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Hispanic Heritage Month Profile: Lt. Col. E.L. ‘Zeke’ Navarrete
amarillo.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:20:27 +0000

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. E.L. “Zeke” Navarrete was a decorated civic leader.

Born and raised in Carlsbad, N.M. to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Navarrete, Zeke Navarrete graduated from Carlsbad High School.

In 1977, he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cameron University in Lawton, Okla., after serving more than 10 years in the Army.

His military service earned him a Bronze Star, a Meritorious Service Medal, a Vietnam Service Medal, a National Defense Service Medal, and he twice received an Army Commendation Medal.

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Longview native begins statewide marathon to raise funds for cancer patients
news-journal.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
When Oleus Lilly crossed the finish line in Longview in December 2010 after a 27-day jog from Fort Worth to Longview, he had a larger goal in mind.

Screening set for ‘Homebound’
LMTonline.com / Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:05:47 -0500
A special screening of the award-winning indie film “Homebound,” which features Martin High graduate Julia Vera, will be held Thursday at Cinemark Movies 12.

Kiwanis Club hosts city council candidates’ debate
LMTonline.com / Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:05:47 -0500
The Kiwanis Club of Laredo welcomed candidates for one of the most highly contested municipal office for a debate Tuesday.

Waskom teacher honored for 40 years of service
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Waskom ISD Superintendent Jimmy E. Cox recently awarded a 40-year service pin to long-time employee, Ernestine Johnson.

Word of the day for Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
amarillo.com / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:20:48 +0000

WORD OF THE DAY

unction

■ unc·tion

■ əŋk shən

Definition: (n) the act of anointing as a rite of consecration or healing

Example: “In days gone by, we were afraid of dying in dishonor or a state of sin. Nowadays, we are afraid of dying fools. Now the fact is that there is no extreme unction to absolve us of foolishness.”

— Jean Baudrillard


Many children have trouble learning because of sensory overload
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:52:00 -0500
Information about sensory integration disorder, or sensory processing disorder, has been known for around 30 years when Dr. Jean Ayres began to notice that behavioral problems were showing up in our c

Woman searches for cat of dead couple from Sept. 19 wreck
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The I-20 accident that left two people dead earlier this month also left the couple’s cat abandoned.


Education in Brief for Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:09:00 -0500
Midland ISD sixth-graders will experience the sound of secondary band during the annual MISD Marching Festival, set for Oct. 8, at Grande Communications Stadium.

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