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Fight Over Midlothian Plaques Heads to School Board
People for and against removing Christian plaques outside two schools in Midlothian are sounding off at a school board meeting Monday. A large group of residents appeared at the Midlothian ISD Board meeting Monday night to speak out, some wearing church T-shirts.
Fitch Affirms Midlothian ISD, TX's GO ULTs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
The bonds are also insured as to principal and interest repayment from a guaranty provided by the Texas Permanent School Fund . FINANCIAL PROFILE PRESERVES FLEXIBILITY: Consistently strong financial performance is a stabilizing credit factor.
Dallas Morning News
Four men indicted on federal charges of stealing 162 LCD TVs from trucking company
Four men were indicted last week in federal court in connection with a conspiracy to steal 162 70-inch televisions being shipped from California to a Flower Mound electronics store. Bailey Sanders, Eric Castillo, Ivan Ruiz and Edward Houk were each charged with conspiracy to commit theft of goods in interstate commerce and theft of goods in interstate or foreign shipment and aiding and abetting.
Parent protests save schools' Christian plaques-for now
A Texas school superintendent reversed his decision to cover up-and eventually remove-two plaques with Christian wording located on school grounds after hundreds of parents protested last week. Earlier this summer, Jerome Stewart, superintendent of the Midlothian, Texas, Independent School District, received a letter from the Freedom from Religion Foundation stating that a stone plaque mounted to the exterior wall of Mt.
Complaint Sparks Midlothian ISD Religious Plaque Debate
Bring it on. That, although phrased far more eloquently, was the message Thursday from Midlothian Independent School District Superintendent Jerome Stewart.
STARNES: School removes plaques honoring God
Folks around Midlothian, Texas are raising a ruckus after the school district boarded up a pair of dedication plaques at two local elementary schools.
Dallas Morning News
Master naturalists give advice on planting Texas-tough species
When Ellis County master naturalists walk together at the nature park they tend for the city of Midlothian, they are on a group treasure hunt.
Lightning strikes destroy 2 homes
Both families were home when their houses were struck by lightning, but no one was injured in either blaze, said Fire Chief Barry Bondurant.