Gold Rush continues: Gilmer Buckeyes win another state title
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2014-15 Gilmer Buckeyes Gold Rush continued over the weekend as the school’s student-athletes added a second state championship last Saturday night in Austin to go with their 4A Division II cha...
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Members of the Iraqi army and Shi'ite fighters launch a mortar toward Islamic State militants outskirt the city of FallujaA convoy of Shi'ite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi on Saturday toward areas held by Islamic State insurgents, an eyewitness and a local official said. Pro-government forces are seeking to retake the capital of the sprawling western province of Anbar after the ultra-radical Islamic State overran it last weekend in a significant defeat for the Baghdad government. The fall of Ramadi is the most serious setback for Iraqi forces in almost a year and has cast doubt on the effectiveness of the U.S. strategy of air strikes to help Baghdad roll back Islamic State, which controls about a third of Iraq.


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Members of the Federal police leave a ranch along the Jalisco-Michoacan highway in Vista Hermosa, Michoacan State, on May 22, 2015 where gunmen took cover during an intense gun battle with the policeOnly one federal police officer was killed in the operation, which authorities launched after learning that "armed criminals" were occupying the ranch in Tanhuato, Michoacan state, near the neighboring state of Jalisco, officials said. "Up to now, we have counted 42 suspected criminals killed and three more detained," said National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido. While he did not name the gang by name, Rubido said it was based in Jalisco, home of the New Generation drug cartel, a powerful heavily armed group that has become the top target of President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration.


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GISD board meets for first time since latest election
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
May 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer school board reelected its three officers after newly elected trustee Clayton Tefteller and newly re-elected board members Diedra Camp and Kenny Southwell were sworn in Monday night. Re-...
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