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Midland's Robert E. Lee High School can no longer Play 'Dixie'  San Angelo LIVE!

Midland, TX -- The high school in Midland, Texas named for Confederate General Robert E. Lee has suspended the use of 'Dixie' in the school's fight song.



Midland Lee High School No Longer Playing "Dixie"  EverythingLubbock.com

MIDLAND, TX - Parents and grandparents of students in the Mighty Lee Rebels Marching Band told yourbasin.com that the fight song "Dixie" is no more.



Gen. Tommy Franks speaks out about Robert E. Lee High School name change  NewsWest9.com

General Tommy Franks went to school to Midland High School before graduating from Robert E. Lee High School, a year before Laura Bush.



Petition aimed to change the name of Robert E Lee High School  NewsWest9.com

What started out as a letter posted on Facebook soon turned into a petition. A petition, that one Lee High School graduate hopes can bring change.



Lee High School student arrested following CrimeStoppers tip about gun on campus  NewsWest9.com

A scary situation on the Lee High School campus on Friday. But after a sweep of the school, police gave the all clear.



Robert E. Lee High School renaming vote scrapped in Tyler, Texas, after no one seconds motion  Washington Times

An East Texas school board was about to take a vote on whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School. But it couldn't get anyone to second the motion.



Lee High School changes name to LEE High School to avoid link with Confederate leader  mySA

Legacy of Educational Excellence High School. Effective next school year, that's the new name North East Independent School District trustees, by a 5-2 vote ...



Midland Lee alum no longer proud of school's rebel mascot  Dallas Morning News

Class of '64 grad Terry Broxson says it's time to rid public places of divisive Confederate symbols.



Local Organization Proposes Name Change for Lee High  NewsWest9.com

Una Voz Unida, a local organization, is pushing for change. They want to see Robert E. Lee High School in Midland take on a new name.



Petitions Push Texas Schools to Re-brand Confederate-named Campuses  Breitbart News

A slew of petitions surfaced this week, fueling the narrative to re-brand Texas schools named for figures linked to the Confederacy.



A Confederate memorial isn't history if it isn't true  Dallas News

In 1971 I graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Midland. I was among the first students to attend grades 10 through 12 together, following...



At Majority-Minority Schools, Confederate Names Remain  Texas Tribune

The Tribune identified 28 schools in Texas named after Confederate leaders Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson and Albert Sidney Johnston.



Viewpoints: Dixie Debate  Midland Reporter-Telegram

MISD administrators got it wrong with decision about 'Dixie'. Ernest Angelo Jr., Former mayor of Midland. Recommended Video. Created with Sketch. An Error ...



Lee High’s new ‘Volunteers’ mascot to be service dog  mySA

Current and future students of Lee High School have selected a *service* dog as the school's new “Volunteers” mascot, as part of the process for renaming the ...



Class 6A All-State Football: Lee's Beaux Limmer, Longview's Haynes King earn first-team honors  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Robert E. Lee's standout offensive lineman Beaux Limmer and Longview's strong-armed and fleet-footed quarterback Haynes King were voted first team on the ...



Texas School Sheds 'Robert E. Lee' for 'Student Safety'  Breitbart News

A Texas high school cited “student safety” concerns as the reason for shedding its nearly 60-year-old Confederate namesake, General Robert E. Lee. This marks ...



Confederate names, icons raise questions at some Texas schools  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Richland High's Rebel mascot name is under fire. In San Antonio, two petitions are being circulated about Robert E. Lee High School. In Midland, school district ...



Ex-PHS Coach Allen Wilson to be honored at Wildcat Stadium  Paris News

The 1980 4A state runner-up football team and the 1988 4A state champion football team willl be at Wildcat Stadium tonight in honor of Coach Allen Wilson.



The Lee name change is intended to spark conversation  San Antonio Express-News

The suggestion to change the name of Robert E. Lee high school to Gregg Popovich High School has been a joke incubator for the last few days. The biggest ...



‘Where’d You Go to High School?’: Why It Matters in San Antonio  San Antonio Current

A few weeks ago, I was getting my haircut, and my stylist mentioned that he'd grown up in San Antonio. “Oh, really?” I said. “Me,...



A list of all the known Texas Confederate statues, monuments and other symbols  The Texas Tribune

Texas has more than 180 public symbols of the Confederacy, with dozens of monuments dedicated during or after the Civil Rights era.



Susannah Prucka, 36  Midland Reporter-Telegram

What do you actually do? I am a criminal prosecutor. In my current position, I am responsible for the preliminary review of all felony cases that have been ...



Midland Lee principal named to ECISD administration spot  Odessa American

Robert E. Lee High School in Midland is losing its principal to Ector County Independent School District, which in turn is gaining a new executive director of ...



Carver graduates to mark school’s legacy during Juneteenth celebration  Midland Reporter-Telegram

In his 1968 farewell message to the student body and faculty of Midland's Carver Junior-Senior High School, Student Council President Lucius Alexander in his ...



Mike Meeks announced as new LISD athletics director  KCBD-TV

Provided by LISD. Lubbock ISD trustees named Mike Meeks as the Executive Director of Athletics at their meeting today, following the summer retirement of AD ...



Dr. Jack Bargainer, who performed Abilene's first heart catheterization, dies  ReporterNews.com

Countless patients in the Big Country owe their good health, possibly their lives to Dr. Jack Bargainer, a pioneering cardiologist in Abilene who died Wednesday.



Jack Ogg, longtime Texas lawmaker and father to Harris County DA, dies  Chron

Longtime Texas politician Jack Ogg — the father of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg — died Saturday in Houston, his family said. He was 84. Ogg ...



Dealership spotlight: Tommie Vaughn Ford's Jim Janke nominated for Time's dealer of 2018  Chron.com

Houston Ford dealer Jim Janke has been nominated for Time's 2018 Dealer of the Year award. Janke, president of Tommie Vaughn Ford, will join 46 other ...



Holmes' at Home Throws 5 TDs  Southlake Style

It didn't take long for Southlake Carroll's offense to get the ball rolling on Friday night, opening with a touchdown with quadruple digits still on the clock in the first ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Dog steps on gun, kills Baytown teacher  Houston Chronicle

In a freak hunting accident, a Baytown man was killed over the weekend when his dog stepped on his loaded shotgun, triggering a discharge that penetrated his ...



Michael Williams stepping down as Texas Education Agency chief  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Michael Williams says that after years of working in Austin — guiding the Texas Education Agency and serving on the Texas Railroad Commission — it's time to ...



Confederate flag flap brings out fighting side of Civil War heritage group in Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

What does a group dedicated to revering a lost cause do when its most beloved emblem begins losing the battle of public opinion?



Volleyball champion battles through surgery to play UTSA basketball  San Antonio Express-News

UTSA's Dempsey Thornton underwent reconstructive ankle surgery in January in an effort to join the women's basketball team.



Resurgent 7-foot center hopes for a UTSA upset at TCU  San Antonio Express-News

Senior center Kaj-Bjorn Sherman has rebounded from a serious back injury to become a solid low-post presence for the UTSA men's basketball team.



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