurant that began staging bands on Wednesdays and weekends a couple of years ago on a converted outdoor volleyball court.

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