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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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Bringing Lamar High School Into the Future | 2019-06-03  Engineering News-Record

A vision for a 21st-century school is becoming reality with the renovation and expansion underway at Houston Independent School District's Lamar High School.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Second teenager charged in gang war shooting of Lamar HS student  KHOU.com

HOUSTON — A second suspect was arrested Friday for the shooting death of a Lamar High School student in November 2018. Dave'on Thomas, 18, has been ...



Delindsey Dwayne Mack shot to death near Lamar High School in Houston | abc13.com  KTRK-TV

Police say an 18-year-old was shot to death and a 15-year-old was grazed by a bullet during a shooting in River Oaks.



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, ...



HPD to help patrol HISD schools in wake of deadly shootings near Lamar  Houston Chronicle

A teen girl's plea to Mayor Sylvester Turner demanded that he make good on his pledge to stop campus violence after the third gun-related death of a Lamar ...



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.



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.



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."



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.



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 ...



Suspect in murder of Lamar High School teen charged in 3rd case  KHOU.com

HOUSTON — A teen charged in the shooting death of a Lamar High School teen in court Wednesday on another murder charge. Kendrick Johnson charged ...



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 ...



Marion P. "Budge" Lindsey, Jr. | Obituaries  Katy Times

Marion P. “Budge” Lindsey, Jr. Marion P. “Budge” Lindsey, Jr. was born on November 29, 1940 in Houston, Texas to Marion P. Lindsey and Erma Janice King ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Mother warned police about gang threats to Lamar HS student De’Lindsey Mack in 2016  Chron.com

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 ...



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

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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Lamar, Strake Jesuit win District 16-6A swimming and diving titles  Chron.com

The Lamar girls swimming and diving team defended its home pool Jan. 26, scoring 212 points to win the District 16-6A crown and repeat as meet champions.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



What parents need to know about Delindsey Mack's Houston murder | abc13.com  KTRK-TV

A Houston psychiatrist says the new generation of parents is responsible for closely watching their children live in two worlds: reality and cyber.



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 ...



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 ...



Mom turned away from Texas high school because of her dress  WCYB

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



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 Students Now Expected To Wear Jackets And Full Uniform  Patch.com

HOUSTON, TX — As school returns on Monday, students and parents at Lamar High School are reminded that school uniform jackets need to be worn — in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



These Houston high schools are the best for athletes in 2020, study shows  Houston Chronicle

The Houston area produces some of the top athletes and sports programs in the state of Texas and the United States. State champions such as the North Shore ...



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.



Teen violence topic of meeting between Houston mayor and high school students  Chron.com

The students didn't hold back. A group of about 20 Jack Yates High School students wearing jeans and sneakers sat on either side of Mayor Sylvester Turner in ...



‘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.



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.



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.



Magnet schools  Houston Chronicle

Nia McGee doesn't want to wake up at 5:30 each morning. The 15-year-old freshman said she would rather sleep in and take advanced courses at a school ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Three Texas school districts face state penalties after getting failing grades  Paris News

AUSTIN — At least three Texas school districts — including the state's largest — will likely be forced to shut down their chronically underperforming schools or ...



Closing arguments to begin in Antonio Armstrong, Jr. case  Houston Chronicle

Closing arguments are expected to begin this morning in the trial of Antonio Armstrong, Jr., who is accused in the shooting deaths of his parents when he was ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Sandy Carr, former Lamar High football coach, dies at 78  Houston Chronicle

Sanford "Sandy" Carr, who coached the Lamar High School football team for nearly two decades, died Monday of prostate cancer in his South Side Place home.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘He just needed more time’: Families grieve after spate of gun violence in Houston the same weekend as mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton  Houston Chronicle

Bennie Hunter-Hooey might have dreamed of a snippet from her favorite sermon or a memory from her last trip to the family ranch in Livingston. Maybe her ...



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 ...



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 ...



Where Are the Future Beekeepers?  Houstonia Magazine

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



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.



RACE FOR THE RING: The Class 6A Top 20 powered by Champion Energy  VYPE

The 2019 VYPE Class 6A Preseason Football rankings are here! Of course, the defending state champions sit atop the rankings for a second-straight year with ...



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, ...



Former Houston high school stars in this year's college bowl games  Houston Chronicle

Thirty-five of this year's 40 bowl games feature a team with at least one player who was a star high school football player in the Houston area.



Arlington teens, Grand Prairie woman killed in crash in East Texas  Star-Telegram

Two juniors at Arlington Lamar High School are among the three victims of a fatal vehicle accident early Monday in Lindale, Texas, according to authorities and ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lamar HS Football Booster Club member arrested for taking $20,000  The Texas Monitor

An Arlington woman was arrested Tuesday for taking almost $20000 from the Lamar High School Football Booster Club. She was apparently on the lam; Shelly ...



Sorority photos shed light on secretive social club  Houston Chronicle

Sorority photos shed light on secretive social club A few weeks ago, some photos copied from a teenager's Facebook page showed up in the Chronicle offices.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



High School Students Fights Off Would-Be Kidnapper  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

A 15-year-old walking home from Lamar High School was approached by a man who she said tried to kidnap her. 1 year ago ...



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.



Arlington gets 5 A-rated schools, 4 F-rated schools in accountability ratings  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The district received five A ratings and 4 F ratings for its schools. Bailey Junior High received all seven possible distinctions for performance this year and 33 ...



Liza Koshy's Life In Houston Before She Got Famous Is Actually Super Relatable  Narcity

Hey guys! What up? It's your girl Liza comin' at you from none other than the great Houston, Texas. That's right, that spunky "little brown girl" who makes ...



Meet John Arcidiacono, president and CEO of The Health Museum - TMC News  Texas Medical Center News

John Arcidiacono was named president and CEO of The Health Museum in August 2018. Since then, he has spent time learning how to lead, develop and ...



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 ...



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.



Houston ISD Students Plan Walkouts Friday  Patch.com

Houston ISD Students Plan Walkouts Friday - Meyerland, TX - The National Student Walkout on the anniversary of Columbine includes Bellaire, Lamar, ...



Kenneth Ray Goree  Madisonville Meteor

Kenneth Ray Goree, 74 of Spring, TX passed away on April 26, 2019. Visitation will be 11:00am-1:00pm Saturday May 4th 2019 at Madisonville Funeral Home ...



Why legendary Lamar coach Eddy Peach will be remembered ‘80 years from now’  Fort Worth Star Telegram

It might sound kind of strange, but the first Texas football coach to ever reach 300 wins at the 5A level was dreading the biggest game of the season. It was Nov.



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