Burned woman’s body found in east Texas in 2006 identified
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the burned body of a woman found in east Texas more than 12 years ago has been identified.
Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano and sheriff's Lt. Eddie Hope say the body found Oct. 29, 2006, and known as Lavender Doe has been identified, but declined to release the woman's name.
The body was found near Kilgore, about 115 miles (185 kilometers) east of Dallas.
Authorities: Suspect in 2017 Texas slaying caught in Indiana
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in the New Year's Eve 2017 shooting death of a woman in Texas has been captured in northwestern Indiana.
The U.S. Marshals' Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force says it took 52-year-old Dwight Patrick Scott into custody Tuesday in Gary following a tip he was at a home there.
Newspaper: Kilgore News Herald sold to M. Roberts Media
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Bluebonnet Publishing Co. has sold the Kilgore News Herald to Longview-based M. Roberts Media.
Terms of the deal were not released Friday.
M. Roberts Media owns the Longview News-Journal, the Tyler Morning Telegraph, The Marshall News Messenger, the Victoria Advocate and The Panola Watchman in Carthage.
Former teacher gets no jail time in sexual battery plea
HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) — A former northeast Mississippi teacher is pleading guilty to the sexual battery of a student but won't go to prison.
Lori Kilgore, formerly a Houston High School teacher, entered the plea Friday morning before Tippah County Circuit Judge Kelly Luther.
Local news outlets report Kilgore is entering a type of plea where she doesn't admit anything but acknowledges prosecutors could prove her guilt.
Man charged with murder in death of Missouri 2-year-old
BUFFALO, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl.
The Dallas County prosecutor charged 31-year-old Kenneth Davis on Tuesday with second-degree murder in the May death of Kinzlea Kilgore. He's being held on $2 million bond.
An autopsy revealed the girl died of severe head trauma on May 12 from injuries she suffered at a home in Buffalo when Davis was the only person with her.
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — East Texas authorities say a 55-year-old man jailed on a charge of capital murder after two people were fatally shot last week has taken his own life.
Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano says Tony Waters was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday and died of his injuries Saturday at a hospital in Longview.
TYLER, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of opening fire at an East Texas house in gunfire that left his former girlfriend wounded and her new boyfriend and her teenage son dead.
Gregg County jail records show 55-year-old Tony Waters of Kilgore was being held Wednesday on a capital murder charge, with bond set at $1 million.
Tyler police say Waters was arrested Tuesday in Longview, a day after the deadly shootings.
BUFFALO, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl in southwest Missouri as suspicious.
HOUSTON (AP) — Joseph Kilgore, who finished with a career-high 36 points, slammed home a dunk and added three free throws in the final seconds to secure the victory as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rallied to beat Houston Baptist 92-87 on Saturday night to get the final seed for the Southland Conference Tournament.
Kilgore has Texas A&M-CC’s 1st triple double in OT victory
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Joseph Kilgore finished with the first triple double in school history as he scored eight of his 24 points in overtime to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Houston Baptist 79-69 on Saturday night.
Kilgore was 10 of 12 from the line with 12 rebounds and 11 assists. He was just three assists shy of a triple double when the Islanders beat Abilene Christian on Wednesday night, finishing with 13 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.
A meet and greet with democratic Texas governor candidate Jeffrey Payne has been set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ector County Democratic Party Office, 514 N. Lee Ave. Payne will be campaigning against nine other Democratic candidates in the Primary Election. Meanwhile, incumbent Governor Greg Abbott will face one Republican challenger in the March primary, Larry SECEDE Kilgore.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017, at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church in New Iberia for Charles R. Kilgore, 74, who passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in New Iberia.
Interment will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery with Military Honors by the Iberia Honor Guard.
Independent Kilgore worked hard to raise her children by herself
With two young daughters to raise after splitting with her husband in the early 1950s, Helen Christine “Chris” Kilgore relied on the education she received at what was then the San Antonio Vocational and Technical School to get a job.
Working for USAA early on, Kilgore later kept books for John McGee Advertising Associates and Gulf Mart Discount Department Store, and then did office work in the now-defunct National Bank of Fort Sam Houston.
MAGNOLIA - Right up until this past weekend, Magnolia senior quarterback Jacob Frazier wasn't 100 percent sure where he was going to be playing college football.
One thing he did know, however, is that whatever opportunity he chose to embrace, he would make the most of it. With a chip on his shoulder due to a lack of offers, The Courier's 2016 All-Montgomery County Offensive MVP ultimately decided to continue his education and playing career at Kilgore College.
Kilgore Junior College had just taken a one-point lead in the opening seconds of the second half when a very familiar name from the San Jacinto College roster took over the game.Sophomore Jorden Duffy put a stop to the Rangers' quest to pull off the upset when the Raven erupted for 13 of the team's opening 18 points to the second half, including three 3-point goals in leading nationally-ranked San Jac to an 89-74 Region 14 conference win at Anders Gym Monday night.The win pushed No. 5 San Jac's...
Nobody hurt when 4 freight train cars derail in East Texas
KILGORE, Texas (AP) — Officials say nobody has been hurt in an East Texas derailment that sent four freight cars off the tracks including one crashing into an unoccupied warehouse.
Kilgore police say the accident happened before dawn Friday and one of the Union Pacific cars overturned. UP spokesman Jeff DeGraff says the train originated in Houston and was headed to Little Rock, Arkansas.