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Walk for MS

January 25, 2015 by John Ziegler (Register to contact)

John ZIegler class 1970
Two years ago I was diagnosed with MS. On March 7,2015 my daughter is getting a team together to march for MS for me John's journey go to the web site for MS and join my team. Thanks Mad Rebels rule

My new line of Christian T-shirts

October 15, 2013 by Edward Eiland (Register to contact)

Please enjoy my new (initial) line of Christian t-shierts on Craig's list, and soon on Amazon, under Ed's Contemporary Christian T-Shirts. Also, please enjoy my book, SOUTH TEXAS SHAMAN, at Amazon (now out of print), which shares a few of the initial supernatural occurrences that began during my grad work at Our Lady Of The Lake U. (Social Work), the continuied in an intense way for 3 (initial) years inthe wilderness. I am working on a much larger book, MEMOIRS OF A CHRISTIAN SHAMAN/THE PHYSICS OF PRAYER.
Jesus is invisible (for now): you can either talk DIRECTLY to Him. Or CHOOSE not to. Ed

Castle Hills class pix, '57-'61

January 13, 2013 by Edward Eiland (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Ed Eiland here, class of '67. I have some PRICELESS, offical class pictures of us at Castle Hills, '57-'61, but my computer is in storage. Please contact me at (210) 771-XXXX to help get them online.

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San Antonio's LEE High School Adjusting To New Name  Texas Public Radio

The sound of drum taps and cheers echoed beneath the stands of North East Independent School District's Heroes Stadium earlier this month as LEE High.



NEISD to auction off Robert E. Lee High School memorabilia  mySA

Less than two months before the former Robert E. Lee High School greets students with a new name, North East ISD is getting ready to auction off more than ...



NEISD To Auction Off Robert E. Lee High School Mementos  Texas Public Radio

North East Independent School District's decision to remove the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from one of its high schools is again stirring.



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 ...



Texas high school gets new name L.E.E. — or does it?  USA TODAY

Texas high school honoring Robert E. Lee now named Legacy of Educational Excellence High School ... or L.E.E. High School.



Texas high school will auction Confederate memorabilia after dumping Robert E. Lee's name  CNN

A Texas school district is holding an auction to get rid of a warehouse full of Confederate-themed memorabilia left over after the renaming of a high school ...



Vintage photos show Robert E. Lee High School through the years  mySanAntonio.com

The North East Independent School District board voted Tuesday to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School, ending a years-long battle between ...



Lee High School to keep school colors, mascot  mySA

After months of consternation among students and alumni about the decision to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School, administrators at North East ...



20 suggestions NEISD actually received to rename Robert E. Lee High School  mySA

If certain San Antonians had their way, Robert E. Lee High School would be renamed "booty," Gregg Popovich High School, or Schooly McSchoolFace.



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 ...



San Antonio school selling off named school memorabilia at auction  CW39 Houston

SAN ANTONIO - What's in a name? Well money, at least that's the case for items from Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio which are set to be auctioned ...



Don't Whitewash Confederate History: Rename Robert E. Lee High School  San Antonio Current

Kevin Sanchez is a lifelong socialist and Robert E. Lee High School alum who writes political columns for the Current. The planned removal of a...



After Confederate name change, San Antonio school to auction 'Robert E. Lee' items online  Austin American-Statesman

San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School has changed its name and changed its mascot, effective this upcoming school year.But after the switch to Legacy of ...



Lee High School gets new military service dog mascot  KSAT 12

A new mascot has been selected to represent Lee High School at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.



NEISD: Lee H.S. student attempted suicide during school day as other teens watched  mySanAntonio.com

Letters to parents of Lee High School students were sent home Wednesday after a 15-year-old attempted suicide during the school day, surrounded by other ...



Renaming Robert E. Lee HS will cost NEISD $299,000  KSAT 12

It will cost nearly $300000 to rename Robert E. Lee High School.



Robert E. Lee apartments want to remove Confederate general’s last name from building  San Antonio Express-News

Since the Great Depression, two neon signs with the name of the Confederacy's top commander have shone over San Antonio's downtown, serving as a ...



Robert E. Lee alumna threatened with criminal trespassing after social media post  WOAI

SAN ANTONIO - More fallout from the name change at Robert E. High School. Now there's outrage after banners inside the school were altered.One woman ...



Secretary Julián Castro Wants NEISD To Rename Robert E. Lee High School  San Antonio Current

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro called on the North East Independent School District to change the name of Robert E. Lee High...



Lee High School name change gets no traction with NEISD board  San Antonio Express-News

North East Independent School District's board voted 5-2 Monday against renaming Robert E. Lee High School, in the most visible display of a board consensus ...



‘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,...



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.



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 ...



Austin Group Wants To Rename Streets, Landmarks Tied to the Confederacy, Slave Owners  San Antonio Current

The Austin Equity Office sent a memo Thursday to Austin City Council suggesting which streets and popular public areas should be renamed after persons of...



Tyler ISD board receives midyear update, approves purchase of new buses  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees received midyear arts, athletics and academic updates during its January meeting.



Sixth class of Tyler ISD Athletics Hall of Fame set for induction Saturday  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Four all-state football standouts, two championship coaches, a tennis star and a state title team are the latest additions to the Tyler ISD Athletic Hall of Fame, ...



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 ...



San Antonio removes Confederate statue in Travis Park  mySanAntonio.com

The Confederate statue that has overlooked Travis Park for more than 100 years is gone. Shortly before 2 a.m., workers were overheard saying: “We are floating.



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 ...



Gary R. Bankston, age 74, of Temple died December 11, 2018,  Temple Daily Telegram

Gary R. Bankston, 74, died December 11, 2018, at his home in Temple, Texas. His memorial *service* is scheduled for 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at ...



10 Texas School Names Honoring Confederates Have Changed. At Least 24 Haven't.  The Texas Tribune

Tense debates have raged at Texas schools over the proper place of Confederate names in the public landscape. But many other districts have not considered ...



School police officer detains man after he was caught having sex with an underage girl  FOX 29

SAN ANTONIO - A school police officer catches a man having sex with an underage girl in a parking lot.It all happened when the mother of the 16 year old victim ...



Texas Matters: A Monumental Debate And Songs Of SA's Westside  Texas Public Radio

On Monday, State Senator Brandon Creighton rose on the Senate floor to present his bill SB 1663. He is proposing a stringent process for the removal or.



North East ISD Enrollment Declining; Officials Blame 'Influx Of Charter Schools'  Texas Public Radio

Updated Feb. 16 After decades of growth, enrollment is declining at San Antonio's second largest school district. This school year, the North East.



An ordinary couple who drove ‘raggedy cars’ are accused fentanyl kingpins  San Antonio Express-News

The federal government claims San Antonio residents, Matthew Roberts and Holly Roberts, operated the largest vendor network of illegal drugs on the dark web ...



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.



Fight over Texas' Confederate symbols continues across the state  The Texas Tribune

The history of the Confederacy is embedded in Texas' roots — but since the violent Charlottesville rallies last August, Texas cities continue to grapple with what ...



Don Warren announces bid for Tyler Mayor; now a 2-man race  EastTexasMatters.com

Tyler City councilman Don Warren announced on Monday that he is entering the race for Mayor in the May 2020 election.



3 former San Antonio-area athletes are heading to the Super Bowl  Houston Chronicle

San Antonio may not have an NFL team to send to the Super Bowl, but it does have three players on a Super Bowl 2019 team. Three of the athletes listed on the ...



Parents and students react to lunch, dress code changes at Robert E. Lee High School  KYTX

From hair color to lunch length, quite a few changes are happening at Robert E. Lee High School. The overwhelming issue seems to be whether or not parents ...



Attending a School Named After a Confederate General  The Atlantic

Students of color are speaking out about the hardship of being enrolled at institutions with titles that honor histories of racial discrimination.



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.



Here Are the 100 Best Public High Schools in San Antonio  San Antonio Current

Correction: Health Careers High School is part of the Northside Independent School District (NISD), not the Northeast Independent School District. The rankings ...



Firefighters remove teenager trapped for hours 350 feet inside Alamo Heights cave  mySA

Emergency personnel worked through the night to rescue a teenage girl from Robber Baron Cave after she became trapped there during a school field trip ...



Texas Residents Affected By Trump Immigration Policies At SOTU  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Texas Residents Impacted By Trump Policies At SOTU - Downtown Austin, TX - People impacted by Trump administration's crackdown on undocumented ...



Damon Reid Hollingsworth  Burnet Bulletin

Damon Reid Hollingsworth August 9, 1922 ~ February 20, 2016 Spicewood resident Damon Reid Hollingsworth, died peacefully February 20, 2016. Son of ...



Renaming Tyler ISD's Robert E. Lee and John Tyler High Schools could cost hundreds of thousands more if not done during renovation  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The costs associated with renaming Tyler ISD's two high schools would be significantly lower if done during the ongoing renovations at both campuses, school ...



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 ...



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 ...



San Antonio's Pro-Confederacy Militia Says it's "Proud," Not Racist  San Antonio Current

San Antonio's defenders of Confederate monuments aren't like the other guys. At least that's what their leader, Robert Beverly wants you to believe. This Is...



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 ...



At 100, Army nurse looks back on D-Day  San Antonio Express-News

The birthday party Sunday at Fort Sam Houston's golf club closed a big, big circle for Earlyne Sheets. At 100, she was back where her life in many ways began, ...



SAISD Increases Minimum Wage and Starting Teacher Pay  San Antonio Current

San Antonio Independent School District announced Wednesday that it is increasing its minimum wage to $13 an hour for employees, and $52350 starting ...



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 ...



Car thief caught on camera arrested, accused of dozens of burglaries  FOX 29

SAN ANTONIO - A car thief caught on camera while pointing a gun at a home, is now in the Bexar County Jail.According to police, Jonathan Ray Cook is ...



Joseph Amos Wurz | Obituaries  Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

Joseph Amos Wurz, 64, of Kingsbury, Texas, passed away on March 9. 2018. Joe was born in San Antonio to J.R. and Mary Ann Wurz on September 21, 1953.



San Antonio 'Tricentennial Minute' For May  Texas Public Radio

From the opening of the San Antonio Botanical Garden to the battle of Adams Hill to the student walkout at Edgewood and Lanier high schools, San Antonio's.



State board votes to remove pro-Confederacy plaque from Texas Capitol  Houston Chronicle

A plaque glorifying the Confederacy that has been hanging in the Texas Capitol since 1959 is finally coming down — two years after Democratic lawmakers first ...



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 ...



Joe Clements honored by peers as he's inducted to THSCA Hall of Honor  Huntsville Item

Huntsville football legend Joe Clements finally has his place in the Texas High School Coaches Association Hall of Honor.



San Antonio: A Tale of Two Cities  San Antonio Current

Jordan Maney is a San Antonio event planner focused on representation of people of color and the queer community in the wedding industry. She spent...



Rep. Straus Wants the Misleading Confederate Memorial in State Capitol Gone  San Antonio Current

In the month since white supremacist protesters clogged Charlottesville streets, leaving one woman dead and dozens injured, cities across Texas have retired ...



Viewpoints: Dixie Debate  Midland Reporter-Telegram

MISD administrators got it wrong with decision about 'Dixie'. Ernest Angelo Jr., Former mayor of Midland. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto.



Navaira’s memory should be respected in school-name clash  San Antonio Express-News

There were two good reasons to feel sorry for Raulito Navaira on Wednesday night. For one thing, Navaira is still in the early stages of grieving for his beloved ...



UT Tyler receives go-ahead to join NCAA Division II  Tyler Morning Telegraph

As orange, blue and white confetti fell from above, Dr. Michael Tidwell, UT Tyler president, announced the school has been accepted for membership into the ...



CCISD removes middle school mascot after community concern  kiiitv.com

The Corpus Christi Independent School District removed the rebel mascot from Hamlin Middle School after concerns from the community.



What Will San Antonio Do With Its Travis Park Confederate Statue?  San Antonio Current

The soldier atop the Confederate monument in Travis Park has stood watch over the square green patch on the northern edge of downtown since 1900....



Apache Sweep: TJC takes two basketball games  Tyler Morning Telegraph

After winning big games on the road earlier this week, both TJC teams came out a bit sluggish on Saturday at Wagstaff Gymnasium.



Texas' Homecoming Queen History, An American Tradition Since 1981  Liberty Vindicator

Miss Allison Meche, daughter of Randy and Memorie Meche of Liberty, has been selected finalist for Texas' 33rd Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be ...



Bon voyage to a legend: Sarah Lucero to anchor final show at KENS 5  KENS 5 TV

Sarah Lucero, an award-winning journalist who has been a mainstay of the KENS 5 anchor desk for nearly two decades, will anchor her final show tonight at 10.



Historic Or Horrific: 178 Confederate Monuments Are Found In Texas  Patch.com

Erasing History, Or Removing Injustice? - Houston, TX - Metropolitan cities move toward removing monuments that many believe glorified the practice of slavery.



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.



Here's A Handy Map Of San Antonio's Local Coffee Shops  San Antonio Current

Don't know where to go when you're jonesing for a latte on the West Side? According to our handy map, that would be Barrio Barista...



SA Actor Richard Jones on 'Boyhood,' Richard Linklater and Tommy Lee Jones  San Antonio Current

Born in San Antonio in 1946, actor Richard Jones knew exactly what he wanted to do as soon as he graduated from Robert E. Lee...



Malibu Castle Is Closing In September | ArtSlut  San Antonio Current

Malibu Castle, San Antonio's iconic putt-putt playland, is closing for business next month after 37 years in operation. You have until Monday, September 7, to get ...



Relocating The Travis Park Confederate Monument - Should It Be Done?  Texas Public Radio

In the heart of one of San Antonio's oldest parks is a towering Confederate Monument erected thirty years after the civil war. Most visitors to Travis Park.



Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for 2 new anti-gang task force centers to be in Tyler, Waco  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called for two new gang task forces, one in Tyler and another in Waco, during Tuesday's biennial State of the State address.



Inside the Texas Quarterback Factory  Texas Monthly

Texas used to be a quarterback wasteland. Now the state turns out more ace QBs than any other state. Here's how.



5 Things to Do This Week | ArtSlut  San Antonio Current

Monday, December 14 Lalo Alcaraz Creator of Pocho magazine and La Cucaracha (the first nationally syndicated, politically themed Latino daily comic strip), ...



In-N-Out Opens First SA Location Today  San Antonio Current

Get ready to go "animal style." San Antonio's first In-N-Out Burger opens today in the Alamo Ranch area west of Loop 1604. The California-based fast...



C&D Grocery burns down | Local  The Baytown Sun

An iconic Baytown eatery is gone. C&D Grocery and Bakery caught fire around 12:40 a.m. Wednesday morning. The building is considered a total loss, said ...



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 ...



City Council Approves Pet Microchip License Ordinance  San Antonio Current

The San Antonio City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to utilize microchip implants to license pets living within the city limits. The city will be...



Heritage Land Bank detects possible fraud that could affect commercial accounts  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Heritage Land Bank has announced a possible security breach.



UTSA Top Scholar program recruits 10 outstanding students in third year  UTSA Today

By Mark Langford Associate Director of University Communications. (Aug. 13, 2015) – The UTSA Top Scholar program enters its third year in 2015 with a record ...



RSS coach recalls Sterling's first win | News  The Baytown Sun

Al Dennis had always been a Gander. A 1960 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, he had played football and basketball and was even crowned Mr. Robert ...



Jim Hasslocher of Jim's Restaurants Has Died  San Antonio Current

Jim Hasslocher, founder of the Jim's Restaurant chain, has passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. He was born Germano Hasslocher on August 25, 1922,...



SAPD to Auction 100 Seized Items, Including Silver and Gold Bars  San Antonio Current

From gold and silver bars to fishing poles to Versace sunglasses, the San Antonio Police Department is selling off seized items during a Thursday auction....



Sid Miller is Upset at Six Flags for Removing Confederate Flag  San Antonio Current

After Six Flags decided to remove the Confederate flag from the theme park's marquee last Friday and instead replace all of their flags with the...



Local Woman Finds A Bag Of Cocaine In Her Nature Valley Granola Bar  San Antonio Current

A San Antonio woman found something to give her some extra energy in her Nature Valley granola bar. According to KENS 5, a local woman...



San Antonio Named Third Proudest City in America  San Antonio Current

The city of San Antonio is guilty of committing one of the seven deadly sins, and believe it or not, it's not gluttony. The novelty real estate blog Movato has named ...



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 ...



WTF, Anthony Bourdain? | Flavor  San Antonio Current

Today, Anthony Bourdain, some food guy on television that people tend to like, announced the dates and locations for his upcoming Close to the Bone...



San Antonio Boxer Oscar Diaz Has Passed Away  San Antonio Current

Oscar Diaz, a San Antonio boxer and former welterweight title holder, passed away Thursday due to complications from a brain injury he sustained in the...



Whataburger Rightly Named Best Burger In America  San Antonio Current

In an age where Donald "They're All Rapists" Trump is leading in national polls, it's reassuring to know that democracy still works sometimes. How do...



PHOTOS: Stately Squires - Women of the Queen's Court are escorted by men with Tyler ties  Tyler Morning Telegraph

ESCORT TO THE ROSE QUEEN. Alvin Hale Buckley, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Roe Buckley, is the escort to Rose Queen Rachel Clyde. Buckley attends ...



Julián Castro Announces Birth of Second Child  San Antonio Current

Secretary Julián Castro and his wife Erica announced the birth of their son Cristian Julián Castro last night on Twitter. The former San Antonio mayor posted...



UPDATE: judge denies retrial for man convicted of intoxicated manslaughter  cbs19.tv

A judge denied giving James Fulton a new trial, after being sentenced to 10 years for killing a Tyler woman.



First World Heritage Celebration Scheduled For Tuesday At The Alamo  San Antonio Current

On Sunday, San Antonio's five Spanish colonial missions became the first site in the state of Texas to gain a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...



Letter to the Editor: Music Deserves To Be a Break from the Rat Race  San Antonio Current

Kevin Sanchez – a disc jockey, singer (At War With Dust), writer and lifelong socialist – wrote the following Letter to the Editor in response...



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