Monday, April 23, 2018
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.

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

I grew up in the Tom Landry era of the Dallas Cowboys. When he was hired for the expansion team in 1960 they had little prospect for success. After going winless in their first season, Landry told the team his priorities were God, family and football, in that order. Bob Lilly, who had just joined the team as the All American recruit from TCU said to himself, “We will never win.” Under Landry, they went on to appear in five Super Bowl games, winning two. His 20 playoff wins is second most in NFL history.

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

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.