Review: ‘Almost, Maine’

  The KC Theatre Department’s production of “Almost, Maine,” is different in the fact that it is not necessarily one whole story but small cuts of different lives that all relate to one thing. Love. The show is a romantic comedy that comes together nicely with the work of director, Kaitlin de Graffenried and assistant […]

Judgment Day preacher speaks up on KC campus

At noon today around 30 students gathered in protest against self-proclaimed saint, Jesse Morrell, while he preached at students and stood on his soapbox labeled “Judgment Day.” During his time stationed in the Mike Miller Plaza in front of the Devall Student Center, Morrell preached against homosexuality and drinking, while saying the campus needs Jesus. […]

‘Rock The Square’: The awesome life of a journalist

When the guard at the gate walked away, we made a run for it, opened the gate and snuck backstage. As we made our way to the tour bus, we kept in the shadows and out of sight from the police officers. Every time a guard or officer came near by, a surge of adrenaline […]

KC students affected by construction on campus

KC students were interviewed about their opinions of the construction going on around campus. Their answers reflect the many thoughts people have about the changes taking place. Below is a layout of the plans for the Lee Mall area of KC. It provides a glimpse of what the future central gathering spot of KC will […]

Kilgore Fall Film Festival brings independent cinema to East Texas

Kilgore’s 4 Star Cinema’s anual Fall Film Festival begins today and will run through Oct 1. A variety of independent features that did not receive a wide theatrical release in movie theaters will be shown. Mr. Holmes is directed by Bill Condon and stars acclaimed actor Ian McKellan. It is a crime/drama/mystery film that centers […]

“Marcus Thornton Day” to be held in Kilgore Aug. 29

   Houston Rockets NBA player and KC alum Marcus Thornton will be returning to his former college on “Marcus Thornton Day,” Fri., Aug. 29. He will be recognized for his induction into the KC Athletics Hall of Fame. A meet-and-greet with Thornton will be held in Masters Gymnasium from 3 to 5 p.m. Kilgore Mayor […]

Fandoms unite for Kilgore Geekend

Geeks and nerds of all walks of life will come together in their common love of fandom in Kilgore. The second annual Killgore Geekend will be May 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Kilgore on Commerce Street. Kilkgore Geekend is being held to celebrate National Free Comic Book Day, which is held […]

Indonesian Students Excel in America

    International KC students, Leddy Ansanay and Monica Agathiari, both come from the country of Indonesia. Though these women are from the same country, their lives are very different. Both students share their experiences in Indonesia and thoughts of America.   Where are you from? L: Papua, Indonesia. M: Jakarta, Indonesia, the capital city […]

Facebook groups offer easy alternative to garage sales

    Valuable antiques at a good price, like-new clothes for cheap, affordable furniture and more can be found at garage sales. Most people keep looking in the Classifieds or driving around looking for signs directing them to the weekend treasure troves. The rising popularity of online garage sale groups on Facebook, however, is changing […]

Pruett named to KC board

The KC Board of Trustees approved J. Karol Pruett to fill the vacant Place 6 seat during their regular business meeting Tuesday evening. Charlie Hale, former board president, resigned the seat in August, citing health reasons. Pruett will fill the unexpired term in the Central Zone (Kilgore ISD), until a special election can be called […]

Student cited for banned substance

Maegan Mitchell Senior Writer A student was ticketed by KCPD for possession of K2, also known as synthetic marijuana, and has been banned from campus housing. While patrolling in front of Stark Hall for parking violations, Officer J.H. Lanier came to a vehicle that did not have a proper parking sticker. Upon circling the vehicle […]

Dance follows week after Homecoming game

KASSIDY TAYLOR Web Editor A Homecoming dance, hosted by Student Activities, is scheduled for 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Devall Student Center ballroom. The theme is “Night of the Stars.” The event will feature a live DJ, prize giveaways, and a green screen photo booth. Snacks and beverages will be available. Attendees are […]