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Mr. Williamson

August 27, 2016 by Larry Pilgrim (Register to contact)

On June. 18 1977 Mr. Thomas Wyatt Williamson passed away. He was the band director of the El Campo high school band . He came to El Campo in 1958 . Mr. Williamson would have been 50 years old on June 21 . I was blessed to have him as a director and a friend .

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El Campo prom comes early, venue changes | News  El Campo Leader News

El Campo High School's prom is happening earlier this year, and for the first time in 15 years, it is being held in a different venue off campus.

Casino-themed prom attended by 300 plus high school students  El Campo Leader News

El Campo High School's 2019 casino-themed prom was a success, according to organizer Alicia Aguilar.

El Campo ISD plans for 'what ifs' | News  El Campo Leader News

See Something, Say Something” was the key phrase used repeatedly during El Campo ISD's school safety and security symposium held in conjunction with the ...

World-class athletes giving local performance | Lifestyle  El Campo Leader News

Traveling the world over, 28 young men and women began their journey last September, traveling from Denmark to Germany for their first performances.

SPARKING INTEREST: ECISD organizations host Science on Saturday event  El Campo Leader News

If you've ever marveled at how a mixture of cream, eggs, sugar and salt can be transformed into a cold tasty treat, then be sure to attend the Science on Saturday ...

Debra Hamman | Obituaries  El Campo Leader News

Debra Lynn Nordeen Hamman, 59, of El Campo, was called home on Dec. 4, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in El Campo on June 25, ...

Local teacher organizes Ricebird alumni baseball event | Lifestyle  El Campo Leader News

Early signs of Parkinson's Disease may not be easily detected, but for Hutchin's Elementary math interventionist third grade teacher Terri Quinn, the symptoms ...

Officials stop Ladybirds' basketball game after on-court ruckus quelled  El Campo Leader News

A District basketball game between the El Campo Ladybirds and the Brookshire Royal Lady Falcons turned from a tough and competitive battle to a ...

District 27-5A Swimming & Diving Meet | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

Girls team totals – 1, El Campo, 135; 2, Victoria West, 117; 3, Bay City, 86; 4, Wharton, 53; 5, Columbus, 42; 6, Hallettsville, 25; 7, Victoria East, 16; 8,

Dorothy Chomout | Obituaries  El Campo Leader News

Dorothy Rose “Robin” Chomout, 74, of Colorado City passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 after a hard battle against cancer. She was born July 25, 1944 in El ...

Tigers win scrimmage, lose home field in season opener  Bay City Daily Tribune

EL CAMPO – There are no winners in a scrimmage, but Tidehaven did lose something big on Thursday. It's home-field advantage. The Tigers had to move its ...

High Kicks ... High Expectations: Derby Dolls to conclude season with Spring Show  El Campo Leader News

Walking into her first year as director of the El Campo High School Derby Dolls, Jenna Zabodyn had one goal in mind.

El Campo High UIL Academic contest results announced  El Campo Leader News

El Campo High School had an outstanding week in UIL Academic competition. They had a head start with points earned on Feb. 10 at the UIL CX Debate District ...

Dorotik, Wied win spots on El Campo school board  El Campo Leader News

Two new trustees will take seats on the El Campo board of trustees this term. Anthony Dorotik will replace incumbent Tommy Turner in Position 6, beating Turner ...

Authorities investigate claims of threats against more Houston-area schools  KPRC Click2Houston

Authorities at more Houston-area schools Tuesday were investigating claims of online threats.

El Campo ISD tests students after Tuberculosis scare  KTRK-TV

An El Campo High School student may have exposed other students to Tuberculosis, officials said.

Hilaria Benavidez | Obituaries  El Campo Leader News

Hilaria “Lala” Coy Benavidez, 85, of El Campo passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was surrounded by her family when she passed.

High school student dies in single vehicle wreck  El Campo Leader News

An El Campo High School student died in a single vehicle accident on FM 960 near County Road 456 Thursday afternoon.

EC cheer among best in Texas | Sports  El Campo Leader News

The El Campo High School Varsity Cheerleaders made their second annual trip to the UIL State Spirit Competition in Fort Worth to compete for the State title ...

Child killed in crash donates organs, saves three  El Campo Leader News

An 11-year-old El Campo boy who died in a car accident in Hungerford a year ago has saved three lives due to organ donations.

James "Jimmy" Calvin Perry | Free  Fort Bend Herald

James “Jimmy” Calvin Perry, 60, of East Bernard passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at a Richmond Hospital. He was born on March 6, 1958 in ...

Sisters get in the swim of things at Victoria West  Victoria Advocate

All Vivian and Gwen Shepherd knew about the swimming program at Victoria West was what their father told them.

Bay City-El Campo matchup named DQ Big Game of the Week  Bay City Daily Tribune

Bay City, get your Blizzards, Dilly Bars and Dude sandwiches ready, because the Blackcats' game this Friday at El Campo was chosen to be the Dairy Queen ...

El Campo Police Department on Patrol | News  El Campo Leader News

No card, big problem. Burglars with visions of cash in hand targeted Han-D-Pak Drive In, 1110 Palacios, around 2:30 a.m. Monday, April 16, but came up a little ...

Cedric Herring | Obituaries  El Campo Leader News

Cedric Orrin Herring of Ellicott City, Md., passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018. He was born Oct. 1, 1958, in El Campo to Laura Harris Herring and the late Curtis.

District 27-5A Swimming & Diving Meet results | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

District 27 5-A Meet. Following are results from the District 27-5A swimming and diving meet held Thursday and Friday at the Victoria Aquatics Center.

GOLF: Needville golf team takes first place at El Campo  Fort Bend Herald

The Needville Blue Jays golf team brought home first place at the El Campo High School Tournament at the El Campo Country Club on Monday.

Community remembers 18-year-old's love of life | Education  Victoria Advocate

EL CAMPO - Sitting in the stands at Ricebird Stadium, hundreds of people watched colored balloons ride the wind into the sky as they reminisced on the life of ...

Family mourns loss of adventurous young woman | Wharton  Victoria Advocate

Brittany Graham was someone who loved the outdoors, dancing, mudding and animals.

Ricebird cheer squad's work pays off at NCA camp  El Campo Leader News

Members of the El Campo High School varsity cheerleading squad recently won Performance Top Team and numerous other awards at the National ...

Marilyn K. James, 65, of Temple died Sunday, July 22  Temple Daily Telegram

KILLEEN — Services for Marilyn K. James, 65, of Temple will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Killeen.

Cantu's track for success went through VC | Education  Victoria Advocate

Inocente Cantu thought he had squandered his only opportunity to get out of the Wharton County cotton fields.

Body found in Matagorda County last year identified as missing teen

GALVESTON – A body discovered last year by Wharton County investigators is that of a 15-year-old girl who disappeared in 1990 while working at a ...

Buried remains found 25 years after girl went missing  Houston Chronicle

Rosemary Diaz was finishing up work at her new part-time job at Dane's Country Store in the small community of Danevang, southwest of Houston, when she ...

Ricebirds mascot ready for Friday | Education  Victoria Advocate

Akaih Randall, a sophomore at El Campo High School, does her best to entertain the crowd as the Ricebirds mascot.

El Campo teenager killed in collision with train near Blessing  Bay City Daily Tribune

BLESSING - A senior at El Campo high school was killed and her passenger critically injured after their vehicle collided with a train near Blessing on Thursday.

Cuero quarterback makes transition from baseball to football  Victoria Advocate

Michael Barta was pitching in the baseball playoffs less than two weeks ago.

Chad Waligura

At age 17, Chad Waligura suffered a paralyzing injury after diving into a swimming pool and fracturing his cervical vertebrae. Hunting was the one thing Waligura ...

El Campo FFA Chapter brings home more than $20K from San Antonio show  El Campo Leader News

Second semester means it's stock show season for El Campo FFA Chapter members. This past month, members were busy participating in the San Antonio ...

Active TB Case Found At Fort Bend ISDs Bush High School

RICHMOND, TX — Officials with Fort Bend County Health and Human services will be testing 600 students and 27 teachers at George Bush High School after ...

Former KAVU-TV reporter among 22 killed in Afghanistan  Victoria Advocate

Former KAVU-TV reporter and anchor Glenn Selig was among those killed in a Taliban siege of an Afghanistan hotel.

Stevenson Middle School student arrested, charged after making terroristic threat  KPRC Click2Houston

A student was arrested and charged after making a threat on social media to Stevenson Middle School, which prompted a brief lockdown Monday, according to ...

Fatal shooting at Laredo hotel stuns towns  San Antonio Express

LAREDO — The shooting of two children Tuesday at the Holiday Inn off Interstate 35 shocked residents of Laredo and El Campo, a small town southwest of ...

2 Deer Park campuses targeted by threats last week  KPRC Click2Houston

Two students issued two separate threats to two Deer Park Independent School District junior high school campuses last week, according to a press release ...

2 La Porte HS students taken into custody after making threats against school  KPRC Click2Houston

Two La Porte High School students were taken into custody Tuesday after authorities said they were responsible for two separate threats against the school.

Likely remains of teen missing 25 years found in Texas  USA TODAY

On Nov. 24, 1990, Rosemary Diaz left work at a country food store near her home in Danevang, Texas, and never was seen again.

Dobie High School student accused of making threat on social media  KPRC Click2Houston

A Dobie High School student was arrested Saturday after authorities in Alabama identified them as a person who posted a threat on social media, officials said.

Cleveland HS senior accused of posting threat to Snapchat  KPRC Click2Houston

An 18-year-old Cleveland High School senior was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat, according to Cleveland Independent School District.

Pictures showing teen with guns prompts concerns at Katy school  KPRC Click2Houston

Authorities at two more schools in the Houston area Tuesday were investigating social media posts that prompted security concerns, adding to a growing list of ...

Needville teen threatens junior high in Snapchat post with shotgun image, authorities say  KPRC Click2Houston

A 14-year-old Needville Junior High School student has been arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat, according to Fort Bend County authorities.

Children escape injury; truck driver critical (Video) | DeWitt  Victoria Advocate

YOAKUM - Three schoolchildren escaped serious injury after a pickup hauling a trailer collided with a Yoakum school district bus on a rural road Friday morning.

Ruschhaupt-Zbranek | Weddings  Victoria Advocate

Shari Lynn Ruschhaupt of Corpus Christi and Zachary Lee Zbranek of Rosenberg, were married at 2 p.m., on June 11, 2011, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic ...

H.S. Sports: Elkhart's Jeffrey Wilson will compete in Tuesday's All-Star Football Game  Palestine Herald Press

Tonight, Elkhart star running back Jeffrey Wilson will be running under the bright lights.

Police department welcomes 1, promotes 3 | News  Bay City Daily Tribune

The Bay City Police Department welcomed one new officer and promoted three others in a ceremony Thursday, Feb. 7 in council chambers at City Hall.

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