By the time Raymond George of Weatherford became obsessed with the future of his childhood school—it had already fallen on hard times. But, the Mt. Pleasant Colored School still had lessons to teach.
Thursday Dallas’ park board opted to forgo discussing the aging Gexa Energy Pavilion at Fair Park—but, the problems aren’t going away. The 20,000 seat amphitheater, which first opened in 1988, is showing its age.
On May 14, 2013, Ennis Mayor Russell Thomas went to sleep with his phone on silent. He woke up around 12:30 a.m. on May 15. “A police officer knocked on my door and said, ‘Mr. Mayor, you need to come downtown. We’ve been hit by a tornado.’”
Dozens of high schoolers from across the state unveiled newly restored tractors in that 2nd annual Junior Agricultural Mechanic Show.
Not that there’s ever a good time for a fire to happen, but the congregation had just started a campaign to restore the church to its former historical glory.