Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Texas Democratic Women of Central Texas and McLennan County Democratic Party will memorialize the legacies of Waco’s Ann Richards and Mae Jackson at a 5 p.m. Saturday dinner at the Lions Den, 1716 N. 42nd St.

Monday, February 19, 2018

More than 20 firefighters responded to a contained oil fire at Polyglass U.S.A, Inc., on Monday afternoon after an oil leak caused the spread of hazardous toxins at the business, Assistant Waco Fire Chief Patrick Kerwin said.

A public information meeting will be held Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at the Waco-McLennan County Central Library, 1717 Austin Ave, to discuss changing two downtown streets from one-way to two-way.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Brent Bankston will give a Confessions of an Entrepreneur presentation from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Thursday at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, Foster 143/144. Pizza will be available at the free event, part of a series that highlights local entrepreneurs that have taken less-traditional paths.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The U.S. military has long promised recruits a chance for adventure and travel. “Join the Navy, see the world,” and “We dive the world over,” is just a couple of military slogans that come to mind.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Agencies throughout McLennan County stepped up efforts Friday to enforce the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law and remind motorists to give space to emergency vehicles and Texas Department of Transportation workers.

Skiers fly through the wind like birds landing lightly on the snow, lugers plunge down the chute at 90 mph in a death-defying dive, skaters slice through the ice and downhill skiers carve moguls on the mountain. The PyeongChang Olympics stir memories: the magnificence of the mountains, the silence of the snow, the rush of the wind.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A McLennan County school district has implemented emergency planning software aimed at making inside knowledge about its facilities easy for first responders to access during dangerous situations, including gas leaks, natural disasters or even active shooter situations.

After abruptly suspending operations in November, Avance Waco, a nonprofit serving at-risk Latino families with parent-education and English-as-a-second-language courses, has reopened, according to a press release from Hector Sabido, the group’s new board chairman.

It arrived almost 50 years ago, offering 31 flavors and becoming a hot spot for first dates, first jobs and a fast stop after a visit to nearby Lake Air Mall, now only a memory replaced by a Target store.