Don’t be a drag just be a queen

  In class he is Blaise Wingo: a Longview freshman working diligently for his Certified Nursing Assistant certificate with the long term goal of becoming a Licensed Vocational Nurse. On stage however, he is “Gemini Alexander Brooks”, an award winning drag queen. Raised in a single parent household by his mother, Pamela Gordon, a former […]

KC honors military veterans

After a week of vying for votes, nominees wait at the front lines of the R.E. Saint John Memorial Stadium for the announcement of the 2016 King and Queen. Duke and Lulu flanked the sidelines, paws at the ready for their special day.  Last week voting for Homecoming King and Queen opened and the most […]

Concept by Design

In his play, Middletown, Will Eno provides us with a dark comedic look at the infinitely connected nature of our lives. Eno bookends seemingly mundane moments peppered with impressionistic existential accents. Our routine day today observations are infiltrated with splashes of absurdity as we are taken on a comedic pilgrimage throughout the many intersecting points […]

Making Middletown; Technical director prepares for newest production

  Question: As a newcomer to KC, how is your experience so far? Are you enjoying being a part of the KC team and do you plan on staying? A: KC has been wonderful; although, I’m no stranger to the campus.  I started making a yearly pilgrimage every summer for TSF back in 2011 so […]

Doubleheader does damage to KC Rangers

The Lady Rangers had their three-game win streak snapped Wednesday, Feb. 15 with an 88-75 loss to Tyler Junior College. The Lady Rangers fought against the Lady Apaches the entire game and lead through three quarters before being outscored 28-14 in the fourth quarter. Jade Thurmon, KC freshman guard, had a 28-point outing and added […]

Strive to be a positive influence for all

Every day our communities suffer from the lack of positive influences and true leadership. All it takes to conquer peace is to be wise and bold enough to take charge and spread the love. I strive every day to make sure I am contributing to whatever it takes to gain true success, and I want […]

Beat the Bug

Students and faculty members walk through a battlefield of sickness spreading like wildfire to the unarmed victims they encounter, but with the right guards of protection, one just might be safe from the contagious illnesses at war. Avoiding sickness should be an important responsibility that should be implemented by taking care of your overall health. […]

Three students succeed at All-State band competition

Three students from KC made All-State Band this year. The three students are Sarah Svehla, Caleb Bristow, and Lauren Warren. The requirements to be able to participate in the All-State Band are to learn a set of music, record it and send it off for judging in the fall semester. The band is made up […]

KC Risk Management makes the million mark

    Thursday, the KC Risk Management Institute was presented with a $100,000 grant reward check from Texas Mutual Insurance company. The funds are to provide to support workplace safety courses for community employers, workers, and the general public. Dr. Kay mentioned, “as a special note this is the tenth grant that we have received […]

Presidents Day practices patriotism

Washington died in 1799 and the following year, his birthday was a day of remembrance. During the late 1870s the date became a federal holiday. Many patriotic and historical groups use Presidents’ Day to stage celebrations, reenactments and other events. A number of school districts require teachers to focus on our nation’s presidents in the days leading […]