Local News

Waco ponders enforcement of new ordinance

The city of Waco is trying to determine how they will enforce a new ordinance requiring pet owners to spay or neuter their pets.

McLennan county approves new budget

The McLennan County Commissioners Court approved a $119.4 million budget for the 2011 fiscal year.

B/CS woman turning 100

President Barack Obama sent a birthday card to a woman last week who is turning 100-years-old. And she lives in the Bryan-College Station area.

Waco ISD hires search firm

The Waco Tribune reports Waco ISD Board of Trustees hired a search firm at a meeting Monday to start the process of finding a new superintendent.

Near-filled apartments now desolate

The Parkside Apartments on North 9th Street once had almost 200 units filled with residents.

Baylor zip cars helping faculty and students

Baylor University plans to offer a zip car program to staff and students who don't have vehicles. The program allows users to rent a car hourly or daily to run errands or take quick trips.

City of Waco unveils new urban plan

A $300,000 urban master plan was unveiled in front of an enthusiastic audience Thursday. The plan would make the Brazos river the heart of downtown Waco.

Woman hit by van recovering well

A woman was hit by a van Wednesday, when she attempted to cross Interstate 35. Hospital officials say she is in "good condition". No citations were issued to the driver.

Officials urge safety near school

With area schools back in session, officials at Waco ISD are looking at safety precautions for students.

MCC receives $1.3 million grant

McLennan Community College received a $1.3 million grant Wednesday to help workers at two Central Texas hospitals upgrade their skills.