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Notice of Election

Date Time: 
May 6, 2017 | 7:00am
Location: 
Kilgore City Hall

2017 Notice of Election

Kilgore Police Conduct Murder Investigation

Date: 
April 4, 2017

Marie Alveraz was deceased with a large cut wound to her neck. Juan Vazquez was alive and suffering from a cut to his neck, a cut to his wrist, and several stab wounds to his torso. He was transported to Christus Trinity Mother Frances, Tyler, Texas via life flight air ambulance and underwent emergency surgery.

Third Arrest Made in Sheryia Grant’s Disappearance

Date: 
March 13, 2017

After the arrests of Laneshia Lashae Young, 22yoa, of Overton and Allen Lamont Sutton, 28yoa of Overton, for their connection with SHERYIA GRANT’s disappearance, a third person was arrested today in Rusk County. A Juvenile from Arp, Texas was taken into custody due to a Directive to Apprehend Order which was the result of a two count indictment for Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence (Human Corpse) Felony 2 and Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence Felony 3. The indictment was issued by a Rusk County Grand Jury that convened on March 1st, 2017.

Arrests Made in Sheryia Grant’s Disappearance

Date: 
March 8, 2017

On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 a Rusk County Grand Jury convened and returned two (2) sealed indictments for Laneshia Lashae Young, 22yoa, of Overton and Allen Lamont Sutton, 28yoa, of Overton. The two count indictments for Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence (Human Corpse) Felony 2 and Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence Felony 3 were the result of an ongoing investigation into the August 20th, 2016 disappearance of 20 year old SHERYIA GRANT from Kilgore, Texas. Mrs. Grant, who was eight months pregnant at the time of her disappearance, has not been found. Evidence uncovered during the investigation indicates she was murdered shortly after she was reported missing/ endangered.

March 1, 2017 Water Leak Detection

Date: 
February 23, 2017

Leak detection in our water system will be conducted beginning March 1, 2017 at 11:30 pm and ending March 2, 2017 at 4:00 am.

During that time, we ask that citizens refrain from irrigating, so that the City can obtain accurate low flow data necessary to identify and isolate leaks. No additional water usage restraints are requested during that time and normal water operations will resume by 6:00 am on Thursday, March 2, 2017.

KPD Now Hiring Police Officers

Date Time: 
March 3, 2017 | 5:00pm
Location: 
Kilgore Police Department

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Kilgore Trails System - Phase 1

PROJECT

Kilgore Trails System - Phase 1

ENGINEER

Schaumburg & Polk, Inc.

CONTRACTOR

W.M. Miller Construction Co., Inc. (Judson, TX)

CONSTRUCTION COST

$352,151.85

FUNDING SOURCE

Texas Parks & Wildlife Grant - $195,787.00
Kilgore Economic Development Corporation 4A(s) Funds - $156,364.85

KPD Announces Start of Citizen Police Academy 2017

Date: 
February 1, 2017

Classes will be conducted at the Kilgore Police Department (training room) on Thursday nights and will last approximately two and a half hours. Classes will begin at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017 and will conclude on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Applications can be obtained at the Kilgore Police Department Administrative Office, during normal business hours or online at “www.kilgorepolice.com”. Deadline for applications is March 8, 2017.

Independence Day - City Offices Closed

Date Time: 
July 4, 2017 (All day)