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Stone Creek Apartment Shooting

Date: 
February 29, 2016

Initial investigation revealed two parties began exchanging gunfire after a brief argument. After the exchange, one party fled the area and the other was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center by private vehicle prior to arrival of police. The injured party suffered multiple gunshot wounds and underwent emergency surgery. He is currently listed in critical but stable condition.

Whataburger Sports Complex

PROJECT

Whataburger Sports Complex

ENGINEER

City of Kilgore Engineering Department

CONTRACTOR

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

CONSTRUCTION COST

$1,534,856.75

FUNDING SOURCE

Kilgore Economic Development Corportation 4(a)s Funds

PROJECT LOCATION

The project is located on S Commerce St. between Harris St. and Woodlawn St. across from Driller Park.

PROJECT SCHEDULE

November 1, 2015 to March 17, 2018

KPD Announces Start of Citizen Police Academy 2016

Date: 
January 27, 2016

The classes will not only consist of classroom presentations but hands-on activities such as investigating a crime scene using modern forensic techniques, police firearms demo, firearms simulator, driving range and a Taser demo. Students also have the “option” to ride with a patrol officer and witness the street-activity our officers encounter on a day-to-day basis.

KPD Investigates Armed Robbery

Date: 
December 21, 2015

On Monday, December 21, 2015, at 5:32 A.M. Kilgore Patrol Officers responded to the Fillin’ Station Donut and Deli Cafe, 310 S. Higginbotham Rd., Kilgore, Texas due to an armed robbery. Up arrival an employee reported a black male wearing all black had robbed the business of an undisclosed amount of cash. During the robbery the suspect displayed a handgun. Before arrival of police the suspect fled in a vehicle which was described as a maroon “boxy” passenger car with a chrome grill. The vehicle was staged behind an adjacent building and was driven by a second suspect.

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

Date Time: 
February 19, 2016 | 5:00pm
Location: 
Kilgore City Hall - 815 N. Kilgore St.

Primary Clarifier No. 1 Rehabilitation

PROJECT

Primary Clarifier No. 1 Rehabilitation

ENGINEER

Garver

CONTRACTOR

McInnis Brothers Construction, Inc. (Minden, LA)

CONSTRUCTION COST

Original Contract Price:  $232,000.00

Surface Water Treatment Plant Ground Storage Tanks Rehabilitation

PROJECT

Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) Ground Storage Tanks Rehabilitation

ENGINEER

City of Kilgore Engineering Department

CONTRACTOR

Cherokee Painting & Sandblasting, Inc.  (Jacksonville, TX)

Street Projects

The following is a list of the City's current street projects, click on a project's name for additional info:

West Sabine Street CDBG

PROJECT

Water, Sewer, and Street Improvements (North, Griffin, and Sabine Streets) (TXCDBG #7214260 / PW14-002)

ENGINEER

Hayes Engineering, Inc. (Longview, TX)

CONTRACTOR

City Construction Crew

CONSTRUCTION COST

$340,000.00