The Chireno FFA comes from a proud heritage, dating back to the late ‘60s when Warner Wilson became its adviser to today, under the leadership of Sam Thomas.

This is the second in a series of articles dealing with the development of the Texas Higher Education System. For those having a particular interest in the subject, invaluable information may be obtained in a Texas State Historical Association publication known as the “The Handbook of Texas.…

Dimple Sadler speaks at the EJ Campbell District Support Center on June 18 after receiving the award for NISD's Secondary Teacher of the Year. Sadler has taught chemistry at Nacogdoches High School for 32 years.

Dimple Sadler receives the Secondary Teacher of the Year award from NISD Superintendant Dr. Fred Hayes on June 18 at the EJ Campbell District Support Center.

Fleas are pesky little biters, only 1⁄16 to 1⁄8 inch long, in the insect order Siphonaptera. That translates into English roughly as little bloodsuckers that drink through a tube (siphon) and that have no wings (aptera).

The Great Depression of 1929, and World War II greatly impacted Texas public higher education. In spite of all the turmoil, Texas was able to maintain a number of its colleges and universities and to keep their tuition within the range of many students.