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“Marcus Thornton Day” to be held in Kilgore Aug. 29

   Houston Rockets NBA player and KC alum Marcus Thornton will be returning to his former college on “Marcus Thornton Day,” Fri., Aug. 29. He will be recognized for his induction into the KC Athletics Hall of Fame. A meet-and-greet with Thornton will be held in Masters Gymnasium from 3 to 5 p.m. Kilgore Mayor […]

“Marcus Thornton Day” to be held in Kilgore Aug. 29

   Houston Rockets NBA player and KC alum Marcus Thornton will be returning to his former college on “Marcus Thornton Day,” Fri., Aug. 29. He will be recognized for his induction into the KC Athletics Hall of Fame. A meet-and-greet with Thornton will be held in Masters Gymnasium from 3 to 5 p.m. Kilgore Mayor […]

Henderson ISD Higher Education Center opens soon; Community invited to open house Aug. 20

Kilgore College is excited to announce the opening of the Henderson ISD Higher Education Center this fall at the former Central Elementary School building in Henderson. For the first time, all of KC’s initiatives in Henderson will be hosted in the same building: dual credit academic and workforce classes, Adult Education and Literacy (including GED […]

Texas Frightmare Weekend offers scary fun in Dallas

  Fans of horror cinema, culture and celebrities will gather for the 10th annual Texas Frightmare Weekend convention May 1 – 3, at the Hyatt Regency at the DFW Airport in Dallas, Texas. According to Texas Frightmare Weekend’s website, it is “arguably the largest horror convention in the nation.” Loyd and Sue Cryer began the […]

75 years of Rangerette history celebrated

The 75th annual Rangerette Revels will take place at 7 p.m Wednesday through Friday, and at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. The Rangerette’s show this year will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the award winning dance team. A select number of past Rangerettes have been selected to perform as 75th Anniversary All-Stars in […]

Fandoms unite for Kilgore Geekend

Geeks and nerds of all walks of life will come together in their common love of fandom in Kilgore. The second annual Killgore Geekend will be May 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Kilgore on Commerce Street. Kilkgore Geekend is being held to celebrate National Free Comic Book Day, which is held […]

Meerkat leading social media’s future

The age of technology has opened doors that weren’t even a thought just a few years ago. According to the Pew Research Center, in 2013, 80 percent of Americans owned a smartphone. Along with smartphones have come the rise of the app. Daily, people use popular apps such as Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. One of […]

Marijuana legalization a complex issue

With the legalization of marijuana becoming a hotter issue by the day, I wanted to get an interview with someone about it. Luckily for me, I saw that rapper/marijuana enthusiast/amateur philosopher Mod Sun was coming through Dallas on his tour to support his debut album Look Up. I got the chance to talk to him […]

REVIEW: ‘Love and Mercy’ makes me SMiLE

Anyone who knows me knows my favorite band is The Beach Boys, and my favorite musician is their leader, Brian Wilson. I first got deep into their music last November when I heard their album SMiLE, an album which wasn’t officially released until 45 years after its conception and recording. It was worth the wait, […]