Bryce Petty probably should have been in New York last year for the Heisman Trophy awards ceremony.
Take a look at Baylor's standouts on both sides of the ball.
When Texas Ranger Chief Kirby Dendy retires on Aug. 31, he will close a chapter of his life on an impressive career in law enforcement. During his 43 years of service, he has protected citizens, brought criminals to justice and preserved the peace.
It was a big year, 1964. The Beatles thrilled America. President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, while also bumping up the nation’s participation in the Vietnam War.
When Randy Crook turned 50, he hit what he calls “middle-aged crazy.” He wanted to make a major change in his life, so, instead of buying the typical mid-life sports car, he decided to open a sports bar.
When Friends for Life founder Inez Russell realized 25 years ago how many elderly people in the community have no family to visit and care for them, she stepped up to the plate.
“We all needed a good laugh,” explained Deborah McGregor, CEO of Care Net Pregnancy of Central Texas, when asked why the organizaton invited Jase Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” to speak at this year’s banquet.
For Waco artist Philip “Flip” Kimmel, work is a word that bears more than one definition, and his commitment to work sets him apart from other artists.
The long-awaited football season is here, and with it come the fabulous tailgating parties. And, with every home game played at the new McLane Stadium, you won’t find better parties than the ones planned by Buzzard Billy’s Restaurant.
Looking for something to do? We've got fun around the Waco area fully covered in our big monthly calendar.
From barbecue to musicians, Austin is known for its distinct flavor that attracts tourists across the United States. The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a fascinating attraction that shares tales of the Lone Star State.
There really is a lot to do in Waco during the weekend, from visiting the Downtown Farmers Market to tailgating to a night out at the theater or symphony. And thanks to a local volunteer group, residents will know what to wear to each of these places and more.
Long ago, when I myself was studying oil painting, I read Sir Winston’s delightful essay, “Painting as a Pastime,” in which he humorously describes his very first efforts. Having set up his new easel and a fresh canvas, and carefully arranged all his paints and pristine brushes, one of the most powerful men in England approached the canvas with trepidation.
September is finally here. Baylor fans are in a frenzy. Moms everywhere are hosting a silent party in their heads as their little ones returned to school.
These film classics will get you in the mood for kickoff.
Homemade bread really is the difference between a good sandwich and a great one. This especially important when contemplating back-to-school lunches. A brown bag lunch should be something to look forward to. And even a peanut butter and jelly sandwich becomes a treat when good bread is involved.
Welcome to what should be the busiest season of gardening in Central Texas — September, October and November. If you plant now, the roots will have time to develop before the heat of next summer and your flowers and certain vegetables will have a huge head-start over those planted in the spring.
A year ago in this space I wrote about how coach Art Briles had the Baylor football program on the upswing and that I thought the Bears’ success would continue.
A portrait of rural life from Marlene Tucker.
Heartbreak, Texas, is 50 or 500 miles west of Houston’s sushi bars. I moved to Heartbreak about 2½ years ago with my teenaged daughter Janey after a painful divorce I don’t talk about very much. Anyway, Heartbreak has its own intense reality, complete with startling beauty and staggering tragedy — often in the same instance.