Future Cardettes in the Making

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Kendrea Harris, Staff Writer
February 20, 2015

Ten girls participated in the Cardettes’ annual dance clinic on February 14. The Trinity Valley Community College Cardettes hosted a dance clinic for young girls ages 5-10 on February 14. Ten girls from all over East Texas came out to learn, dance and have fun with the Cardettes. The clinic was... Read more »

Candidates Emerging for 2016 Presidential Election

Malcom Duhon, sports writer
February 16, 2015

Although the 2016 presidential election may still only be a year away, it’s never too early to take a look at some potential candidates. For the first time since 2008, there will not be an incumbent in the election, as President Barack Obama will see his second term come to  an end next year. This... Read more »

Measles cases on the rise

February 9, 2015

There have been an unprecedented number of measles cases in the United States within the last few months. The recent surge of outbreaks can be linked back to the Disneyland theme park. Measles is an infection that normally affects children but can affect adults as well. It is very contagious and should... Read more »

Breaking News: Eric Williams receives the death penalty

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Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
December 17, 2014

The jury returned the death sentence to convicted murderer Eric Williams after just 20 minutes of deliberation Wednesday morning in Rockwall County. Williams was convicted of the capital murder of Cynthia McClelland on December 4th. He also killed former Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McClelland... Read more »

Understanding Pneumonia

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Theophila Deamesi, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014

Understanding Pneumonia Pneumonia is a respiratory or breathing condition in which there’s an infection of one or both of the lungs. Lobar Pneumonia affects one or more sections of the lungs and Bronchial Pneumonia also known as bronchopneumonia patches throughout both lungs. Germs such as bacteria,... Read more »

Making bad decisions should not result in bullying

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Abbi Parker, Photo Editor
December 10, 2014

It began as a typical story of boy meets girl. The alcohol had easily given the two kids unabridged courage, making the conversation flow smoothly. The girl was automatically enthralled by the boy’s natural charm. After an abundant amount of alcohol and a short-lived conversation, one thing... Read more »

Eric Williams: Inside the mind of a serial killer

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Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
December 10, 2014

How can we really delve into the mind of a sadistic killer? How do we deal with a person who doesn’t feel any emotion, who doesn’t show compassion for others and freely kills people to seek revenge? That is the story of serial killer Eric Williams. Eric Williams was a Justice of the Peace... Read more »

Breaking News: Eric Williams found guilty of capital murder

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Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
December 4, 2014

Former Kaufman lawyer and Justice of the Peace Eric Williams was convicted of the capital murder of Cynthia McClelland on Thursday morning in Rockwall. Both the prosecutors and defense made their closing arguments, then allowed the jury to deliberate. It took just an hour and a half for the jury to come... Read more »

Kaufman DA murder trial enters third day

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Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
December 3, 2014

Eric Williams, the former Kaufman Justice of the Peace, will once again be in the courtroom in Rockwall County as his murder trial gets underway. Williams is accused of gunning down Chief Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse across the street from the Kaufman County courthouse on January 31, 2013.... Read more »

Staying safe on campus

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Theophila Deamesi
November 17, 2014

After four years of high school, the thought of going to college and actually living on campus is one of the bridges that cannot be reached soon enough. Though this experience is very exciting, it is very important to know how to protect yourself and stay safe with all the infections spreading around... Read more »

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