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2 Waco schools receive 500K grant

WACO - Waco High and Brazos Middle School have received a $500,000 grant from the state. The mini-stimulus is aimed at turning the program around and putting them back on track. The grant is only given to unacceptable schools and is aimed at ac

Temple ISD paddling away

WACO - Corporal punishment or paddling is still allowed in 20 states, including Texas. With discipline becoming a major issue in public schools, one Texas town proudly upholds its old-fashioned discipline tool. Temple ISD School Board President

Police arrest alleged tractor thief

WACO - 32-year-old Robert Clark was arrested Friday after allegedly stealing two tractors. Authorities believe Clark sold the equipment in an auction, making $20,000 profit off the theft.

3 men rob R&J shop

WACO - Police are looking for three men they believe are involved in a robbery that happened off Waco Drive Saturday night. The suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash during the 8 p.m. holdup at R&J gift shop.

Baker trial assigned new judge

WACO - Former minister Matt Baker was allowed a new judge in his trial Friday. His plea for a new attorney was denied by the retired state district judge. Baker claimed the judge and his attorney were plotting against him in trial.

April: Stress Awareness month

WACO - April marks Stress Awareness Month and with paying taxes comes lots of stress. Author and psychologist Cooper Lawrence discussed some of the common factors that cause stress, as well as some reasons you may have never thought about. Lawr

Coach Mulkey's daughter signs with Lady Bears

WACO - Midway senior guard Makenzie Robertson signed with the Lady Bears on Wednesday. She will be playing for Coach Kim Mulkey, who happens to be her mother. Robertson said she was recruited by Rice and SMU among other schools, but ultimately

Baylor professor receives recognition

A Baylor professor was named one of the 20 most brilliant Christian professors in the nation. Engineering professor Robert Marks made the list put out by collegecrunch.org for his research on intelligent design.

Waco High coach dies at 31

Girls basketball coach Azure Love-Davis died Monday at the age of 31. She is survived by her husband and two children, one in kindergarten and one in eighth grade. Love-Davis coached for eight years, the last two seasons as head coach at Waco H

Flores wins Republican runoff election

WACO - McLennan County's runoff election concluded Tuesday. Bill Flores defeated Rob Curnock for the Republican ticket. Flores will face Democrat incumbent Chet Edwards for the congressional seat.