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Veteran educator to lead Elkhart Middle School | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Former language arts teacher Rebecca Huff takes over as principal of Elkhart Middle School, effective Monday. In December, members of the Elkhart school ...

49ers' Jeffery Wilson Jr. returns to Elkhart HS for pep rally  Tyler Morning Telegraph

As a multimedia journalist, nothing makes me happier than capturing the moments that define our community in East Texas. I'm a born-and-raised Texan and ...

Three new coaches join Elkhart staff | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart Athletic Director Jason Fiacco reports that Elkhart ISD has recently added three new educators to the coaching staff.

San Francisco 49ers running back Jeffery Wilson Jr. honored by alma mater Elkhart  Tyler Morning Telegraph

ELKHART — Jeffery Wilson Jr. just finished his rookie season for the San Francisco 49ers.

High school football: Crockett's speed too much for Elkhart as Elks fall 38-6  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Seniors were honored before the final regular-season home game for Elkhart High School at Jerry Ives Memorial Stadium.

Elkhart boys and girls take silver at District Track Meet  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School student athletes turned in another strong performance at the 2019 District 20-AAA track and field meet at Westwood High School April 3-4.

High school football: Elkhart, Grapeland play HoCo games  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Both the Elkhart and Grapeland High School football teams will play their Homecoming games tonight in the area.

Elkhart High School awarded Perkins grant | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School has been awarded the 2017-2018 Perkins Reserve Grant of $75000. Elkhart is one of 15 campuses in Texas to receive the grant.

High school basketball: It's an Anderson County showdown tonight  Palestine Herald Press

FRANKSTON — The Elkhart High School boys' basketball program hasn't been in this position in seven seasons.

High school football: Elkhart's ground game chews up Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart High School football team controlled the offensive and defensive lines in Friday night's 36-3 victory over Westwood at Jerry Ives ...

High school cross country: Elkhart meet set for Wednesday  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Invitational cross country meet will take place on Wednesday around the Elkhart High School grounds.

New Elkhart superintendent set to start Aug. 21 | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Members of the Elkhart ISD Board of Trustees are scheduled to hire Lamont Smith as the district's superintendent at an Aug. 20 meeting. The new ...

High schools: Elkhart recalls 2017-18 in athletics  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Elkhart High School recalled a successful 2017-18 athletic season with a banquet on Monday in the cafetorium.

Former Texas high school football player sentenced for assaulting teammate over $5  USA TODAY High School Sports

A former Texas high school football player was sentenced Wednesday for an assault on a former teammate dating back to 2017. As reported by East Texas ABC ...

High school basketball: Lady Elks experiencing a 'learning curve'  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Last year, there were no varsity girls' basketball games for Elkhart, rather the school played a junior varsity schedule.

High school basketball: Elkhart tourney reaches Day 2 Friday  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Holiday Invitational continues with more games today and Saturday at Elkhart High School gymnasium.

High school basketball: Starr, Elkhart overcome Eustace to win  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — There was plenty riding on the line in the closing seconds of the Elkhart Holiday Invitational boys' basketball tournament.

EDITORIAL: Schooling Michael Stanczak  Palestine Herald Press

A University Interscholastic Athletic League appeals board Monday ended Elkhart High School senior Michael Stanczak's year-long battle to play football again ...

High school football: Mays, others help give Elkhart a 'Happy Homecoming'  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — For Elkhart High School quarterback Landry Mays, and the rest of the Elks for that matter, it was a happy Homecoming.

East Texas schools to wear maroon in wake of Athens tragedy KYTX

After an Athens middle school student was killed in a school bus crash involving a freight train, students from all over East Texas will shot their support by ...

Elkhart superintendent resigns | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Ray DeSpain resigned as superintendent of the Elkhart Independent School District, effective Aug. 31, after heading the district for more than six years.

High school track and field: Palestine's Arthur garners three golds  Palestine Herald Press

GLADEWATER — Palestine High School junior track and field athlete Shayla Arthur certainly made an impression during the opening meet of the season.

Second school lockdown in Anderson County in two days  Palestine Herald Press

Nearly a dozen Anderson County Sheriff's deputies responded to a threat of violence at Elkhart High School Wednesday morning, as the school, like Palestine ...

High school baseball: West sweeps Elkhart from playoffs  Palestine Herald Press

MUMFORD — The Elkhart High School baseball team saw its season come to an end on Saturday, falling to West 6-2 in Game Two of a best-of-3 Conference ...

Now at Elkhart, last year's Palestine attack victim has green light to play sports again

It was a trying road to recovery for 19-year old Michael Stanczak. But Tuesday the UIL ruled that he will be allowed to play varsity sports for the Elks.

High school basketball: Westwood girls alive for playoffs  Palestine Herald Press

Both the Westwood and Elkhart High School girls' basketball teams have shown improvement through the 2018-19 season — just in different increments.

High school track and field: Elkhart boys nab team title  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart High School boys' track and field team came through with the District 18-3A championship on Thursday evening at Westwood High School's Panther ...

High school cross country notebook: Many area teams advance to regionals  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Destination: Huntsville. Three Pine Empire cross country units have qualified for the Conference 3A-Region III meet set for Kate Barr-Ross Park on ...

High school football: Fiacco named to Elks' post  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Independent School District board had a special called meeting on Monday evening to announce the hiring of a new head football ...

Cove grad among six receiving TTA Foundation scholarships  Coveleaderpress

By LYNETTE SOWELL Cove Leader-Press. Copperas Cove graduating senior Ashley Wilson has been named as one of six high school students in Texas who ...

High school track and field: Depth fuels Elkhart girls' win  Palestine Herald Press

ALTO — The Elkhart High School girls' track and field team claimed the top spot at Thursday's Alto Relays, scoring 173.3 points.

High school powerlifting: Elkhart girls 2nd, boys 3rd at Troup  Palestine Herald Press

TROUP — The Elkhart High School girls' powerlifting team had to settle for second place while the boys earned third at the Troup Invitational on Saturday.

High school rodeo: Three county performers ready for big stage  Palestine Herald Press

ABILENE — Three Anderson County youth will compete at the Texas High School Rodeo Association state finals rodeo.

High school powerlifting: Grapeland sends two girls to state; Lady Elk Ives' nabs bronze  Palestine Herald Press

FAIRFIELD — Elkhart High School junior powerlifter Chloe Ives nearly qualified for the state meet; but, she still picked up a snazzy bronze medal for her work.

Fate of Central Texas teen who disappeared in 2005 remains a mystery  KWTX

A Crime Stoppers reward is offered for information that could help police solve the mystery of the disappearance of a Central Texas teenager who left a party ...

Injured student still chasing football dream | News  Palestine Herald Press

After suffering multiple serious injuries stemming from an alleged assault following a Palestine High School football practice last year, Michael Stanczak, 19, ...

East Texas football player wins UIL appeal, can return to play  KLTV

A student who was badly beaten in a high school locker room will be allowed to return to the football field following a unanimous decision by a University ...

High school volleyball: Groesbeck tops Westwood in four  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood suffered a four-set loss at home to 20-3A rival Groesbeck by scores of 24-26, 27-25, 25-21, 25-15.

Storm Center: Local FCA all-stars named, games set for June  Palestine Herald Press

TYLER — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has a rich history dating back to 1954 when the international, non-profit Christian sports ministry was founded in ...

Football: Elkhart's Wilson scores TD in 49ers' loss  Palestine Herald Press

Former Elkhart High School standout running Jeff Wilson, Jr. earned some limelight in the San Francisco 49ers' final preseason contest.

High school softball: Lady Elks adjust, win | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

BUFFALO — The Elkhart High School softball team will need to get up to speed quickly for Friday's game versus Malakoff.

Pro football: Wilson signs with 49ers as undrafted free agent  Palestine Herald Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Former Elkhart High School standout Jeffery Wilson wasn't selected during the National Football League draft, which concluded Saturday ...

High school baseball: Elks' Adair, Warren earn superlatives  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart High School baseball team received two superlatives as awards were distributed in District 18-3A earlier this month.

Elkhart mourns student's death | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

The mood at Elkhart High School was somber Monday and extra counselors were on hand to help students and faculty cope with the tragic death of a popular ...

Elkhart powerlifting dominates at quad meet | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Led by 11 lifters winning their respective weight classes Elkhart swept the team title in a quad powerifting meet held Thursday at the Elkhart High ...

Student speaks out one year after being badly beaten in locker room  KLTV

In September 27 of 2017, Michael Stanczak, then a senior at Palestine High School, was punched in the face multiple times by a teammate, resulting in severe ...

High school baseball: Tradition-rich teams Elkhart, West clash  Palestine Herald Press

MUMFORD — Not qualifying for the playoffs last season left a bad taste for the Elkhart High School baseball team.

In abrupt move, UIL reverses decision on Stanczak  KLTV

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - In an abrupt change, a University Interscholastic League board has reversed its decision allowing a student who was badly injured in a ...

High school powerlifting: Elkhart girls keep dazzling, Garcia-Castillo wins weight class  Palestine Herald Press

MALAKOFF — The usual suspects showed up and succeeded on the platform during the Malakoff Invitational powerlifting meet on Saturday.

Fairy Garden Project blooms big | Community  Palestine Herald Press

The new Dogwood Trails' Fairy Garden Project, sponsored by Visit Palestine, in Davey Dogwood Park was a hit.

Phyllis Marie Thompson | Obituaries  Journal Review

Phyllis Marie Thompson, 94, Crawfordsville, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville. She was born Oct. 18, 1924 in Elkhart, Indiana, ...

High school fishing: THSBA to expand again  Palestine Herald Press

The Texas High School Bass Association has announced another expansion for the 2018-19 season.

Sulphur Springs Students Featured in Tyler Museum of Art's High School Art Exhibition

Sulphur Springs High School senior Travis Pundt and junior Callie Harvey are among the record 109 aspiring artists from a best-ever 20 regional schools who ...

Pro football: Peterson makes 'Skins roster, Wilson joins 49ers' practice squad  Palestine Herald Press

Former Palestine High School star Adrian Peterson earning a roster spot with the Washington Redskins was almost a certainty.

High school powerlifting: Four boys punch tickets to Abilene  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — There were plenty of records shattered at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 3 Division 3 meet on Friday at Elkhart High ...

11 men, 4 women to run for JC cross country  Jacksonville Daily Progress

A robust group of 11 men will comprise the Jacksonville College men's cross country team this fall, while the Lady Jaguars' squad will contain four women.

Brothers suffer second September tragedy | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Brothers James and Justin Warren are no strangers to tragedy.

Pro football: Wilson reacts to signing with 49ers  Palestine Herald Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Former Elkhart High School standout Jeffery Wilson wasn't selected during the National Football League draft, which concluded ...

Westwood principals off to a roaring start | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Scott Nettles, the new Westwood High School principal, plans to keep an open door to students, teachers, and parents. Accessibility and leading by example, ...

On pro football: Wilson, Jr. shines since promotion  Palestine Herald Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — With all the injuries the San Francisco 49ers have sustained at running back, it was only a matter of time for Jeff Wilson, Jr.

High school track and field: Hi-ho silver for Elk relay  Palestine Herald Press

AUSTIN — For Elkhart High School track and field athlete Trent Huff, he was the “veteran” of the group that competed in the 1600-meter relay on Friday evening ...

Driver not at fault in fatal accident, passenger says  Palestine Herald Press

A passenger in a horrific crash early Saturday morning that killed two Palestine students told the Herald-Press Monday the driver, Miguel Morales-Ochoa, 17, ...

Big Country couple among finalists for Texas Farm Bureau award

A Stephenville couple who also have a farming operation in Haskell County are among finalists for Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher.

More than 100 East Texas students have art in Tyler Museum of Art exhibition opening March 31  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A record number of artists from East Texas high schools will have art on view in Tyler Museum of Art's 15th annual High School Art Exhibition, which opens ...

Elkhart softball standout Rucker keeps promise, signs with Mary Hardin-Baylor  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — In this election year filled with ugly politics Camryn Rucker would probably win if she was old enough to run for public office. The Elkhart softball ...

Anderson County man sentenced to probation in manslaughter trial  Palestine Herald Press

Haden Blaine Gray, 19, was sentenced to 10 years probation by an Anderson County jury Friday, after being found guilty of manslaughter earlier in the day for ...

Four Elkhart cross country teams win district  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart cross-country teams struck gold while running at the district meet Wednesday at Elkhart.

Elkhart CC teams repeat as 21-3A champions | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Elkhart's Ashley Buck and Westwood's Joseph Meador are relatively inexperienced when it comes to competing in high school cross country.

SHE'S IN THE ARMY NOW: Elkhart track standout Buck signs with West Point  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Being in the Army was not what Ashley Buck anticipated for her collegiate college career, then she went on a campus visit to West Point, New York.

Family haunted by the unknown in Lund case  Palestine Herald Press

Beth Lund will never forget the last time she talked to her 19-year-old son Ben Lund — six years ago.

Elkhart's Ashley Buck triple jumping to state  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART – Before the 2015 track and field season started, Elkhart High School's Ashley Buck didn't think she had a chance to make it to the state track and ...

Commentary: Cantrell, Wilson set for Combine; Jacksonville's Newsome was in Super Bowl V  Tyler Morning Telegraph

The confetti had barely fallen to the turf of U.S. Bank Stadium and the first Eagles fan had yet to fall from a light pole when thoughts turned to the.

Longview, Hallsville marching bands earn superior ratings  Longview News-Journal

Longview High School's marching band recently brought home the school's 67th consecutive first division superior rating from a University Interscholastic ...

Navarro County Electric Cooperative announces recipients of scholarships  Corsicana Daily Sun

Navarro County Electric Cooperative recently awarded scholarships to eight students in the amount of $6000. They are Morgan Cook, Cody Carroll, Makinsey ...

Rusk softball standout accepts lucrative offer from ETBU  Jacksonville Daily Progress

RUSK — Losing at least three of the five pitchers that were on this year's roster, East Texas Baptist University was in need of pitching help, and they were not.

Baylor Mourns Death of Former Harp Professor | Media and Public Relations  Baylor University

Mary Kathryn Alexander, an accomplished musician who taught harp and piano at the Baylor University School of Music for more than 20 years, passed away ...

Elk Tracks: TABS, TEAMS, TAAS, TAKS, STAAR/EOC  Palestine Herald Press

Nausea, nail biting, clammy palms, soaring blood pressure,sweaty brows, migraine headaches, chills running down the spine — symptoms of the latest flu bug, ...

Morehead Jr., Bruce  The Eagle

February 20, 1923 – January 16, 2015. Bruce W. Morehead, Jr., 91 of Bryan, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, went to be with his Lord ...

Buckholts ag teacher charged with official oppression | Crime  Temple Daily Telegram

A Buckholts Independent School District vocational agriculture teacher was arrested Monday morning at his home and charged with official oppression, ...

VETERANS DAY 2015: A look at 41 Charlevoix County veterans  The Boyne City Gazette

Allan Potter He was born April 4th, 1920 in Barnard, Charlevoix County, Mich. and attended the Warner Road School completing the 8th grade and his formal.

Kiwanis Classic Wrapup: Rice boys, Kerens girls win titles  Corsicana Daily Sun

One of the most exciting Kiwanis Classics in years ended with one heart-stopping game after another Saturday night at Navarro's Wolens SEC, where Rice won ...

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