May the force be with them

Tonight eighth graders should be preparing both mentally and physically for the STAAR test. The exam in social studies is tomorrow. The science test comes Wednesday. Earlier today teachers at McMichael Middle School in Nacogdoches provided a fun way to get ready. At 6, Donna McCollum found out it sure beats worksheets.

Parents are always told to talk to their children about the dangers of alcohol. At 6, Leigha Hughes shows you research which shows this method actually works and that you aren't wasting your time.

One East Texas community is looking to save a piece of its past. The town of Grapeland has started working on the town's jailhouse in an effort to preserve a piece of early 20th century history. At 6, Caleb Beames shows how he went out to Grapeland this morning and learned how the jailhouse played a part in the early railroads days.\

Jeff Awtrey
Assignments editor