When McLennan County Sheriff’s Office deputies raided the Vegas Buffet restaurant on June 1 and arrested its business operators on labor trafficking charges, it may have been the first time local residents had an inkling of the size of the trafficking problem in Central Texas.
Clifton is proud of its status as the Norwegian Capital of Texas, and that is fully on display during Christmastime. The Bosque County city joins other Central Texas towns in exuding the holiday spirit with parades and Christmas activities.
Nothing captures the flavor of New Orleans like gumbo, jambalaya and étouffée. But there’s no need to leave Central Texas for the Big Easy to satisfy the craving for Creole when local eatery Cajun Craft offers all the spice and sauciness of authentic Louisiana cuisine closer to home.
David Phelps says Waco is a meaningful place for him to perform because he considers it a second home. This year’s show will be especially meaningful since he will be joined on stage for some selections by members of the church choir.
Perhaps it’s impolite to ask a woman her age, but the ladies of the Waco Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc., an international African-American service sorority, are proud to say they’re 75 years young — not necessarily as individuals but as an organization.
Walton Walker was a distinguished general who defended the nation in some of its most pressing battles. The native Texan commanded troops during the heated battles of World War II and in the chaos of the Korean War. He liberated countless peoples in the defense of democracy, and his brave stands later prevented the collapse of an ally.
This year, rethink that bottle of wine and instead, give the gift of getting cozy and slowing down to truly enjoy everyday moments. Tap into glowing candlelight, cozy textiles and celebrating simple pleasures when shopping for friends and family.