A proposed landfill site at Old Lorena Road would be closer to neighborhoods than landfills in most of Waco’s midsize “peer cities” in Texas, but it wouldn’t be the closest, according to an analysis city staff gave the Waco City Council on Tuesday.
A Waco police sergeant testified Tuesday that law enforcement and emergency personnel were overwhelmed in the aftermath of the 2015 Twin Peaks shootout, saying the parking lot was awash in bodies, blood, bikes and weapons.
The Dallas attorney for the second defendant scheduled to go to trial in the Twin Peaks shootout is pushing back against prosecutors’ request to delay his client’s November trial date.
Deputy City Manager Wiley Stem III will serve as Waco’s next city manager after a 6-0 Waco City Council vote Tuesday.
Next school year, about 300 students will no longer be able to transfer out of Marlin Independent School District unless they come up with their own transportation to school, Marlin officials said during a school board meeting Tuesday night.
McLennan County commissioners approved almost $17,000 Tuesday, $6,000 more than previously estimated, to bring a local church into compliance with federal Americans with Disability Act standards so it can be used as a vote center again.
With freshmen, you just never know. Even when they’re practically dripping with talent, that doesn’t mean that they’re just going to naturally transition to college athletics without a hiccup.
CRAWFORD — When the annual “Pink Out” game rolls around each year in Crawford, it means more to the Lady Pirates than just being able to wear pretty rose-colored shirts and wristbands.
If anyone was wondering what it would take to get President Trump to endorse a policy promoted by President Obama, we now have our answer. Last week Trump blasted the Internet with the message: “Why is the NFL getting massive tax breaks while at the same time disrespecting our Anthem, Flag and Country? Change tax law!”
Politicians perennially seeking to curtail or scrap programs such as Medicaid or welfare regularly claim, with some justification, that President Lyndon Johnson’s so-called 1964 War on Poverty is a failure. Yet this charge raises relevant questions that these very same politicians decline to answer: Why did it fail? Did it fail in all areas or just some? Have statistics highlighted challenges that might be better addressed if the strategy in that War on Poverty were changed or refined? And, finally, what do folks in communities crippled by poverty say? Did anyone think to ask them?