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Need Help

November 3, 2014 by Leslie Vernon (Register to contact)

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Friends, enemies, schoolmates: I would ask for your help on a history matter. During the second battle of Sabine Pass daily reports from Dick Dowling to his commanding officers told of happenings and strategies for Fort Griffin. I have read the reports once in a newspaper but cannot remember where. If this information can be obtained it would be useful in finding the Twin Sisters cannons of Sam Houston. Please help if you can.
Leslie E Vernon
(281) 814-XXXX
*****@consolidated.net

Second Novel

July 16, 2013 by Leonard Critcher (Register to contact)

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Leonard Critcher, '63, has released his second novel, Crossing The Line. The second book in a trilogy, it takes place in the late 60's and 70's and has received rave reviews for its fast moving pace and splendid cast of characters. It is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble or through the website, http://www.*****/****.

Drawing The Line

October 25, 2012 by Leonard Critcher (Register to contact)

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Leonard's first novel, Drawing The Line, has been published and is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble. It can also be ordered thru http://www.*****/**** Takes place in 1963-64. 1st 2 chapters available on website. Sequel, Crossing The Line, presently being edited for release in 2013.

50TH ANNIVERSARY

June 9, 2010 by Patti Newby (Register to contact)

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Waltrip turns 50 this year and a huge celebration is being planned for October 16th. We are also doing a cookbook. If you would like to submit recipes please let me know and I will email you the information, *****@jjrcpa.com. Please put Waltrip Cookbook in the subject line.

Thanks,
Patti Newby '78

Waltrip High School News From Around The Web

VIDEO: Fight injures students at Waltrip High School  KTRK-TV

Martin Joel Walker  KXLY Spokane

Port Authority: Oak Forest resident challenges HOA on carport issue  The Leader

Garden Oaks resident Zamora feeding heart and soul through coaching  The Leader

Waltrip High School student killed by train  Houston Chronicle

Waltrip HS Band Director Named HISD Teacher Of The Month  Patch.com

Heads of their class: Area's top students share experiences, goals  The Leader

Things To Do (Oct. 5 Edition)  The Leader

Houston high school band raising funds to play Obama's inauguration  Houston Chronicle

Will The Manvel Mavericks Go All The Way In 2019?  VYPE

'He was truly everyone's friend': High school student dies after being struck by train in Texas City  Chron

Undertaker returns to Houston for autograph signing  KTRK-TV

Mayor Mike Rawlings Gives ZZ Top a Special Recognition for 50 Years  D Magazine

Longtime masonic lodge in Oak Forest up for sale  The Leader

Questions remain, investigation pending in fatal train accident  Houston Chronicle

Veteran coach hired to take over local high school program  KWTX

Famous athletes, actors, politicians and business people who moved to Houston and made it their home  Houston Chronicle

Ellison hires Todd Wright as head football coach  KWTX

Waltrip HS band rallying around teen who needs heart transplant  KTRK-TV

Jennifer Ertman and Elizabeth Pena murdered while walking near Houston park 25 years ago  KTRK-TV

Past and present Texans royalty suit up for Project 88's Game Day Gala at Eccelsia in Sixth Ward  Chron

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

Humble resident scores big with $1 million winning lottery ticket  Chron.com

PHOTOS: Time travel back to Houston in 1993  Chron

Houston Voter Guide 2019: Polling locations, candidates, ballot items  Community Impact Newspaper

The man known as Max was a mentor to many  Houston Chronicle

New HISD schools are opening, but some are bracing for delays  KTRK-TV

Bryan Woman Remembers Swayze in High School  KBTX

Best Garden Oaks Restaurants, Houston 2017  Houston Press

Ron Roznovsky, Beloved Purveyor of Burgers, Passes Away  Houstonia Magazine

T.C. Jester's legacy continues 64 years after his death  Chron.com

Memorial Hermann's Annual Gala Gives "Celebration" a New Meaning  Houstonia Magazine

County's first public recovery high school aims to help students overcome addiction  Houston Chronicle

Bellaire rallies past Westside for 18-6A title  Chron.com

Death near for Ertman-Peña killer, but crime still shakes Houston  Houston Chronicle

$3.1 Million Worth of Fun: Party with 40 Cakes and a Massive Balloon Drop Raises Major Cash for Memorial Hermann  PaperCity Magazine

Solomon: Gone too soon, Katelyn Davis left lasting mark in journalism  Houston Chronicle

40 years after Houston serial killings, one victim still unidentified  Houston Chronicle

Examining Undertaker's Journey from College Hoops to Pro Wrestling  Bleacher Report

14 Texas high schools are among the biggest in U.S.  Chron.com

Derry Dunn: school honors longtime educator, judge  TheRecordLive.com

Solomon: UH is not Dana Holgorsen’s stepping stone  Houston Chronicle

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary | Local  The Baytown Sun

New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Solomon: LeBron to Houston? Oh, the possibilities  Houston Chronicle

Solomon: LSU’s shootout victory over Texas says a lot about both programs  Houston Chronicle

Boxer Juan Diaz brings his boxing passion back home to Houston  Houston Chronicle

BIG3 offers plenty of appeal to players and fans alike  Houston Chronicle

Actor Patrick Dempsey shares love for small East Texas pie maker  Chron.com

Texans rookie tight end Jordan Akins striking out on a different path  Houston Chronicle

Celebrities who live or used to live in Texas  Chron.com

Annika Sorenstam is enjoying life away from the LPGA Tour  Houston Chronicle

ZZ Top cancels 2017 tour due unspecified medical issues  Beaumont Enterprise

Times change from when Moses Malone too costly for Rockets at $2.2 million  Houston Chronicle

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