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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Latinos en Acción help raise money for the KC Food Pantry

From all of us in Latinos en Accion, we want to say thank you to the KC Community for supporting our taco sale today. Your generosity helped us raise $227.00for the Student Food Pantry, and we also had some food items donated to the pantry. This event also created even more awareness for what the […]

Baptist Student Ministry travels to Mission Arlington, ministers to neighborhoods

  A group of students from KC’s Baptist Student Ministry participated in the outreach program, Rainbow Express, at Mission Arlington over Spring Break week. This program gave students an opportunity to be a part of the backyard Bible club Mission Arlington offers in their church. Students entered apartment complexes throughout the Arlington area to round […]

Fire Academy’s 100th class graduates March 29

 The KC Fire Academy will celebrate a milestone March 29 with its 100th graduation ceremony in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. KC will host a reception prior to the ceremony from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center for all former fire academy students and instructors. Following the reception, […]

‘Kilgogh’ Art Festival to take place in downtown Kilgore

  For the fifth year of the local ‘East Texas Arts Experience,’ KilGogh’s volunteer committee – part of the Kilgore Main Street Program – is crafting an evening art stroll and all-day arts festival downtown March 31 and April 1. In addition to the year’s private, pre-festival exhibition, organizers are bringing back family-friendly KidsGogh outdoor […]

Summer billing not split; Semesters must be paid in full

The summer semesters, Summer I and Summer II will be billed as one term in order to optimize financial aid and scholarships. Payment for all semesters, if registered for more than one semester during the summer, has to be made by May 3 to avoid all semesters being dropped for non-payment; however, if necessary, students […]

Input needed on potential Campus Carry policy

ACCORDING TO AN EMAIL SENT OUT BY HEATH CARIKER, KCPD CHIEF: A draft of the proposed KC Campus Carry Policy has been posted on the KC website at https://www.kilgore.edu/about/police-department-kcpd/campus-carry-sb-11-info .  This policy has been posted so that you may give your feedback if you wish to do so.  The policy has not yet been approved by the […]