Sunday, July 21, 2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019

Registration at Waco High School will be held Aug. 5-9 in the school’s foyer, 2020 N. 42nd St. Students are reminded to bring a proof of residency such as a current utility bill, and immunization records.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Claire Jouvenat, 6, of Plano, sinks her ball at the miniature putting green at Hula Island, which opened Friday at Hawaiian Falls water park. The two-acre section has picnic areas, hammocks, cabanas and beach volleyball.

The 312th United States Army Band from Lawrence, Kansas, will perform a free patriotic concert from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Waco Mammoth National Monument, 6220 Steinbeck Bend Drive.

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Those of us old enough to remember watched on a grainy black-and-white TVs when Armstrong made his “giant leap” from the bottom rung of the ladder to the moon’s surface.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

An “Apollo 50: The Next Giant Leap” event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive, will include a lecture and galactic gallery talks from space scientists and other experts, as well as hands-on activities throughout the building.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

McLennan County commissioners this week approved tax breaks for a $330 million wind farm that is planned to spread across McLennan and Limestone counties and create at least 200 jobs during the construction phase.

State fire marshals have determined a fire that destroyed the home of local businessman Stuart Parsons was accidental, likely caused by an electrical malfunction in the kitchen area, McLennan County Sheriff's Office Capt. Steve January said.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019