Kilgore College

7:35am

Fri May 16, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Reflections from the classroom

Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders reflects on his year of teaching and some memorable moments with his students.

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7:35am

Fri March 21, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: My fake UFO photos led to a journalism career

An innocent science project helped define a career trajectory for commentator Gary Borders, proving there is life beyond the tri-fold display board. 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.

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7:47am

Fri November 1, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: On teaching press box journalism

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.

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7:35am

Fri October 11, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: 'My Last Presentation' is memorable, heartfelt

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.

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10:15am

Tue October 8, 2013
Arts

East Texas father-son painters on exhibit in Shreveport

Father-son artists Carlton Herbert, and his father, Frank Herbert, collaborated on an exhibit at Centenary College's Magale Library.
Credit Sara Holmes

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.

Carlton Herbert said they both draw from what they see around them to create their art – snapping pictures on their phone for reference – but the similarities end there.

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