Palestine Coach Coyne remembered as 'a brilliant light in the community'
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 6:11 PM CDT|Updated: May. 23, 2022 at 9:55 PM CDT
According to the district, Michael Coyne, a teacher and coach at Palestine Junior High, had attended the Dallas Mavericks game and was returning home Sunday night when he and the passengers in the vehicle were struck by another vehicle.
“It really does validate the twelve years of hard work, the blood sweat and tears we’ve put in, to try to make sure that our students get to see that it’s more than just a football game, it’s more than just a Friday night performance, there’s a lot more out there, so I am beyond proud of what our students here at Chapel Hill have done,” Hewitt says.
“It took one second. It’s all it took,” former councilman Standifer said. “I’d been dealing with it for a year and a half, and when him and Ray were in their heated discussion, it’s all I needed. I’d had enough.”
“The new constitutional carry does not cover anyone who is intoxicated. You cannot carry a gun while you are intoxicated. There’s alcohol being served out there, they’re intoxicated, how many convicted felons did we hand pistols back to?" Sheriff Smith pointed out.