Waco Newswire (Page 9)

Waco Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Waco, TX. (Page 9)

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  1. LETTERS: Readers sound off on societal divides, racial profiling,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Regarding your May 15 opinion, "Ignoring the lynching culture of our past only contributes to an environment ripe for hateful mobocracy," and some following comments on the centennial of the 1916 lynching in Waco, I offer my own in response: Waco is far from perfect and, for that matter, so am I, so we are pretty much starting from the same place. I lived and worked in Waco for over 30 years.

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  2. Waco-area news briefs: May 21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    China Spring Intermediate School, 4001 Flat Rock Road, will have a CS Food Truck Fest from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature eight food trucks, Vanilla Bean, Kona Ice, Club Sandwich, Sergios, G & K Hot Dogs, Spice Wagon, Smokin' Hot BBQ, and Rockin B Catering.

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  3. Waco police, 7-Eleven to offer kids free Slurpees for good behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Starting on May 26, officers will offer free Slurpee coupons to youth who are involved in good deeds, positive activities or random acts of kindness, according to a police press release. As a part of Operation Chill, officers will work to recognize young residents who act as positive role models to others.

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  4. Waco-area news briefs: May 14, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A Town Hall Meeting and Memorial Service for Jesse Washington will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bledsoe Miller Recreation Center, 300 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The service will commemorate the lynching of 17-year-old Jesse Washington in front of Waco City Hall in 1916, acknowledge the community's lynching past and address who we are now as a community seeking justice for all its citizens.

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  5. Baylor remembers Floyd Casey Stadium ahead of implosionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The remnants of Floyd Casey Stadium, including the press box, are scheduled to be imploded at 7 a.m. Saturday. The remnants of Floyd Casey Stadium, including the press box, are scheduled to be imploded at 7 a.m. Saturday.

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  6. Man arrested, accused of grabbing officer's stun gunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Waco police used a stun gun on a man Thursday afternoon after they say he grabbed a stun gun on an officer's belt. Police were called to a Heart of Texas Region MHMR care facility shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday for a report that Allen Diaz, 20, was causing a disturbance, Waco police Officer Steve Anderson said.

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  7. Judge revokes bail, orders competency exam for murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A judge on Friday revoked the bond of a Gholson man charged in the Sunday morning shooting death of his son-in-law and ordered him to undergo a competency examination because he has a history of mental health issues. Judge Ralph Strother ordered Charles Harry Mitchell Jr. to be held in jail with no bond on an aggravated assault case to which Mitchell pleaded guilty in March.

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  8. Waco-area news briefs: May 13, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Waco-McLennan County Library will have a VolunTeen Fair, for people ages 14 to 17 who are interested in volunteering in the library's summer programs, at 11 a.m. Saturday at the West Waco Library, 5301 Bosque Blvd. Volunteers can earn community service hours while working in the library's Children's Summer Showcase and Angel Paws Reading programs. McLennan County Master Gardeners will have its annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Westview Village, 551 N. Valley Mills Drive.

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  9. Curves founder Heavin takes on action filmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    An American businessman warns a Senate committee about the danger of inaction in face of terrorist threat in the movie "Amerigeddon." the danger of inaction in the movie "Ameri-geddon."

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  10. Waco public radio station KWBU holds one-day pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Waco public radio station KWBU-FM will hold a one-day "$50 Friday" pledge drive from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, with an eye to getting many of the station's new listeners signed up as contributing members. Brazos Valley Public Broadcasting Foundation president and CEO Joe Riley said the short pledge drive and moderate suggested giving level is intended to persuade KWBU newcomers to begin to support the station financially.

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  11. Area food bank expands, increases fresh produceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Jim Swanson volunteers his time as he moves fresh eggs into the cooler at Caritas of Waco. Caritas is one of the biggest local beneficiaries of the Capital Area Food Bank, which is expanding its operations and changing its name to The Central Texas Food Bank.

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  12. NewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    This weekend has a few notes of interest for Waco film fans, including a one-night screening of a Sundance Film Festival favorite and the red carpet premiere of an action film with Waco participation. The former, and apologies for virtually no time to take advantage of this, is the movie "Last Days in the Desert," screening at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Waco Hippodrome.

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  13. LETTERS: Lamenting the 55-foot Texas Ranger statue, plus Mother's Day thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Many locals remain disappointed at the missed opportunity, squelched by the then-Waco City Council, to erect a free, fully donated statue of a Texas Ranger in front of the Texas Ranger Museum. Designed and to be constructed by world-renowned Texas sculptor/artist David Adickes, the sculpture would have brought needed visibility to the now "invisible" museum, attracting visitors, just as the Sam Houston statue in Huntsville, also designed and constructed by Mr. Adickes, attracts thousands there.

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  14. Permit roundup: Booming construction sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    He's a four-time winner of the Best of Cox award for business coverage in Cox's community newspaper division.

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  15. Whiskey Myers arrives in Waco with - Mud' to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Country rockers Whiskey Myers may sling a little mud this summer, but that's only because that's the name of the band's new album. The five-man band, which plays Friday night at The Backyard in Waco, is settling into its summer touring groove these days, shifting from a spring of opening sets for such country performers as Eric Church and the Eli Young Band back to headlining gigs.

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  16. Waco man arrested, 2 officers injured in fightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Police arrested Ruben C. Williams III, 42, of Waco, Tuesday night after a fight at an apartment complex that left two officers and Williams injured, Waco police Sgt. W. Swanton said.

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  17. Waco sales tax rebate jumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    With new restaurants and stores arriving, it should come as no surprise that sales taxes continue to surge in Greater Waco, and the month of May followed form. Waco received a $3.43 million rebate this week from Comptroller Glenn Hegar, a more than 7 percent jump from the $3.19 million check for May of last year.

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  18. 2,300 residents remain without power 24 hours after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Al Pena holds a pole saw Wednesday as he looks at a cottonwood tree that split in half and came to rest on a house at Fourth Street and Kentucky Avenue. Minnie Henderson looks at a cottonwood tree that split in half and came to rest on her house at Fourth Street and Kentucky Avenue.

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  19. Police arrest man after 16-year-old has his childRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A 22-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after Child Protective Services notified police in Febuary that a sexual assault may have resulted in the birth of a child, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

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  20. Police identify body found along railroad tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Police have identified a man who was found dead Monday inside a tent along railroad tracks in the 2200 block of Jackson Avenue. Lawrence Bruce Mosley, 66, was found dead by a friend in a wooded area along railroad tracks shortly before 11 a.m. on Monday.

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