WACO - Former Waco mayor David Sibley, backed by big-name endorsements, has raised a sizeable campaign war-chest 10 days before election day.
Sibley is running in a 4-way special election to fill retired State Senator Kip Averitt's seat.
WACO - Caterpillar announced a positive first quarter earnings.
The heavy equipment manufacturer said its net income was more than $200 million.
The company is expected to employ more than 350 area workers by fall 2010.
Part of the G.L. Wiley Middle School caught fire Sunday evening.
The blaze was quickly extinguished, but not before the building suffered smoke damage.
Investigators suspect the fire was caused by tampering with copper wires in the building.
The 45-year-old man known as "Caveman" was sentenced to 90 years in prison for the shooting death of Bobby Evans.
James Ramirez will serve 30 years behind bars before he is eligible for parole.
Ramirez' partner-in-crime, Jerry Newland, faces li
WACO—Waco High and Brazos Middle School are two of the eleven schools in the state receiving a hefty $500,000 grant.
The money is part of the re-design and restructuring grant aimed at improving student performances.
The funding was only
WACO — The new jail on Highway 6 has still yet to be filled.
The Tribune Reports the New Jersey based detention company that will manage the facility has not yet worked an agreement with Texas agencies to house inmates.
The battle over a National Day of Prayer continues in Washington.
Congressman Louie Gohmert, who represents parts of East Texas, held a news conference in response to a federal judges ruling last week, that a national day of prayer is unconstituti
WACO - Texas Baptists are fighting state hunger with their Bike out of Hunger event.
The fundraiser is a 6-day biking event where participants travel over 440 miles.
The group stopped at Baylor Wednesday to pick up more bikers for their event.
WACO - The better Rx card is now available to all McLennan County residents.
The card is 100% free and can be picked up at most pharmacies and county offices.
Users can expect savings up to 70% on generic drugs and 15% on name-brand prescriptio
WACO - Waco High and Brazos Middle School have received a $500,000 grant from the state.
The mini-stimulus is aimed at turning the program around and putting them back on track.
The grant is only given to unacceptable schools and is aimed at ac