Cumby High School senior Landon Mabe recently placed third in the state at the Texas Citizen Bee Finals in Austin.
Miller Grove Spanish students had six projects place in the top four at North East Texas Organization of Language Educators competition. MG students also placed in the top seven in theater, singing and dancing, and poem reading events at the NET OLE competition, with several students placing in more than one category.
A series of heavy thunderstorms which left many roads temporarily impassable Friday evening, and resulted in a number of vehicles being stranded on the road in high water, some vehicle crashes, at least one swift water rescue and at least one other small car being swept off the road by fast moving water.
East Texas local Jerry Adcock was an aviation officer in the United States Army for more than 20 years. Receiving the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, a Bronze Star and many other medals, Adcock kicked off his military career with the Little Rock integration crisis of 1957.