KIBA judges pick best-decked holiday homes (KNH, Dec. 21, 2013)

After their annual trek throughout the Kilgore City Limits Monday night, Kilgore Improvement & Beautification Association judges Kim Gore, Lavada Thomas and Robin Huskey picked their favorites to receive 2013 KIBA Lighting Awards.   2013-12-21-Holiday-Homes


Volunteers still needed for ‘Make Kilgore Shine’ (KNH, Nov. 2, 2013)

Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Association is still seeking volunteers for next weekend’s ‘Make Kilgore Shine’ citywide clean-up. Organizations and individuals who want to help straighten up local streets in time for the holidays can volunteer as late as the 8 a.m. kick-off that Saturday morning. All participants will receive a free shirt commemorating the event […]


More volunteers needed to ‘Make Kilgore Shine’ (KNH, Oct. 20, 2013)

Kilgore Improvement and Beautification Association is still seeking volunteers for next week’s ‘Make Kilgore Shine’ citywide clean-up. Organizations and individuals who want to help straighten up local streets in time for the holidays have until 5 p.m. Thursday to sign-up for the Nov. 9 effort in order to receive their free event T-shirt the day […]


KIBA recruits volunteers for citywide deep-clean (KNH, Oct. 16, 2013)

It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it. In their commitment to keep Kilgore’s tax rate low, city leaders can’t afford to send employees out to pick-up litter on each and every street in town, Gene Keenon says. “It’s up to citizens to volunteer to do that, take pride in the community,” Allied […]


THE BARD IN BLOOM (KNH, July 6, 2013)

Suggesting “the balcony scene” tends to lead people to think of William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Mentioned in that balcony scene, as well as in others of his plays and sonnets, is a rose. The line in Romeo and Juliet, arguably one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, goes, “What’s in a name?/That which we […]