Obits for 3-19-15

Linnie F. Morris Graveside services for Linnie F. Morris, 95, of Tyler, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015 in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, with Reverend Horace Fletcher officiating. Mrs. Morris was born November 15, 1919 in Alba, Texas, the daughter of the late Lillie (Saddler) and Milliard Murdock. She … Read more

Hold on to God when you travel a scary path

“Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you will revive me: you shall stretch forth your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand shall save me.” — Psalms 138:7 Crowded again! The Lufkin Skate Ranch is a happening place on Spring Break. We came with the church youth groups. The … Read more

Reps hard at work during spring break

While many of the schools across our district enjoyed spring break this past week, the Texas Legislature was hard at work in Austin. House Speaker Joe Straus announced that next week we will begin bringing bills to the House floor. This is when things really begin to pick up, and that should be especially true … Read more

DISD already fitting the bills

With Pre-K funding being a hot topic at our state capitol lately. I thought it would be great to share some more of our school district story with you this month. You see the state only funds a half-day of Pre-K and that means that half of our Pre-K 4 students are funded with local … Read more

March is National Women’s History Month

March is also National Women’s History Month. With that, salute Marie Curie, a Polish-born French physicist famous for her work on radioactivity. Born Maria Sklodowska on Nov. 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Poland, Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only woman to win the award in two different fields … Read more