McLennan County Newswire

McLennan County Newswire

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  1. Waco-area news briefs: July 28, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... guidelines, will be conducted in the institute's $1.1 million custom-built mobile clinic. The Waco-McLennan County Library's summer VolunTeen crew will present a fun, interactive performance of "The Tortoise and the Hare" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the ...

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  2. Owner of rejected treatment center sued for property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Snugg Harbor owes $12,634.88 to the city of Waco and $23,748.44 to the school district for tax year 2015. McLennan County has not filed suit against the corporation yet, but county tax records indicate Snugg Harbor owes a total of $11,048.62 in ...

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  3. Hispanic, African-American chambers seek economic development funding from countyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Just days before McLennan County commissioners plan to publish a proposed budget, another two local organizations are requesting funding to help with economic development projects. Laveda Brown, Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, said she's been with the organization 12 years and wants to expand the chamber's reach.

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  4. Board questions appraisers' tactics in skyrocketing downtown Waco property valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    McLennan County Appraisal District appraisers succeeded in flushing out sales and business information on downtown businesses by aiming high, but the district's board leaders questioned those tactics Wednesday. The MCAD board had an extended discussion of the new downtown values at a meeting that drew more than 20 visitors, including downtown business leaders critical of the process.

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    15 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The state's highest criminal court rejected an appeal Wednesday by McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna that challenged an intermediate appellate court's order reducing the bond of a capital murder defendant. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruling upheld an April decision by Waco's 10th Court of Appeals that reduced bond for James Ray Brossett from $5 million to $1 million.

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  6. Owner of rejected treatment center owes property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Snugg Harbor owes $12,634.88 to the city of Waco and $23,748.44 to the school district for tax year 2015. McLennan County has not filed suit against the corporation yet, but county tax records indicate Snugg Harbor owes at total of $11,048.62 in ...

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  7. Waco officer disables fleeing car driven by carjacking suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... into the afternoon. "One of the suspects is well known to us and has a robbery warrant out of the county (McLennan County). We were looking for him anyway," Swanton said. "Both are now facing charges of (aggravated robbery)." Both men were checked ...

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  8. EDITORIAL: Fred Batts Leadership Forum, Blanco County investigators...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... days, especially on social media, not at all - especially when it comes to African-Americans and ropes. As McLennan County Commissioner Lester Gibson, a longtime leader in our African-American community, noted at one point in this inquiry, "I get ...

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  9. LETTERS: Readers discuss the McLennan County Appraisal District and Baylor University regentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    In response to Mike Hollingsworth's questions of July 17, the McLennan County Appraisal District has been interviewed at various times by multiple news agencies regarding the work that we do. Overall, the district is responsible for valuing all taxable property in the county at 100 percent of market value as uniformly and equally as possible.

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  10. Commissioners to increase McLennan County emergency reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    McLennan County commissioners have decided to increase during the next four years the amount of money they put away in case of an emergency. County leaders spent Tuesday reviewing several aspects of the proposed fiscal year 2017 budget as they draw near the end of discussions.

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    Dec 4, 2011 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... that Hillary Clinton is the only candidate "who I trust with that responsibility."On a night Read More Mclennan County has been added to a list of counties where boaters will have to drain water from boats and fishing buckets after being out on the ...

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  12. Commissioners to increase county's emergency reservesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    McLennan County commissioners have decided to increase over the next four years the amount of money they put away in case of an emergency. County leaders spent Tuesday reviewing several aspects of the proposed fiscal year 2017 budget as they draw near to the end of discussions.

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  13. Former caregiver arrested for hitting elderly patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... nated from the hospital. Thompson was arrested on one charge of injury to a disabled person. She remained in McLennan County Jail on a $5,000 surety bond.

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  14. Customers left with many questions after popular day spa closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXXV-TV Waco

    A well-known day spa in McLennan County closed its doors, leaving customers who had already purchased gift cards or had appointments with many questions. The Spa at Canyon Oaks in Crawford announced on its website on Monday it was filing for bankruptcy and it was listing the real estate for sale.

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    Monday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    A countywide tax base increase of $1.1 billion that was certified Monday has local governments looking at cutting their tax rates or building reserves for a rainy day. McLennan County's taxable values climbed to $14.3 billion, an increase of 8.4 percent.

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  16. Central Texas Delegates attend DNC in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSWO

    Mary Duty, McLennan County Democratic Party Chair, and Sitina Gutierrez, an at large Bernie Sanders delegate, said there is heavy security near the convention site but officers have been helpful. "Mobs of people coming at them and they're still keeping their composure.

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  17. Customers left with many questions after day spa closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KSWO

    A well-known day spa in McLennan County closed its doors, leaving customers who had already purchased gift cards or had appointments with many questions.

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  18. Police: Man arrested after threatening mother with butcher knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Avenue, where he became belligerent with officers and had to be physically restrained until he arrived at McLennan County Jail. Darrail Devonn McDaniel remained in custody Monday on a $35,000 surety bond for the aggravated assault charge. He also ...

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  19. Woman arrested in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    An 18-year-old Waco woman was arrested Sunday morning after police say she stabbed another woman during a disturbance at their apartment. Queen Zurieh Rolic Jackson remained Monday in the McLennan County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail after police say she stabbed Areka Duffey, 21, in the arm during a fight at 3416 W. Brookview Ave. Jackson damaged property at the residence during the altercation and grabbed a knife before attacking Duffey, Waco police Sgt.

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  20. McLennan County, TX - Increases Usability with Responsive CivicEngage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | PRWeb

    ... CivicPlus in the future. Located in Central Texas, within 200 miles of 70 percent of the state's population, McLennan County has become known as the "Heart of Texas." The County's proximity to major cities such as Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, ...

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