Kilgore College http://redriverradio.org en Gary Borders: Reflections from the classroom http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-reflections-classroom <p>Commentator Gary Borders&nbsp;reflects on his year of teaching and some memorable moments with his students.</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Borders 44168 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: Reflections from the classroom Gary Borders: My fake UFO photos led to a journalism career http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-my-fake-ufo-photos-led-journalism-career <p>An innocent&nbsp;science project helped define a career trajectory for commentator Gary Borders, proving there is life beyond the tri-fold display board.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">At age 15, Borders landed a side gig at the Longview News-Journal, thanks to his artful approach to faking UFO photos that he shot in his backyard.</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Borders 41621 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: My fake UFO photos led to a journalism career Gary Borders: On teaching press box journalism http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-teaching-press-box-journalism <p>For the first time in more than two decades, Commentator Gary Borders covered a football game. But he wasn't filing a story on deadline. He was showing his journalism students how to function in the press box, minus the whiskey shots downed by the sportswriters of yesteryear.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:47:29 +0000 Gary Borders 35616 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: On teaching press box journalism Gary Borders: 'My Last Presentation' is memorable, heartfelt http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-my-last-presentation-memorable-heartfelt <p>Commentator Gary Borders describes a unique hour-long goodbye video at the Pines Theater in Lufkin. It was replete with Mr. Peanut, monkey business and movie candy, resulting in a one-of-a-kind memorial service for a beloved art professor.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Gary Borders 34661 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: 'My Last Presentation' is memorable, heartfelt East Texas father-son painters on exhibit in Shreveport http://redriverradio.org/post/east-texas-father-son-painters-exhibit-shreveport <p></p><p></p><p>A father-son painting exhibit is on display at the Magale Library on the Centenary College campus. Frank Herbert has taught art at Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas, for almost 30 years. His son, Carlton, is pursuing his master of fine arts degree at Stephen F. Austin State University.</p><p></p><p>Carlton Herbert&nbsp;said they both draw from what they see around them to create their art &ndash; snapping pictures on their phone for reference &ndash; but the similarities end there.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:15:31 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 34556 at http://redriverradio.org East Texas father-son painters on exhibit in Shreveport