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JAN 18

(CALDWELL)–A CALDWELL WOMAN IS BEING

REMEMBERED AS A HERO FOR SACRIFICING HER LIFE FOR

HER GRANDCHILDREN IN A CAR CRASH SUNDAY. 53 YEAR

OLD RENEE GARCIA DIED SUNDAY WHEN HER PICKUP

HYDROPLANED AND FELL OFF A BRIDGE ON HIGHWAY 47

AT HIGHWAY 21 JUST WEST OF THE BRYAN CITY LIMITS.

ALL OF THE GRANDCHILDREN SURVIVE. HER DAUGHTER,

OLIVIA CURETON, WAS TOLD THAT GARCIA UNBUCKLED

HERSELF AND THREW HERSELF OVER 8 YEAR OLD JACOB

CURETON TO PROTECT HIM.

(CALVERT)–THE SUPERINTENDENT AT CALVERT I-S-D,

WHO IS A LONGTIME CAMERON I-S-D EMPLOYEE, IS

RETIRING THIS SUMMER. MAXIE MORGAN TOLD THE

CALVERT SCHOOL BOARD HE WOULD RESIGN FROM HIS

POSITION EFFECTIVE THIS SUMMER. HE TOLD THE

BOARD HE IS GOING TO RETIRE. MORGAN HAS BEEN

WITH CALVERT I-S-D FOR 7 YEARS. PRIOR TO GOING

TO CALVERT, MORGAN WORKED IN THE CAMERON

SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR NEARLY 40 YEARS, ENDING HIS

TENURE THERE AS SUPERINTENDENT BEFORE COMING

TO CALVERT.

(HEARNE)–A HEARNE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON

TUESDAY ENDED ABRUPTLY ON TUESDAY WHEN THREE

COUNCIL MEMBERS DECIDED TO WALK OUT. THE

CONTROVERSY STEMMED FROM MAYOR RUBEN GOMEZ

CLAIMING HE HAS A RIGHT TO VOTE ON RESOLUTIONS.

THE COUNCIL CLAIMED THEY TOOK THAT RIGHT AWAY

FROM GOMEZ DURING A MEETING LAST MAY. THE

COUNCIL IS SCHEDULED TO MEET AGAIN JAN. 28TH.

(TAYLOR)–THE CITY OF TAYLOR REPORTS THAT

SOUTH RIO GRANDE STREET IN TAYLOR IS CLOSED FOR

HIGH WATER. THE STREET IS CLOSED IN THE 700 BLOCK

OF RIO GRANDE.

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