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Students stay home after unfounded 'hit list' rumor at local high school  KWTX

Seventy five students stayed home Friday after what a school official said was an unfounded rumor of a “hit list” circulated on social media earlier in the week.

Lorena softball run rules Midlothian in playoff series opener, 13-2  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Lorena softball team showed off its ability to rally as it opened the Class 4A playoffs.

Spirit Week 2018 - Lorena  KWTX

We're in Lorena, TX for Spirit Week 2018! Join as we showcase what the Lorena Leopards are up to for the 2018 - 2019 Season!

Lorena stifles Fairfield in district opener, 41-13  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It's likely that the Lorena Leopards' days of sneaking up on people and making a run at the playoffs late in the season are gone.

Lorena Softball Battle Tested Heading into the Regional Quarter-Finals  FOX 44 - KWKT

The Lorena Lady Leopards are 3rd round bound after coming from behind to eliminate Rusk two games to none.

Buffalo High School teacher on leave, under investigation for possible 'illegal, inappropriate behavior'

BUFFALO, Texas — A Buffalo Independent School District teacher was placed on leave after a search warrant was served at his home. Henry Loyd Goff, who ...

High school basketball: Fortuitous Lorena handles Palestine  Palestine Herald Press

CORSICANA — Lorena High School boys' basketball coach Matt Jackson thought there was a turning point in Friday's Conference 4A-Region III area game.

Lorena adds school resource officer amid increased focus on safety  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena police Officer Peter Rivas is heading back to school this August, along with more than 1700 students.

Analysis: Many graduates of top-rated local high schools not 'college ready'  Waco Tribune-Herald

At Midway High School, in the county's largest A-rated public school district, less than half the 2018 graduating class scored high enough on college entrance ...

Second Lorena High School student arrested in alleged plot to kill administrator  Waco Tribune-Herald

A second Lorena High School student was arrested Thursday in connection with an alleged plot to kill an assistant principal in late January by poisoning him, ...

Lorena High School student arrested, accused of planning to poison school administrator  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 17-year-old Lorena High School student was arrested Monday after she and at least one other student planned to kill a school administrator by poisoning him, ...

Heart of Texas Regional History Fair Competition Set for Feb. 14-15 at Baylor University  Baylor University

Contact: Rachel DeShong, coordinator of the Heart of Texas Regional History Fair, 254-710-3783. Media Contact: Baylor University Media and Public Relations, ...

Bigger than ever: M.T. Rice Tournament adds extra girls division for 58th annual event  Waco Tribune-Herald

Even an event with the history and tradition of the M.T. Rice Holiday Basketball Tournament isn't afraid to reinvent itself, to change with the times.

Lorena High Schooler accused of plotting to kill assistant principal  KCEN-TV

UPDATE. A second high school student has been arrested in connection to a plot to kill a school administrator. Shelbi Grace Gill, 17, was taken into custody and ...

Jenna Thompson, Lorena High  Waco Tribune-Herald

Parents: Ken and Kenda Thompson. Activities, honors and volunteer highlights: National Honor Society; Academic Excellence Award (four years); lettered in ...

Mixed results for area teams on day one of MT Rice Tournament  KWTX

Several area teams are playing basketball in the M.T. Rice Tournament this week and the results on day one were mixed.

King, Chancelor Ross  Waco Tribune-Herald

Chancelor Ross King. May 16, 1998 - Aug. 23, 2017. Chancelor Ross King, beloved son of Gala Howell King of Woodway, and Todd King of College Station, ...

Classroom Champions: Lorena's Alana Armstrong  KWTX

Lorena High School senior Alana Armstrong is already in the school's record books for three different track events -- the 800 meter, long jump and triple jump.

College Station High School to host 'Drums Along the Brazos' event on Saturday  Bryan-College Station Eagle

The beat goes on Saturday when the College Station High School Cougar Band and Guard host their sixth annual Drums Along the Brazos in the school's ...

Woolf, Dalton  Waco Tribune-Herald

Dalton Woolf. Oct.11, 1998 - March 29, 2017. Dalton Woolf, 18, of Lorena, went to his heavenly home March 29, 2017. A memorial *service* will be held at 1:00 ...

Robinson senior wins $4,000 scholarship from Rotary Club of Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

Robinson High School senior Claire Crow could not believe her ears Monday when she realized she had won the Rotary Club of Waco Youth Citizenship ...

2 local schools get motivational BMX show | Education  Waco Tribune-Herald

As University High School coach Ricky Perez tried to remain motionless at the top of a double ramp in the campus gym, he made the Catholic sign of the cross.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lorena beats Gatesville 58-45 in 17-4A 4th-place tiebreaker  The Killeen Daily Herald

LORENA — Any coach will tell you that in order to win games, you have to knock down your free throws.

Grandview overcomes slow start for big bi-district win over Scurry-Rosser  Cleburne Times-Review

After a slow start, the Grandview Zebras pulled away for a 75-48 win over Scurry-Rosser in a Class 3A bi-district playoff game Tuesday night at Waxahachie Life ...

Local baseball preview: Hardball high hopes  The Cross Timbers Gazette

With baseball season getting underway, one area coach is wondering if 2019 could be the year his team brings home a State Championship. Marcus High ...

Police: Texas teens conspired in class to poison assistant principal

On an unassuming January day in the small Central Texas town of Lorena, Texas, two 17-year-old girls held a conversation that would end up landing them in ...

03.31.17: Woolf family GoFundMe page  KWTX

Friends of the family have set up a GoFundMe Account for Dalton Woolf's family to help offset the unexpected expenses resulting from the Lorena High School ...

Fall arrival means it’s HOT Fair & Rodeo time  Waco Tribune-Herald

Organizers of the venerable Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo hope that more than 200000 visitors make their way through the gates for the 66th annual event Oct.

High school signing roundup: Robinson's Ashcraft, Reicher's Watson see Baylor dreams materialize  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Braxton Ashcraft was in the seventh grade — significantly smaller than the 6-foot-5 light pole he is today — he used to tell his coaches, “I want to go.

Kunze named Miss Heart O' Texas Fair and Rodeo  Waco Tribune-Herald

Macy Kunze was crowned the new Miss Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo Feb. 15 during competition at the Extraco Events Center. Bonnie Swinnea was named first ...

Oliver, Hollie  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hollie Oliver. Feb. 10, 1943 - July 27, 2018. Hollie E. Oliver, of Oglesby, passed away, Friday evening, July 27, 2018, at the age of 75. A memorial *service* will be ...

Hays, Brian Colton  Waco Tribune-Herald

Brian Colton Hays. Oct. 17, 1991 - July 25, 2017. Brian Colton Hays, 25, of Waco, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Houston. Visitation for family and ...

Holly Tucker: Star still rising for Lorena girl after ‘Voice’ spotlight  Waco Tribune-Herald

Persistence paid off for Holly Tucker, the local girl with the big voice and down-to-earth personality who found herself in the national spotlight on Season 4 of ...

Competitive bond: Sisters have passion for intense physical contests  Waco Tribune-Herald

Sisters Chelsey, Calley and Cassidey Crye are far removed from the days of competing in scholarship pageants.

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 ...

Lorena’s Holly Tucker eliminated in “The Voice”  Waco Tribune-Herald

Holly Tucker's successful two-month run in the national vocal contest “The Voice” ended Tuesday when the Waco singer lost to Oklahoma duo the Swon ...

Waco: Man who stalked, murdered local woman pleads guilty  KWTX

A man charged with capital murder in the shotgun slaying of a local woman he once dated will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty Monday.

Volleyball club to hold tryouts | Youth Sports Plus  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Texas Legends Volleyball Club will be holding tryouts for the upcoming season on Sept. 24 at the Lorena High School gym.

Miss Central Texas 2017 crowned  KWTX

Bremond High School's Makayla Curry has been crowned Miss Central Texas 2017.

Midway teams aiming to be gracious, yet stingy, M.T. Rice hosts  Waco Tribune-Herald

When someone visits your home, you want to be a gracious host. It's really no different for a basketball team.

Community news: NeighborPlus  Waco Tribune-Herald

Molly Green, a Crawford High School feature twirler, received a Division 1 rating at the Texas State Solo & Ensemble twirling contest on June 3. She was the first ...

VOLLEYBALL: 4A-No. 14 Lorena powers to home win over Belton  The Killeen Daily Herald

LORENA — Belton head coach Krystal Brodbeck knew that if her team was going to knock off 4A-No.14 Lorena on the road Tuesday night her team would have ...

Baylor Mourns Passing of Retired Education Professor | Media and Public Relations  Baylor University

Follow us on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia. Media contact: Tonya B. Lewis, (254) 644-3301. Baylor University is mourning the loss of Elden R. Barrett, Ph.D., ...

Baylor 2018 Youth Entrepreneur Awards Announced: Recognizing the Best Young Entrepreneurs from Across the Country  Baylor University

Media Contact: Eric M. Eckert, 254-710-1964. Follow Eric on Twitter at @EricBaylorU. Follow Baylor Media Communications on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia. WACO ...

Service above self: 2016 Youth Citizenship Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

Twenty-five high school seniors in McLennan County are being recognized for their volunteerism and *service* in the 36th annual Youth Citizenship Awards ...

Chapman, Elvis Barker  Waco Tribune-Herald

Elvis Barker Chapman. June 22, 1928 - Sept. 12, 2017. Elvis Barker Chapman, of Waco, passed away September 12, 2017. A graveside *service* will be held ...

Documents: Man accused of murdering Crawford woman had stalked, assaulted her  Waco Tribune-Herald

Documents show that a man arrested Monday for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend and shooting her 18-year-old son had been charged last week with stalking ...

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 ...

Midway senior wins Rotary Club's Youth Citizen Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

As a high school freshman, Phoebe Park thrived on challenge, winning state-level piano competitions, placing in regional swim meets and founding a group to ...

State golf roundup: Hamilton girls continue to build legacy  Waco Tribune-Herald

AUSTIN — Maury Heers had to take a minute to hold back her tears.

Harmony Science senior wins Youth Citizenship Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

Elyse Pravel loves math and robotics, but it's the Harmony Science Academy student's passion for helping others achieve that makes her stand out.

Patschke, Laura Lynn  Waco Tribune-Herald

Laura Lynn Easter Patschke, of Crawford, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015. Services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, at Oakcrest Funeral Home. A short ...

Miss Waco pageant crowns winners  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena High School student Kolby Kayworth was crowned Miss Waco's Outstanding Teen 2014 at the Miss Waco Scholarship Pageant Jan. 18 in the Midway ...

Waco-based Young Chefs Academy plans national expansion  Waco Tribune-Herald

Julie Burleson, founder of a cooking school for kids called Young Chefs Academy, said she is often asked why there is no Young Chefs location in Waco, though ...

Waco singer Holly Tucker on national stage in “The Voice”  Waco Tribune-Herald

Holly Tucker has sung before thousands of people at the Ferrell Center and tens of thousands at Fourth on the Brazos but her audition April 1 on NBC's “The ...

Palestine boys run away with 18-4A track & field title; Lacy wins three events  Palestine Herald Press

A goal Palestine boys track and field coach Darold Turner and his athletes were aiming for all spring was winning a district title. That quest came together on ...

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