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Class of '68 50th Reunion

May 12, 2017 by Sharon Murphy (Register to contact)

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See Facebook page "THS" for list of Class of '68 members who we are trying to locate. Linda Rincon Lopez is Page Administrator and also keeps track of Alumni whereabouts. You can email Linda at *****

Class of '68 50th Reunion

May 12, 2017 by Sharon Murphy (Register to contact)

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We will having our initial planning meeting g for next year's 50th Reunion on Monday, May 22, at 6:30 at my him in Temple. Email me at ***** for address.

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Former Temple HS teacher arrested for 2 counts of improper relationship with student

A former Temple High School teacher was arrested after police investigated claims of an improper relationship she was having with a student.

Former Temple High teacher charged with improper relationship with student  Temple Daily Telegram

A former Temple Independent School District teacher was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of improper relationship between an educator and ...

Temple: Bonds total $150K for ex-teacher accused of sex with students  KWTX

Bonds total $150000 for an ex-Central Texas high school teacher who was arrested after she was named in indictments charging improper relationship between ...

Quick Hitters: 4-Star WR Quentin Johnston Commits To Texas  HornSports

The Longhorns reeled in yet another elite prospect in the 2020 class on Saturday morning, with the pledge of Temple WR Quentin Johnston.

Temple woman with life-long illness donates hundreds of stuffed animals to McLane Children's hospital

TEMPLE, Texas — Allison Dickson has spent many holidays at McLane Children's Hospital and she's giving back to the place where she has received years of ...

597 graduate from Temple High School  Temple Daily Telegram

Many challenges lie ahead, valedictorian Clayton Gowan told the graduating Temple High School class of 2019 Saturday morning at the Bell County Expo ...

Texas Football: Impact 4-Star WR Quentin Johnston brings Longhorns  Hook 'Em Headlines

Adding a wideout with elite promise to the 2020 Texas football recruiting class nearly vaulted this group into the top five in the nation.

Rogie Cohorn Jr., age 68, of Temple, died recently.  Temple Daily Telegram

His Home-Going *service* will be Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 9 am at Crotty Funeral Home in Belton, Tx with Rev. James Paine officiating. Visitations will be from ...

Temple High teacher resigns after improper relationship investigation  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple High School teacher resigned Thursday after the district was notified of possible improper relationships with students, a Temple Independent School ...

Gowan, Seela named top Temple High graduates  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple High School's Class of 2019 is led by valedictorian Clayton Gowan and salutatorian Emily Seela.

Temple High teacher on paid leave after report of improper relationship with students

TEMPLE, Texas — After Temple police reported Wednesday morning a Temple High School teacher may have had an improper relationship with students, ...

Fire destroys Church of the Visitation in Westphalia  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a fire Monday morning at the Church of the Visitation in Westphalia, according to Thomas Pechal, spokesman for ...

TISD approves $1.25 million for road improvements near Temple High  Temple Daily Telegram

The Temple ISD board of trustees agreed Monday evening to allocate $1.25 million to improve roads in front of Temple High School.

Temple ISD teacher on leave following report of improper relationship  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple High School teacher was placed on administrative leave Wednesday following a report of a potential improper relationship with students, according to ...

Hardy Delman Beard III, age 71, of Temple died Tuesday  Temple Daily Telegram

A memorial *service* for Hardy will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Hewett-Arney Funeral Home in Temple.

City and ISD make plans to put roundabout in front of Temple High

The roundabout would be put in the middle of 31st Street.

Temple: School district nears end of 2015 bond projects  KWTX

Temple ISD officials have been hard at work on several improvement projects that stem from the $136.5 million bond project in 2015, the largest passed in the ...

Temple High School seniors participate in 'Adulting 101' mini-classes  KXXV News Channel 25

Temple ISD's 2019 senior class participated in a series of mini-classes on Wednesday called "Adulting 101."

TISD trustees approve 47-acre purchase for new schools in southeast Temple  Temple Daily Telegram

The Temple school board on Monday evening approved the purchase of 47 acres in southeast Temple for new schools to accommodate future growth.

TISD fine arts students hold first signing ceremony  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple High School honored its most creative graduates with a first-ever Fine Arts Signing ceremony Friday.

Temple High School senior headed to West Point  KXXV News Channel 25

TEMPLE, TX — A hard-working student from Temple High School is headed to West Point. Cheerleader and cross country captain Carly Moore will start on July ...

New lighting approved for Wildcat Stadium  Temple Daily Telegram

Infrastructure changes should shed a little light on future Wildcat games at Temple High School.

Temple High School student arrested for bringing handgun to school

TEMPLE, Texas — A Temple High School student was arrested Tuesday after authorities found he had brought a handgun to the school, according to police.

Linda Jean Simcik, age 79, of Temple died Thursday  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services for Linda Jean Simcik, 79, of Temple will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple with ...

Temple, Salado teams to perform in state One-Act Play competitions  Temple Daily Telegram

Theater groups from Temple and Salado high schools are headed to the state University Interscholastic League competitions for One-Act Plays this week.

Temple Bioscience Institute seniors honored  Temple Daily Telegram

Texas Bioscience Institute seniors received silver honor cords during a Wednesday ceremony at the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center on the Temple ...

Affidavit: Student says he brought loaded gun to Temple High for protection

TEMPLE, Texas — The handgun a Temple High School student was accused of bringing to school was loaded and had a laser attachment, according to an ...

Best-selling author who graduated from Temple High to speak at museum  Temple Daily Telegram

Bryan Burrough is familiar with the highs and lows of being a writer.He has worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and as a correspondent for Vanity ...

Drum Corps event set for Thursday at BHS  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Musicians will be drumming to the beat on Thursday as part of Drum Corps International Central Texas.

Service to country: Temple High senior to attend West Point academy  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple High School cheerleader and cross country captain Carly Moore thought she might be interested in a military academy as an affordable way to get a ...

Temple NAACP seeks applicants for 2019 scholarships  Temple Daily Telegram

The Temple NAACP is seeking applicants for its 2019 scholarship opportunities.

Driving rehab: THS students modify Smart car to help patients  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple High School students sent off a specially modified Smart car to teach rehabilitating patients how to drive again.Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals asked ...

Temple officers hold torch run through city  Temple Daily Telegram

A group of Temple Police officers dressed in shorts and T-shirts ran down 31st Street Tuesday, surrounded by bicycle and uniformed officers.

Temple High welcomes the new school year with a new $32 million CTE facility

It's the new school year and for students at Temple High School they will be starting it off with a bang, as they are introduced to the brand new Career and ...

City approves bond package, plans for 31st Street roundabout  Temple Daily Telegram

The area around Temple High School will soon be getting a facelift. The Temple City Council approved the issuance of about $24 million worth of bonds ...

TISD names 3 new principals  Temple Daily Telegram

Three Temple schools this fall will have new leaders with deep ties to this city.

TISD has plans for new elementary, middle school on tract  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple Independent School District has tentative plans to build both an elementary school and a middle school on property it is purchasing in South Temple.

Backroads: Temple's black football team noted in book  Temple Daily Telegram

Cornelius Carl Sampson (1898-1985), newly hired as principal of the Temple Negro High School, had a bold request from Temple's all-white school board in ...

Temple teen charged with fatal hit and run  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple High School class of 2018 graduate has been charged with the March 12 hit and run death of 54-year-old Mario Arriaga.

Back to school: Temple High to debut new CTE center  Temple Daily Telegram

When Temple High School students return to classes this fall, some 80 percent will spend part of their time in a new, state-of-the-art Career and Technical ...

Temple teen charged with robbery  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple 17-year-old was arrested and charged with a Jan. 20 robbery of another male as retribution for his interest in a girl.

Temple: High school student caught with gun indicted; remains jailed  KWTX

A local high school student who was caught on campus with a handgun was indicted Wednesday.

A new neighborhood: Lake Belton HS design reflects tale of two cities  Temple Daily Telegram

It always boiled down to Belton vs. Temple.That rivalry fueled diehards of both neighboring school districts for decades — and even continues in a more low-key ...

Fire extinguished at BISD high school under construction  Temple Daily Telegram

A fire on the roof of the new Lake Belton High School, still under construction, is extinguished.Fire departments from Temple, Belton and Morgan's Point Resort ...

Principal named for new Lake Belton High School  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton High School Principal Jill Ross will take over the new Lake Belton High School, which will open in fall 2020.

A Texas connection: Temple family talks about how online classes worked for them  Temple Daily Telegram

Education options have expanded dramatically in recent years, adding home schooling, charter schools and other new choices to the traditional public and ...

Reunions | Life |  Temple Daily Telegram

1968 Temple HS reunion. Temple High School Class of 1968 will hold its 50th class reunion Oct. 5-6. A "Tailgate Party" before the Temple / Belton football game ...

Under construction: BISD gives tour of schools being built  Temple Daily Telegram

It was a tour de force Friday as the Belton school district displayed two new schools under construction.A bus and walking tour went through Lake Belton High ...

New principals announced for TISD, BISD campuses  Temple Daily Telegram

Two campuses in the Temple and Belton school districts will have new principals for the fall.

Temple HS teacher investigated for improper relations

A Temple High School teacher is on administrative leave while police investigate accusations of an improper relationship with students.

Fifth-graders excel at Little Wildcat Relays  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple fifth-graders jumped, played soccer and ran as hard as they could at the annual Little Wildcat Relays on Friday.Temple Independent School District ...

'Cats hit the mats: Coach Clark, Temple progressing through wrestling debut  Temple Daily Telegram

Indications of a fledgling program are everywhere, starting with where practices are held. But signs that point toward potential are just as prominent, and those ...

Wildcat country: Morath marvels at CTE center during Temple ISD tour  Temple Daily Telegram

There is no doubt the Career and Technical Education Center at Temple High School is state of the art.It certainly impressed Texas' top education official.“That is ...

THS Student Council raises awareness of human trafficking  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple High School senior Madeleine Ruth Norman appealed to the school's faculty and staff to keep an eye out for victims of human trafficking in a special ...

Demolition of old Johnson Brothers, Chamber buildings approved  Temple Daily Telegram

The Temple City Council approved the demolition of two buildings to make room for upcoming projects.

Temple High theater director wins state award  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple High School teacher director Natasha Tolleson has been recognized as the State Theatre Educator of the Year by the Texas Educational Theatre ...

TISD trustees prepare for budget vote  Temple Daily Telegram

The Temple school board is almost ready to vote on a $119.8 million budget for the 2019-20 school year.Last year, the district had a budget of $111.5 million.

Teacher wins new car for near-perfect atendance  Temple Daily Telegram

With near-perfect attendance and a little bit of luck, teacher Christopher Dabb drove off in a new Ford Focus Wednesday.Temple Independent School District ...

Temple offensive coordinator named head football coach in Magnolia

MAGNOLIA, Texas — Temple High School's offense will have a new boss this fall. Temple High offensive coordinator Craig Martin was named the new head ...

'Suspicious person' flees scene following crash in Temple  Temple Daily Telegram

At about 12:30 a.m. on May 31, officers responded to the Whataburger on South 31st Street in reference to a suspicious person, according to Temple Police ...

Duke Football Turns To Temple High School For Help Due To Florence

Duke Football flew to Central Texas early for their game on Saturday due to Hurricane Florence making landfall in North Carolina.

After learning trade at BHS, Penny building Lake Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School construction classes have taken Lyhue Penny all the way to a national championship at SkillsUSA, and then back to a Belton high school.

Beaming moment: Topping out ceremony held at Lake Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Supporters of Belton schools gathered in force Friday for the topping out ceremony at the new Lake Belton High School.When it opens in fall 2020, Lake Belton ...

BHS employee dismissed after altercation involved students  Temple Daily Telegram

A lunch lady was let go for contributing to student mayhem at Belton High School on Thursday.

New segment of Prairie View Road to open Tuesday  Temple Daily Telegram

It's almost the end of the narrow, bumpy strip of Prairie View Road near State Highway 317. Come Tuesday, motorists will have a *fresh*, smooth surface to drive ...

Nancy Marie Miller, age 99, of Temple died Thursday  Temple Daily Telegram

Nancy Marie Miller passed away on May 9, 2019 at the age of 99.Visitation will be May 15 from 6-8 at Hewett-Arney Funeral Home, 14 W Barton, Temple TX, ...

Summer meals: Children eat free at local schools  Temple Daily Telegram

For families struggling to care for children over the summer break, several area school districts are offering free meals.These free meal programs are open to any ...

Central Texas said goodbye to notable residents  Temple Daily Telegram

Central Texas said farewell in 2018 to many notable persons who contributed in positive ways to Central Texas' quality of life.

Joyce Delores Gregg Tapley, age 75, of Temple, died Wednesday.  Temple Daily Telegram

A visitation will be heldon Friday, March 22, 2019 from 2-6pm and a wake from 6-7 pm at Branford Dawson Funeral Home. The homegoing celebration will ...

Cosmetology funding could be cut statewide; Temple program continues  Temple Daily Telegram

BUDA — On a rainy day last week, a few dozen students were working in the back wing of Hays High School, carefully crafting updos on mannequins in the ...

Temple man on Bell County Most Wanted list  Temple Daily Telegram

D'Andre Antonio Green was named to the Bell County Most Wanted list by Bell County Precinct 3 Constable Thomas Prado.

Teen indicted for taking gun to Temple High  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple teenager who reportedly took a loaded gun to Temple High School on Oct. 2 was indicted by a Bell County grand jury.James Luther Godfrey, 18, was ...

Temple teen indicted for alleged sexual assault of underage girl  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A Temple teenager was indicted Wednesday for the alleged sexual assault of a Temple High School student.

Growing westward: West Temple offices, gym space, restaurants under construction  Temple Daily Telegram

Another wave of development will bring a gym and new office space to West Temple.

Former Belton High teacher indicted for showing pornography to students  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A former Belton High School teacher was indicted Wednesday for inadvertently showed pornography to students on a projection screen Sept. 28.

Temple man sentenced in child sexual assault case  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A Temple man received two 20-year sentences Friday for two separate convictions for an aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Belton High administrator named regional principal of year  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Jill Ross is preparing to take charge as Lake Belton High School's first principal. But her work at the campus she currently leads earned her ...

Tip from classmates led to arrest of student with gun at local high school  KWTX

A tip from three classmates led to the arrest of a student with a handgun at a local high school, an official said Wednesday.

Killeen student who died identified; autopsy ordered  Temple Daily Telegram

A Killeen area high school student's death is under investigation, leaving a family, students and school personnel behind to handle the tragic aftermath.

SB I-35 crash in Temple cleared | News |  Temple Daily Telegram

TxDOT reports the accident site is cleared, but rain in Temple is slowing traffic down from Central/Adams avenues to Belton.

Temple woman killed while walking on I-35  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A pedestrian was pronounced dead at 11:55 p.m. Sunday after she was struck by a car on Interstate 35 in Belton, Bell County Justice of the Peace ...

Proposed House bill adds to school funding  Temple Daily Telegram

Bell County school districts may see a substantial infusion of dollars starting next year — if the Texas House's school finance reform bill becomes law.

More Circle K stores now dot Temple, Central Texas  Temple Daily Telegram

Circle K stores in Central Texas have undergone several transformations in recent months.

New Tech team wins state video award  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — In a short two-minute video, Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow students showed off their campus' uniqueness.

Guns calls keep Temple officers busy  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple Police Department officers were kept busy over the weekend with reports involving guns.

3 dead, including suspect, in Temple shooting | News |  Temple Daily Telegram

Two women and a male shooting suspect were dead Thursday morning after shots were fired on West Virginia Avenue, Temple Police Cpl. Shawana Neely said ...

Ann Bickel, age 60, of Temple, died Thursday | Obituaries |  Temple Daily Telegram

Ann Bickel was called home to God on the evening of July 11, 2019.Services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, July 18th at Immanuel Lutheran Church with ...

Exclusive: Temple man's disappearance may have involved foul play  Temple Daily Telegram

A man booked into the Bell County Jail on Wednesday is possibly involved with the disappearance of a missing Temple man, according to an arrest affidavit.

Hit-and-run suspect released on bond  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple woman charged in a McGregor hit-and-run accident that led to a man's death was released from jail Friday.

TC to offer free high school equivalency classes  Temple Daily Telegram

Earn your High School Equivalency degree through free classes at Temple College.

William A. (Bill) Puett, Jr., age 84, of Whitney, died Saturday.  Temple Daily Telegram

A Celebration of Life *Service* will be held at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home, 500 W. Barton Avenue at 11am Saturday, May 4th in Temple. The family would ...

Motel vandalism suspects identified  Temple Daily Telegram

One of three March 18 vandalism suspects in Temple wore a red T-shirt that said, “I've been good” when they wreaked havoc at the Red Roof Inn.

Temple spokeswoman to take new job  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple spokeswoman Shannon Gowan is moving on after 13 years as the city's first director of communications and media relations.

Silver cord ceremony set for Texas Bioscience students  Temple Daily Telegram

Alexia Wilkinson and Alyssia Wilkinson, twins and seniors at Shoemaker High School in Killeen, will both receive silver cords Wednesday during a 7 p.m. ...

College-bound 'Cats: Seven Temple Wildcats bask in enjoyable, festive signing day  Temple Daily Telegram

Three days after the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever, the Temple Wildcats football program delivered its own version of dominant defense on National Signing ...

Temple Police capture machete-wielding man near youth club  Temple Daily Telegram

A man allegedly running around with a machete was detained about 11 a.m. Wednesday near the Ralph Wilson Youth Club, 1515 S. 25th St. Temple Police ...

Doggone fun: Kids learn canine safety at Temple Police camp  Temple Daily Telegram

What do you do when you meet an unfamiliar dog? That was the topic dog trainers tried to answer Monday during the first day of Temple Police Department's ...

Temple shooting under investigation  Temple Daily Telegram

A man was found shot at about 7:53 a.m. in the 2500 block of North General Bruce Drive, Temple Police Department spokesman Cody Weems said.

Isabel Nicole Huffman Recio, 25, of Temple died Tuesday  Temple Daily Telegram

Isabel Nicole Huffman Recio, 25, of Temple, TX went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at 11:39PM, after her year-long battle with a rare ...

Joseph “Ervin” Waters, age 101, of Temple died Monday  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral Services for Joseph “Ervin” Waters, 101, of Temple, will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple. He will be ...

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