Relay Rangers sell potatoes

The KC Relay Rangers team are gearing up for the 15th annual potato bake. Jennifer Quine and Jeannie Butler are co-captains of the event. “It’s about cancer awareness, education and fundraising,” Quine said. Place your orders by noon Monday Feb. 27. For tickets, contact Jennifer Quine or Jeannie Butler at 903-987-3892 or jquine@kilgore.edu. The KC […]

KCPD reports campus crime, reward for conviction

02/01/2017 – CRIMINAL TRESPASS WARNING KCPD officers received a phone call advising that males were planning on staying in a female room located at the Quads residence halls. They arrived on the scene and escorted two males out of the room. One was a student who received a loitering citation, the other, not a student, […]

Students style the homeless

Every Saturday, between 200 and 300 homeless individuals find relief from hunger at Jesus Burger, located at 2101 E. Marshall Ave. in Longview. Every third weekend of the month, the trip comes with a free haircut, thanks to KC cosmetology instructor Wesley Brasher and his students. As buses bring in those living on the highways, […]

Golden Gloves: Boxer fights in the ring, influenced by grandmother

  Hands sweating from the warmth inside of his gloves, he fidgets his fingers the tiniest bit just to make it more comfortable. The crowd surrounding the ring becomes drowned out and the noise inside of his head becomes more of a flowing noise of the voices of his grandmother and coach while he concentrates […]

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 […]

Enrollment increases seven percent in one year

Numbers rise in the Registrar’s office as enrollment numbers increase seven percent from the 2016 Spring semester. This semester the registrar reported 5,354 for unofficial enrollment on the 12th class day. Last Spring semester there were 5,006 reported enrolled in KC classes. “We’re extremely pleased with our enrollment numbers this semester,” said Dr. Brenda Kays, […]

Graduation application deadline in May

Deadline is fast approaching for the graduates this May. The excitement of it all can overshadow one of the important requirements many students over look. “Surprisingly students end up not ready to graduate” said Pam Gatton in counseling, Many students fail to realize that the computer competency test must be completed in order to graduate […]

Club news

PTK Phi Theta Kappa sent out 400 invitations to students this week to join PTK. If a student feels they qualify, but didn’t get an invitation, please contact Michele Daniels mdaniels@kilgore.edu. Qualifications for PTK: 12 hours of coursework in the previous semester, grade point average of 3.5. Benefits to joining PTK are scholarships, honors program, […]

Three students succeed at All-State 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 and send it off for judging in fall semester. The band is made up of musicians […]

Preview Day introduces prospective students

Butterflies and excitement are in every high school graduate’s thoughts as they wonder what to do about college. Where to go? Will I like my dorm and/or roommate? Is the food going to be better than high school food? All very possible and sensible questions. The goal of the third annual Preview Day at KC […]

Legendary coach misses shot with Women’s Basketball HOF induction

Evelyn Blalock was not one of the remaining six inducted on Sunday for the 2017 Hall of Fame Class. Blalock started the Kilgore College women’s basketball program in 1979, and spent a total of 18 seasons benched for the Lady Rangers. Her first KC team finished 17-12, followed by seasons of 16-16 and her lone losing season […]

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 […]