Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
vacation is officially over for students in Oregon, but there is concern among
some parents about new bus schedules.
starts this week for Oregon Schools, and school leaders admit bussing will not
year, April Andrus' two sons got on the bus at 8 and 8:30 in the morning. This
year, thanks to the reconfiguration of schools, they'll both get on at 6:45 – a
hour on the bus for anybody is going to be hard," said Andrus. "I remember
being picked up at 7 and I thought that was early. 6:45 is going to be early."
said they're doing some last-minute tweaking to make sure things run smoothly
on Wednesday, the first day of school. The district says it will strictly stick
to the policy that no child will ride the bus longer than one hour.
hoping there's not too many at that hour, but we do have some, and we're making
adjustments as we speak," said Assistant Superintendent Hal Gregory. "We're
working through stuff every day to try to get those down."
will start at 7:40 a.m. at Eisenhower Intermediate and Fassett Junior High.
going to be a work in progress, and we just ask for patience on this whole
process," said Superintendent Dr. Lonny Rivera. "We're going to have all hands
on deck with our staff, making sure that the kids have as little anxiety as
will also be bus transfers at Eisenhower and Fassett, but they will have extra
staff to help kids get where they need to go.