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Cheer banners at high school football games still have a prayer [Opinion]  Houston Chronicle

Football and Texas. The words are nearly synonymous. In the land of Friday Night Lights, some joke that football is the state's unofficial religion. But it's the ...



SETX football players make college decision  Beaumont Enterprise

Two childhood friends from Kountze are headed to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton to continue their football careers on the collegiate level.



The Cheerleaders of Kountze, Texas, and Religious-Liberty Conflicts in the Texas Court System  The Atlantic

The women of Kountze, Texas, have been fighting for four years to put Bible verses on their banners. Their case is a look at what's ahead for religious-liberty ...



Kountze ISD appeals ruling in cheerleaders' case  Beaumont Enterprise

Kountze ISD has asked the state's highest court to weigh in again on a lower court's ruling allowing cheerleaders to use Bible verses on football run-through ...



Court upholds Texas high schools’ right to add Bible verses to cheer signs  Beaumont Enterprise

Kountze cheerleaders who sued their school district six years ago over religious scripture on spirit banners “won the final battle in Texas” on Friday, their ...



Higher court sides with Kountze cheerleaders in Bible banner case  Beaumont Enterprise

A nearly 5-year-old legal battle over Bible banners could be at an end after an appellate court this week upheld a lower court's ruling allowing Kountze ISD ...



Appeals court ruling in favor of Kountze cheerleaders could be last down in battle over banners  12newsnow.com

In issuing its opinion the Ninth District of Texas Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the cheerleaders and overruled all issues appealed by the Kountze ...



Appeals court sides with Texas cheerleaders who sued to display Bible verses at football games  Dallas News

AUSTIN — Texas cheerleaders can display Bible verses at high school football games, a state appeals court ruled on Thursday.The Ninth Court of...



The playoffs have arrived for SETX boys basketball teams  Beaumont Enterprise

The regular season has come to a close, and it's now win or go home season for the Southeast Texas area boys' basketball programs. Silsbee and Memorial ...



In 1994, Muhammad Ali visited Kountze to help community  Beaumont Enterprise

Muhammad Ali once spent three days touring Southeast Texas with former Kountze Mayor Charles Jenkins Bilal, who developed a relationship with the ...



Kountze students return to school with heavy hearts following deaths of classmates  Beaumont Enterprise

After a weekend wreck that killed two teenagers, many Kountze High School students will return to classes today from the holiday break with heavy hearts and ...



Texas cheerleaders continue court fight over Bible banners  CBS News

Atheist groups say a Texas high school cheer team violated the separation of church and state by using banners inscribed with Bible scripture at its games.



Texas Supreme Court to review Kountze cheerleader case  Beaumont Enterprise

At least one state Supreme Court justice has expressed interest in hearing the Kountze cheerleader case, but it is not yet a certainty the state's highest court will ...



Big Thicket Association celebrates accomplishments of Thicket of Diversity project  Beaumont Enterprise

Ten years ago the Big Thicket Association's Thicket of Diversity was established to implement vital species monitoring and to promote scientific research on the ...



Southeast Texas boxer finds greatness  Beaumont Enterprise

Muhammad Ali spent three days in Southeast Texas in 1994, touring the region with former Kountze Mayor Charles Jenkins Bilal, who developed a relationship ...



Kountze still without football coach  Beaumont Enterprise

The position was vacated almost two weeks ago by Tracy Franklin, who resigned as the head football coach, head baseball coach and athletic director, ...



Atheist group scolds Newton Co. sheriff over ‘prayer meeting’ comment  Beaumont Enterprise

Newton County Sheriff Billy Rowles came under fire this week by a national atheist organization for allegedly having a “prayer meeting” with a woman accused ...



TX Court Will (Again) Decide if Cheerleaders Can Praise Jesus at Football Games  Patheos

A court case that never seems to end, involving a public school district, high school cheerleaders, and Jesus, will be dragging on even longer. But to make any ...



Kountze pair win first state title in tennis  Beaumont Enterprise

The boy's doubles team of Drew Anderson and Landry Linn garnered the school's first state championship in tennis beating a duo from Wall (6-3, 6-4) in the ...



This is where TxDOT says water is on the roads in Southeast Texas  KFDM-TV News

The Texas Department of Transportation released a list of road closures and where you can expect water on the roadways.Angel San Juan reports live on ...



Judge extends restraining order in Kountze religious signs case  Beaumont Enterprise

A state judge has extended a temporary restraining order, allowing Kountze High School cheerleaders to display religious banners at upcoming football games.



East Texas cheerleaders win first round of free-speech battle over religious banners  Deseret News

The first round of legal battle over displaying so-called Bible banners at high school football games goes to the cheerleaders in the east Texas town Kountze, ...



"Merry Christmas" Officially Okay in Texas Public Schools  Texas Tribune

Flanked by high school cheerleaders, a rabbi and an off-duty Santa, Gov. Rick Perry ceremonially signed legislation Thursday clarifying that school districts can ...



The Kountze Lions are highly ranked and ready to show why  Beaumont Enterprise

The Kountze boys basketball team began this season with a target on its back, a swagger in its step, and experience in the books. "There's a positive and a ...



Kountze's Joubert aims for 400th win  Beaumont Enterprise

At the regional finals last March in Nacogdoches, Joubert had to pick up his star guard Grayland Arnold off the court following the Kountze Lions heartbreaking ...



'Heads Up Football' class teaches local coaches ways to protect players  Beaumont Enterprise

Jonathan Martin sat in the front row of the Kountze High School athletic conference room Saturday, scribbling ideas and information on a legal pad as he ...



Port Neches city council sells land with white cross to church  KBTV Fox 4 Beaumont

Port Neches City Council members have found a solution to put an end to a controversy centering on a white cross at Port Neches Park.Thursday afternoon, the ...



Southeast Texas valedictorians, salutatorians  Beaumont Enterprise

Take a look as we celebrate the top students at each district across Southeast Texas.2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorians ...



Super Gold: 2018 Girls Basketball Team  Beaumont Enterprise

The Beaumont Enterprise presents the 2018 Super Gold Girls Basketball Team, presented by Mid County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Fiat. The First Team is ...



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