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Thousands donate to give West ISD a new FFA buidling

The April fertilizer blast in West not only destroyed the district's Intermediate School and countless surrounding buildings, but it also leveled the West ISD's welding and agriculture shop used by the district's FFA program.

Second man charged in Chalk Bluff beating death

UPDATE - A second man has been charged in the deadly beating and robbery of a 75-year old Chalk Bluff resident.

Former jailer sentenced to 5 years probation

A former jail officer for the Jack Harwell Detention Center in Waco has received five years deferred adjudication for pleading guilty to having an improper sexual relationship with an inmate.

Former Hallsburg ISD teacher sentenced to 8 years probation

A former Hallsburg ISD teacher has been sentenced to eight years deferred adjudication in exchange of pleading guilty to having an improper sexual relationship with a 13-year-old sixth grade student back in 2006 and 2007.

McLennan Sheriff's investigation leads to capital murder charge

A 44 year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 75 year-old man who was known to give homeless people a place to stay.

Texas Rangers to visit West on Tuesday

The Texas Rangers caravan will travel to West, Texas on Tuesday, January 14. The Rangers will participate with Mayor Tommy Muska, West ISD Superintendent Dr.

Midway ISD students begin receiving iPads

Monday, Midway ISD school officials began distributing iPads to high school students, as part of their 1:1 initiative.  

Central Texas radio host among 8 to be inducted into East Texas Coaches Association Hall of Honor

Friday, officials from the East Texas Coaches Association announced the eight exceptional individuals, representing the sport of football, who will be honored during the 2014 ETCA Hall of Honor banquet.

Man found competent to stand trial for capital murder

A McLennan County Jury has found a Central Texas convicted felon competent to stand trial for the capital murder charge against him for the September 2012 death of his wife.

Hewitt PD now knows identity of John Doe #1

After five months, the Hewitt Police Department has finally identified a man they’ve come to know as John Doe #1. They are hoping the revelation will bring them one step closer to figuring out what exactly happened to him.