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I have a few old 'Davis Dispatch' school newspapers, several band patches (approx. 5"), and a school pennant all from the years 1946 through 1948. If anyone is interested in having these, I will be happy to mail them to you. Contact me at *****

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Velda Mae (Rice) Raspberry  Madisonville Meteor

Velda Mae (Rice) Raspberry, 84, passed away on June 12, 2019 in Reston, VA. Funeral services are scheduled for 1pm on Thursday; June 20, 2019 at Day ...

Ronald Wayne Peebles  Bluebonnet News

Ronald Wayne Peebles 1936-2019. On May 26, 2019, Ronald Wayne Peebles joined our Heavenly Father. Ron was born August 28, 1936 to Frank and Lois ...

A closer look at the Yankees' first round pick, Anthony Volpe  Bronx Pinstripes

The New York Yankees took Anthony Volpe with their first selection of the 2019 MLB Draft. Let's take a look at what Volpe has done and what to expect.

Student-made video at Davis High School causes controversy  KPRC Houston

HOUSTON - A student project at HISD's Jefferson Davis High School, north of Downtown, has stirred up some controversy. At issue is whether the video is too ...

0-77: After A Winless Football Career, A Former Running Back Becomes Coach  WBUR

When he was at Jefferson Davis High School in Houston, Mike Porter was a pretty good football player. "He was good," says Chuck Arnold, Porter's former coach ...

Davis student waits 73 years for diploma

Six months might seem like forever for the Class of 2016 to wait for their upcoming graduations, but it took 73 years before John Kressley was surprised on Nov.

2018 high school football preview: District 16-6A  Houston Chronicle

Football preview for District 16-6A: Favorite. Even as the league opponents change, what stays the same with Westfield is the head coach's last name (Meekins) ...

Betty Ruth Parsons Bertko  Alpine Avalanche

Betty Ruth Parsons Bertko, 87, of Midland, Texas passed away on March 24, 2019. A graveside *service* will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2 p.m. at ...

Aldine ISD student beaten, robbed on way to school  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A mother is upset with investigators after she claims they decided not to press charges against the crooks who robbed and beat her son.

More Houston schools to be renamed  Houston Business Journal

All of the schools are named after Confederate loyalists.

Lyndall Lee (Lynn) Helms Cardiff | Obituaries  Katy Times

Lyndall Lee (Lynn) Helms Cardiff returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the age of 82. She was a vibrant spirit full of love for her.

Prep Roundup: Weber tops Davis in soccer; Morgan golf wins 3A state championship  Standard-Examiner

PLEASANT VIEW — Kelsey Johnson and Sarah Pollard scored in a two-minute span in the second half to earn a shutout 2-0 win for Weber girls soccer (8-6-1, ...

Texas F Royce Hamm Jr. looking to earn increased playing time  Burnt Orange Nation

In a post-summer feature provided by Texas Longhorns basketball, head coach Shaka Smart had some encouraging things to say about a developing frontcourt ...

35 facts to know heading into the 2019 NFL Draft

Texans analyst John Harris gets you ready for the draft in Nashville with 35 facts to know.

HISD approves name changes for seven schools  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The HISD Board of Trustees voted Thursday night to rename seven schools that were named after people with ties to the Confederacy.

Houston teacher Shawn Sounds turns four chairs on 'The Voice'  Houston Chronicle

A Houston-area teacher just might have the voice. Shawn Sounds, 33, turned four chairs during Monday's blind auditions on "The Voice." He wowed the judges ...

Dad: Son may have spoken of devil, but didn't kill friend  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The father of the teen whose own mom suspects in the murder of his friend says his son may have spoken about the devil, but he's ...

Edwin R. Hickman, SMSgt. | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

November 27, 1951 ~ March 14, 2019. Edwin R. Hickman, 67, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019. He was born on November 27, 1951, in Ogden, UT.

JUDY ANNETTE BATEMAN | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

Funeral services for Judy Annette Bateman, 72, of Copperas Cove, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Scott's Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. A private burial ...

Texas QB talks about receiving an offer from FSU's Kendal Briles  247Sports

North Shore (TX) 2021 quarterback Demetrius Davis Jr. received an offer from Florida State on Tuesday. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound prospect was ecstatic when ...

Teen stabbing victim's mother denies satanic ritual claims  KPRC Houston

Several neighbors said the person who killed Ryan Roberts, 16, practiced satanic rituals in an abandoned house on St Augustine in southeast Houston.

Important Places In Kenny Rogers' Early Years In Houston  Houston Press

Key locations in Kenny Rogers' early years in Houston that helped set the singer on the path to stardom.

The largest high schools in Texas by enrollment in 2017

The largest high school in Texas by enrollment is not where you might expect. Allen High School of Allen Independent School District in northeast Texas topped ...

Craig Bingham | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

March 21, 1953 ~ April 21, 2019. In the early hours of Easter Sunday our sweet husband, father, grandfather, and brother was released from this life to start his ...

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.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Adam Vinatieri is congratulated by kicker whose record he broke  Indianapolis Star

Morten Andersen, who went to Ben Davis High School as an exchange student, meets the Indianapolis Colts kicker at Super Bowl.

Hank Semler named Aldine head football coach/athletic coordinator  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – One of the many head football coaching vacancies in Houston has been filled as Aldine Independent School ...

High School Football Helmets in Houston, Texas  Texan Live

Football Helmets from Houston, Texas and teams we have covered over the years. - High School Helmet, Football sports, helment, tx.

Robert Reid's daughter making a name for herself  KHOU

Is it hard having the last name Reid? "It kinda is; there's a lot of pressure," admits Thomas-Reid. "I have college coaches calling me, 'You're Robert Reid's ...

Texas football commits in the playoffs, Nov. 15-17  Burnt Orange Nation

16 future Longhorns are in the playoffs and hope to extend their season by at least another week.

UIL announces latest high school realignment  Chron

The University Interscholastic League released its latest district realignment that will be in effect for the next two school years. In Class 6A, perhaps the most ...

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.

Rapper Fat Tony on new music, Houston love and 'Thrift Haul'  Houston Chronicle

Rapper Fat Tony releases a new album this month, hosts a game show called 'Thrift Haul' and performs Friday at Satellite Bar. He now calls L.A. home, but ...

HISD approves $1.2 million to rename schools with ties to the Confederacy  KTRK-TV

The Houston Independent School District approved changes for $1.2 million that will cover costs to rename schools named after Confederate leaders.

Oklahoma teacher tried to marry her former, underage student before being arrested

An Oklahoma teacher who allegedly attempted to marry her underage former student is behind bars after the relationship was discovered by police. Cassandra ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

HISD releases list of proposed school name changes

The renaming of seven Houston ISD schools whose current namesakes had ties to the Confederacy could be completed Thursday when the district's board of ...

North Shore Mustang Football live and on-demand sports  Texan Live

Watch the North Shore Mustangs live or on-demand on the new home for high school sports in Houston, Texas live video streaming games athletics mustang.

Samuel (Steven) Lower III | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

March 16, 1967 ~ November 26, 2018. Samuel (Steven) Lower III age 51, returned to his departed family members, and beloved friends in heaven on Monday, ...

Katy: The Standard in Texas High School Football  Texan Live

HOUSTON – The scene is Brownwood High School Stadium on a comfortable sunny afternoon as the Katy Tigers face the Sundown Roughnecks in the 1A ...

Klein Oak high school sports live and on-demand video  Texan Live

Watch the Klein Oak High School Panthers live and on-demand on the new home for high school sports in Houston, Texas live video games streaming live ...

Marshall reflects on 100 years  Houston Chronicle

school officials say there's much to celebrate just in what has happened at the school in the last decade. The men teachers always wore ties, always dressed like ...

Changes coming to 5A football in 2018  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – The current difference between the smallest 5A school, 1,100 enrollment, and the largest 5A school, enrollment of ...

Dickinson High School sports  Texan Live

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Gayland Gene Lively | Obituaries  Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

Gayland Gene Lively, 68, of Seguin, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017. He was born August 19, 1948 in Houston, Texas. He is preceded in death by parents ...

Summer Creek High School sports - live and on-demand video  Texan Live

Watch Summer Creek HS Sports - Football, Basketball, Baseball, Softball and more.

Texan Live to broadcast 2017 Region 3-6A Texas High School Women's Basketball Tournament at Katy ISD's Merrell Center  Texan Live

HOUSTON – Texan Live is proud to present the 2017 Texas High School Women's basketball Region 3-6A Tournament LIVE on beginning on ...

Porter High School Football  Texan Live

There has been a lot of new schools opening in the Houston area over recent years and with new schools come new programs. Porter High School is only in ...

Pearland High School honors nine student-athletes on National Signing Day  Texan Live

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Katy ISD names second stadium Mike Johnston Field at Legacy Stadium  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – Outside of the final stages of construction to complete the $70-plus million dollar stadium, which sits next to ...

Newest TABC Hoops Rankings Released  Texan Live

HOUSTON – The newest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Team Rankings were released on Monday. In Class 6A Boys Basketball, Klein Forest ...

Barbecue reunites the Burns family  Houston Chronicle

Cory Crawford grew up in a barbecue joint. His grandfather was the legendary Houston pitmaster Roy Burns, who opened Burns BBQ in Acres Homes in 1988.

Crosby's claims the Area baseball title with a 7-5 extra innings win over George Ranch  Texan Live

The Crosby Cougars scored five times in the tenth inning and then hung on for a 7-5 win over George Ranch. The extra inning win gave Crosby a two game ...

Pair of Tomball Memorial football players sign on National Signing Day  Texan Live

Tomball Memorial High School football coaches James Gower and Greg Batiste celebrated with Chase Poynor and Colton Peterson as they accepted ...

Cy-Fair High School Sports Live and On-Demand  Texan Live

Watch Cy-Fair High School Sports Live and On-Demand Cy Fair games live on the new home for high school sports in Houston, Texas athletics streaming video.

Crosby Cougars High School Sports live and on-demand Texas  Texan Live

Watch the Crosby Cougar High School Sports live and on-demand on the new home for high school sports in Houston, Texas live video games streaming ...

Teen 'Satanist' Charged With Best Friend's Murder  Daily Beast

A Houston teen is charged with killing his 16-year-old friend in what some are calling a satanic ritual—weeks after the suspect's own parents told local TV ...

Magnolia's Jacob Frazier reflects on "Unreal" performance  Texan Live

HOUSTON – When you read the stat line it is something off of a video game. 665 yards, 39 of 48 passing, 10 touchdowns, a completion percentage of 82 and a ...

Gotte looking forward to building Katy Paetow program  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – When B.J. William Gotte envisioned his first day on the job as a head football coach it didn't involve driving to an ...

PREVIEW: Badie, Martin to duke it out Thursday as North Shore, Manvel meet  Texan Live

HOUSTON – The opening week of the high school football season gave fans some high-profile match-ups and week two is no different. The slate of games ...

Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Sports Live and On-Demand  Texan Live

Watch Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Sports Live and On-Demand on the new home for high school sports in Houston, Texas live streaming athletic games.

Glenn calls Klein Oak job “a dream come true”  Texan Live

HOUSTON – In the early hours of Friday morning before school was set to start, Klein Oak High School Principal Dr. Brian Greeney walks toward the gymnasium ...

Matthew McGarry Campbell | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

November 15, 1967 ~ July 26, 2018. Matthew McGarry Campbell, 50, passed away at his Ogden, Utah, home on Thursday, July 26, 2018. He was the third of ...

Little Rock Nine member shares memories and civil rights history with students  Standard-Examiner

KAYSVILLE — Carlotta Walls LaNier says she experienced the first day of high school three times. The first time she headed toward the building she felt like a ...

North Shore's Chasity Patterson notches 3000th career point  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – Fourteen points. That's all that stood between North Shore senior Chasity Patterson and high school basketball ...

Jefferson Davis High School  Robert Stanton

Bush defends Elkins for sixth FBISD crown

The Bush basketball team brought back a talented group of nine players from last year's district championship and regional finalist. The Broncos will likely have ...

Cypress Creek School Sports Live and On-Demand video stream  Texan Live

Watch Cypress Creek School Sports Live and On-Demand on the new home for high school sports live athletic games streaming live video feature program.

Katy vs Westlake - Football - 7pm - Chaparral Stadium  Texan Live

Thursday and Saturday regular season football games covered by Texan Live will include live video and audio streams as indicated on our weekly schedule.

Finis Vanover retires from Tomball Memorial, does not rule out coaching again  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – For five years Finis Vanover poured everything he had into building the Tomball Memorial football program from ...

Humble Begins District 2-0  Texan Live

The Humble Wildcats have found their groove on the field for the 2014 season. Opening up the season, the Wildcats played two 6A teams (Houston Reagan and ...

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

30 years ago: Michael Jackson on tour, the prank at Rice, Springsteen at the Summit  Houston Chronicle

Lots of famous people and infamous incidents in Houston 30 years ago this month. Let's take a look at what was going on. * The Gloved One returned to ...

Cannata, Jr., Samuel | Obituaries  Waco Tribune-Herald

November 4, 1928 - January 4, 2017Dr. Samuel "Sam" Raymond Joseph Cannata, M.D., passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Oklahoma City, ...

Jonathan Blake Hall | Obituaries  Standard-Examiner

August 14, 1983 ~ August 22, 2018. Our beloved son, brother, grandson, uncle and friend, Jonathan Blake Hall, age 35, returned to his Heavenly Father on ...

Spring ISD Athletic Director Willie Amendola excited to watch son Danny in Super Bowl LI  Texan Live

HOUSTON – Since May 21, 2013 – the day Houston was named the host site of Super Bowl LI – Willie Amendola thought about the possibility of getting to watch ...

FOOTBALL: Former Sul Ross coach Schroeder lands at Fort Davis  Odessa American

Wayne Schroeder has been coaching football in Texas since 1969.

Klein Oak tabs Jason Glenn as new head football coach  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – Jason Glenn was officially announced as the fourth head coach in Klein Oak football history on Friday morning.

UNLV football announces 2015 recruiting class  Las Vegas Review-Journal

UNLV football announced its 2015 recruiting class on Twitter Wednesday morning. Check out the newest Rebels.

Post-Game Interview: Cy Lakes Coach Ronald Patton  Texan Live

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Editorial: Rename Dowling Street

In 1892, Houston's city fathers decided the time had come for East Broadway Street to become Dowling Street, in honor of Lt. Richard Dowling. Thirty years ...

Texan Live to broadcast No. 1 Aledo vs Boswell State Quarterfinal Game  Texan Live

HOUSTON – Texan Live announced on Tuesday that it will be broadcasting the upcoming Texas High School Football Playoff game between No. 1 Aledo ...

Is the High School Boys 800m Getting Faster in March?  MileSplit

Are high school boys getting faster in the 800m run?

Dream Come True: Klingler named to 2017 USA Softball Junior Women's National Team  Texan Live

Baylee, a junior at Dickinson High School, had been running errands throughout the day to take her mind off of anticipating the release of the roster for the 2017 ...

Madison Lindsey: Just Getting Started  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – Madison Lindsey doesn't sit back and think about just this season when viewing her softball career from afar.

Ray Zepeda named new CFISD athletic director  Texan Live

Courtesy of Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. Ray Zepeda, associate athletic director for Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, has been named the athletic ...

Third World Houston? The possibility raised by a scholar concerns us  Houston Chronicle

Over the past 30 years, the Kinder Houston Area Survey, produced by Rice University Sociology Professor Stephen Klineberg, has come to be required reading ...

Houston hosting 2016 AAU Junior Olympics  Texan Live

While athletes from around the world make their way to Rio De Janeiro for the Olympic Games, the Houston area will see the same influx with athletes competing ...

Going to the mat in women's wrestling  Houston Chronicle

Briana Rae can't help smiling. Her face always seems to form an ear-to-ear grin when she's getting ready to kick someone's face. Call it one of the benefits of ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Arria Minor Leads The Way In The 400m  MileSplit

See who the top 500 returning 400m runners in the country are.

16-6A District Track Meet  Texan Live

Atascocita, Kingwood, and Summer Creek represented Humble ISD at the 16-6A District Track Meet, held at Turner Stadium. The schools finished well in both ...

Summer Creek Girls Basketball Has Confidence In District 16-6A  Texan Live

Summer Creek women's basketball program is *fresh* off of a very successful season. Now, they make the big jump from 4A to 6A and the competition is going to ...

Jewel Nadine (Leimgruber) Summers  Greenfield Daily Reporter

Jewel Nadine (Leimgruber) Summers, 86, formerly of Hillsboro, Ind. and had been residing Greenfield, passed away in the Hancock Regional Hospital, ...

Humble Soccer Is Determined To Be Known In District 21-5A  Texan Live

The Humble Wildcats soccer program has been in the basement for far too long. Now, they're determined to make a real run in their new district, 21-5A. Second ...

Kevin Flanigan leaves Beaumont West Brook to lead Tomball Cougars  Texan Live

By Joshua Koch HOUSTON – Kevin Flanigan will spend his 21st season as a head football coach in Texas leading the Tomball Cougars.

Summer Creek Soccer Wraps Up 2015 Season  Texan Live

Summer Creek Soccer completed their first season in District 16-6A on Friday, March 20th against Oak Ridge High School at SCHS. Oak Ridge had already ...

Tomball's Olivia Urrutia signs with Angelina College  Texan Live

Tomball High School varsity assistant soccer coach Brooke Neel joined Olivia Urrutia on National Signing Day as she signed a letter of intent to play soccer for ...

Remembering Slater Martin [Oct. 22, 2012]  Texas Longhorns

Memorial gallery: October 2018 | Southern Idaho Local News  Twin Falls Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.

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