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

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.

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"

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

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

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

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 student arrested following CrimeStoppers tip about gun on campus

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

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.

Occidental's STEM Career Day  KMID - Local 2 News

About 200 students participated in Occidental Petroleum's first annual STEM career day on Tuesday March 27th. Students were able to do hands on activities in ...

Trenton L. Davis, 29  Midland Reporter-Telegram

What do you actually do? In my job: I am the Head Director of the 217-member LHS Choral Program. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto.

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 ...

Mancha honored to be second in command at ECSO  Odessa American

To start the 2019 calendar year, Eddie Mancha was welcomed as the new chief deputy for the Ector County Sheriff's Office.

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.

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.

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 ...

Longview highlights 6A all-state, Tyler Lee's Beaux Limmer earns HM  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Five Longview Lobos, who helped lead their team to its first state football championship in 81 years, earned first-team honors on the 2018 Texas Sports Writers ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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,...

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 ...

Final TABC high school basketball rankings  Tyler Morning Telegraph

SUGAR LAND (AP) — Final Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball ...

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 ...

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 ...

Class 6A Texas high school football playoff scores, pairings  Tyler Morning Telegraph

CLASS 6A DIVISION I. Bi-district. El Paso Franklin 77, Midland 56. Euless Trinity 56, Arlington Martin 34. Southlake Carroll 54, Coppell 10. DeSoto 55, Dallas ...

TJC softball begins season on Saturday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler Junior College softball team begins its fifth season as the No. 5 ranked squad in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll. The team is also seeking their ...

Two Texans, now with Stamford Church of Christ, keep faith after shooting  The Advocate

STAMFORD — Brandon Pierce, senior minister at Stamford Church of Christ since June, knows how death can rock a small, rural community and its local place ...

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 ...

TSWA Class 6A all-state baseball team  Tyler Morning Telegraph

BRYAN – Southlake Carroll pitcher Nicco Cole, who helped the Dragons to a state baseball championship, was named the Player of the Year on the Collin ...

Hawks and Jackets both fall in Week 5, Week 6 preview  Rockwall County Herald Banner

ROCKWALL HIGH SCHOOL. The Rockwall High School Yellow Jackets (2-2) may have drawn first blood on Friday, but it was the undefeated Longview Lobos ...

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 ...

15 little-known facts about Tommy Lee Jones on his 71st birthday  mySA

Tommy Lee Jones is one of San Antonio's most celebrated — yet reluctant — celebrities. The gruff and serious native Texan has acted in nearly 80 films and is ...

Army National Combine participants

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.

The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...

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?

Jade Helm Is Underway, Still Waiting On That Federal Invasion Though  San Antonio Current

Jade Helm, the U.S. Government takeover of the, um, United States masked as a multi-state military training exercise is underway today, and if you are...

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 ...

Western Kentucky, UTSA favored in C-USA volleyball  San Antonio Express-News

Three-day Conference USA volleyball tournament opens Friday at UTSA. Favorites include top-seeded Western Kentucky and No. 2 UTSA.

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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