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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Kilgore

Unbeaten season continues for Kilgore

The Kilgore Bulldogs were impressive in their third-round playoff game. The Ragin' Red scored the first 35 points. Kilgore blasted Frisco Lone Star, 56-21. The game at Forney was never in doubt.
Kilgore merchants plan special events for holiday shoppers

Kilgore merchants plan special events for holiday shoppers

Downtown Kilgore is expected to be flooded with holiday shoppers Saturday evening as crowds gather to take part in the city’s annual Mingle & Jingle, according to shop owners participating in this year’s event.

Jack Stallard talks about the unbeaten District of Doom

Jack Stallard, the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal, talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the toughest high school football district in Texas. The District of Doom.
East Texas Thanksgiving week playoff matchups

East Texas Thanksgiving week playoff matchups

It's time for some turkey. It's also time for some big time football. Time for the third week of the East Texas state high school football playoffs. Class 5A  Division II

Undefeated Kilgore talks after win over Kaufman

Benny Colbert, Kevrin Justice and head coach Mike Wood talked with KETK Friday night after their 21-14 win over Kaufman. Click the video above to see that interview.

Rain does not keep KETK from going live at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium

It was cold and rainy Friday night. But that did not keep Phil Kuchinsky from going live from Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. KETK was live at 6:00 with Kilgore coach Mike Wood.
Kilgore oil derricks lit despite festival cancellation

Kilgore oil derricks lit despite festival cancellation

For the first time since 2004, the oil derricks in Kilgore were lit for Christmastime without an organized celebration Thursday.
Kilgore man saw JFK limo on way to hospital

Kilgore man saw JFK limo on way to hospital

Sixteen-year-old Gerald Stanglin stood in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, watching in awe as President John F. Kennedy’s plane landed at Love Field.
Region 7 Curriculum Department in search of presenters for its 2014 Curriculum Conference

Region 7 Curriculum Department in search of presenters for its 2014 Curriculum Conference

Region 7 Education Service Center’s (ESC) Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA) Department is in search of teachers, administrators and other school leaders to present at its third annual curriculum conference being held June 11-12
Downtown Kilgore oil derrick lighting for Nov. 21 canceled due to potential weather threat

Downtown Kilgore oil derrick lighting for Nov. 21 canceled due to potential weather threat

The lighting of the downtown Kilgore oil derricks which officially kicks off the holiday season, has been canceled.
Kilgore group petitions to change liquor laws

Kilgore group petitions to change liquor laws

Organizers of the Kilgore Restaurant Group are seeking 1,000 signatures to change the system in which mixed alcoholic beverages are sold in the city’s restaurants.
Kilgore ISD to consider video conference meetings

Kilgore ISD to consider video conference meetings

Technology might change how school board meetings are conducted in an East Texas school district.

Kilgore still unbeaten; Bulldogs go to playoffs by upsetting Gilmer

How big was Kilgore's win over Gilmer? "I can't explain how it feels to me," said Kilgore defensive back Stefun Tatum.  "I wasn't expecting anything like this."
Kilgore officials join forces for 'Christmas Toy Drive 2013'

Kilgore officials join forces for 'Christmas Toy Drive 2013'

An annual holiday tradition for the Kilgore Police Department is a Christmas toy drive.
Kilgore jumps to 3A No. 2 after big win

Kilgore jumps to 3A No. 2 after big win

Kilgore’s 34-29 win over previous No. 1 Gilmer moved the Bulldogs up one spot in the Class 3A rankings on Monday with the release of the Associated Press high school poll.