Sunday 24 May 2015

Local News

NTSB turns down plane crash review



Tuesday, 28 April 2015 19:27

The “Day the Music Died” will not be further investigated.

The National Transportation Safety Board has declined a request to reopen the investigation of the plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson north of Clear Lake in February 1959.  At that time, the Civil Aeronautics Board ruled that the most likely cause of the crash was pilot error.  Snow was listed as a secondary cause.


Clear Lake teen invited to share 4-H insights in the Oval Office



Tuesday, 28 April 2015 19:26

Spencer Orr credits his involvement with 4-H as an opportunity to gain leadership, citizenship, and communication skills.  All of those skills were taken to a new level this month when the Clear Lake teen was invited to the White House Oval Office to meet President Barack Obama.


School Board settles on 2015-16 calendar



Tuesday, 28 April 2015 19:25

Classes begin Aug. 24

The Clear Lake School Board has given its approval to a 2015-16 calendar which starts classes on Monday, Aug. 24, for high school students.  


Veteran’s memorial proposal stalls



Tuesday, 21 April 2015 19:27

Evenly divided Task Force unable to make recommendation

Nearly one year and hours of discussion later, there is still no decision about where a veterans memorial should be placed in Clear Lake.

Monday night the Clear Lake City Council received a much-anticipated report from a task force charged with studying locations for a memorial and making a recommendation.


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