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Cardiac Connally pulls game out at the end over Mexia, 27-26  Waco Tribune-Herald

Nothing much went right for the Connally Cadets as they watched Mexia build a 24-7 lead in the second half on Friday night.

Fundraiser planned to help Mexia teacher with adoption  KXXV News Channel 25

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Mexia High School Class of 1999 will be raising funds for one of their classmates trying to adopt.

Varsity loses 3 to Mexia  Thefairfieldrecorder

Kailyn Partain gives it her all in the Libero position during last week's three-match game against Mexia. The varsity Lady Eagles fought hard against Mexia, but ...

Mexia prepares to honor fallen hometown DPS trooper  KBTX

MEXIA, Texas (KBTX) Mexia residents were busy Thursday placing about 750 blue ribbons along the route of the funeral procession as workers prepared the ...

KWTX Salutes Judy Freeman Chambers  KWTX

Judy Freeman Chambers of Mexia has made a commitment to serve the community.

Mexia murderer denied parole again  KWTX

Twice convicted killer Carlos Don Stultz, the man who murdered Mexia's Kathy Jones in 1969, has again been denied parole by a state board.

Instant replay: It's time to pay attention to Connally, Clifton  Waco Tribune-Herald

Don't call it a comeback. They've been here for years.

Twice convicted killer denies murders, confessions, seeks freedom  KWTX

Close to half a century after he was convicted of killing two girls within a year, Carlos Don Stultz is once again up for parole, and he's declaring his innocence as ...

Trooper Damon Allen remembered in hometown of Mexia  WFAA

Dozens of law enforcement vehicles Friday provided a 100-mile escort for fallen trooper Damon Allen on a processional from Dallas to a funeral home in Teague ...

Family fights to keep convicted Central Texas killer behind bars  KWTX

MEXIA, Texas (KWTX) Carlos Don Stultz, 74, who was convicted of killings in Limestone and Dallas counties, is eligible for parole for between the 26th and 30th ...

Fallen DPS trooper remembered as “just an amazing guy”  KWTX

A fallen Central Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was remembered Friday as “just an amazing guy.”

Additional charges filed against local teacher in student sex case  KWTX

Additional charges have been filed against a Central Texas high school teacher in a sex-with-a-student case.

Funeral held Friday for DPS trooper killed in Mexia  FOX 4 News

Family and fellow officers said goodbye to the Department of Public Safety trooper murdered on Thanksgiving. Day.

Mexia's fourth-quarter surge stuns Lorena, 20-10  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Mexia Blackcats scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns to erase a 10-0 deficit and beat Lorena 20-10 Friday night in the district opener for both teams.

Funeral for fallen trooper Damon Allen to take place at his former high school  Palestine Herald Press

Funeral services for fallen State Trooper Damon Allen will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Mexia High School football stadium.

TX DPS Funeral Arrangements Announced for Trooper Allen  Corsicana Daily Sun

AUSTIN – Services for Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Damon Allen, who died in the line of duty on Thanksgiving Day, will begin Thursday, Nov.

Central Texas high school teacher arrested on improper relationship with a student charge

A 24-year-old teacher at a Central Texas high school has been accused of having an improper relationship with a student. RELATED: Southside ISD teacher ...

Navarro College Education Foundation awards scholarships | News  Corsicana Daily Sun

This year's M.C. and Mattie Caston Scholarship recipients each excelled in their academic careers and personal lives, through extracurricular activities and ...

Federal agency hosts public hearing for Texas high speed rail project  KBTX

LEON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - The Federal Railroad Administration hosted a public hearing in Leon County Tuesday for a proposed high-speed train that would ...

Slain Central Texas trooper's widow channels grief into political action  KWTX

The widow of a Central Texas state trooper who was gunned down on Thanksgiving Day is channeling her grief into political action in support of legislation that ...

Local NFL player pitches in as “Fixer Upper” transforms parents' home  KWTX

An NFL player from Central Texas pitched in to help 'Fixer Upper' transform his parents' home.

Memorials to be placed for 2 fallen Central Texas DPS troopers  KWTX

Memorial stones will be placed next week for two Central Texas DPS troopers who were killed in the line of duty.

Former A&M, Mexia band director Joe Tom Haney dies at 88  KWTX

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) Former Texas A&M Band Director Col. Joe Tom Haney has passed away at 88. Col. Haney, as he is known to thousands of ...

Public meetings on the Texas Bullet Train to be held soon in Houston area  KTRK-TV

Now is the time to hear the latest plans and voice your opinions about the Texas Bullet Train. Public meetings will soon happen here in the Houston area.

Cameron Yoe claims district championship after 55-14 win over Lago Vista  KBTX

The Cameron Yoemen won the District 10-3A Division I Championship (9-1, 6-0) with a 55-14 win over Lago Vista (2-8, 1-5) Friday night at Yoe Field.

Bosqueville’s Sepulveda wins statewide football honor from Ford  Waco Tribune-Herald

Bosqueville safety Tanner Sepulveda has been selected as one of the Built Ford Tough Players of the Week in the state of Texas.

Fallen Central Texas DPS troopers honored  KWTX

Two Central Texas Department of Public Safety troopers who died in the line of duty were honored Tuesday at an annual memorial *service* in Austin.

Two fallen Central Texas DPS troopers among officers honored Monday  KWTX

Two Central Texas Department of Public Safety troopers who died in the line of duty less than three weeks apart were among 18 fallen officers honored Monday ...

Fort Worth high school football team breaks 77-game loss streak  Waco Tribune-Herald

FORT WORTH — A high school football team in North Texas has broken its 77-game losing streak that dragged on for nearly eight years.

Physical Franklin bops No. 1 Mart in battle of heavyweights, 21-0  Waco Tribune-Herald

MART — After tangling with perennial Class 3A playoff contender Franklin, Class 2A's top-ranked Mart Panthers came out on the short end of a non-district game ...

Nitty gritty dirt band: Midway grinds out district win over Killeen, 13-10  Waco Tribune-Herald

KILLEEN — The Midway Panthers are still trying to figure out who they are this season with so many key pieces of their 15-1 Class 6A state finalist from a.

Texas requires large high schools to report player concussions  Waco Tribune-Herald

DALLAS — Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's ...

Central Texas Honor Roll: Week 3 Football | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

QB Tyler Webb, Bosqueville — completed 15 of 22 passes for 6 touchdowns. RB Marcell Estell, Bosqueville — 10 carries for 139 yards and 2 touchdowns, ...

Clifton 27, No. 6 Lexington 19 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

CLIFTON — The Cubs didn't let a little deficit get them down.

Bosqueville swamps Reicher, 68-14 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

Bosqueville stamped out its first win of the 2018 season with the same fearsome authority as a sudden rainstorm, which delayed the start of the non-district ...

Funeral services scheduled for DPS trooper killed on Thanksgiving  Chron

Funeral services for the Texas trooper killed on Thanksgiving Day during a Freestone County traffic stop are slated for Friday in Teague. Texas Department of ...

District 13-2A Div. I preview: Marlin, Rosebud-Lott  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hearne and Holland will vie for the district title after successful seasons a year ago. Hearne returns seven starters on offense and eight on defense off last year's ...

Clifton's defense shuts down McGregor, 48-0  Waco Tribune-Herald

CLIFTON — It was a question that had to be asked, and Chuck Caniford knew it was coming. But in all reality, the answer wasn't necessarily his to give.

Community rallies to keep 71-year-old killer in prison  Waco Tribune-Herald

Florence and Sonny Jones still live in the home where their 17-year-old daughter was stabbed, killed and sexually assaulted 45 years ago.

Trib Players of the Week hail from Reicher, Bosqueville, Vanguard  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ben Brittain dominated in the Honor Roll this week as the Reicher quarterback hauled in 779 votes to win the Trib's Offensive Player of the Week honors.

103-yard interception return sparks Holland over Crawford, 35-14 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

It was the play of the game, no doubt. It was also the play that might have sunk the Pirates Friday night in Crawford.

Central Texas student-athletes sign on National Signing Day

Athletes across Central Texas are signing their letters of intent to play college sports.

Juco, Division II bowl games set for Waco ISD Stadium  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Heart of Texas Bowl will be held Dec. 1 at Waco ISD Stadium.

Erik Hart wins Player of the Week honor (again)  Waco Tribune-Herald

Erik Hart is having some kind of senior season. The China Spring running back was named the Waco Trib's Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this ...

Fairfield: Memorial stone placed in honor of slain DPS trooper  KWTX

A memorial stone was placed Wednesday at a local courthouse in honor of a Central Texas DPS trooper who was shot to death during a Thanksgiving Day ...

'Winning solves a lot' — Finding victory sparks renewal of belief at University  Waco Tribune-Herald

As the losses mounted for the University Trojans over the past few years, Johnny Tusa could empathize.

Bellmead police drop off school supplies at La Vega Elementary School  Waco Tribune-Herald

Bellmead police delivered more than $1600 in school supplies Thursday to La Vega Elementary School students after a three-week supply drive.

Biofuel project earns Midway student honors at International Science Fair  Waco Tribune-Herald

An asteroid was named after a Midway ISD student after his success at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair this summer.

Waco station that operates KRHD in Bryan-College Station sold to Scripps  Bryan-College Station Eagle

The E.W. Scripps Co. announced this week it will buy a Waco television station that operates KRHD-TV, ABC Channel 40 in Bryan-College Station.

Waco's new federal judge to be sworn in  Waco Tribune-Herald

Alan Albright, confirmed earlier this month by the U.S. Senate, will be sworn in as Waco's new federal judge Tuesday afternoon.

Texas teacher arrested after being accused of 'improper relationship with student'  Daily Mail

A teacher in Texas has been arrested for allegedly having an 'improper relationship with a student', authorities said. Montana Joan Davis, 24, was arrested on ...

KXXV-TV sold to Scripps  Waco Tribune-Herald

The E.W. Scripps Co. broadcasting group based in Cincinnati, Ohio, announced Monday it will buy Waco's KXXV-TV Channel 25, its first television station in ...

Ironman officials reveal race course, anticipate ‘spectacular’ inaugural event in Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

Todd Behringer knows he's a little biased. As the CEO and President of Bicycle World Texas, the title sponsor for the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Waco Triathlon, ...

Hanging up the whistle: La Vega's Williams retiring as coach, to remain as AD  Waco Tribune-Herald

The dean of Central Texas football coaches is stepping away from the sideline.

Teague 34, McGregor 7 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

TEAGUE — Teague held McGregor to only 57 yards of total offense – 67 pass yards and -10 rush yards – as the Lions continued their winning ways with a 34-7 ...

Larry Tidwell, winningest coach in UTRGV women’s basketball history, resigns to join staff at Texas Tech  Monitor

EDINBURG — After a five-year run that established him as the winningest head coach in UTRGV women's basketball program history, Larry Tidwell is resigning ...

TCP releases mock-up of Grimes Co. station  The Navasota Examiner

As the Federal Railroad Administration begins to hold public meetings regarding the proposed high-speed rail project from Houston to Dallas, the company ...

Afterword  Texas Observer

If you head east out of Waco, past the spot where the Branch Davidian complex used to be, in less than an hour you will find yourself in the little town of Mexia, ...

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-35 access road | Police  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 47-year-old woman was killed when she was struck by a car Monday night along the Interstate 35 access road, Waco police said.

Swimming leg of Sunday's Ironman 70.3 Waco canceled  Waco Tribune-Herald

As it turns out, the only water in the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Waco will be found in the cups and bottles being chugged by the competitors.

Oakman, awaiting sexual assault trial, to play for North Dakota indoor football team  Waco Tribune-Herald

Shawn Oakman, a former Baylor University football player under indictment on a sexual assault charge, is set to start playing for an indoor football team in North ...

Truss leads Gatesville to easy win over Connally  Waco Tribune-Herald

GATESVILLE — Gatesville fans knew they had a quarterback to be excited about this preseason.

Weather chills Art On Elm  Waco Tribune-Herald

The splash of color that the Art On Elm festival needed Saturday was blue sky as a trifecta of cold, wind and clouds kept attendance down and sent some ...

Food trucks, Silo shoppers flood downtown for weekend  Waco Tribune-Herald

Once upon a time, the only thing flooding downtown Waco was the Brazos River. This weekend, it is a surge of tourists, out-of-town visitors and locals that will fill ...

It’s La Vega’s defense vs. Carthage’s passing game in state semifinals  Waco Tribune-Herald

Most coaches will tell you the one thing they want to do is take away their opponent's best option. When facing La Vega, that means avoiding having to deal with.

UMHB's Fredenburg suspended following self-reported NCAA violations  Waco Tribune-Herald

BELTON — University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football coach Pete Fredenburg will miss the first three games of the 2018 season after the football program ...

Central Texas Honor Roll: Week 11 football | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

The area's top gridiron performers from this week of high school football action.

High school notebook: La Vega pair taking aim at USA roster  Waco Tribune-Herald

All season long, La Vega girls basketball coach Amy Gillum declared her top two stars as “two of the best in the country.”

Phenix, McGregor stun Cameron Yoemen, 31-25 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

MCGREGOR — Five games into the Judd Thrash era, the McGregor Bulldogs gave their new coach their biggest win yet, landing a 31-25 knockout of perennial ...

Robinson ISD breaks ground on intermediate school | Education  Waco Tribune-Herald

Robinson Independent School District broke ground for its new intermediate school Wednesday, nearly a year after voters narrowly approved the $19.5 million ...

Warrants offer details of Waco police officer's arrest on prostitution charge  Waco Tribune-Herald

Search warrants released Tuesday offer new details of Waco police Officer Willy Lopez's arrest on a prostitution charge last week and include an allegation that ...

Crawford holds Bosqueville scoreless, wins 14-0 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

Even on a fast track with ideal footing, Crawford and Bosqueville figured to play a defensive struggle Friday night.

La Vega-China Spring showdown could be hottest ticket in Central Texas  Waco Tribune-Herald

Getting tickets to the most-anticipated district game in Central Texas this season boils down to two very simple options.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Crane has more than 100 applicants for head football coach opening  Odessa American

Crane ISD interim superintendent Bill Boyd has received more than 100 applications from coaches around the country for the head football coach opening, with ...

Palestine has its way with Groesbeck | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

GROESBECK – The Palestine boys varsity basketball team beat Groesbeck 70-48 on Friday night at Groesbeck High School.

Snake in shoe sends area man to ICU  KWTX

A Central Texas man expected to find a sock when he reached inside his shoe to see what was crammed into the toe, but instead ended up in ICU after a ...

Linebacker High: China Spring has once-in-a-lifetime group  Waco Tribune-Herald

China Spring coach Mark Bell can deflect and praise with the very best of them.

Farewell to 'Noble Man of Kyle': Haney, a man of 'consistency and strength'  Bryan-College Station Eagle

The melodies of The Noble Men of Kyle filled the chapel of First Presbyterian Church of Bryan Monday afternoon as the Texas A&M community paid its respects ...

Waco to host Ironman race next October  Waco Tribune-Herald

There is only one new Ironman race in the nation. And it's coming to Waco.

Hall of Fame profile: Jordan Shipley stands tall among Texas’ top wideouts  Waco Tribune-Herald

You'll find it hard to find a more humble, appreciative yet freakishly gifted athlete than Burnet's Jordan Shipley.

Central Texas Honor Roll: Week 9 football  Waco Tribune-Herald

REVIEW: Pivotal district wins came on bleak night of messy football.

Teague stopped short of state tourney with 78-74 loss to Kountze; Coolidge advances  Waco Tribune-Herald

When the Teague Lions faced the Kountze Lions on Friday night in the Class 3A boys basketball Region III semifinal game, fans filled both levels of seats on ...

UMHB to retire jersey of former University Trojan Jerrell Freeman  Waco Tribune-Herald

Jerrell Freeman did Mary Hardin-Baylor proud, and now the school is rewarding his journey.

Texas Sports Hall of Fame names new president, CEO  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame has a new person in charge.

Westfest crowd expected to rebound this year  Waco Tribune-Herald

The debut of Baylor University's McLane Stadium nearly 20 miles down the road cut slightly into attendance for last year's Westfest. But things should be back to ...

Turnovers doom Live Oak in quest for TAPPS state title, 64-44  Waco Tribune-Herald

BASTROP — For the second time at the TAPPS level, Live Oak breezed its way to the state championship game.

Pole vaulting a family trait for Bosqueville’s Gonzalez  Waco Tribune-Herald

Pole vaulters travel in their own unique vaulting families. A certain fraternity, a brotherhood, exists among athletes who are crazy enough to thrust themselves ...

University falls short of first victory in 27-21 heartbreaker  Waco Tribune-Herald

The University Trojans fought to the very last second only to taste heartbreak once again.

Baylor University to Commemorate MLK Day with Community-wide Day of Service, Multiple Events  Baylor University

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Waco dedicates new $3 million Dewey Center | City Of Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

About 50 neighborhood leaders and present and former city officials gathered Saturday morning to celebrate the result of decades of persistent efforts to start a ...

Floods strand county residents for days, no fix in sight  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan County resident Robert Mitchell, 82, just wants to take his wife on a date, but recent record-setting rains — and a 50-year-old county measure — have ...

Baylor to expand Simpson athletics complex  Waco Tribune-Herald

Baylor University's board of regents at its most recent meeting approved an expansion of the Simpson Athletics and Academic Center, which will include the ...

Downtown Waco developers vanish, leaving behind debt and confusion  Waco Tribune-Herald

A high-profile Houston-area partnership that developed and owned key downtown Waco properties has collapsed, stirring uncertainty among the firm's tenants ...

Work begins on $3M Dewey Community Center redo  Waco Tribune-Herald

City leaders and North Waco residents gathered Wednesday to break ground on a $3 million, mostly new Dewey Community Center.

I-35 construction virtually complete north of Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

With the finishing touches being put on the new main lanes of Interstate 35 north of Waco, officials say the I-35 renovation is Texas Department of ...

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