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March 2, 2016 by Patricia H Nevill (Register to contact)

I trying am trying to find David Sheldon Kyser. Is he still with us? If so I hope he is well and happy. Thank you.

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July 19, 2014 by William Brooks (Register to contact)

William "Bill" Brooks, who was a junior at Lamar in 1949, died on June 11, 2013. He and his best friend William "Billy" Brown joined the Marines in his senior year 1950. He always talked about Lamar with fondness. He was a good husband and great dad! He will always be remembered.

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Suspects in fatal shooting of Lamar HS student planned killing over social media, prosecutor says  Houston Chronicle

Two men accused in what authorities believe was the gang-related slaying of a Lamar High School student had messaged each other on social media in ...



Lamar High School students react to classmate's death  KTRK-TV

A little more than 24 hours after the tragic death of 15-year-old Makaila Simon, students at Lamar High School returned to class stunned they lost another ...



Second man charged in shooting death of Lamar High School student  KTRK-TV

Dave'on Thomas and Kendrick Johnson are both charged with the shooting death of Delindsey Dwayne Mack.



Lamar HS student, 18, shot to death in 'targeted attack' identified  Houston Chronicle

A Lamar High School senior was gunned down Tuesday afternoon about a block from the campus in a shooting that Houston police believe was a targeted ...



Lamar High School parents demand tighter security after student's fatal shooting  KTRK-TV

Lamar High School parents are demanding tighter security at the school after 18-year-old student Delindsey Dwayne Mack was killed.



American carnage strikes Lamar High School [Editorial]  Houston Chronicle

A seventeen-year-old Lamar High School student wasn't surprised that his school was put on lockdown Tuesday after shots fired from four-door, black Subaru ...



Grief counselors at Lamar High School today after freshmen die in murder-suicide  KTRK-TV

Crisis counselors are at Lamar High School Friday after two students who were best friends died in an apparent murder-suicide.



Mayor Turner meets with students at Lamar High School following deadly shooting  KHOU.com

HOUSTON - Students at Lamar High School sat down face-to-face with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to talk about gun violence on Tuesday. This comes two ...



Lamar High School student involved in apparent murder-suicide identified  Chron

The two boys involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Houston on Thursday have been identified as 15-year-olds Pierce Schwartz and Samuel Yeargain, ...



Kendrick Johnson bond to $2.25M in murder case of Lamar HS student DeLindsey Mack  KTRK-TV

Prosecutors called Kendrick Johnson, who's accused of directing at least six gang hits, as Houston's "most dangerous gang member."



Mayor talks to Lamar High School students about campus security  CW39 Houston

HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner visits Lamar High School after a student was gunned down near campus a couple weeks ago. He addressed the students' ...



Family speaks about murder of Delindsey Mack near Houston's Lamar High  KTRK-TV

The shocking murder of Delindsey Mack outside Lamar High School earlier this week is hard for everyone to comprehend, especially if you are his uncle.



Family, friends remember slain Lamar High School student Delindsey Mack  KPRC Click2Houston

Friends and family are gathering Tuesday morning to remember Delindsey Mack, the 18-year-old Lamar High School student who was gunned down near ...



Lamar High School students involved in apparent murder-suicide identified  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Both of the boys involved in an apparent murder-suicide at a luxury apartment complex in Upper Kirby have been identified.



Raw video: Officials provide details on fatal shooting of Lamar High School students  KHOU.com

An 18-year-old Lamar High School student died after a shooting near the school, and a 15-year-old female student was grazed by a bullet. Houston Police and ...



Family of Lamar student shot dead says he was a "big talker" but no gangster  Chron

In the days after Lamar High School student De'Lindsey Mack was shot dead outside of the River Oaks campus, possibly at the hands of a gang, his family ...



Mother warned police about gang threats to Lamar HS student De’Lindsey Mack in 2016  Houston Chronicle

As a Houston family buried their son — slain Lamar High School student De'Lindsey Mack — police reports revealed that his mother warned police at least twice ...



Murder Charges Filed Against Houston Gang Member Suspected Of Killing Lamar High School Student  Houston Public Media

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced on Friday murder charges against a man accused of killing 18-year-old student De'Lindsey Mack near ...



Delindsey Mack's murder pushes call for more officers at Lamar HS  KTRK-TV

Parents at Lamar High in Houston's Upper Kirby neighborhood want security enhanced on campus. Their concerns follows the brutal murder of (18) Delindsey ...



Two Lamar High School students dead in apparent murder-suicide at Upper Kirby-area apartment  Chron

A mother found her teen son and his best friend shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday evening at her luxury Houston apartment complex, ...



Lamar High School's legendary football coach Tom Nolen to retire  Chron

A staple in Houston-area high school football and the personification of consistency and excellence, longtime Lamar football coach Tom Nolen announced his ...



Family of teenager gunned down near Lamar High School to speak out  KHOU.com

The family of the teenager shot outside Lamar High School last week will speak out about the brutal killing during a news conference Monday.



Teenage suspect in court for the murder of Lamar HS student  KHOU.com

A teenager accused of participating in a deadly gang war stood appeared in court. He is accused of murdering Lamar High School student Delindsey Mack.



New video shows Kendrick Johnson punching innocent man and laughing  KTRK-TV

The video of the accused murderer was shown during court in an effort to keep him behind bars.



Take A Peek At Lamar High School Expansion Construction  Patch.com

A Bird's Eye View Of Lamar HS Expansion - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - Among the finished product will be two retail storefronts — financial and a coffee shop — to ...



Houston high school football players celebrate Early National Signing Day  KTRK-TV

It's a big day for high school football players, as they sign their National Letters of Intent.



A Cool New Approach To An Old-School Lamar High  Patch.com

A New Approach To An 'Old-School' Lamar High - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - The classic front entrance facing Westheimer will remain while state-of-the-art, ...



Stanford freshman accepted to 20 colleges now the face of inspiring billboards in Houston  KHOU.com

HOUSTON — A teenager from Houston's Third Ward made his hometown proud last year when an emotional video of him being accepted into Stanford, his ...



Gilbane Building Company Announces Scott Orr to Lead Texas Business Unit  Benzinga

Construction Industry Veteran Focused on Expanding Gilbane's Presence Across Texas Markets HOUSTON (PRWEB) June 27, 2019 Gilbane Building ...



Houston teen charged with third murder in ongoing gang war  Houston Chronicle

A Houston teen charged in the slaying of a Lamar High School student is suspected in five other killings, part of a deadly gang war that has resulted in more than ...



Houston high school imposes new dress code for parents  TODAY

Houston's James Madison high school imposes parental dress code, banning bonnets, hair rollers, PJs after asking a parent to leave because of how she was ...



Security hired for funeral of Lamar HS teen who was killed in gang shooting  KHOU.com

There will be lots of security at the funeral of a Lamar High School student who was shot and killed near the campus last week. Police don't want to take any ...



The Real Story of the Lamar High School Student Accepted by Every Top College He Applied To: Micheal Brown, Becoming an Overnight National Celebrity and the Best Kind of Viral Sensation  PaperCity Magazine

What do Harvard, Yale, Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania have in common? They're all Ivy League Schools, of course. And they've all accepted ...



Former Houston high school stars on Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters  Chron

Nineteen former Houston-area high school baseball stars were on Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters, including two pitchers who drew Opening Day ...



Famous Lamar High School Alumni  Patch.com

The List Is Long - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - Actors, authors, pro sports athletes, former Texas Governor, Nobel Prize winner and an original Charlie's Angel on ...



Family of Lamar HS student to hold press conference Monday  KHOU.com

De'Lindsey Mack was shot and killed last week near Lamar High School. On Monday, his family wants to clear up some misconceptions.



Mother claims she wasn't allowed to enroll daughter in school due to outfit  KPRC Click2Houston

HOUSTON - The mother of a high school student claimed she could not register her daughter for class because of her outfit. Joselyn Lewis wore a T-shirt dress ...



Police investigating Snapchat threats against Lamar HS students  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The messages on Snapchat are chilling. In one, it says "I'm coming for you," with the name of a student following it. Then, another snap: "I ...



Lockdown lifted at Lamar High School after nearby robbery  CW39

HOUSTON— The Bellaire Police Department is searching for three men allegedly involved in a robbery near Lamar High School. The school was placed on ...



Texas Mom Wearing Headscarf and T-Shirt Dress Says School Turned Her Away Because of Outfit  PEOPLE.com

A Texas mother who went to her daughter's high school to register her for class says she wasn't allowed on the property because she was wearing a headscarf ...



Lockdown Lifted At Lamar High School: Update 12:25 p.m.  Patch.com

HOUSTON, TX — The lockdown at Lamar High School has been lifted, per Houston ISD officials. Reports were made that several suspects were seen running ...



HPD: 2 teens killed in shooting along Buffalo Speedway  KHOU.com

The teens were found dead at an apartment complex along Buffalo Speedway between Richmond Avenue and West Alabama Street.



Apparent blackface photo causing a stir at Lamar High School  KPRC Houston

HOUSTON - A picture taken at a weekend off-campus party is causing controversy at Lamar High School. "I thought it was blackface and I was immediately ...



Lamar High School Principal: Uniforms Required, If You Have One  Patch.com

Lamar High School Principal: Uniforms Are Required - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - In a letter to students of Lamar High School and their parents, Principal ...



Student says she was sexually assaulted at Lamar High School, HPD investigating  KPRC Houston

Houston police are investigating allegations of a sexual assault at Lamar High School.



Lamar HS teacher charged with improper relationship with student  CW39 Houston

ROSENBERG, Texas — A Lamar High School teacher has been accused of forming an inappropriate relationship with a student, according to the Rosenberg ...



Houston mothers on a mission to stop teen violence  KHOU.com

HOUSTON - When the police arrived, the crime tape went up, and 18-year-old Delindsey Mack lay dead on the sidewalk outside Lamar High School, dozens of ...



Many Texas teachers have second jobs or live paycheck to paycheck. They're anxiously watching the teacher pay debate.  Paris News

"I never anticipated that I would take a summer job at Wendy's just so that I could replace a broken dishwasher,” said one high school English teacher who ...



Lamar High Student Accepted To 20 Top Colleges, 4 In Ivy League  Patch.com

Lamar High Student Accepted To 20 Top Universities - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - Michael Brown, a senior at Lamar, has been offered full rides to many ...



HISD investigating after student finds gun at Lamar High School  CW39

HOUSTON — An investigation is underway Wednesday after a student found an unloaded gun at a Houston high school. Investigators said the teen discovered ...



Houston man accused in ongoing gang war charged with third murder  Chron

A 19-year-old Houston man linked to a string of crimes in an ongoing gang war now faces a third murder charge. Kendrick Johnson is accused in the Nov.



Family Raising Money For Girl Killed In Weekend Shooting  Houston, TX Patch

GoFundMe For Girl Killed In Weekend Shooting - Houston, TX - MA'Kaila Simon​, a student at Lamar High School, was killed in a shooting on Sunday.



Dress code for parents? Mother turned away from Texas high school  KXAN.com

The mother of a Texas high school student claimed she could not register her daughter for class because of her outfit.



Houston gang war blamed for double drive-by shooting on south side  KTRK-TV

A drive-by shooting at a south side gas station is the latest example of gang violence, detectives say.



17-year-old charged with negligent homicide after allegedly killing teenage girlfriend  KHOU.com

SPRING, Texas — A 17-year-old has been charged with criminal negligent homicide for shooting and killing his 15-year-old girlfriend Sunday morning in Spring.



The Weird, Kinda Racist Student Groups Behind That Lamar "Blackface" Photo  Houston Press

Students at Lamar High School were up in arms after a screenshot of that girl, fake praying and wearing a Tupac Shakur shirt, surfaced on Twitter. Another ...



A lifetime later, Houston students hear firsthand account of 9/11  Houston Chronicle

Monica Nguyen survived 9/11. Most of the students she shared her story with Tuesday were not even alive that day to witness the tragedy from afar. For some ...



Houston ISD Releases 2018 Graduation Schedule  Patch.com

Houston ISD Releases 2018 Graduation Schedule - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - Lamar High seniors will graduate June 9 at NRG Stadium. Here's the full schedule ...



Kempner High School evacuated as precaution because of truck fire outside school  KHOU.com

SUGAR LAND, Texas — Firefighters are on the scene of a small fire outside Kempner High School in Sugar Land. Students were evacuated as a precaution ...



‘Gang war’ spreads in southeast Houston with dozens killed in recent years  Houston Chronicle

The two gangs have been linked to multiple killings in part through social media.



2 High School Students From Arlington Among 3 Killed In Crash  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington ISD confirms two of the three dead in an early Monday morning crash near Lindale, Texas in Smith County ...



Lamar High School FFA  KHOU.com

For more information about Future Farmers of America, visit TexasFFA.org. To learn about Rodeo scholarships, visit RodeoHouston.com. Lamar High School is ...



Houston teen and college student killed instantly in car crash near Bryan  KTRK-TV

Chelsea Spratlin, 18, was on her way to visit friends at Texas A&M University when she was killed in a crash.



AJ Armstrong murder trial: Former Kinkaid and Lamar HS coaches testify  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Prosecutors began the second week of the A.J. Armstrong murder trial Monday, putting expert witnesses on the stand, as well as ...



In professional and volunteer lives, crash victims dedicated to Houston community  Houston Chronicle

The six people who died Monday when their plane crashed in the Hill Country reflected a range of Houston business leaders and investors, philanthropists and ...



William Reavis | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

KATY, TEXAS — William Dean Reavis (79) passed away on October 3, 2018 from complications due to Alzheimer's. Will was born on June 5, 1939 in Oklahoma ...



Former Houston high school stars taken in this year's MLB Draft  Houston Chronicle

Cypress Ranch High School had three players get selected in this year's Major League Baseball Draft, which concluded Wednesday evening.



Lamars District Champion Swim Teams Eye Regional This Weekend  Patch.com

Lamar's District Champion Swim Team Eyes Regional - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - The swimming and diving teams cruised to District 16-6A titles. Now they'll ...



Lamar homecoming king makes history  KHOU.com

Mission accomplished for Zach Smith! The Lamar High senior was crowned homecoming king Saturday night during halftime of the school's game against ...



How A Houston High Schooler Won $260,000 In Scholarships And Swept Admissions At 20 Top Colleges  Forbes Now

Houston public high school senior Micheal Brown gained admission to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Penn and 14 other selective colleges and he won eight of the ...



A father and son's long journey turns to grief  Houston Chronicle

A father's desperate fight turns to grief When the police called that March day in 2008 to say they arrested his son, another piece of James McSwain's heart broke ...



Former Houston high school stars expected to go early in MLB Draft  Houston Chronicle

The Major League Baseball Draft begins today with the first 78 picks - first and second rounds, plus supplemental picks - and there are a handful of former ...



List: Common warning signs of gang involvement, tips for parents  KHOU.com

HOUSTON - With the recent deadly shooting near Lamar High School being blamed on gang violence, some parents are concerned about their children getting ...



The Stone Cold Truth: Houston's Curling Game Is Growing  Houstonia Magazine

Where to play the Olympic sensation in the city you might least expect it.



Texas A&M pitcher John Doxakis selected by Rays in second round  Houston Chronicle

The Tampa Bay Rays selected Texas A&M lefthander John Doxakis with the No. 61 overall pick in the second round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on ...



Native Houstonian Ford Fry talks restaurants, Tex-Mex and nostalgia  Houston Business Journal

Atlanta-based chef and restaurateur Ford Fry opened Superica and La Lucha in September.



What Went Wrong At Worthing High School, And How It’s Trying To Survive  Houston Public Media

In collaboration with the Houston Chronicle, News 88.7 investigated why Worthing High ended up near the bottom of the state's rankings, and how it's trying to ...



The Best Thing in Texas: Micheal Brown Gets Into Twenty Top Universities  Texas Monthly

The Lamar High School senior gets his pick of Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and seventeen other universities.



Former coach testifies to teen murder suspect’s character  Chron.com

A Houston teen standing trial in the deaths of his parents was known for his athletic prowess before failing out of his private high school and transferring to a ...



Chef Ford Fry: 'It's definitely a little ballsy going into Texas with Tex-Mex'  Houston Business Journal

The Houston native is returning to the Bayou City with two concepts — Superica and La Lucha — that represent his childhood memories of Tex-Mex, Gulf Coast ...



The Woodlands High School football fall to 0-2 after loss to Lamar Texans  Woodlands Online

The Woodlands is still searching for their first win of the season after losing to Lamar.



Jury deliberating fate of Houston teen charged in shooting deaths of parents  Chron

Antonio Armstrong, Jr. is a master manipulator who, at 16, killed his parents after they threatened his freedom, a Harris County prosecutor told jurors Wednesday ...



News 2 Know for Nov. 14, 2018  KPRC Click2Houston

We're halfway there! It's Wednesday, and we've only got two more days until the weekend.



UPDATE: Student Offered Full Rides To 20 Colleges Chooses Stanford  Houston Public Media

Micheal Brown wants to major in political science and become a lawyer or politician.



On the brink: Rock-bottom Worthing High School struggles to renew promise  Houston Chronicle

Published on Sunday, June 8, 2018 at 5 a.m.. In her first few weeks as principal of Worthing High School, a cornerstone of Houston's Sunnyside community, ...



Houston-area schools with the highest percentage of drug issues in 2016  Chron

One of the burning behavioral issues affecting some Houston-area high schools in 2016 involved drugs. Nearly 50 percent of the top 30 high schools with the ...



Houston’s River Oaks Has a Charming, Old-Timey Feel, With a High-End Twist  Mansion Global

River Oaks, a grand and gracious Southern belle, was established in the 1920s as a home for the city's well-to-do, and became a model for planned ...



Third Ward teen offered full ride to 20 universities, including four Ivy Leagues  KHOU.com

A local high school student has a priceless reaction when he learned he was accepted into the college of his dreams, but his story doesn't end there.



Where Are the Future Beekeepers?  Houstonia Magazine

Organizations look to younger generations to help grow the bee population.



Lamar takes 16-6A swimming titles  Chron.com

The Lamar swimming and diving teams outraced runner-up Westside in both the girls and boys divisions Jan. 27 at the District 16-6A championships at Lamar ...



11 sign letters of intent with Texas Tech football  KCBD

LUBBOCK, TX (Texas Tech Athletics) - Texas Tech head coach Matt Wells announced the first additions to his initial signing class Wednesday as 11 ...



North Lamar facilities committee tours Bailey Intermediate School and Stone Middle School  Paris News

The North Lamar Facilities Planning Committee, along with several members of the district's Board of Trustees, toured Bailey Intermediate School and Stone ...



Atticus Franklin Miller | Free  Paris News

Atticus Franklin “Atti” Miller, 31, of Paris, Texas, died suddenly April 8, 2019, in Dallas Texas. He was born Nov. 21, 1987, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Frank ...



Here are names of Houston-area priests ‘credibly accused’ of child sexual abuse  Chron

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston released the names of 42 priests Thursday who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children over the past ...



Mets select St. Thomas pitcher Josh Wolf with No. 53 pick  Houston Chronicle

St. Thomas righthander Josh Wolf was selected by the New York Mets with the No. 53 overall pick in the second round of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft ...



Jane Baucum Baird, age 72, of Belton, died Friday.  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, 9 April, at the Dossman Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 North Main, Belton. Rev. Andy Davis will be officiating.



Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...



Josh Gordon Made $10K A Month Selling Weed In College: Report  Patch.com

Josh Gordon's $10K/Month Selling Weed At Baylor - Galleria-River Oaks, TX - Lamar High graduate opens up to Sports Illustrated, detailing his 'gangster ...



Teen on trial for parents' murders; sister testifies about other brother: 'He acted like our parents loved us more'  WLS-TV

After emotional testimony from the teen defendant's sister, A.J. Armstrong's legal team rested its case.



HISD assistant principal shares inspirational story: From gang life to new role  KTRK-TV

Tristan Love is one of Houston ISD's youngest assistant principals ever. And it's an astonishing accomplishment, considering the 26 year old was once an active ...



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