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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.



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 ...



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 ...



Lee High School’s mountain of memories to be auctioned  San Antonio Express-News

An online auction of around 1600 items of Lee High School memorabilia starts Monday as a result of NEISD's decision to change the school's name.



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 ...



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 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 ...



With Name Change Looming, Lee High School Adopts New Mascot  Rivard Report

When the 2018-19 school year opens in fall, Lee High School will be LEE High School and will have a new mascot: a military *service* dog.



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.



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 ...



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...



A Student Feels the Impact of Effecting Change at Lee High School  Rivard Report

Each day at my high school, I walk and learn in the shadow of Robert E. Lee, a Confederate general who fought to keep my ancestors enslaved.



NEISD Releases Submitted Entries For Robert E. Lee High School Name Change  Texas Public Radio

More than 2443 entries have been submitted to rename Robert E. Lee High School. Only one fifth of those will be considered by the North East ISD school.



These Schools Really Want You to Forget They Were Named After Horrible Slaveowners  Splinter

Turns out being not racist is a lot more expensive than people expected!



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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 ...



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,...



North East School Board Bars Trustee From District Events  Texas Public Radio

The school board for the North East Independent School District voted Tuesday to formally reprimand one of its own trustees, Joseph Trevino, for misuse of.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



ALL-EAST TEXAS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Mineola's Sabria Dean earns top honor; Tyler Lee freshman Aaliyah Campbell named top newcomer; Canton's John Hobbs tabbed as Coach of the Year  Tyler Morning Telegraph

It was a banner year for girls basketball in East Texas.



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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...



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.



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 ...



Spring Football: Tyler Lee looks to turn the corner in 2019  EastTexasMatters.com

It was a rough season for Tyler Lee in 2018, but for this group of Red Raiders, they can feel the tide turning as they hit the turf for spring practice.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Coca-Cola Buys Topo Chico: Your Texas Roundup  Texas Monthly

Plus: Texas reacts to the Las Vegas shooting, Houston homeowners sue the state over Harvey flooding, and the renaming of San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High ...



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...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Police make arrest in Memorial Day shooting death  mySanAntonio.com

Police have arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with a shooting Memorial Day that left a man dead on his front porch. Officer Douglas Greene, a San ...



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 ...



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.



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....



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 ...



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 ...



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.



North Star Mall holds annual holiday parade  KENS5.com

Thanksgiving is over, and already attention turns to the holidays. On Black Friday, the North Star Mall spent the day treating shoppers to a massive holiday ...



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.



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.



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...



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.



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.



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.



Beilue: School board lets its moment slip away  Amarillo.com

John Ben Blanchard might as well have been speaking for me Monday night at a meeting of the Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees. A seconded motion was up for ...



Drug Take Back Day offers safe, anonymous prescription disposal  EastTexasMatters.com

Local substance abuse prevention coalitions and law enforcement agencies have partenered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to host National Drug ...



Can You Guess What Texas Sucks at the Most?  San Antonio Current

Texas is awesome at a number of things: organizing armed militias, extracting fossil fuels from the ground, burning meat on a grill. But, hard as...



RainboWatch: San Antonio's Double Rainbow Gets Whatasized  San Antonio Current

This is the last double rainbow post, I swear. We're just trying to figure out what does it all mean. Well, according to this photo by Sarah Lloyd that she shared on ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Black Lives Matter Activists Rally for Removal of Confederate Monument  Rivard Report

Around 50 people showed up to support the removal of the Confederate monument in Travis Park from public space.



High School Student's Experimental Short Lands Spot At SXSW  Texas Public Radio

To get to San Antonio's Northeast School of the Arts Cinema Lab, you first walk into the imposingly-sized Lee High School (which feels like it's tripled.



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.



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 ...



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...



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...



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.



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,...



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 ...



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 ...



Find Out Which Beers Pair Best With the Candy in Your Halloween Haul  San Antonio Current

Like any responsible parent, you are going to accompany your costumed children door-to-door on Halloween night and help your offspring collect massive ...



Goose Creek honors retirees, top teachers | Local  The Baytown Sun

Goose Creek CISD honored “World Class Retirees and Teachers of the Year” at a recent gala at Ross S. Sterling High School.



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...



Is 'Dazed and Confused' the Best Movie Set in Texas?  San Antonio Current

Thrilist, in its infinite wisdom, has compiled a list of the best movies set in each state, because where would the Internet be without its...



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...



San Antonio AIDS Foundation Opens New Testing Office  San Antonio Current

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) has opened a new testing office in an effort to expand the reach of its services. The organization relocated...



The Salt Lick is Named the Most Iconic Restaurant in Texas  San Antonio Current

When it comes to The Salt Lick, barbecue lovers freely dole out the superlatives. The sprawling Hill Country joint is world-renowned as a must-visit mecca...



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...



10 Facts About Elvis in San Antonio | ArtSlut  San Antonio Current

Today would've have been Elvis Presley's 80th birthday. To celebrate we thought we'd give you some San Antonio-related trivia about The King. 1. The rock...



Geez, The AT&T Center Could've At Least Had A Garage Sale  San Antonio Current

Bexar County Precinct 4 County Commissioner Tommy Calvert is all up in arms because he really wanted to buy some chairs. The 13-year-old AT&T Center,...



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...



Hanson, Alfred Edgar | Obituaries  The Eagle

Alfred, also noted as Uncle Al, was born September 16, 1924 in San Antonio, Texas to Lela Bell (Bradbury) Hanson and Newton Lewis Hanson. His parents ...



Hey Girl, There's Isn't A Chance You'll Run Into Ryan Gosling  San Antonio Current

Update: Friday, April 17, 2015 12:58 p.m. So it turns out that Ryan Gosling is not gracing San Antonio with his presence. He was in...



At First We Were Totally Behind This San Antonio Waffle House Campaign, And Then We Weren't  San Antonio Current

A new Twitter campaign created this week is trying to bring Waffle House to San Antonio. The 24-hour, classic diner chain is an icon of...



Jared Padalecki Thanks Fans For Their Support  San Antonio Current

Jared Padalecki, who stars in Supernatural, a long-running cult horror/fantasy show on The CW, has reemerged on Twitter today after posting a pair of ...



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