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As spring approaches and my nightmares turn to yard work, I’m reminded of the time when my wife and I would start dusting off the birdfeeders so that we could enjoy a few of God’s creatures that don’t poop on our floor when... more
FOURTH OF JULY weekend means cold watermelon, fireworks and hotdogs! It represents the celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. more
As a continuous 16 year family member of the Parks Fitness Center (Kilgore College Rec Center), I have seen many changes during that time. And unfortunately most are not for the better. What was once … more
Have you ever questioned a name to find out it makes perfectly good sense? Well, The Purple Hulls (aka Penny and Katy Clark) get their share of questions. Growing up in Kilgore they were known as the … more
To those who relied upon animals for their livelihood, the mule had a far greater value than a horse, was considered a dozer of their time, and played an important part in the development of the East … more
Anyone who has known me for more than 5 minutes, knows I love Kilgore. It’s not because I grew up here, and it’s my “home town”. I didn’t and it isn’t. Kilgore is my HOME town, by choice, with joy. But it’s not the town, per se, but the PEOPLE of Kilgore whom I love so much. Whether we call ourselves Kilgorites, or as some of us sillier folk say, “Kilgoreos”; we are compassionate people of integrity, ready to do the right thing, even when it’s inconvenient. more
I am so disgusted in the way these people are acting because of external influence , and thinking this is still the way things roll in Gregg County. You have a puppet master and 3 confirmed puppets, … more
It’s a different way of life, one filled with hard work and strong values – values passed on to each generation to use rope, horse, cattle, tack or feed as part of a lifestyle. It's a … more
People often ask me whether, as a copy editor, I’m driven to distraction by errors I see in others’ writing. The short answer is: not in informal writing. If you write “it’s” in place … more
In Wednesday's KNH article styled “11th hour effort” (related to Kilgore Heights destruction) an effort was underway by a local citizen to raise money to save part of it. This contrasts … more
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