Local News

Retirement residence in need of donations

The Stillwell Retirement residence in Waco is looking for $200,000 in donations.

EPA delays ozone decision

The Environmental Protection Agency was scheduled to set new ozone attainment levels Tuesday. However, it has been delayed until the end of October.

Some charges dropped against former MCC assistant coach

Federal prosecutors dismissed several charges against former McLennan Community College assistant softball coach Leslie Klemansky Friday.

Waco ponders enforcement of new ordinance

The city of Waco is trying to determine how they will enforce a new ordinance requiring pet owners to spay or neuter their pets.

McLennan county approves new budget

The McLennan County Commissioners Court approved a $119.4 million budget for the 2011 fiscal year.

B/CS woman turning 100

President Barack Obama sent a birthday card to a woman last week who is turning 100-years-old. And she lives in the Bryan-College Station area.

Waco ISD hires search firm

The Waco Tribune reports Waco ISD Board of Trustees hired a search firm at a meeting Monday to start the process of finding a new superintendent.

Near-filled apartments now desolate

The Parkside Apartments on North 9th Street once had almost 200 units filled with residents.

Baylor zip cars helping faculty and students

Baylor University plans to offer a zip car program to staff and students who don't have vehicles. The program allows users to rent a car hourly or daily to run errands or take quick trips.

City of Waco unveils new urban plan

A $300,000 urban master plan was unveiled in front of an enthusiastic audience Thursday. The plan would make the Brazos river the heart of downtown Waco.