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World champs: Lake Air finishes off magic ride with 7-2 win over North Carolina

PORTLAND — Lake Air’s lack of World Series didn’t matter. The fact that they were playing another undefeated team didn’t matter.

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Man sentenced to 40 years in sexual abuse of teen boy

A former restaurant worker who sexually abused at least two young boys in Waco was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday. 

Smith named Trib managing editor, wins Star Reporter award

J.B. Smith has been promoted to managing editor of the Waco Tribune-Herald.

Sperry: Brown patch continuing problem for St. Augustine

DEAR NEIL: I spent a ton of money having my St. Augustine resodded two years ago. This winter it developed a bunch of brown circles. I used…

Sports News

Golden Glove boxers win big

The Waco Boxing Club recently competed in the Fort Worth Regional Golden Gloves Championship.

Connally to host track meet for Special Olympians

More than 400 track and field athletes from around Central Texas will descend on Connally High School on Saturday for the Area 12 Spring Ga…

Midway ISD to hold race to benefit SMA research

Midway ISD will hold its second annual Purple Panther SMAsh Dash on May 5, a 5K that benefits the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation, which raises…

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Chamber seeking volunteers for SCORE entrepreneurship program

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Entertainment

Fiddler Johnny Gimble named to Country Music Hall of Fame

It’s an honor that calls for a sweet fiddle lick to accent an illustrious career: Texas fiddler Johnny Gimble is now a member of the Countr…

Wade Bowen MusicFest moves to Touchdown Alley, lands REO Speedwagon

It’s the sort of birthday celebration that both a Texas musician and a Texas music fan could love: Wade Bowen’s annual MusicFest will mark …

'Valhalla' documentary shows vets finding PTSD relief in pro wrestling

Professional wrestling means more than an evening’s entertainment for three Texas wrestlers, who say the sport and the physical training it…

Opinion

Will Coggin, guest columnist: Let’s do Earth Day in smarter fashion this year

Earth Day is Sunday and, with warming spring temperatures, it’s a good time to get outside and contemplate how we can be good stewards of t…

EDITORIAL: Town of West turns corner in vibrant rebirth

Of anecdotes told during Tuesday evening’s service marking the fifth anniversary of the ammonium nitrate explosion that killed 15 people, i…

LETTERS: Two views on gun safety, the wisdom of digging in the dirt

Two debate Burleson

Event Calendar

"Concerto Collection" recital featuring Ravel, Chopin, Tchaikovsky

Students of Baylor University Pianist-in-Residence Krassimira Jordan will sample concertos by Chopin and Tchaikovsky while she plays the fu…

'100 Thousand Poets for Change'

“100 Thousand Poets for Change,” HOT Poets Society, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Art Center of Waco, 1300 College Drive, and Waco Poets Society and B…

'Christmas Belles' - Tin Building Theatre

“Christmas Belles,” Tin Building Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and Nov. 28, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and 27, 2 p.m. Nov. 22, Bosque Arts Center, 215 Col…

'Footloose' Sing-Along

The 1984 movie “Footloose” provides the cinematic background and beat for the latest Waco Hippodrome Sing-Along, held at 6 and 9 p.m. Satur…

'Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' - Waco Children’s Theatre

Waco Children’s Theatre presents “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,” a Junie B. Jones musical, at Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco …

'The Golden Age' - Brazos Theatre Group stage reading/dinner theater

Brazos Theatre Group holds a stage reading/dinner theater of “The Golden Age” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Creative Art Studio a…

35 South with Rowdy Bishop Band

35 South with Rowdy Bishop Band, 9 p.m. April 7 at Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive.

Baylor Bronze handbell ensemble

Baylor Bronze handbell ensemble, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3, Baylor University’s Roxy Grove Hall; free.

Baylor Choral Concert

Baylor Choral Concert for Family Weekend, with Bella Voce, Concert Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir, A Cappella Choir, and VirtuOSO, 5 p.m…

CANCELED: 'Disney Junior Live: Pirate and Princess Adventure'

UPDATE: This event has been canceled.