June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Crabtree indicted on three counts after deadly head-on collision

The Bullard man arrested as a result of a fatal wreck in Flint in March that killed a Brook Hill School administrator and foreign exchange student was indicted last month, according to the Smith County District Attorney’s Office. More...

MAKING HER MOVE

Former Bullard and Texas Tech basketball star Minta Spears recently was granted her release by Texas Tech and will play for the Vanderbilt Lady Commodores while attending graduate school. She has two years of NCAA eligibility remaining. SEE STORY More...

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News

History comes alive with BMS Wax Museum project

Students in Stacy Hightower’s seventh grade writing class allowed many historical figures to come alive, as the class recently hosted the entire campus of Bullard Middle School and many parents at the BMS Wax Museum, held Wednesday, May 20, ins More...

BHS Spanish Club educates younger students about Spanish culture at annual celebration

The Bullard High School Spanish Club used one of the most important days on the Hispanic heritage calendar to educate Bullard Elementary School fourth grade students, as the organization hosted the younger students for a Cinco de Mayo celebration Fri More...

Boy Scouts canoeing trip on Buffalo River a 'floating' success

Members of the local Boy Scout Troop No. More...

Opinion

Extreme weirdness

CHECKLIST CHARLIE

She called my husband with a question about how to handle blatant racism. How disconcerting and stressful! He told her how to nip it in the bud. Then he called me for reassurance. You know me; I always have an opinion. More...

Bullard man indicted in baseball bat murder

A Bullard resident was indicted last month after fatally beating a man with a baseball bat in March. James Bales, 31, of Bullard, was indicted Thursday, May 28, on murder charges after an altercation that led to the death of Bias Lott, 61. More...

Bird's nest causes Flint house fire

A bird’s nest is believed to be the cause of an early morning house fire in Flint Friday, June 19. The fire occurred at the 12500 block of Alma St., in Flint. According to officials, the owner of the home noticed smoke after walking outside. More...

Tyler man executed for 2001 murder

An East Texas Man convicted of killing a 75-yearold auto repair shop owner while on a crack cocaine binge became the ninth person to be executed in the state of Texas in 2015. Gregory Russeau, 45, of Tyler, was pronounced dead 6:49 p.m. More...

Sports

Photos

The Bullard Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the third annual BACC Invitational Golf Tournament Monday, June 22, at Eagle’s Bluff Country Club. See the story in the July 1 edition of the Bullard Banner News. More...

10U SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS

Sneaky Cleats 04-Pride took home the Championship trophy in the 10U Queen of Swing Slam Saturday, June 6, held in Midlothian. More...

MISSION HOUSE FUNDRAISER

The Bullard Mission House and Mission Clinic recently held their ninth annual Golf Day Fundraiser, with the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) serving as sponsors of the event. More...

School News

Local Texas A&M students receive degrees, recognition

Several area residents attending Texas A&M University at College Station were recently honored by receiving their undergraduate or graduate degree, as well as several local students recognized on the Dean’s Honor Roll and Distinguished list More...

Local residents earn degrees

The University of Texas at Tyler recently held its annual Commencement Exercises, with several area residents receiving their undergraduate and graduate degrees. Preslea Leann Wilson, of Bullard, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. More...