WACO - Several furniture stores around Waco are in danger of closing.
Owners say it is because furniture is no longer a necessity, but rather a luxury.
They say it is due to the recession and foreign competition.
The Waco Tribune reports the
WACO - A business organization wants the state government to expand its solar power goals.
Go Solar Texas Colition is releasing a letter signed by more than 80 Texas businesses asking Governor Perry to increase solar power usage.
HEWITT - Four boys are arrested by Hewitt police and charged with sexual assault.
The only details released were that the incident stemmed from sexual behavior involving both male and female juveniles.
Due to their age, no names have been relea
Federal investigators are sorting through the two latest church fires in East Texas.
The fires were reported within an hour of each other Monday night, and the churches are about three miles apart in a rural area northwest of Tyler.
WACO - A principal is under arrest after police say he paddled a student.
The Waco Tribune reports La Vega Elementary School principal Ryan Borland is charged with injury to a child.
Borland posted a $4,000 bond and had been released from the M
CYPRESS - Texas Governor Rick Perry brought out the GOP big guns to help his re-election bid.
Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin joined the Republican governor in Cypress, Texas.
The duo bashed Washington while rallying suppo
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl in franchise history on Sunday.
The Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts last night 31-17.
It was the Saints first Super Bowl appearance in franchise history.
Drew Brees received
WACO - Texas residents can now play the Powerball in their own backyard.
Last weekend, Texas became the newest state to participate in the Powerball.
Wednesday's jackpot went for more than $100 million.
WACO - Waco ISD administrators have proposed lengthening the school day for elementary, middle and high school students.
Officials say it is in response to teachers who say they do not have enough time to teach all the required material.
WACO - Local transportation officials have removed median projects on Valley Mills and Hewitt Drives from a priority list.
It comes after a meeting with business owners last night who say the median would cut into their bottom lines.