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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 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.

Spirit Week 2018 - Lorena  KWTX

LORENA, Texas (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 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.

No. 17 Lorena dominates in sweep of Gatesville  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — The Lorena Lady Leopards volleyball team seems to be gaining momentum as it charges through District 18-4A.

Classroom Champions: Lorena's Jett Forrest  KWTX

LORENA, Texas (KWTX) With a 4.0 GPA and class rank of eight out of 160, Lorena High School senior Jett Forrest has taken care of business in the classroom.

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, ...

Young, Edward Doy  Waco Tribune-Herald

Edward Doy Young. Dec. 18, 1926 - Nov. 26, 2018. Edward Doy Young, age 91, of Lorena, Texas, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018, at The Atrium of ...

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, ...

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.

Woody, William T.  Waco Tribune-Herald

William T. Woody. Nov. 26, 1938 - Dec. 18, 2018. William T. Woody passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, ...

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.

Walker, Robinson volleyball outlast No. 19 Lorena, 3-1  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — The start of the UIL volleyball playoffs still sits four weeks away. Yet the teams from Robinson and Lorena provided fans with a special sneak ...

Two men indicted in murder of Lorena high school football player  KXXV News Channel 25

A grand jury says there's enough evidence to send two men to trial on accusations they shot and killed a high school football player from Lorena, 10 miles south ...

Strong defense, third-quarter burst key China Spring past Lorena  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It was a tight game throughout the first half. China Spring and Lorena each made strong defensive plays while flashing some offensive prowess.

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.

Foster, Doris Ann  Waco Tribune-Herald

Doris Ann Foster. Feb. 11, 1929 - Oct. 12, 2018. Doris Ann (Gummelt) Foster passed away Friday, October 12, 2018. A Funeral *service* will be held at 12:00 p.m., ...

Robinson survives 4 turnovers, rallies to leave Lorena behind, 25-18  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — With the way Robinson worked its way right down the field early, it looked like it would have its way with Lorena on Friday night.

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, ...

China Spring stomps rival Lorena in season opener, 49-12  Waco Tribune-Herald

It didn't take Cutter Haigood long to prove he belongs at quarterback for the China Spring Cougars.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Lorena, China Spring ISDs want to expand via bond issues  Waco Tribune-Herald

China Spring and Lorena school district officials say growing enrollment is why they are asking voters to head to the polls for a bond election in May.

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.

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 ...

Top of the class: McLennan County’s top 2014 graduates, part 2  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Tribune-Herald presents the second installment of the top area high school graduates. The next group of graduates will be showcased on June 29.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Top graduates in McLennan County (part 3)  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Tribune-Herald presents the final installment of the top high school graduates in McLennan County this year.

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 ...

Service above self: 2015 Youth Citizenship Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

Twenty-four high school seniors in McLennan County are being recognized for their volunteerism and *service* in the 35th annual Youth Citizenship Awards ...

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.

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.

Mirick, Larry A.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Larry Anthony Mirick, 74, of Lorena, passed away peacefully at his home on May 1, 2015. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Monday, May 4, at Pecan Grove ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Lorena student wins Miss Waco Teen  Waco Tribune-Herald

Kolby Kayworth, 16, a Lorena High School student, was crowned Miss Waco Teen 2013 at a June 29 pageant at the Holiday Inn and Suites Waco Northwest.

Miss Central Texas 2017 crowned  KWTX

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) Central Texas has a new queen. Makayla Curry has been crowned Miss Central Texas 2017. Curry, a Junior at Bremond High School, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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., ...

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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