POSTED: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:08am
UPDATED: Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:18am
Kilgore, TX — The closing of Kilgore Crisis Center four months ago has not significantly boosted the number of abused spouses seeking shelter at a sister shelter in Longview, officials report.
The Kilgore Crisis Center, adjacent to Kilgore College near the Texas Shakespeare Festival building, closed Sept. 9 after state auditors discovered payroll discrepancies resulting in a roughly $130,000 debt.
Shelter Director Bob Caster said the financial blow was hard enough to make bankruptcy the only way forward. The financial discrepancies involved payroll accounts from 2007 and 2008.
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