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Opinion: Westwood school bond invests in our future  Palestine Herald Press

Those of you who know me, know that I am a Westwood girl, through and through. I was a 12-year senior who graduated in the Class of 2000. For the.

Re-imagining Westwood: Proposed $39-million bond would create 21st century schools  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood Independent School District on Monday will propose a $39-million bond issue to not only replace and rebuild aging buildings, but also redesign its ...

Westwood girls soccer team makes history | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School's athletic department took a bold step this year, introducing girl's soccer as a UIL team sport.

High school basketball: Westwood girls fall short in playoff bid  Palestine Herald Press

BUFFALO — The Westwood High School girls' basketball team found itself in a 46-32 hole heading into the fourth quarter of a District 20-3A play-in game on ...

Palestine schools awarded teaching grants  Palestine Herald Press

BY WILLIAM PATRICK. The external rewards of teaching – the profession that creates all other professions – rarely reflect the ...

High school basketball: Westwood girls under way, boys play Friday  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School boys' basketball team won 33 games last season, reaching the Conference 3A-Region III quarterfinals.

High school basketball: Westwood girls survive, beat Teague  Palestine Herald Press

Last year, district games between the Westwood High School girls' basketball team and Teague weren't competitive.

High school basketball: Palestine boys have clean sweep, Westwood needs play-in game  Palestine Herald Press

The Palestine High School boys' basketball team was sluggish during Tuesday's District 19-4A game versus Fairfield.

High school volleyball: Westwood reaches 20 wins in sweep  Palestine Herald Press

In Texas high school varsity volleyball, a 20-win season is oftentimes seen as the barometer of success. Westwood accomplished just that on Tuesday as the ...

High school baseball: Frankston takes advantage of Westwood errors  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School baseball coach Micah Blackmon admitted the Panthers had a small heater in the dugout during Tuesday's District 20-3A game.

High school football: Tall task for Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

NEW LONDON — Westwood High School earned its first victory of the Richard Bishop era this past Friday at Eustace.

Westwood principals off to a roaring start | Education  Palestine Herald Press

Scott Nettles, the new Westwood High School principal, plans to keep an open door to students, teachers, and parents. Accessibility and leading by example, ...

High school volleyball: It's hi-ho silver for Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

BROWNSBORO — The Westwood High School volleyball team earned the Silver Bracket Championship from Saturday evening at the Brownsboro VolleyFest.

High school basketball: Westwood girls alive for playoffs  Palestine Herald Press

Both the Westwood and Elkhart High School girls' basketball teams have shown improvement through the 2018-19 season — just in different increments.

High school basketball: Westwood sweeps Groesbeck in 20-3A  Palestine Herald Press

Jaren Turner netted 36 points and he pulled in 12 rebounds for a double-double as the Westwood High School boys' basketball team entered District 20-3A play ...

High school basketball: Westwood garners LaPoynor JV title  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School junior varsity boys' basketball team recently won a tournament at LaPoynor in La Rue.

High school fishing: Westwood's Blevins, Graham place 13th  Palestine Herald Press

JEFFERSON — A duo from Westwood High School's fishing team produced the area's best result Saturday during the Texas High School Bass Association East ...

Berryhill to lead Westwood softball team | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

Ronald Berryhill has joined the staff of Westwood High School to serve as the head coach of the Lady Panthers softball team. He brings a win/loss record of ...

High school football: Franklin thrashes Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School football team knew they faced a formidable foe when they hosted the Franklin Lions in District 11-3A-1 play on Friday night.

High school football: Buffalo whitewashes Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School's offense ran better during the Panthers' season-opening game versus Alto on Aug. 31.

High school football: Elkhart's ground game chews up Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart High School football team controlled the offensive and defensive lines in Friday night's 36-3 victory over Westwood at Jerry Ives ...

High school tennis: Several Westwood players advance to regionals  Palestine Herald Press

Seven Westwood High School tennis players are among those who have qualified for the Conference 3A-Region III meet set for College Station on April 18.

High school football: Bishop takes over at Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood Independent School District was seeking a young, innovative football coach for its vacancy created when Kevin Hayes announced his retirement ...

High school volleyball: Westwood, Grapeland wins give them 2nd  Palestine Herald Press

GROESBECK — The Westwood High School volleyball team put itself in better postseason position after topping Groesbeck in four sets on Friday 25-13, 25-23, ...

High school volleyball: Groesbeck tops Westwood in four  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood suffered a four-set loss at home to 20-3A rival Groesbeck by scores of 24-26, 27-25, 25-21, 25-15.

High school basketball: Westwood boys nip Elkhart, both still have playoff shot  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School head boys' basketball coach Corey Krampen challenged Riley Thieme before Tuesday's District 20-3A game.

Westwood graduates at Palestine Civic Center  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School graduates made an impact on their fellow students and community throughout their final year.

High school football: Westwood's Hayes charts course for retirement  Palestine Herald Press

A few boxes were packed up in Westwood High School athletic director and head football coach Kevin Hayes' office.

High school volleyball: Teague rallies to defeat Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School volleyball team had Teague right where it wanted in Tuesday's District 20-3A match; however, the Lady Lions rallied to beat the ...

High school volleyball: Carter, Westwood sweep Buffalo  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School volleyball team opened up District 20-3A play with a sizzling three-set win over Buffalo on Friday.

Elkhart boys and girls take silver at District Track Meet  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart High School student athletes turned in another strong performance at the 2019 District 20-AAA track and field meet at Westwood High School April 3-4.

Westwood High School Class of 2012 graduates | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

Approximately 102 Westwood High School Class of 2012 graduates walked across the stage amid cheers from families, peers and friends during ...

Volleyball: Ray, Lexington top Westwood | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

BRYAN — The Westwood and Lexington High School volleyball teams played competitive first and second sets.

High school basketball: Horace powers Crockett boys' victory  Palestine Herald Press

Crockett High School boys' basketball player Allen Horace is, perhaps, the most dominant force in District 20-3A.

High school football: New Westwood coach Bishop formally introduced  Palestine Herald Press

New Westwood High School athletic director and head football coach Richard Bishop, left, talks with assistant superintendent Christine Bedre after he's formally ...

Westwood's Wilson inks with OKWU | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood's Monica Wilson has committed to play basketball for Oklahoma Wesleyan University, a four-year college in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. While playing for ...

High school volleyball: Westwood sweeps Elkhart | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School volleyball team ensured itself a seeding match for playoff position with its three-game sweep over Elkhart on Tuesday in District ...

Harris assumes dual role at Westwood: Volleyball and girls basketball  Palestine Herald Press

Sporting a Westwood volleyball tee-shirt and a knee brace, Westwood High School's new coach Daylyn Harris could pass for one of the student athletes.

Sunshine Guild awards $11,000 in scholarships | Community  Palestine Herald Press

The Sunshine Guild, Palestine Regional Medical Center's volunteer organization, granted $11000 in scholarships Tuesday to 11 students at its annual luncheon ...

Westwood coping with loss of student | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

Local pastors and counselors were available to Westwood High School students Monday, following the weekend death of 17-year-old David Reyes.

High school football: Cayuga faces challenge  Palestine Herald Press

The Cayuga High School football team knows this week's bi-district playoff game versus Price Carlisle will be a challenge.

Texas bill proposes $15 minimum wage | News  Palestine Herald Press

Texas' minimum wage would more than double to $15-an-hour under a plan now before the state House. Now, the minimum wage in Texas, established a ...

VIDEO: Teacher drumline performance goes viral  KLTV

Not since Nick Cannon's performance in "Drumline" have we been this wowed by a band performance.

Three new coaches join Elkhart staff | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

Elkhart Athletic Director Jason Fiacco reports that Elkhart ISD has recently added three new educators to the coaching staff.

High school soccer: 'Cats settle it on the field, beat Waco Midway  Palestine Herald Press

This time, the Palestine and Waco Midway High School boys' soccer teams would settle the championship on the field.

High school baseball: Westwood forces full game on Elkhart  Palestine Herald Press

The Westwood High School baseball team played with pride on Tuesday — extending Elkhart the full seven innings in this District 18-3A contest at Nicholson ...

High school volleyball: The stars are aligned  Palestine Herald Press

Two Westwood High School volleyball players were named District 3A-18 first-team selections as honors were released last week.

High school cross country: Trim, Umanzor fare well at Elkhart  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — Westwood High School's Tomy Umanzor and Elkhart's Ava Trim were the top finishers among locals at the Elkhart Invitational on Wednesday.

High school baseball: Ex-Westwood player guides Forney to state  Palestine Herald Press

ROUND ROCK — Palestine native Jason Farrow said he learned plenty from former Westwood High School athletic director Kevin Hayes.

High school volleyball: Jenkins, Weston nab superlatives  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School's volleyball team showed stout development under first-year head coach Sidnee Jo Fitzpatrick.

High school football: Essary resigns as Athens AD, head coach  Palestine Herald Press

ATHENS — Palestine High School graduate Paul Essary has resigned as the head football coach/athletic director at Athens.

Wednesday's schedule: Track and field, tennis are on the docket  Palestine Herald Press

Track and field meets and tennis tournaments dominate the local high school sports schedule today, with Palestine a featured site for a pair of competitions.

Local: ETX Fall Classic soccer tournament today, Sunday  Palestine Herald Press

The two-day East Texas Fall Classic will take place today and tomorrow, Oct. 27-28, at the Palestine Y Alex Patel Soccer Complex.

High school basketball: Elkhart tourney reaches Day 2 Friday  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart Holiday Invitational continues with more games today and Saturday at Elkhart High School gymnasium.

Powerlifting roundup: Westwood boys fourth at Corrigan-Camden meet  Palestine Herald Press

CORRIGAN — The Westwood High School boys powerlifters came through with fourth-place and 15 points at the Corrigan-Camden Bulldog Invitational on ...

High school track and field: Elkhart boys nab team title  Palestine Herald Press

The Elkhart High School boys' track and field team came through with the District 18-3A championship on Thursday evening at Westwood High School's Panther ...

High school football: Cayuga's Hearrell simply 'super'  Palestine Herald Press

CAYUGA — Cayuga High School senior football player Cody Hearrell earned a superlative as District 9-2A-I awards were made public.

High school soccer: For openers, PHS boys blank La Vega

For openers, the Palestine High School boys' soccer team garnered its opening group match at the Wildcat Classic tournament on Thursday morning.

Cayuga HS football player breaks lower back in playoff game Thursday

A Cayuga High School football player is recovering after breaking part of his back in a playoff game Thursday night.

Charge against former White Oak High School band director dismissed  Longview News-Journal

A judge has dismissed a criminal indictment against a former White Oak High School band director.

High school teacher on leave following sex allegations  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine Independent School District administrators are investigating allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a teacher and student, the ...

Storm Center: Westwood boys' soccer writes history  Palestine Herald Press

Florentino Guerrero left Cayuga for Westwood roughly three years ago — with the opportunity to begin a soccer program. “I wanted a place to start *fresh*,” ...

High school football: Coaches pleased with scrimmages | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

When it comes right down to it, high school football teams neither win or lose a scrimmage.

High school football recruiting: Morrow joins Pirate ship at Southwestern  Palestine Herald Press

Westwood High School football player Zach Morrow made it official on Monday afternoon — signing with Southwestern University in Georgetown.

Attorney: Messages show student lied about ex-White Oak band director accused of touching her  Longview News-Journal

Messages sent from a former student to an ex-White Oak High School band director accused of inappropriately touching her during a school trip indicate the ...

Westwood FFA Ag Mechanics place fourth at Houston Livestock Show  Palestine Herald Press

A trailer made by Westwood FFA Ag Mechanics recently won fourth place at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo in two different categories.

Police continue probe into teen's death | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine police continue to probe the weekend shooting death of a 17-year-old Westwood High School senior, saying it continues to be treated as “suspicious” ...

Westwood yearbook wins award | News  Palestine Herald Press

Many students look forward to the annual yearbook, a time of reflection and memories that showcases their time spent in school. For the Westwood students, the ...

Teacher of the Week: Jenna Jenkins  Palestine Herald Press

English teacher, coach. Westwood High School. What inspired you to become a teacher? I was inspired to teach by many of the wonderful teachers I had all ...

High school roundup: Elkhart, Grapeland softball teams triumph  Palestine Herald Press

ELKHART — The Elkhart softball team downed Westwood 3-0 in a District 18-3A game on Thursday, and the Lady Elks swept the season series between the ...

New homecoming for a new Westwood  Palestine Herald Press

Friday night will see Westwood High School celebrate its first homecoming on the new field during their game against the Maypearl Panthers. Homecoming ...

High school cross country: Local athletes race to glory  Palestine Herald Press

Editor's Note: In the recent past, the Palestine Herald-Press honored one player of the year per sport. But, that has changed with a new sports editor at the helm.

High school track and field: Depth fuels Elkhart girls' win  Palestine Herald Press

ALTO — The Elkhart High School girls' track and field team claimed the top spot at Thursday's Alto Relays, scoring 173.3 points.

High school softball: District 20-2A honor roll  Palestine Herald Press

Superlatives. Conference 2A Co-MVPs: Abbie Orrick Martins Mill; and Callie Camacho, Martins Mill. Conference 1A MVP: Lulu Campbell, Fruitvale.

Mr. D's shooter sentenced to 25 years for aggravated robbery  Palestine Herald Press

A Palestine man was sentenced to 25 years and fined $7500 by an Anderson County jury this week for the shooting of a local man during a convenience store ...

Palestine prepares for 11th annual Adrian Peterson Day  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine is getting set to kick off another Adrian Peterson Day in Reagan Park on Saturday, June 24.

#MaroonOnMonday: Local school districts, businesses show support for Athens ISD following tragic bus accident KYTX

ATHENS, Texas — Multiple East Texas school districts, businesses and law enforcement agencies are showing their support for Athens ISD following a tragic ...

WHS grad killed in shooting | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

An 18-year-old recent graduate of Westwood High School described as “friendly, bright and always happy” by a top school official was shot and killed Monday in ...

X-MAN IS EXCELLENT: Westwood track standout Billups reaches state after setbacks  Palestine Herald Press

When Xavier Billups was a freshman at Westwood High School journalism grabbed his interest because of what he could create with photography. As it turned ...

Exchange students say goodbye | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

Local students involved in the exchange student program CIEE are now returning home after spending a school year in the Palestine and East Texas area.

High school roundup: Frankston baseball closes out regular season in style  Palestine Herald Press

JEWETT — The Frankston High School baseball team made short work of homestanding Leon on Tuesday in the District 18-3A finale for both teams — with the ...

WHS' Jennifer Spilman crowned 2011 Dogwood Queen | Local News

The stage of the Palestine Civic Center was filled with lovely evening gowns, sparkling eyes of smiling ladies, and skills that ranged from singing to reading to ...

High school football: Osby, Bears overwhelm Sandies  Palestine Herald Press

The Grapeland High School football team knew they had a tough game ahead of them when they faced District 11-2A-II rival Timpson in the regional round of ...

Softball: Trimble opts for Navarro  Palestine Herald Press

CORSICANA — Standout Westwood High School softball player Katie Trimble made it official recently, signing with nearby Navarro College.

Mark Staples announces run for Anderson County Clerk  Palestine Herald Press

After filing for the spot in the fall, Anderson County native Mark Staples has formally announced this week his candidacy for the County Clerk's race, running as a ...

12 vie for title of Dogwood Queen | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

Twelve local girls will vie for the title of the 2010 Dogwood Queen Thursday night, March 11. The winner also will receive a $2000 scholarship.

Longview, Hallsville marching bands earn superior ratings  Longview News-Journal

Longview High School's marching band recently brought home the school's 67th consecutive first division superior rating from a University Interscholastic ...

Police arrest two in convenience store robbery | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

Palestine police have arrested two suspects in the weekend robbery of a local convenience store and continue to seek a third man in conjunction with the ...

ET Football: Tatum falls; Waskom, Daingerfield, Carlisle pick up wins, more  Longview News-Journal

MOUNT VERNON 32, TATUM 26: GILMER — Mount Vernon rallied from a 16-point deficit, scoring 22 points in the fourth quarter and holding on late for a 32-26 ...

The New Sound of Navarro College | News  Corsicana Daily Sun

The Navarro College band has taken on a new life and a new spirit.

Local church under new leadership | Local News  Palestine Herald Press

With the hopes of a growth phenomenon, The Carpenter's House church in Palestine is now officially New Life Worship Center of Palestine.

Exchange students write thank-you letters | Community  Palestine Herald Press

Curious about hosting a foreign exchange student? Visit the Council on International Education Exchange website online at or call ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Tomorrow Is Doctor Who Day - Where Will You Be?  Bleeding Cool News

The first issue of Doctor Who: The four Doctors was published on Wednesday. And on Saturday, Titan Comics have organised hundreds of comic stores,

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