Saturday, May 19, 2018

Women across Central Texas will gather for Women’s Ride Day from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, starting from Redwood Shelter in Cameron Park, to ride together on their local streets and trails and celebrate women in cycling.

Friday, May 18, 2018

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control.

Restaurants were packed, flower shops put on extra staff. Greeting card racks were picked over as we honored our mothers. Next month we will fire up the backyard grills and head to the lakes to honor our fathers. We know intuitively that this is right. Regardless of our nationality or ethnicity; regardless of whether we are rich or poor, we have this urge inside of us to keep the Fifth Commandment: “Honor your father and your mother.” It is, as the Apostle Paul reminded us, the first commandment with a promise: “that your days may be long upon the earth.”

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A Child Protective Services investigation led to the arrest of a 29-year-old man accused of hitting an 8-year-old boy in the face with a belt and telling the boy to lie about the incident, an arrest affidavit states.

The cities of Hewitt, Lacy Lakeview, Waco and Woodway will have a household waste diversion event from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at 501 Schroeder Drive. Residents from the four cities only may bring household batteries, fluorescent bulbs, oil, paint and antifreeze. Unwanted household electronics and up to 10 tires, off the rims, may also be brought for recycling.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce will have its 50th annual Fiddle Fest and Southwest Fiddle Championships on Saturday at the Groesbeck Convention Center, 106 E. Navasota St.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018