The funeral of Paul Henderson, principal of Stephenville Junior High School who died suddenly Tuesday night, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Stephenville.
The Henderson family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at Stephenville Funeral Home.
Stephenville Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Darrell Floyd said the funeral service will be aired live on Northland Cable channel 9. He said a very large crowd is expected to attend the service and overflow seating will be available in the fellowship hall of the church, where there will be monitors to view the service.
The Empire-Tribune will also cover the funeral, with complete coverage of the service appearing in the Sunday edition.
All junior high activities for the week, including the basketball tournament previously scheduled for this weekend, have been canceled. The tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 27. The 8th grade honors assembly has been rescheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the cafeteria.
SJHS Assistant Principal Bob Cervetto said all activities will resume as scheduled next week.