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Pearland ISD board stands by superintendent whose son posted racist statements

Pearland ISD board members said Friday they continue to support Superintendent John Kelly after the discovery of racist and bigoted statements posted on social media by Kelly's adult son. Following an hour-long closed-door discussion, board members unanimously adopted a resolution backing Kelly, who

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 20:24:00

Pearland ISD Continues To Support Superintendent After Latest Controversy

The Pearland ISD Board of Trustees are reiterating their support of superintendent John Kelly after a social media controversy. Kelly's adult son made racist and white supremacist comments over Facebook, sparking outrage among community members. In an email to district faculty and staff obtained by

HOUSTONPUBLICMEDIA.ORG - 2017-11-17 16:56:52

Residents threaten to sue after Pearland moves toward annexations

Risen from the ashes, Cleburne Cafeteria is back The votes on each parcel occurred against a backdrop of similar conflicts in Manvel and other Texas cities that have sought to annex property ahead of a Dec. 1 law that will require approval from voters that live in those tracts. Right before voting,


Two brothers dead in apparent murder-suicide in north Harris County

Two brothers are dead after a reported argument escalated in their north Harris County home. Shots rang out in the 1900 block of Homebrook Drive near Greater Greenspoint around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, HCSO Sgt. Cedrick Collier said. The brothers were arguing inside their home and went outside when it g

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 12:13:00

Family fun: Frostival, a burger bash and holiday parade

The Great Inflatable Race A fun run with inflatable obstacles spread throughout the running course. When: 9 a.m. Saturday Where: Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W. Tickets: $75-$90; thegreatinflatablerace.com/houston Sawyer Flea A curated outdoor market featuring local craftsmen,


Man killed after being shot in head in Third Ward, police say

HOUSTON - A man was shot to death in southeast Houston on Wednesday night, according to police. The man was shot in the head at 3598 Rosalie Street, near Lucinda Street, around 8 p.m. Authorities said the man was shot multiple times and paramedics were not able to revive him. He was pronounced dea

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-16 03:43:30

Motorcyclist dead after crashing into Alief ISD school bus

A motorcyclist died after crashing into an Alief ISD school bus Friday afternoon, officials said. According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the motorcyclist crashed into the back of the bus at Beechnut and Beckford. Four students were on the bus at the time of the accident, Alief ISD said. No

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2017-11-17 21:28:01

Deputies search for gunman after deadly shooting

A manhunt is underway for a killer armed with a rifle after a person was found shot to death in a vehicle near Ella and Kuykendahl. Deputies are actively searching the area by air and ground for a suspect. The preliminary description is a black male, thin build, late 20s to early 30s. He was said to

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2017-11-17 17:21:09

Dwayne Johnson's teen daughter Simone just got major cred in Hollywood

The Rock is one proud papa. His teenage daughter is a rising star. Simone Garcia Johnson was just chosen as next year's Golden Globe Ambassador (a title formerly known as Mr. or Miss Golden Globe and usually held by a child of a celeb). Mom is Dwayne Johnson's ex wife, producer Dany Garcia; they liv

MIAMI.COM - 2017-11-16 15:55:21

Buffalo Exchange - Changing Hollywood's Fashion Outlook

"Oh no," I thought, as I looked quickly at the window of the new clothing store on Hollywood Boulevard, "another tacky clothing store with absolutely nothing I'd ever wear. " But happily, I was wrong! Upon closer inspection, I found that Buffalo Exchange was not only not one of those, but like nothi

HOLLYWOODGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Hollywood Dog Training School closes after 9 decades

A dog training school, which housed and groomed Toto from the movie "The Wizard of Oz;" Lassie, star of one of the longest-running series in television history; and Rin Tin Tin, from the 1950s television series, is closing its doors. KABC-TV reports the Hollywood Dog Training School is closing after

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-11-16 14:55:00

NBC 6 Weekend Guide: Books, Biden, Football and Holiday Fun

While some in South Florida have already turned their attention to the Thanksgiving holiday next weekend, there are plenty of events this weekend that will keep everyone busy and loving live in the 305 and 954. Whether it's sports, music, theater or books that interest you, there is something for ev

NBC MIAMI - 2017-11-16 19:00:13

Hollywood Commissioners Accept New Names For Confederate Streets In Final Vote

Dara Hill, with the Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward, said she thinks the new names aren't just good for the Liberia neighborhood, but for all of Hollywood. Caitie Switalski / WLRN After a lengthy debate, the city of Hollywood is moving forward with renaming Forrest, Lee and Hood streets, which h


Confederate street-renaming debate simmers down in Hollywood | Letters

It's official. The streets in Hollywood named for Confederate commanders John Bell Hood, Robert E. Lee, and Nathan Bedford Forrest will be known as Hope, Liberty and Freedom streets. Hope, Liberty and Freedom are great new names for the streets as words to honor America. Still, the city of Hollywood

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-11-16 13:02:00

It's official: Hollywood to rename Confederate streets

City commissioners put an end to a long-running debate Wednesday, voting 6-0 to rechristen three Hollywood streets named for Confederate commanders. Those names belong in history books, not on streets, they say. Instead, the streets named for John Bell Hood, Robert E. Lee and Nathan Bedford Forrest


Bearded Ladies Cabaret Riffs on Tech and Old Hollywood in Marlene and the Machine

In an age when we are tethered to our screens and gadgets, and emojis supplant real emotion, we can easily lose touch with the elements that make us human. Explorations of technology and control are at the heart of Marlene and the Machine, a cabaret performance by The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, coming


Families celebrate LIFE at Great Bend schools

Making silly hats to wear at a Mad Hatter Party was one of the favorite activities of at least one Eisenhower Elementary School family. While it seemed like a small thing, this and other family activities may help children excel in school. Once a week for eight weeks, several families met at the sch

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 01:12:00

USD 428 video talks about MTSS

Parents of Great Bend USD 428 students can learn more about the Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS) by watching a seven and a half minute video produced by Great Bend High School instructor Dan Heath. The video features art teacher Sergio Ramirez, board member Susan Young and parent Lisa Moore disc

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 04:41:00

Yarmer to talk about Wolf Brewery

Barton County Historical Society in Great Bend will host a talk by Robert Yarmer on the M.K. Wolf Brewery at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27. The brewery existed in Ellinwood for 30 years, event though Kansas officially went dry in 1881, due to the ambition of its owner John Wolf. Yarmer is a lifetime res

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 03:39:00

Ellinwood City Council hears good and not so good news

ELLINWOOD - City Manager Chris Komarek had some good news to report about the bond issue the city passed recently that will fund needed street and ditch repairs, making the city less vulnerable to flooding when the spring rains return. But, he let Greg Vahrenberg of Piper Jaffray tell the whole stor

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 01:26:00