Friday, November 19, 2010
Morning Update (11/19/10)
• During the Terrell ISD board meeting earlier this week, Furlough Middle School attendance clerk Alicia Garcia (above, center) was recognized as "star employee." Teacher Tamara Lovern was also recognized.
• The Middle Township Police Department in New Jersey is requesting the Terrell public’s assistance in locating a fugitive. Joseph Weidman is wanted for aggravated assault a second degree crime. Weidman is a 30-year-old white male, 6-foot tall, thin build, with a tattoo on his neck. Weidman is from New Jersey, but is believed to have fled to the Terrell area. If Weidman is seen contact the local police department immediately.
• U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Athens) has been elected House Republican Conference Chairman, the fourth-ranking position on the House Republican leadership team. “These are historic times for our country. I am humbled that my colleagues in the House Republican Conference have entrusted me with this position on their leadership team,” said Hensarling.
• Got this email today from the Environmental Co-op: This Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. for a Compost Tea in Forney at the Xeric Garden (200 E. Main St, Forney, TX 75126) to discuss Hummingbirds. The class is free and open to everyone. For more information on this and other programs brought to you by the Environmental Co-op, please contact us at 972-524-0007 or visit www.trashbusters.org.
• Kaufman County Republican Women and other local Republicans took time to serve U.S. troops at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Nov. 12 as they waited to board their plane back to Kuwait. Volunteers served a buffet catered by Eddie Deen of Terrell while others visited with the military men and women. Check out the full story in Thursday's edition of The Terrell Tribune or you could simply check out the e-edition.
• Proposed changes to a city ordinance could lead to more fines for false alarms. Check out this Sunday's edition of The Terrell Tribune for the story.
• It's that time of year when we here at the Tribune are accepting letters to Santa Claus. They can be mailed to The Terrell Tribune, Attn: Santa Claus, P.O. Box 669, Terrell, Texas 75160 or simply e-mailed to email@example.com.
• The Terrell Lady Tigers suffered their first loss of the young season on Thursday, dropping to McKinney North, 54-34, in the first round of the 47th Annual Scot Classic in Highland Park. Tonisha Dean led the Lady Tigers (2-1) in the game with 14 points.
• Did you know American National Bank is celebrating 135 years this month?