No jump in Longview shelter victims four months after Kilgore Crisis center closes

Monday, January 9, 2012 - 9:05pm

KILGORE — The closing of Kilgore Crisis Center four months ago has not significantly boosted the number of abused spouses seeking shelter at a sister shelter in Longview, officials report.

The Kilgore Crisis Center, adjacent to Kilgore College near the Texas Shakespeare Festival building, closed Sept. 9 after state auditors discovered payroll discrepancies resulting in a roughly $130,000 debt.

Shelter Director Bob Caster said the financial blow was hard enough to make...



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