Austin – The Meridian Highway historically has been the major northsouth named highway in Texas since the early 1910s. As originally conceived by the International Meridian Association in 1911, it stretched from Canada to Mexico, extending through the nation's mid-section and the expansive Great Plains region. Its path cross approximately 800 miles of Texas, passing through Burkburnett, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Cleburne, Waco, Taylor, Georgetown, Austin, New Braunfels, San Antonio, Cotulla, Laredo, Bryan,
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Norman Payne, known as DJ Chose is a hometown boy hitting the radio waves in North Carolina, Texas and Oklahoma with a song, “Everywhere I go.” DJ says, “It’s a hometown song. I want everyone to know I haven’t forgotten where I’m from. That’s why I invited people from my hometown to come out and watch me film the video. I’ve performed around the world, but I remember where I came from.”
The academic team at Royal High School competed at the El Campo invitational meet on Saturday, January 17th. The science team captured the meet championship, outscoring Victoria West and El Campo for top honors. Jesus Hernandez was first overall the top performer in Chemistry. Tracy Garcia won the Biology division and was 4th overall. Other team members were Francisco Longoria, Andrea Govea, Hector Tena, Cristina Garcia, Kimberly Castillo, Chelsea Silva, Tristen Cuevas, Lesley Barbosa, and Yash
is the W.C. Schultz Junior High School competition cheer team who won second place in the junior high division at the Galveston IslandNational Championship. One team member, Isabel Byrd, won the standout WOW award out of 1,500 competitors. This was the last competition of the school year, and a tremendous achievement for the
competition cheer team. The team is pictured with the medals they won and their second place trophy. Left to right: Back row- Coach Mary Bennett, Isabel Byrd, Sayler chmidt, Allison Dycus, Tanna Coach Vanie Wendt; Front Row - Riley Kohler, Arlizza Velasquez, Kaili Manthei, Kaitlynn McIntyre, Victoria Wright. Waller ISD Public Information
Brookwood Community was minature stadium this past Friday when theAstros came to town. Big fans of the Houston Astros, Brookwood Community attends a game every Wednesday near the pole, that was replicated in the cafetorium. They had their own cheering section and paparrazzi who snapped photo afterphoto with cell phones
until the just the right shot could be shown.
Each year, the Pattison United Methodist Church tithes back to the community a portion of what they earn during the Annual Fall Festival. This year’s recipients were the Brookshire Food Pantry and the Royal ISDPD. Royal ISD will use the money to pay for body cameras like the one worn .