Latest Waco, Texas Stories

2009-12-08 14:27:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows the next generation of Texas youth is not prepared to take on the challenges of the 21st century. Eighty percent of jobs created in the next decade will require math and science skills.

2009-07-15 22:50:00

ATLANTA, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Waco Tribune-Herald to Robinson Media Company, LLC. The transaction is expected to close in the upcoming weeks.

2009-06-25 23:01:00

HOUSTON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FC Holdings, Inc., parent company of First Community Bank, N.A., broke ground today on a new 24,000 square foot headquarters building located at 12400 Gulf Freeway, on the Northeast corner of I-45 and the Beltway 8 intersection. CEO Nigel Harrison said, "This building represents our commitment to bringing First Community Bank back to Houston and the Bay Area where we originally got our start.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.