Lake Air Montessori Magnet School faculty, staff and students competed in a goat naming contest to collect food donations for students in need.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
VALLEY MILLS — Just across the McLennan-Bosque county line, on what passes for this small town’s main drag, sits a collection of sheet metal and memories better known as Valley Mills Mantels. That is where Aubrey Stringer turns native Texas woods into handcrafted decorations for fireplaces.
A report commissioned by Baylor University and completed 20 months before the university fired its president and football coach outlines broad failures to address sexual assault and links the failures to the school’s Baptist values.
American Medical Services has yet to provide local officials with a report detailing response times to individual calls, but company representatives and the local officials overseeing the EMS provider say they are confident in the services it provides and in improvements efforts underway.
As a kid growing up in North Waco, Ron Daniel beat a path to the 25th Street Theatre. He remembers cringing in fear as “Godzilla” screamed and raged in all his black-and-white fury on the big screen. He recalls sitting spellbound in the darkened movie house hundreds of times, taking in the latest releases “and everything John Wayne ever made.”
Readers often contact the Tribune-Herald this time of year to find Waco-area restaurants that will be open Thanksgiving Day.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Hewitt resident Wendi Jones was all grins Friday holding her newly adopted daughter, 17-month-old Camri.
From state education funding to a Waco tourism district, State Rep. Charles “Doc” Anderson, R-Waco, said his priorities for the upcoming legislative session make up a mixed bag of solutions for overarching, statewide quagmires and targeted plans for more specific issues facing his constituents.
Baylor University is fighting back against a former football player who in a recent lawsuit accused the university of botching a Title IX investigation of a gang rape allegation and depriving him of a scholarship and a shot at the NFL.
A former hospital nurse was sentenced to five years in a state jail Friday for taking nude videos and photos of two unconscious patients in 2015 and 2016.
Waco Independent School District Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson was named Public Servant of the Year by the Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce during its awards banquet Thursday evening, while McLennan Community College was named corporate partner of the year, chamber President Laveda Brown said.
A man accused of pistol-whipping another man and taking $30 from him last month in Bellmead was arrested on an aggravated robbery warrant Thursday with help from U.S. marshals and Waco police, according to a press release from Bellmead police.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Gabrielle Massey was an intern in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office 14 years ago when she realized her calling in life was to fight for women and children survivors of sexual and domestic abuse.
Waco will not be “Salado’d” during a four-and-a-half-year, $300 million widening of Interstate 35 slated to start in the spring, a Texas Department of Transportation official said.
Greek Orthodox hieromonk Father Justin, librarian of St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai, has a homecoming of sorts whenever he visits Baylor University, where his parents attended in the 1940s, but his visit this week enables an even more special homecoming: the return of a 17th-century Greek psalter from a former St. Catherine’s monk.
Waco police have arrested the grandmother of two children who died in a duplex fire Nov. 2, accusing her of recklessly abandoning the children and taking no action to help them.
Three 19-year-old men were arrested Wednesday evening in Lacy Lakeview after two people reported the group pointed weapons, including a stolen firearm, at them, Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt said.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Seeking to inject a sense of destination into a once-booming thoroughfare, owners of businesses along La Salle Avenue are asking the city to enact a set of regulations that would set design requirements and prohibit several types of businesses already in the area.
The eastern McLennan County towns of Mart and Riesel are adversaries on the football field, but they plan to be partners in school security.
A Woodway Public Safety Department officer suffered a head injury when a 47-year-old man he was arresting kicked the officer, Public Safety Director Bret Crook said.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Supporters say a two-way Washington Avenue would make downtown easier to navigate and friendlier to retail and restaurant development, but concerns remain for at least one property owner about potential bottlenecks when looming interstate construction changes drivers’ chosen cross-town routes.
An explosion at Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville that killed three people and injured 13 others in June was caused by natural gas that leaked into a boiler room and adjacent mechanical room, according to an investigation report from the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office.
A homeless man with a variety of mental and physical ailments who pulled a knife on officers last year during a Twin Peaks memorial ceremony was released from jail Tuesday after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges.
After receiving only one application, the Bellmead City Council agreed Tuesday to extend the deadline for residents to apply to fill the vacant Precinct 3 seat.
Hewitt police arrested Deshawn Lamare Horne, 19, on Tuesday after investigating a Child Protective Services report that he had indecent contact with a 10-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy he is related to, an arrest affidavit states.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Waco composer and pianist Kurt Kaiser, writer of familiar Christian songs as “Pass It On” and “Oh How He Loves You and Me,” died Monday at his Waco home after a long illness. He was 83.
The reopening of a McLennan County bridge three years after it washed out was met with celebration, but a bridge 2 miles up the road is now being considered for replacement to prevent it from meeting a similar fate.
A wetter-than-usual fall is giving way this week to an earlier-than-usual first freeze.
A Denton man was arrested Sunday morning after an Interstate 35 traffic stop in which state troopers found four smuggled migrants and $10,000 in cash, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said.
The Texas Department of Public Safety launched new social media accounts Monday tailored to the interests of the state's different regions.
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Sometimes a rat will bring others behind it, and when it comes to the Banksy street art painting “Haight Street Rat” on display in Waco, that’s a good thing.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Craig Colton looks like an NFL linebacker. But his friendly, gregarious nature quickly puts the people he meets at ease.