Friday, March 7 2014 9:24 PM EST2014-03-08 02:24:48 GMT
There's a new effort underway to combat bullying. This time it comes in the form of a bill that Louisiana state lawmakers could soon consider down in Baton Rouge. And it comes from a Shreveport state representative. HouseMore >>
There's a new effort underway to combat bullying. This time it comes in the form of a bill that Louisiana state lawmakers could soon consider down in Baton Rouge. And it comes from a Shreveport state representative.
Friday, March 7 2014 8:07 PM EST2014-03-08 01:07:10 GMT
Since having a double lung transplant, Kellie Henely hasn't needed the daily breathing treatments
Finally. Back at home. "It feels amazing. You never know how much you miss home until you're gone for months at a time," says Kellie Henley, just months removed from a double lung transplant. "OrganMore >>
Finally. Back at home and breathing easier. "It feels amazing. You never know how much you miss home until you're gone for months at a time," says Kellie Henley, just months after a double lung transplant.More >>
JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) -
Attorneys for Lon Morris College, along with the Texas Attorney General's Office, are investigating endowment funds that have gone missing from the bankrupt East Texas college.
The college's attorney filed a motion in court last month requesting to interview former college president Dr. Miles McCall and accountants at Acker and Co. in relation to missing funds related to an endowment.
Attorneys examined McCall this week. He resigned from the college back in May.
They are expected to interview Lynn Acker and representatives of Acker & Co. under oath about the missing funds. The college also asked for all documents related to the Long Endowment including board minutes, resolutions and e-mails.
Attorneys could not disclose more details about the investigation.
Paperwork filed in federal bankruptcy court said the attorneys are seeking information about a $1 million Long Endowment. That endowment was left from the will of LMC grad and Rusk-native Dr. James Long (1925-2009). Long graduated from Lon Morris College, went on to earn his B.S. and M.A. from Sam Houston Teachers College in Huntsville and Ph.D. in Zoology at the University of Texas at Austin.
In documents submitted to bankruptcy court in July 2012, the Long Endowment had a balance of $1,092,796.
Dr. Long's will submitted to the court states that if Lon Morris College is unable to accept the endowment or ceases to exist at any time, the money should be given to Sam Houston State University. LMC has not held classes since the Spring 2012 Semester.
It is still not known what has come out of those sworn oral examinations or where the endowment money may be located. Attorneys say the investigation is still ongoing.
Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:29 AM EST2014-03-05 13:29:40 GMT
Several Smith County fire crews have contained an early morning house fire in Overton. Authorities tell us the fire began around 5:00 Wednesday morning in the 400 block of E. South Street. Arp, OvertonMore >>
Several Smith County fire crews have contained an early morning house fire in Overton.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 12:20 AM EST2014-03-05 05:20:20 GMT
Final results are in for several high-profile elections.In the primary race for State House, District 6 Republican Matt Schaefer defeated challenger Skip Ogle. In the Smith County Judge Republican primary,More >>
Final results are in for several important Smith County elections.More >>
Tuesday, March 4 2014 7:41 PM EST2014-03-05 00:41:37 GMT
A gas leak has forced the polling place at Gary Elementary to close and the building is being evacuated, according to Smith County election officials. This affects voters in Precincts 36, 70 and 80. ThoseMore >>
A gas leak has forced the polling place at Gary Elementary to close.More >>
Thursday, March 6 2014 4:00 PM EST2014-03-06 21:00:31 GMT
(CNN) - Facebook is cracking down on guns. A new policy plans to block minors from seeing gun sale postings. The social media site will also pull posts of sales that don't require a background check.More >>
Facebook plans to pull posts of gun sales that don't require a background check.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 1:17 PM EST2014-03-05 18:17:50 GMT
A man claiming to be a crime-fighting vigilante was arrested after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole. "Post Miranda, the defendant advised that he was trying to fight crime in the area andMore >>
A man claiming to be a crime-fighting vigilante was arrested after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 7:40 AM EST2014-03-07 12:40:30 GMT
North Louisiana Senator Robert Adley, R-Benton, says last week's fund raiser by 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark did not make the judicial side of government look good. Adley's concernedMore >>
A fundraising loophole allows Louisiana lawyers to host campaign events for judges, so one state lawmaker wants to tighten up the way judges can raise money.More >>
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