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2009-06-04 07:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fan favorite Professional golfer John Daly returns to the PGA on June 11 for the St. Jude Classic in Memphis Tennessee with a new partner by his side.

2009-05-31 20:07:20

A producer says he'll still make a film about the 1993 Branch Davidian firefight even though Texas officials denied his request for help with production costs. The Texas Film Commission rejected producer Emilio Ferrari's application for a state rebate for in-state production costs because, as commission Director Bob Hudgins said, the project doesn't "accurately portray Texans, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday. Ferrari's movie, Waco, is positioned as the first feature film based on the...

2009-05-08 17:32:02

A Texas Christian University student preparing for graduation is the youngest member of the school's class of 2009 at 18-years-old. Troy Dodge is scheduled to graduate Saturday from the Fort Worth, Texas, school as the youngest person in his 1,114-strong class, the Fort Worth Star Telegram reported Friday. Dodge's mother, Marlaina Weisl, said her son learned to read at age 3 and started taking classes at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, when he was 12. Dodge said he worked hard to...

2009-04-09 13:10:27

Police in Texas said they have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed another man for passing gas in the hotel room they were sharing. A release from the Waco, Texas, Police Department said Jose Braule Ramirez, 33, and Juan Antonio Salano Castellano, 35, were alone in the Clarion Inn room they were sharing with two other men when Castellano passed gas, which upset Ramirez to the point he picked up a large knife and threw it at Castellano, striking him in the leg, The Waco Tribune reported...

2008-08-05 12:00:25

By Mike Copeland, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Aug. 5--Dell, the computer giant, closed its call center in McGregor nearly a year ago, casting gloom over the community about 20 miles west of Waco and eliminating more than 200 jobs.

2008-07-23 15:01:12

By Tim Woods, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Jul. 22--U.S. Sen. John Cornyn on Monday called for Congress to lift domestic oil-drilling bans and restrictions to give Americans relief at the gas pump.

2008-07-22 18:00:42

By J.B. Smith, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas Jul. 20--The Waco Farmers Market seems like a friendly enough place: a few humble tents in a parking lot by the county coliseum, tables crowded with baskets of peppers, peaches and purple-hull peas. But beware: Locavores are on the prowl.

2008-07-15 18:00:31

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.

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.

2008-05-23 12:00:14

By Emily Ingram, Waco Tribune-Herald, Texas May 22--The spirit has risen on Lake Brazos. Two days after a pump malfunction sank it, the Spirit of the Rivers paddleboat is back on the surface.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.