Kilgore

Freshmen vie for coveted spot on Kilgore College Rangerette drill team

Freshmen vie for coveted spot on Kilgore College Rangerette drill team

Freshman Michaela Ellis said Sunday that she has been preparing all summer to achieve a spot on the iconic Kilgore College Rangerettes.

East Texas Entrepreneurs Group inspires startup growth

A group in East Texas is helping entrepreneur's start their own business.two successful businesses men put their heads together to help others start their own dream.

DA: Third manslaughter charge to be filed Tuesday in fatal Kilgore crash

Two young children and their mother were killed in a Kilgore crash on Loop 259 near Dudley Road. Authorities said a woman was driving in the wrong direction, possibly drunk.
Kilgore developing six-field baseball complex with cost between $1.5M and $2.2M

Kilgore developing six-field baseball complex with cost between $1.5M and $2.2M

The city of Kilgore is looking to complete a six-field baseball complex — aimed at attracting tournaments to the town — in time for spring ball.
Restoring spirit back into a historic Kilgore neighborhood

Restoring spirit back into a historic Kilgore neighborhood

One Kilgore man came home from years of internationally touring in music to a neighborhood he doesn't remember. Closed down businesses, boarded up houses, pot hole filled roads.
Crime Stoppers attempting to identify alleged ETX thieves

Crime Stoppers attempting to identify alleged ETX thieves

Authorities released photos of two women Thursday afternoon in hopes of identifying a pair of alleged thieves.

Jack Stallard talks about the Pump Jacks

He is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about the start of the second half of the season for the East Texas Pump Jacks.
Kilgore amends noise ordinance

Kilgore amends noise ordinance

Kilgore residents now have a simplified noise ordinance after council members voted Tuesday to cut subjective language from the document.
Actors had long journey to Texas Shakespeare Festival

Actors had long journey to Texas Shakespeare Festival

Texas Shakespeare Festival Founder Raymond Caldwell thought the two actors sitting across the table from him at Chili’s in Kilgore almost a year and a half ago were jesting with him.

Local church offers special needs VBS

Sometimes churches are unaware they're leaving a group of children out during vacation bible school, but First Christian Church in Kilgore is an exception.
Kilgore man accused of burglarizing several vehicles

Kilgore man accused of burglarizing several vehicles

Police arrested a Kilgore man early Saturday morning after he allegedly stole items from multiple vehicles.
Police and fire officials on patrol to make 4th of July safe

Police and fire officials on patrol to make 4th of July safe

Local Sheriff's Departments, Police and Fire Departments say they will be out in full force this weekend, some agencies even doubling officers on patrol.
Pumps Jacks end first half of season

Pumps Jacks end first half of season

Carlos Contreras and Chase Daughdrill proved to be a two-man wrecking crew on Wednesday at Driller Park.
Kilgore PD: Man arrested after 'tree worshipping'

Kilgore PD: Man arrested after 'tree worshipping'

A man was arrested overnight after he began acting strange and worshipping forestry in Kilgore.
Kilgore’s Torrence looking for win at Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

Kilgore’s Torrence looking for win at Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

Although his Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster hasn’t exactly overwhelmed the competition in its last three appearances on the Mello Yello Tour, Kilgore native Steve Torrence knows that a strong effort in this week’s eighth annual