Vidor, a community of some 12,000 people, was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda in September, with resulting floodwaters damaging or destroying numerous homes.
How Rory Jimerson got to Western Carolina University is interesting enough. How he’s managed to stay in Cullowhee thanks to the university’s Master of Sport Management Program and his love of athletics, which led to him becoming the school’s director of athletic facilities, is even more interesting.
Activities provide an opportunity for the campus and community to learn about native people's traditional culture, music, crafts, dance and concepts of life.
An event has been relaunched to recognize WCU employees who have hit a five-year incremental milestone in their work on campus.
She was first influenced as a child by television pictures of 15th-century temples in China's Forbidden City and elaborate, ornate churches in Europe, beautifully designed structures, all of which left an indelible mark on a little Chinese girl growing up in Vietnam.
Patricia Kaemmerling received the university's Distinguished Service Award and three high-achieving alumni - Tyler McKenzie, Danita Johnson and Matt Hickey - were honored by the Alumni Association.
They were a little older, a little wiser and most liked to play poker. And with nicknames including Pee Wee, Buffalo and Pinball, you knew they were going to make something happen — and they did. Welcome to the 1949 football team at Western Carolina Teachers College, which 70 years ago this fall won the North State Conference championship — the only championship a Catamount football team has ever won.
Jack Smith, a nationally recognized grant writing trainer, will serve as workshop instructor.
Faculty and students were looking for the remains of a crew member from an Army Air Force bomber brought down by Luftwaffe fighters in Germany.