Winningest coach in KC history dies at 81

SHENIECE CHAPPELL Sports Editor Saturday morning KC lost a legacy  Saturday morning when former head football coach Jim Miller died in his sleep at the age of 81. “Kilgore College is the winningest college when it comes to football in Texas, and it’s mostly because of Coach Miller,” said Jimmy Rieves, athletic director. “He’s an […]

Student remembers tragic day in church

BRITTANI PFAU Co-Executive Editor They didn’t know to duck. They didn’t know they would be dodging bullets that day. Leslie Lee, Lone Star sophomore, was 8 years old when Alvin Lee King III burst into Daingerfield First Baptist Church on June 22, 1980, taking the lives of five people and injuring 10 more. Lee and […]

Courage under fire

Ashton Johnson Co-Executive Editor Registrar Staci Pollan Martin was so busy with her graduation duties last December that she did not hear about that morning’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., until it was mentioned in the prayer at the ceremony. Then the memories flooded back. “I know I must have gone pale […]

Home Run

JEREMY GARZA Staff Writer Last May when KC officials decided to add softball to the athletic department, they did not have to look terribly far for a head coach. Leslie Messina was head coach at Texarkana College for eight years, making quite a resumé for herself, that is until the athletic department was terminated to […]

Use common cents

When it comes to managing money on a savings account most people in our generation do not comprehend. Our generation tends to want the best of the best even if it means giving our last few dollars to get it. We need to learn that Social Security and retirement funds are not looking too great […]