M.A.D.D. hosts 5K walk on campus

Mothers Against Drunk Driving hosted a fundraising 5K walk at KC, Saturday, March 31. During the awards ceremony several teams were recognized including Top Team and Top Earner. After the ceremony, walkers began their circuits of the campus finishing back at Miller Plaza. Featured at the walk was a pinwheel garden where those who had […]

Scholarship auditions set for Saturday, April 8

The KC Dance Department will hold an open scholarship audition for dance majors at 10 a.m. Saturday,  April  8, at the Parks Fitness Center, PE 106. The audition is based on a class which will include ballet, modern dance, and jazz. No prepared material is necessary. Required dress for the audition is a leotard and […]

Cast list released for production, ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

  Guest Director Jason Richards is a KC alum with a love for theatre.  He and the KC theatre department will present Neil Simon’s classic American comedy, “Brighton Beach Memoirs” beginning April 20 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. Richards has a long history in theater and said “It is why I’m on […]

Food for fines: Library offers alternative to paying late book fees

  The Randolph C. Watson Library will begin accepting food for fines on Monday, April 17. Any student who owes a fine on a library book may bring several containers of shelf stable food or personal hygiene items to the circulation desk to pay for their fine. Books that have been lost will not be […]

Rangers take down Paris, still one-half game behind TJC

The Rangers swept a windy double-header Wednesday against Paris Junior College to climb into sole possession of second place with a 14-4 record in Region XIV, East Division. In the first match, Ranger pitcher Katy Worrell shut out the Dragons 3-0 in seven innings, for her 15th win. Worrell allowed three hits and struck out […]

Finding love; a guide to loving yourself

The 21st century has turned women more savage and men into more sensitive human beings, but what has caused this switch up of roles and the desperate need for a superficial relationship with someone just to say that you two are together? Social media has put the spotlight on a number of popular couples such […]

iProtocol: Phone Etiquette

Cell phones are everywhere and it seems that everyone has one. From those as young as six to octogenarians, a cell phone seems to be permanently attached to their hands. With this popularity comes a new set of problems; when and where it is appropriate to use them? A cell phone can be used to […]

KC Fire Academy celebrates 100th graduation

  KC Fire Academy graduated 18 students during its 100th graduation celebrated Wednesday, March 29. The ceremony was preceded by a reception hosted for all former KC Fire Academy students, instructors and members of the previous 100 classes. About 60 people attended, including a firefighter musical ensemble. The former students, many who now hold jobs […]

The Flare takes on TIPA

  KC student Tina Marie Reed brought home Photographer of the Year among Div. 2 schools at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association meeting held March 30-April 1 in Dallas. In their respective divisions, the Ranger Yearbook took third in Overall Excellence and The Flare Newspaper received honorable mention in Overall Excellence against two-year colleges and […]

Review: Revels 2017 ‘The Sky’s the Limit’

Photo by Tiffany Johnson The ’Rettes dazzle Dodson Auditorium with the production of Revels, “The Sky’s the Limit” while paying tribute to the late Deana Bolton-Covin, the second instructor of the Rangerettes, who died during the summer of 2016. When you jump on the ‘Rette Jet 767, buckle up and brace yourself for airport glitz […]

Women succeed in journalism over time despite lack of diversity

The first newspaper was printed in 1690 in Boston, Massachusetts. Printer Benjamin Harris published “Publick Occurrences” without the special leave and license needed and the paper was confiscated and destroyed. •Less than 100 years later, on January 4, 1739, Elizabeth Timothy became the first female in the American colonies to become the sole publisher of […]

March recognizes women throughout history

  March is Women’s History Month, a month to celebrate women in our society who have contributed to the advancement of the world. Established in 1978 by the Education Task Force of Sonoma County Commission in California, the “Women’s History Week” celebration takes place around the week of March 8, International Women’s Day. When other […]