Kilgore

Jay Novacek stops by Kilgore, talks Cowboys

Jay Novacek was the tight end for three of the Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl wins. The Cowboy great was in Kilgore on Tuesday night.
Kilgore College OKs $55.5M plan; tax rate unchanged

Kilgore College OKs $55.5M plan; tax rate unchanged

Trustees adopted a $55.5 million spending plan for Kilgore College Monday and set a 15.4-cent tax rate that’s unchanged from this year’s levy.
East Texas Pump Jacks players receive honors

East Texas Pump Jacks players receive honors

Kilgore native Matthew Dickey, who set the single season record for stolen bases, shared Freshman of the Year honors with the release of the All-Texas Collegiate League Team.  
Nearly 300 students cross stage during Kilgore College summer graduation

Nearly 300 students cross stage during Kilgore College summer graduation

Kilgore College awarded 299 degrees and certificates during Thursday’s summer graduation ceremony — making this summer’s graduating class the largest in five years.
Cowboys on FOX 51 Friday night; Texans on KETK

Cowboys on FOX 51 Friday night; Texans on KETK

Call it a football double-header. FOX 51 will broadcast the Cowboys against the Raiders Friday night. Pregame at 8:00. Kickoff at 9:00.
KC budget sparks dispute over Longview expansion

KC budget sparks dispute over Longview expansion

A $55.5 million Kilgore College spending plan has revealed a philosophical dispute between a trustee and the college president over a potential expansion into Longview.
Dual credit hopefuls scramble to take placement exams

Dual credit hopefuls scramble to take placement exams

First time dual credit students are scrambling to take placement tests to prove their college readiness after the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board failed to set exemptions based on STAAR end of course exam scores.
Rossetta pitches Pump Jacks to shutout of Marshals

Rossetta pitches Pump Jacks to shutout of Marshals

Right-hander Nick Rossetta threw a complete-game shutout and the Pump Jacks bats stayed hot in an 8-0 win over Texas at Driller Park.
Pump Jacks hold off Strykers

Pump Jacks hold off Strykers

Leadoff man and Kilgore native Matthew Dickey put his name in the Pump Jacks’ record book, and Mark Mathias celebrated his 19th birthday with a two-hit, three-RBI night as East Texas held on for a 14-8 Texas Collegiate League win over The
Kilgore church starts "Samaritan Project"

Kilgore church starts "Samaritan Project"

A Kilgore church is looking to give back to the community. The Chandler Street Church of Christ recently started the "Samaritan Project."
Kilgore College police chief resigns effective Aug. 31

Kilgore College police chief resigns effective Aug. 31

Kilgore College Police Chief Martin Pessink has announced his resignation, and school officials say it is highly unlikely a replacement will be named before school starts.
KC is affordable option for West Rusk students making last-minute plans

KC is affordable option for West Rusk students making last-minute plans

With the uncertainty of scholarship money promised to West Rusk High School seniors, Kilgore College president Dr.
Kilgore man gets 35 years in child sex case

Kilgore man gets 35 years in child sex case

A Kilgore man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the sexual assault of a child who, prosecutors say, was younger than three years old at the time of the offense.
Kilgore Police investigating aggravated assault and possible attempted sexual assault

Kilgore Police investigating aggravated assault and possible attempted sexual assault

Kilgore Police are investigating an aggravated assault and a possible attempted sexual assault. It happened Saturday morning, Kilgore Police were called for a victim suffering from several injuries.
Pump Jacks pound Bombers, 16-7

Pump Jacks pound Bombers, 16-7

East Texas used its best offensive performance of the season to snap a four-game losing streak Tuesday night.