Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Florida man and a McLennan County woman were arrested Wednesday in what McLennan County Sheriff’s Office investigators are calling a murder conspiracy scheme.

The Texas State Board of Nursing has placed McLennan Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program on a warning status because of low passing rates on the board exam, Vice President of Instruction Fred Hills wrote in a statement.

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge’s ruling that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation drew sharp criticism Wednesday from the White House but sparked hope for immigration advocates.

The McLennan County Historical Commission is sponsoring a free lecture about the Texas Rangers that will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum’s Education Center, 100 Texas Ranger Trail.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The city of Waco, surrounding towns and the Drug Enforcement Administration again are giving the public an opportunity to properly dispose of potentially dangerous prescription medications that are expired or no longer needed.

The Waco Immigrants Alliance, along with sponsors Lake Shore Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Woodway, is hosting a fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Lake Shore Baptist Church, 5801 Bishop Drive.

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Toby family is creating waves in downtown McGregor, where a two-year remodeling project has created space for dozens of shops selling merchandise under the VIBE Main Street Market marquee.

A month before the infamous biker confrontation in Waco in May 2015 that killed nine and left 20 injured, law enforcement rushed to Odessa and headed off what they thought would be a violent clash there between Bandidos and the Cossacks, according to testimony Monday in a racketeering trial in San Antonio of two former top leaders of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club.

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Betsy Pittman, Texas Department of Transportation district landscape architect, unveiled a Chisholm Trail marker Saturday during a ceremony at the Waco Suspension Bridge. Three markers for the historical cattle trail were replaced — two on the ends of the bridge and one at the McLennan County Courthouse.

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There are at least three reasons why Waco resident Don Holland, 77, chose to serve in the U.S. Navy. The first was when he dressed in his uncle's Navy uniform as a child. It was impressive. The second reason was that plenty of family members served in the military – including that uncle and twin brothers who served in the Army and the Air Force, along with his father, who served in the Texas National Guard.

Baylor University’s handbells choir, The Baylor Bronze, will perform their annual spring concert at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the sanctuary of Seventh and James Baptist Church, 602 James Ave. The ensemble’s 17 members will perform under the direction of Bob Avant. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 710-3991.

Friday, April 20, 2018