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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

LEE High School senior Gia Ruiz practices with the Royal Rubies dance team before the first home football game of the season Sept. 8. Her team used to be ...



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.



Robert E. Lee High School items go up for auction  Spectrum News

SAN ANTONIO — Robert E. Lee High School's recent name change means North East ISD is auctioning off items with the old name. It's part of the campus' ...



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 ...



Pieces of Lee H.S. history up for auction for a few 'Benjamins'  KENS5.com

The North East Independent School District posted to Facebook Monday numerous items of Robert E. Lee High School memorabilia that will go to the highest ...



From Lee High School to LEE High School  USA TODAY

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



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 ...



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’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 ...



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 ...



Here's What San Antonians Want to Rename Robert E. Lee High  San Antonio Current

Less than a month after San Antonio's North East Independent School District board unanimously voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School, the district set...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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...



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 ...



‘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,...



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...



Service dog mascot to replace Confederate soldier at San Antonio high school  Austin American-Statesman

In October of 2017, San Antonio's Robert E. Lee High School announced that it would become the Legacy of Educational Excellence High School, effective for ...



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.



Family fights SA high school to include deceased student in...  KSAT San Antonio

A San Antonio woman has fulfilled a promise she made to her dying sister. Robert E. Lee High School student Adriana Rodriguez passed away last September, ...



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...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Report Shows Pollution's Leaking from CPS Energy Plants in Southeast San Antonio  San Antonio Current

CPS Energy's two Calaveras Lake power plants are leaking contamination from waste created when coal is burned to produce electricity, according to the ...



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 ...



OSCAR RAYMOND MAYFIELD - The Bandera Bulletin: Obituaries  The Bandera Bulletin

Oscar Raymond Mayfield was born on June 3,1954, at the Nix Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He received his " switch " keys to the Kingdom of God on ...



Bonham Exchange Reveals Details of Memorial for Owner Kenneth Garrett  San Antonio Current

The Bonham Exchange has announced details on its Facebook page of a memorial for owner Kenneth Garrett, who died earlier this month. The remembrance ...



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 ...



Student fighting school tradition  San Antonio Express-News

Kayla Wilson is trying to fight more than 55 years of tradition. The Robert E. Lee High School student wants the North East Independent School District to change ...



Rearranging Deck Chairs: Can the Texas Legislature Deliver on Education Reform Without Raising Taxes?  San Antonio Current

The Texas Legislature kicked off its 86th regular session last week with elected officials pledging to make public school reform its top priority. But if you...



Texas and West Virginia Workers Sue Trump Administration, Saying Shutdown Violates the Constitution  San Antonio Current

Four workers in Texas and West Virginia, who are being forced to continue working their "essential" federal jobs without paychecks due to the government ...



San Antonio Police Officer Fatally Shoots Teenager at West Side Home  San Antonio Current

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed by a San Antonio police officer early Wednesday morning. Police were called to a West Side home around...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



12-year-old Charged with Murder of 24-year-old Man During Home Invasion in Uvalde  San Antonio Current

A 12-year-old boy has been charged in the shooting death of an up-and-coming boxer in Uvalde. John Duane VanMeter was shot in his Uvalde home...



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 ...



Documentary About Beto O'Rourke's Senate Campaign Set to Premiere at SXSW  San Antonio Current

Among the long list of films debuting at this year's South by Southwest festival is none other than Running with Beto, which gives an inside...



Puro San Antonio Movers Strike Again: Check Out This Ridiculously Stacked Pickup Truck  San Antonio Current

San Antonio, I love you. And I love how you will never ever rent a moving truck, no matter how big the load may be....



Julián Castro Tells Jimmy Kimmel He's Not Interested in Being Veep During Late Night Appearance  San Antonio Current

Presidential hopeful Julián Castro isn't going to settle for second best — or so he tells Jimmy Kimmel. During a Tuesday night appearance on Jimmy...



San Antonio's First Chief Innovation Officer Leaves After Steering 'Smart City' Projects  San Antonio Current

Jose De La Cruz — the City of San Antonio's first chief innovation officer and an architect of its program to harness new technology to...



Beto O'Rourke Set to Make Appearance on The Ellen Show  San Antonio Current

Rep. Beto O'Rourke is going national, y'all. No, he's not running for president (yet?). After a clip of his remarks on NFL players who choose...



S.A.'s Home Prices May Be Rising, But Study Shows They're Still Lower Than Other Big Cities  San Antonio Current

There's been plenty of news lately about S.A.'s rising home prices, but here's something that may add a little perspective. San Antonio only ranks 37th...



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 ...



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 ...



5 Possible Reasons Fire Union Chief Bailed on Thursday's Town Hall on Charter Amendments  San Antonio Current

If you wanted to see fire union President Chris Steele tangle with Mayor Ron Nirenberg last night over the three city charter amendments on the...



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.



City Council Approves Controversial Charter Amendments Plus Paid Sick Time for November Ballot  San Antonio Current

City council moved unanimously Thursday to add the local fire union's three proposed charter amendments to the November ballot. It also voted, 9-2, to approve.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



Lloyd Doggett Leads Lawmakers in Calling for Sanctions on Saudi Arabia  San Antonio Current

More than 40 lawmakers, led by San Antonio-Austin U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, sent a letter urging President Trump to impose sanctions on Saudi Arabia over the ...



Joaquin Castro Pulls Together a San Antonio #WhereAreTheChildrenRally  San Antonio Current

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, one of the most outspoken critics of President Trump's immigration policies, is organizing a #WhereAreTheChildren rally Thursday, ...



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.



After Ushering the Trump Circus Into The White House, Brad Parscale Is Turning His Megaphone on San Antonio  San Antonio Current

Less than a week after helping win the 2016 presidential election, Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale showed up at the launch for then-mayor Ivy...



Texas Still Hasn't Expanded Medicaid. That's Leaving a Gap in Coverage for Hundreds of Thousands.  San Antonio Current

This article was originally published by the Texas Tribune. In 2012, Tanya Walker took the $200 her father loaned her to see a doctor. She...



Republican Pete Flores, Democrat Pete Gallego Set for Runoff for Carlos Uresti Seat  San Antonio Current

This story originally appeared in the Texas Tribune. Republican Pete Flores and Democrat Pete Gallego are headed to a runoff in the special election to...



Lloyd Doggett Demands that ICE Explain Policy Keeping Parents Separated from Children  San Antonio Current

Rep. Lloyd Doggett has made an official inquiry to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking it to explain what appears to be a policy prolonging ...



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.



This Corpus Christi Dog Had a Quinceñera And We're Sad We Weren't Invited  San Antonio Current

Dogs may be man's best friend, but this Corpus Christi dog is treated like a daughter. Miranda Sanchez wanted to do her dog Lupita Conchita's...



Portable Meth Lab Found at Abandoned San Marcos Burger King  San Antonio Current

San Marcos officials discovered a portable methamphetamine lab Sunday at an abandoned Burger King off of I-35. According to a press release from the City...



Texas Supreme Court Overturns Plastic Bag Ban, Here's What's at Stake  San Antonio Current

The Texas Supreme Court today handed a defeat to local governments and the environment by knocking down the city of Laredo's ban on plastic bags....



Low-cost Frontier Airlines Adds Service to Nine Cities From San Antonio  San Antonio Current

Frontier Airlines is adding *service* to nine new cities from San Antonio. The low-cost airline announced Thursday they will soon offer San Antonians direct flights.



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 ...



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 ...



Thousands of Scientists Sign Off on Paper Warning of Border Wall's Environmental Damage  San Antonio Current

A new academic article in the journal BioScience assails President Trump's proposed border wall for the environmental catastrophe it would wreak. In itself ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



Corpus school removes 'rebels' mascot, logo  KHOU

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Hamlin Middle School students used to call themselves the "rebels" but on Thursday The Corpus Christi Independent School ...



Parent Reportedly Punched SAISD Teacher for Allegedly Slapping Her Child  San Antonio Current

An elementary school teacher was allegedly punched by an upset parent on Jan. 6, according to a San Antonio Independent School District police report. In...



Watch Out for Street Closures Around San Antonio Due to Flooding  San Antonio Current

Updating a list of street closures by the minute, the city has announced 15 closed roads in San Antonio. To keep folks off the roads...



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 ...



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.



Government Canyon Employees Alert Visitors After Rattlesnake Found Near Parking Lot  San Antonio Current

The Government Canyon State Natural Area shared a picture to its Facebook earlier this week showing a rattlesnake that was caught sliding around the state...



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.



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 ...



San Antonio Police, Fire Chiefs Poke Fun at Silly 911 Calls in New PSA  San Antonio Current

Hey San Antonio, Chief William McManus is calling you out on your 911 calls. Well, at least the calls that are totally not emergencies. The...



New San Antonio River Walk Barges Are Coming Sunday  San Antonio Current

Remember the long, drawn-out battle in City Council (and the mayor's race) over which company would get $100 million dollar river barge contract?



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....



'Military City, USA' is Only the 18th Best Place for Veterans to Live  San Antonio Current

San Antonio, officially dubbed "Military City, USA" and home to more than 107,000 veterans, is only the 18th best place for veterans to live in the United States, ...



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