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Crandall HS Junior Finishes Second in Nation, Earns up to $40,000 in Scholarships at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

Crandall HS Junior Finishes Second in Nation, Earns up to $40,000 in Scholarships at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

Kaitlyn Roberts is the first CISD student to qualify for nationals in the Early Childhood Education division and her second-place finish is the district’s top individual performance, ever—which earned her up to $40,000 in college scholarships.

Conservative State Rep. Keith Bell Announces Bid for Re-Election

Conservative State Rep. Keith Bell Announces Bid for Re-Election

Republican State Representative Keith Bell announced today that he will seek re-election to the Texas State House following a session that many have called “one of the most conservative sessions in Texas history.” Rep. Bell is eager to continue the momentum of Republican victories he just helped secure on behalf of House District 4, which is comprised of Kaufman County and part of Henderson County.

More Than 150 Employees Resign or are Fired From Houston Hospital System After Refusing to get Vaccinated

Medical personnel rallied against Houston Methodist Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate outside the Baytown facility on June 7, 2021. Credit: Pu Ying Huang for The Texas Tribune

More Than 150 Employees Resign or are Fired From Houston Hospital System After Refusing to get Vaccinated

More than 150 healthcare workers who did not comply with a Houstonbased hospital system’s vaccine mandate have been fired or resigned, more than a week after a federal judge upheld the policy.

Nostalgic Visit to OJEDA’S RESTAURANT
Nostalgic Visit to OJEDA’S RESTAURANT

Nostalgic Visit to OJEDA’S RESTAURANT

Vivian to Don: “Cousin Mark has invited the ‘Wednesday nite Rio Group’ to meet him at Ojeda’s Restaurant in Dallas this Wednesday at about 6:00 p. m. for a little ‘family get-together,’ and I would like to go. Plus, Rachel and Donna have invited us to ride with them.” Don to Vivian: “Sounds like a good deal to me! The only thing that could make it better would be if they also offered to pay for our food!”

Emergency Order Issued to Restrict Movement of Deer from Breeding Facilities Where CWD has Been Detected

Emergency Order Issued to Restrict Movement of Deer from Breeding Facilities Where CWD has Been Detected

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has issued an “emergency order” to impose additional movement and testing restrictions on deer breeding facilities that are affiliated with six deer breeding facilities where Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been positively detected. Existing rules already restrict the movement of deer from 264 sites in 95 counties that are directly linked to these CWD-positive facilities, but further measures are necessary given the gravity of this situation.

Declare Your Financial Freedom

Declare Your Financial Freedom

Independence Day is almost here. And as we make progress in moving past the COVID-19 pandemic, more of us will be able to enjoy Fourth of July activities. However you observe the holiday, it’s important to recognize all the liberties we enjoy in this country. But you may still need to work at one particular type of freedom – and that’s financial freedom. How can you achieve it?

Taylor Childress of Forney Named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Mississippi College

The Mississippi College Office of Academic Affairs releases the dean’s list after the close of fall and spring semesters each academic year. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average, based on a 4.0 system. The student must take a full course load of at least 12 semester hours of undergraduate credit with all academic courses impacting their grade point average.

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