Latest Waco Aircraft Company Stories

2008-07-15 15:00:37

By Cindy V. Culp, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Jul. 15--Jet service will be zooming into Waco Regional Airport on Sept. 3, American Eagle officials announced Monday, and the number of flights in and out of Waco will start dropping. At first, only trip per day -- Flight 3375 arriving from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport at 3:00 p.m. and departing as Flight 3374 at 4:10 p.m. -- will be jet service. Saab turboprops also will fly back and forth four times a day, down from the six...

2008-02-19 15:00:43

By Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Feb. 17--It would be impossible to recognize the old Target store at Sanger Avenue and State Highway 6. No bull's-eye signs or shopping carts to be seen. The 98,500-square-foot building has been transformed into Central Texas Medical Center, where doctors relocating from other parts of town will offer an array of services. "It's fully committed," says spokesman Wes Gilliland, referring to lease space in the building. The owners,...

2007-08-20 15:02:31

Residents of Waco, Texas, will soon be able to recycle old computers and computer-related equipment. At the end of August, Goodwill Industries is scheduled to open a store in Waco called Computer Works that will accept donations of old computers and related items, The Waco Tribune-Herald reported Monday. Some of the donations will be refurbished for resale while the rest will be disassembled and discarded in a way that keeps the items out of the town landfill, Goodwill officials said....

2007-02-07 15:01:11

By Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Feb. 7--What better way to bind a family than enrolling in a welding course? Paul Hopkins and his stepsons, Brandon and Andrew Wayman, did just that. The Moody residents completed a 13-week program, and now they will work for the company that paid their tuition. "We probably need a hundred more," said Rick Graves, an executive with Fluor Corp. It spent $5,000 a person to send 14 people through the course at Texas State Technical...

2006-11-07 18:00:56

By Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Nov. 5--Alin Gorgan, of Axtell, had a good job as a union electrician making $22.30 an hour. But something about a new course at Texas State Technical College pulled him in and wouldn't let go. "I wanted to broaden my horizon," said Gorgan, 29, who is married and has two little girls. So he joined 13 others in learning how to use a Remote Operated Vehicle -- a device that can be lowered thousands of feet below the sea's surface to...

2005-07-10 21:29:06

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Two pilots from a U.S. civilian airplane acrobatics group died on Sunday when their biplanes collided at an air show in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, officials said. "The Air Show was brought to an unexpected halt after two pilots from Masters Of Disaster were killed in a collision mid-flight," organizers said in a statement. Officials said no one was injured on the ground in the crash, which is under investigation. "Masters of Disaster" is an air show performance by the...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.