Thursday May 16
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Annual Balloon Fest set Saturday
The second annual Van Zandt County Balloon Fest will be Saturday near Edgewood. Festivities will kickoff at 10 a.m. at the Tailwind Airpark and Thompson Airport with an assortment of family-friendly activities, including dunking booths, pony rides, face painting, paper airplanes as well as a petting zoo and bounce house, according to a news ... (more)
US News & World Report
How to Fast Track Medical School
When Robert Cooper was growing up in Edgewood, Texas, he liked his neighborhood family doctor so much that by the time he got into medical school in 2010, he already knew he wanted to go into primary care .
Edgewood joins Pre-K 4 SA - Northside to vote tonight
Edgewood Independent School District trustees unanimously voted Tuesday to become the sixth school district to join the city's Pre-K 4 SA program, with Northside ISD's board expected to vote later tonight on whether to become the seventh.
El Paso Times
Region 19 exec 'Jimmy' Vasquez keeps up funding equity fight
James "Jimmy" Vasquez is an aging warrior in the decades-long battles over disparities in the methods that Texas uses to finance public schools.