Thursday, April 19, 2018

With the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office in a state of flux, the county’s two felony court judges have summoned about 50 Twin Peaks biker shootout defendants to court in coming weeks to try to determine how the 128 or so remaining cases will proceed.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The city of Woodway promoted Bret Crook on Wednesday to director of public safety. The promotion follows Yost Zakhary’s resignation from the post last month amid sexual harassment allegations. Zakhary also resigned as city manager earlier this month.

For many locals, the fire that incinerated the Branch Davidian compound near Elk on April 19, 1993, is unforgettable, much like 9/11, Neil Armstrong walking on the moon or the JFK assassination. The Tribune-Herald asked some McLennan County residents where they were and what they were doing when the fire broke out, killing David Koresh and 75 adults and children and ending a 51-day standoff with local, state and government officers.

A 46-year-old man turned himself in to Texas Attorney General's Child Exploitation Unit investigators Tuesday after child pornography was discovered on an online account affiliated with the man, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced in a press release Wednesday.

McLennan Community College will host Scholar Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon Friday in The Highlands gym on campus. Presentations will also be held in rooms 200 and 201 of the Michaelis Academic Center.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The National Injury Prevention Council will have its second annual Hats and Pearls Tiffany Style Champagne brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Ridgewood Country Club, 7301 Fish Pond Road.

Monday, April 16, 2018

WEST — The West fertilizer plant explosion had appeared in the rearview mirror for six months when construction began on a combination meat market, bakery and country store called Slovacek’s at Melodie Drive and Interstate 35 in the Czech community known for hospitality and kolaches.

The 2018 Spring Lecture for Historic Waco is a panel discussion on the Civil War, examining the music, medicine (or lack thereof), munitions and the maritime forces. The panel will consist of Dr. Robert Corwin, Joe Walker, and Professor Gerald Powell.

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Saturday, April 14, 2018