Time magazine unveils its choice for the most impactful newsmaker and world influencer of 2015 today. The magazine released its shortlist of diverse finalists this week; it includes (Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi). Black Lives Matter activists also made the cut, as well as world leaders Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin. And yes, Donald Trump is among the finalists. Another 2016 hopeful, Democrat Bernie Sanders, was declared the winner of an online readers’ poll for Person of the Year on Monday.
On Saturday, December 12, 2015, thousands of Central Texas families will have the opportunity to find just the right warm winter coat for their eligible children at the 29th annual Coats for Kids. In a single day, we plan to distribute more than 35,000 coats to children in need in Central Texas. Please donate a coat, donate, or sign up to volunteer! We are in particular need of volunteers who speak Spanish, American Sign Language, and languages other than English. Community Coat Collection: ends today December 9, you can still drop off coats at any Jack Brown Cleaners today.
Two kids were injured in a four vehicle crash that involved an AISD school bus. The kids who got hurt were not in the bus and were taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center. There were 31 kids on the bus, none of them needed to be hospitalized.