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Clifton: Educator's murder conviction inspired local women's novel  KWTX

The story of the conviction of a former Clifton High School principal in the 1985 murder of his school-teacher wife inspired two former Clifton women to use the ...



Ex-Central Texas school principal's bid for new trial falls short  KWTX

A state district judge who oversaw a three-day hearing in the bid to win a new trial for a former Central Texas high school principal convicted of killing his wife ...



30 years later: Why Judy Whitley's sister believes 1985 Clifton murders are connected  KCENTV.com

Dennis Dunlap, a Clifton Police officer, murdered Judy Whitley on June 19, 1985. Judy's sister, Patricia, believes Dunlap is the true culprit in Mickey Bryan's ...



Ex-area school principal loses parole bid; lawyers fight to free him  KWTX

A former Central Texas high school principal convicted of killing his schoolteacher wife more than three decades ago has lost his fourth bid for parole, but two ...



Cubs scouting history: Clifton ready for program's first state tournament  Waco Tribune-Herald

CLIFTON — As the state-bound Clifton Cubs took batting practice Monday evening, some local Little Leaguers were taking some BP of their own behind the ...



Former Clifton principal still fighting conviction in wife's 1985 shooting death  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco attorney Walter M. Reaves Jr. is known throughout Texas for his appellate skills. He has filed hundreds of appeals for convicted criminals, freeing a couple ...



Expert says his testimony was wrong in 1985 schoolteacher murder  KWTX

A forensic expert whose testimony helped convict a Central Texas high school principal of the murder of his schoolteacher wife more than 30 years ago now ...



Ex-Central Texas school principal's bid for new trial stalls  KWTX

A former Central Texas high school principal's bid for a new trial in the 1985 murder of his school-teacher wife stalled Wednesday because evidence is still ...



Questions surround Clifton High School principal's resignation | Education  Waco Tribune-Herald

Clifton High School saw a turnover in leadership as Principal Sharon Bergman resigned Thursday after police investigated suspicious death threats made ...



Family of convicted killer Joe Bryan proclaim his innocence decades later  KCENTV.com

Joe Bryan was convicted of killing his wife Mickey in 1985. He's always claimed he's innocent and has his family has stood behind him. Channel 6 Evening ...



Blood Will Tell  ProPublica

The murder of Mickey Bryan, a quiet fourth-grade teacher, stunned her small Texas town. Then her husband, a beloved high school principal, was charged with ...



Report debunks key evidence in 1985 Central Texas murder probe  KWTX

The Texas Forensic Science Commission on Friday said evidence used to convict a former Central Texas high school principal of the murder of his wife in 1985 ...



Staying active at life: Lutheran Sunset Ministries in Clifton keeps residents engaged  Waco Tribune-Herald

Although many people think they come to nursing homes to die, Lutheran Sunset Ministries believes they come to live.



Forensics commission questions blood-spatter evidence in 30-year-old Clifton murder case  Waco Tribune-Herald

Attorneys trying to prove former Clifton High School Principal Joe Bryan was wrongfully convicted in the 1985 shooting death of his wife gained valuable ...



Clifton High marching band 2nd at state  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Clifton High School marching band won the silver medal at the Texas State Marching Band Championships in San Antonio on Nov. 2 as the second-best ...



Lorena ISD issues statement dismissing "hit list" rumor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena ISD Superintendent Joe Kucera issued a statement Thursday morning to parents and local media dismissing a rumor spread online that a student had ...



Eagle Band soaring after claiming state marching title  Waco Tribune-Herald

Members of the Valley Mills High School Marching Band are not the only ones blowing their horns these days: Fellow students, family, friends and community ...



Robinson ISD mental health fair bridges gap between students, services  Waco Tribune-Herald

Using socks, rice and calming essential oils, hundreds of students at Robinson Independent School District's Mental Health Resource Fair learned how to create ...



HOT Sweetheart applications available | Community news: NeighborPlus  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo is looking to fill its 2019 Sweetheart roster with young women from Waco and surrounding areas with a heart to serve the ...



Bill Whitaker: Flawed forensics, courtroom bungling take center stage in Joe Bryan hearing  Waco Tribune-Herald

Spend several hours in a courtroom listening to people debate and argue particulars about bloodstain patterns and you'll likely come to some conclusions. First ...



Passenger arrested, accused of trying to chamber round during traffic stop  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena police arrested a 27-year-old passenger of a car who officers believe was trying to chamber a round in a handgun during a traffic stop Monday night, ...



Midway teacher wins national computer science honor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School teacher Susan Jones was recognized by Project Lead The Way as the PLTW Computer Science Teacher of the Year, which is the highest ...



Attorney admonished for forged document in Waco district court  Waco Tribune-Herald

A judge admonished a Houston attorney Friday after his office submitted a forged document to the court concerning a court appearance he never made.



10 of Texas' Best High School Marching Bands (2016)  Wide Open Country

The Friday night lights just wouldn't be the same without the music to excite the crowd. Here are 10 of the best high school marching bands in Texas.



Waco ISD names new police chief  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Independent School District named David Williams as its new police chief Thursday, after the previous chief was placed on administrative leave in January ...



Man arrested in 1984 stabbing death of his grandmother  Waco Tribune-Herald

Officials made an arrest Thursday in a long unsolved 1984 stabbing death of a woman in Bellmead.



Doctor who guided Waco Family Health Center growth stepping down after 22 years  Waco Tribune-Herald

The man responsible for expanding health care access to thousands of low income people in McLennan County has announced a plan to officially hang up his ...



Support for Joe Bryan amid evidentiary hearing  KCENTV.com

All week long, Joe Bryan's supporters have watched his evidentiary hearing from a Comanche courtroom. Some have never met Joe but came because they'd ...



State board puts enrollment hold on MCC registered nurse program  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Texas Board of Nursing has put a temporary stop to McLennan Community College enrolling new students in its associate degree of nursing program after ...



Waco gains another intellectual property law firm  Waco Tribune-Herald

Another large Texas law firm is hoping to take advantage of Waco's budding prospects for becoming a hotbed for patent cases by opening an office in Waco.



China Spring man sentenced to 356 years in prison in child sex abuse case  Waco Tribune-Herald

A China Spring man who sexually abused a young family member over an eight-year period was sentenced to 356 years in prison Thursday.



Police arrest man accused of trying to sexually assault woman  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Waco man remained in jail this week on an attempted sexual assault charge after he reportedly forced himself on a woman, thrust his hips into her and ...



Midway cellist gains NPR, Presidential Scholar honors  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hayoung Moon recently earned two impressive honors his senior year at Midway High School.



2 charged with smuggling of persons after traffic stop  Waco Tribune-Herald

A traffic stop Monday night on Interstate 35 in Bellmead led to the arrest of a man and woman accused of smuggling two passengers into the United States from ...



Legacy writing contest seeks senior entries | Community news: NeighborPlus  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Waco Women's Lions Club and Meals on Wheels Waco are hosting a “Legacy Story” writing contest for seniors to share their stories of who has most ...



Affidavit: Man accused of sexually assaulting children for years  Waco Tribune-Herald

A McGregor man was arrested this weekend after he was accused of sexually abusing three children over eight years, an arrest affidavit states.



Legos take on new life at robotics competition  Waco Tribune-Herald

Playing with Legos is not always what it used to be.



Hewitt council votes to hire city manager away from Bellmead  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hewitt will have a new city manager, pending contract negotiations, after the city council voted 5-1 Tuesday to hire Bo Thomas, who has worked as Bellmead's ...



Waco man arrested, accused of indecency with child  Waco Tribune-Herald

Woodway Public Safety Department detectives arrested a 31-year-old man Thursday after a 14-year-old girl reported he had groped her multiple times starting in ...



Moody family members arrested after child found living in 'deplorable' conditions  Waco Tribune-Herald

Three members of a Moody family were arrested Thursday night after police said one failed to provide a safe environment for 13-year-old girl living with them in ...



Baylor Scott & White's Robinson named to national board  Waco Tribune-Herald

The American Hospital Association has named Glenn Robinson, president of Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, to its board of trustees.



Bellmead council passes on 2 candidates, appoints mayor as acting city manager  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Bellmead City Council appointed Mayor William B. Ridings on Wednesday to serve as acting city manager, after passing on two candidates who interviewed ...



Driver arrested after manslaughter indictment in fatal Lacy Lakeview crash  Waco Tribune-Herald

An Elm Mott man was arrested Tuesday after a McLennan County grand jury indicted him on a manslaughter charge in a fatal two-vehicle wreck April 12 in Lacy ...



Waco man found guilty of sexually abusing infant daughter  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 27-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually abusing his 38-day-old daughter and causing 48 fractures all over her body.



Methodist Home offers free services in new family outreach center  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Methodist Children's Home has moved its Family Outreach Center off its main campus to a more visible facility on Waco Drive with the goal of building ...



Baylor regents approve apartment demolition, food pantry support  Waco Tribune-Herald

Baylor University will demolish two apartment complexes it owns on South Second and Third streets, creating 8.4 acres of green space, the school announced ...



Daycare operator arrested, accused of child abuse  Waco Tribune-Herald

The owner of a licensed child care facility turned herself into authorities Wednesday morning in connection to injuries she allegedly inflicted on a 21-month-old ...



Vivienne Malone-Mayes, first black Baylor prof, to be honored as trailblazer  Waco Tribune-Herald

In summer 1961, Baylor University's registrar and admissions director wrote a letter denying a graduate school applicant for a reason based in racism and ...



Mart man threatens utility workers, fires shots  Waco Tribune-Herald

The McLennan County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Tuesday morning outside Mart after he allegedly fired rifle rounds at utility workers who were repairing a ...



Balloon hobbyist opens high-altitude research doors at Baylor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Even from the vantage point of an experimental balloon's camera more than 80000 feet above the Earth, Baylor University staffer Josh Ward could not foresee ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



Waco council considers $225,000 for property-related legal aid  Waco Tribune-Herald

Shortly after the death of her mother in 2016, Rebecca found her grief followed by anxiety over an unexpected property tax nightmare.



Top of the class: McLennan County's top 2018 graduates, part 2  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Tribune-Herald presents the second installment of the top high school graduates in McLennan County this year. The final group will be showcased June 24.



Marlin ISD fires teacher accused of making degrading comment to students  Waco Tribune-Herald

Marlin Independent School District officials have fired a teacher who told students they were not smart enough to pass their end of course exams, ...



'Miracle' Wacoan to serve as honorary chair of Miracle Match Marathon  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco native and longtime photographer Joe Griffin said he remembers adding himself to the Be The Match Registry as a bone marrow donor at a local race in ...



Providence brings less-invasive heart valve procedure to Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

On the second floor of Providence Health Center, Dr. Brian Barnett, a cardiologist, spoke of a new $6 million setup at the hospital, where doctors now can use a ...



Federal judge denies Baylor's push to dismiss Title IX lawsuit  Waco Tribune-Herald

A federal judge on Saturday denied Baylor University's request to fully dismiss the claims of four women who said they were sexually assaulted while attending ...



Early STAAR results show gains at most of Waco ISD's improvement-required schools  Waco Tribune-Herald

Five of Waco's underperforming schools saw improvements over last year's state standardized test scores, according to preliminary data released by the Texas ...



Midway High dancers to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  Waco Tribune-Herald

Taylor Vasek, 17, has dreamed of dancing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade since she was a small child.



Man with the plan: Confident, easy-going Fredenburg set for Hall induction  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Pete Fredenburg is comfortable in his own skin. Perhaps even more so than the common man.Whether he's on the football field, at a civic function or ...



Veterans’ Voices: Richard Cunningham (part 1)  Waco Tribune-Herald

The note begins, “The Navy Department deeply regrets to inform you that your son …”



District Clerk records ready for online review  Waco Tribune-Herald

The McLennan County District Clerk's Office has launched a web-based case index search that will make it easier for the public to view criminal and civil records ...



South Waco Elementary has 5 sets of twins  Waco Tribune-Herald

Teachers in the prekindergarten program at South Waco Elementary School have been making double takes as their students scoot from one activity to another.



Bellmead police, La Vega ISD investigate 'Columbine' threat  Waco Tribune-Herald

Local authorities were on alert this week after finding a handwritten statement in the Bellmead H-E-B store threatening violence on Friday's 19th anniversary of ...



Waco officer who makes a difference, speaks his mind is set to retire  Waco Tribune-Herald

Stan Mason was 7 when two Waco police officers came over to him and his family at the bus station to say hello and ask how they were doing.



Waco ISD expands Hire Our Own program to bring in more diverse educators  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan County's largest school district has struggled for the last 15 years to bring in a teaching demographic that mirrors its student body.



Police investigate weekend shooting near nightclub  Waco Tribune-Herald

Police are investigating what they believe was an exchange of pistol and assault rifle fire between two groups outside a recently opened Waco nightclub early ...



Wife of massage parlor operator arrested, accused of reopening business after raid  Waco Tribune-Herald

The wife of a Waco massage parlor operator was arrested Thursday for reopening and operating the business without a valid license, a month after it was raided ...



Baylor regent: Board used probe as pretext to oust Starr, Briles  Waco Tribune-Herald

The explosive findings of the Pepper Hamilton investigation of Baylor University's response to sexual violence were “orchestrated” and “staged to achieve ...



High court vacates convictions in 1992 double murder case, rejects actual innocence claims  Waco Tribune-Herald

The state's highest criminal court on Wednesday set aside the convictions of four men in the 1992 shooting deaths of two teens in Moody but rejected their ...



MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 10, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/10-9/16)



Judge threatens legal action if commissioners deny court employees' raises  Waco Tribune-Herald

A district court judge threatened to use his judicial power to override McLennan County commissioners' budget if they do not increase his employees' salaries to ...



Affidavits: 2 arrested after firing shots toward McGregor High School  Waco Tribune-Herald

Two McGregor men were arrested over the weekend after police accused the pair of firing several shots toward McGregor High School earlier this month, arrest ...



Police identify Lake Waco drowning victim  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 19-year-old man who drowned at Lake Waco's Twin Bridges Park on Memorial Day has been identified as Christopher Wayne Sharp, Waco police Sgt. W.



Authorities raid Vegas Buffet in labor trafficking investigation  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan County Sheriff's Office deputies raided the Vegas Buffet restaurant Friday in what investigators described as a labor trafficking case involving ...



Judge sets trial date in 4-year-old capital murder case  Waco Tribune-Herald

Todric Deon McDonald has been in jail for four years since his arrest in the shooting deaths of two cousins at the Pecan Tree Apartments.



Waco ISD teacher grants enable goat, compost programs  Waco Tribune-Herald

Students at Lake Air Montessori Magnet School will learn how to compost cafeteria waste and care for goats thanks to a grant from the Waco ISD Education ...



South Waco Elementary student excels in art contest  Waco Tribune-Herald

Isabel Mendoza, a fourth-grade student at South Waco Elementary School, was selected as a winner in the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) ...



Briles hands over nearly 4,000 documents, 6 recordings in Title IX lawsuit  Waco Tribune-Herald

Former Baylor University head football coach Art Briles has handed over 3771 pages of documents and six audio recordings to lawyers representing 10 women ...



County hears 3 pitches for contract to overhaul fairgrounds  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan County commissioners heard pitches Tuesday from three companies vying for the contract to oversee the re- development of the 60-acre site around ...



Moody ISD student accused of urinating in teacher's drinking cup  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 16-year-old Moody High School student was detained on three felony charges Monday, accused of urinating in a teacher's drinking cup earlier this month, ...



Orangutan expert sees connection between zoos, Borneo release center  Waco Tribune-Herald

Indonesian orangutan conservator Jamartin Sihite looked into the eyes of a captive orangutan against others' advice some 10 years ago, and the result changed ...



NBHS football coach resigns  Herald Zeitung

New Braunfels High School Athletics will have a new leader next year. Chuck Caniford, who has been the head coach and school's athletic director for the last ...



Educators Credit Union scholarships awarded  Waco Tribune-Herald

Educators Credit Union presented six scholarships to area high school seniors at its annual membership meeting on March 19.



Local students take newsboys strike to national history competition  Waco Tribune-Herald

A trio of Waco seventh-graders are taking inspiration from a youth protest more than 100 years ago as they head to a national history fair competition in ...



Waco Eagles Motorcycle Club gets $390,000 grant for track improvements  Waco Tribune-Herald

The path to a big upgrade for the Waco Eagles' motorcycle track started with a Hawaiian couple and a popular home improvement show.



Texas Sports Hall of Fame: Fredenburg builds D-III dynasty at UMHB  Waco Tribune-Herald

BELTON — When Pete Fredenburg started the Mary Hardin-Baylor football program in 1997, all he had was a temporary office and a dream that enough Central ...



KWTX - Sports - Classroom Champions  KWTX

KWTX News 10 and Texas Best Chevy Dealers invite you to participate in Classroom Champions as we honor student athletes in Central Texas who excel on ...



MCC considers demolition, renovation for former Art Center building  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan Community College trustees are deciding whether to demolish or renovate the beleaguered historical building that housed the Art Center of Waco for ...



Mother Neff State Park seeks solutions to refurbish historical structures  Waco Tribune-Herald

Flood damage has left the original section of Mother Neff State Park closed off for years now, including stone buildings put up by the Civilian Conservation Corps ...



Ogles, Daniel  Waco Tribune-Herald

Daniel Ogles. Oct. 21, 1988 - Jul. 27, 2017. Daniel Ray Ogles was welcomed to his Heavenly home on Thursday, July 27, 2017 and is now in the arms of Jesus.



Deputies arrest 2 men identified from video on felony trafficking charges  Waco Tribune-Herald

A former Rosebud-Lott Independent School District teacher and a Lorena man were each arrested Monday on a felony charge after investigators released ...



Man indicted on federal charges after human trafficking arrest in Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

A man arrested by local authorities late last month was has been indicted on federal felony charges alleging he transported a woman from Mississippi to Texas ...



Fiddler Johnny Gimble named to Country Music Hall of Fame  Waco Tribune-Herald

It's an honor that calls for a sweet fiddle lick to accent an illustrious career: Texas fiddler Johnny Gimble is now a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.



Art Center of Waco finds downtown space for move  Waco Tribune-Herald

A new downtown location is in sight for the Art Center of Waco. The organization is expected to close a contract for the property next month, with fundraising and ...



Waco homeowners report skyrocketing appraisals  Waco Tribune-Herald

Property values downtown and throughout the county have been on the upswing in recent years, and housing development along the West Highway 84 corridor ...



Waco ISD looks to correct low STAAR passing rate among special ed students  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Independent School District has scored poorly on state measures for its 1100 special education students and will have to demonstrate major ...



Midway homecoming court  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School will have homecoming ceremonies during halftime of its game Friday against Belton. Members of the homecoming court are (pairings listed ...



State-appointed board president storms out of Marlin ISD meeting  Waco Tribune-Herald

The new governing body over Marlin Independent School District looks to be off to a rocky start after state-appointed board of managers President Maggie ...



Midway-Baylor partnership wins national award  Waco Tribune-Herald

The partnership between Baylor University's School of Education and Midway Independent School District to prepare future teachers has earned the Exemplary ...



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