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Class Reunion Recall II(Public Event) Nov.26,2010(FRI.)6:00 p.m-1:30 a.m.
Redman Hall 4521 Speight Ave. Waco,Texas
All schools and all classes from 1977-1984!!! Richfield(Rams),Waco High(Tigers),J.Moore(Lions)Lavega(Pirates)Connaly(Cadets)and University (Trojans)
Pre-sale ticket $15.00 available at Floyd's or contact Donna Higgins Curtis (254) 717-XXXX We would love to have you be apart of this special event !

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High school notebook: Vanguard, Connally boys' hoops still surviving, advancing  Waco Tribune-Herald

If a basketball team survives and advances long enough, it finds itself in pretty rare company at this time of year.

Sunday's coming: Connally running back's next-level emergence has Cadets on march  Waco Tribune-Herald

Jay'Veon Sunday had the look in his eyes, one of disappointment and frustration, with a dogged determination to never be in that predicament ever again.

Local high school students create Black History Month mural  KWTX

A group of nearly 100 local high school students created a wall mural of an African American woman comprised of photos of influential African American men ...

Local student arrested after discovery of Halloween threat  KWTX

A local junior high student was taken into custody after a message threatening a school shooting on Halloween was found written on a restroom wall.

Sunday runs Connally past Robinson and into playoffs, 39-14  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Connally Cadets needed a victory to guarantee their trip to the playoffs as they hosted Robinson in the final game of the regular season.

Classroom Champions: Connally's Gaylon Glynn  KWTX

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Connally High School senior Gaylon Glynn has helped the Cadets football team to a 3-1 record so far. But the quarterback is also leading ...

Connally's Sunday named first-team all-state  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally's Jay'veon Sunday was named to the Associated Press Sports Editors Class 4A All-State Football Team on Tuesday.

Online petition in support of Waco ISD superintendent arrested on marijuana possession charge meets goal  Waco Tribune-Herald

More than 5000 people signed an online petition in support of embattled Waco Independent School District Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson, who was arrested ...

Zahirniak, Ronald  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ronald Zahirniak. March 7, 1944 - March 13, 2019. Ronald Frank Zahirniak departed this life on March 13, 2019 with his wife, Lana, by his side. Funeral services ...

Homecoming royalty at Connally High School  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School crowned its homecoming king and queen during a ceremony held at halftime of the Oct. 7 football game. In the photo above left, ...

Annual Spring Games Set to Run Saturday at Connally High School

WACO – Connally High School will be the site for one of the largest Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) competitions of the year for Waco and Heart of Texas Area ...

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.

Report: Connally High principal investigated in 2009 for relationship with teacher  Austin American-Statesman

Kermit Ward, who will leave his position as Connally High School principal in June following a school board decision last week, had resigned from the Waco ...

Towner, Lewis Russell  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lewis Russell Towner. Oct. 24, 1969 - April 22, 2019. Lewis Russell Towner passed away Monday, April 22, 2019. Services will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 27, ...

Connally H.S. principal investigated in 2009 for relationship with teacher

Connally High School's principal, who will leave in June, was investigated several years ago for an alleged relationship with a teacher while he was with the ...

Connally High students compete at state UIL  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School students competed in the One-Act Play and UIL academic contests May 26 at the University of Texas in Austin.

Elders, Tommy R.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Tommy R. Elders. Oct. 20, 1943 - Feb. 5, 2019. Tommy R. Elders, 75, of West, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Waco. Visitation will be held at ...

Austin Police ID Teenager Killed Trying To Cross Interstate 35

Austin PD IDs Teen Killed Crossing Interstate 35 - North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - Cesar Saunders, 15, was the latest pedestrian to die trying to cross highway, ...

Connally High principal resigns after months on administrative leave  Austin American-Statesman

Kermit Ward, principal of Connally High School who was placed on administrative leave in February, has resigned, a Pflugerville school district spokesman ...

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.

Good News Friday 5-17-2019  KWTX

On today's Good News Friday a special needs girl meets Budweiser Clydesdales, a Killeen student is named this year's Taco Bell scholarship recipient, ...

Waco: Top year yet for HOT Fair & Rodeo scholarships  KWTX

Money spent at the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo made a big difference in the lives of dozens of Central Texas students Thursday.

Connally High homecoming court  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally High School held its homecoming ceremony during halftime of its Sept. 22 game. Making up the homecoming court are Amaya Perkins, sophomore ...

Police charge man with murder in wife's shooting death  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco police have arrested the common-law husband of woman found shot to death Feb. 3 in the home they shared at 5630 Wilshire Drive.

Under Armour Dallas: Top performers  247Sports

A rundown of the top performers from Sunday's Under Armour Dallas regional camp.

Former Wildcat Coaches 5-A Team to Bi-District Win  KSST

Bradley Washington (center), a former Wildcat Basketball athlete, is head coach at Connally High School in Pflugerville, TX. This is the first year Connally High ...

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 ...

Waco, East Texas law firms combine forces for IP practice  Waco Tribune-Herald

A venerable Waco law firm is combining forces with an East Texas firm to capitalize on Waco's new reputation as a burgeoning destination for intellectual ...

Friends of Lake Waco drowning victim plan to honor him at former high school

Just one day after a man drowned at the Twin Bridges Park at Lake Waco, the friends of 19 year-old Christopher Sharp say they are doing the best they can to ...

Mike Copeland: Waco Tours HQ; Stone's Throw tenants; Grocery store rating; Free comic books  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Tours, which continues to add staffers and services, will open a company headquarters and retail store called Waco Tours Mercantile at 215 S. University ...

Police: Doctor accused of assaulting woman  Waco Tribune-Herald

A local physician was arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a woman and causing her to chip a tooth during an assault earlier this month, Woodway police ...

Connally theater director leads troupe to state competition with original script  Waco Tribune-Herald

The haunting spirits of New Orleans will appear at Connally High School on Thursday as students perform “Lafayette No. 1.” The one-act play is theater director ...

Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries In North Austin Car Collision

Pedestrian Struck By Car In North Austin - North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - Man in his 50s struck along 4200 block of Interstate 35 is 4th time in a month someone ...

Pflugerville ISD board to discuss not renewing Connally High principal’s contract  Austin American-Statesman

Pflugerville school district board trustees are set Friday morning to discuss whether to not renewal Kermit Ward's contract as Connally High School Principal.

Historic Migel mansion under contract to be sold  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Migel House, built in 1910 at 1425 Columbus Ave. and *fresh* off a $1 million upgrade, is under contract to be sold to an out-of-town buyer.

Man arrested, accused of firing 20 shots at girlfriend  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 34-year-old man was arrested Thursday after police believe he fired about 20 gunshots at his girlfriend in late September, an arrest affidavit states.

Inmate says Clay offered cash to kill victim  Waco Tribune-Herald

A four-time felon testified Tuesday that Tyler Sherrod Clay offered to pay him $5000 to kill Joshua Ladale Pittman to avenge Clay after Pittman robbed him after a ...

Connally ISD to name new superintendent  Waco Tribune-Herald

Connally Independent School District's interim superintendent, Wesley Holt, is expected to be formally offered the permanent position at a board of trustees ...

No Limitations holds its Super Bowl  Waco Tribune-Herald

No Limitations held its 2019 Football and Cheer Super Bowl Saturday at D1 Waco sports training facility on Franklin Avenue.

Waco man sentenced to 4 life prison terms in child sexual abuse case  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 48-year-old Waco man was sentenced to four life prison terms Thursday after his conviction for sexually abusing a young family member.

Notes from the Under Armour Dallas Camp  247Sports

Sunday morning, a few hundred players gathered in Arlington, TX to participate in the Under Armour Dallas Camp at Martin High School. Some of the best ...

Former Woodway, Hewitt city managers up for Bellmead interim city manager position  Waco Tribune-Herald

While Bellmead's city manager is preparing to transition to the same role in Hewitt, a move the Bellmead City Council announced Tuesday could bring Hewitt's ...

Connally's Sanders looking for one more state title  KWTX

Connally track standout TT Sanders has already tasted success at the state track meet. She's hoping to have more this weekend and help her teammates win a ...

Magnolia contracts to buy two county buildings for $1.43 million  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan County commissioners Tuesday set a close date of Nov. 15 to sell the Grand Karem Shrine building and the county's garage in downtown Waco to ...

Trajan Snell signs letter of intent with Hill College  Waco Tribune-Herald

Quinton Snell, with the mic in his hand, took a deep breath. His son, Trajan, was seated a few feet to his left at center court of the Connally High.

Football Recruiting: OSU Offers Oklahoma Commit, Dickey Makes First Offers, and a 2021 Safety Makes a Visit r…  Cowboys Ride For Free

We've got a LOT to catch up on regarding Oklahoma State's football recruiting efforts, including multiple new offers, a former Baylor commit OSU is in the running ...

College-minded high schoolers flocking to dual credit classes  Waco Tribune-Herald

If students on the McLennan Community College or Texas State Technical College campuses seem to look a little younger these days, it may not be your ...

New foundation, Raising Wheels, raising awareness, help with accessibility  Waco Tribune-Herald

Tiffany Elkins never imagined she would give a second thought to doorway width.

Bears Host 2020 Waco Area Targets  247Sports

The Bears hosted two Waco-area 2020 recruits as they look to keep marquee talent at home.

COMING UP TODAY: Ellison looks for sweep of No. 6 Rockwall-Heath  The Killeen Daily Herald

Ellison went 10 years without a playoff appearance, but it might take just two games to reach the second round.

Man arrested, accused of raping woman at Lorena business  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena police arrested a 32-year-old man Wednesday who they believe raped a woman while she was at work in late October, Lorena Police Chief Tom ...

Waco PD dog killed after it attacks handler  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Waco officer shot and killed a police dog Friday after the dog bit its handler while police served a warrant, authorities said.

Waco hotel occupancy rate ranks 1st in state  Waco Tribune-Herald

With a tip of the cap to Chip and Joanna Gaines, their Magnolia Market at the Silos and a stimulated economy, Waco officials announced this week the city leads ...

Public input sought ahead of two-way Washington Avenue conversion  Waco Tribune-Herald

The city is planning to start converting Washington Avenue into a two-way street through downtown next year, and residents have an opportunity Tuesday to ...

District Clerk records ready for online review  Waco Tribune-Herald

The McLennan County District Clerk's Office has launched a web-based case index search that will make it easier for the public to view criminal and civil records ...

McKinney, Jennifer  Waco Tribune-Herald

Jennifer McKinney. April 25, 1972 - Aug. 24, 2018. Jennifer Jean McKinney, 46, of Lacy Lakeview, passed away suddenly at her residence Friday, August 24, ...

Kacal, Arnold square off for District 12 House seat  Waco Tribune-Herald

Property taxes, funding public schools, infrastructure, water and urban sprawl.

Pflugerville High School Student Hospitalized After Being Stabbed In Face

North Austin-Pflugerville, TX - Officials confirm two John B. Connally High School students got into an altercation, one got stabbed in face and rushed to hospital.

Connally ISD boys learning to be Modern Gentlemen  Waco Tribune-Herald

Wearing a suit and tie, Adam Ortiz looks down at his 7-year-old brother. Fridays have become special to the two elementary students. Ortiz looks forward to ...

Baltimore police: At least 7 wounded, 1 fatally, in cookout shooting  Waco Tribune-Herald

Authorities say seven people have been shot, at least one fatally, at a cookout in Baltimore.

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett charged with making false report about racist, homophobic attack  Waco Tribune-Herald

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who ...

Neil Sperry: Little can be done to prevent brown patch  Waco Tribune-Herald

DEAR NEIL: Is brown patch as much of a problem in the spring as it is in the fall. If so, is there a preventive treatment I can apply?

Special Olympics of Texas - Area 12 Spring Games | Sports  Waco Tribune-Herald

Special Olympics of Texas — Area 12 will conduct its Spring Games from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Connally High School's Mac Peoples Stadium, 200 ...

Masonic Lodge honors retired Judge Reyna  Waco Tribune-Herald

Retired 10th Court of Appeals Judge Felipe Reyna was honored by M. Denton Stanford Lodge No. 594 A.F. & A.M. in Lorena with its Community Builder Award.

Plaintiff's attorney: Anderson sought settlement to drop sex assault charge  Waco Tribune-Herald

Attorneys for former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson sought a settlement with his victim in exchange for her dropping the sexual assault ...

Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...

Cartel leader convicted in Waco on federal drug trafficking conspiracy charges  Waco Tribune-Herald

The leader of a Mexican drug cartel responsible for bringing millions of pounds of drugs worth billions of dollars into Texas was convicted Tuesday on seven ...

Single winning $768M Powerball ticket sold in Milwaukee suburb  Waco Tribune-Herald

NEW BERLIN, Wis. — A single ticket that matched all six Powerball numbers to win the estimated $768.4 million jackpot — the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery ...

MT Rice Tournament casts wider net for expanded 2016 edition  Waco Tribune-Herald

After more than a half-century of games, the M.T. Rice Holiday Basketball Tournament just keeps getting bigger.

Military group presents JROTC Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Heart of Texas Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America recently provided monetary awards and medals to cadets who have demonstrated ...

Title IX inquiry, player complaints preceded MCC coach's resignation  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan Community College softball coach Manuel Ordones' resignation last week came as the school started a Title IX investigation based on a letter ...

Man indicted in reported sexual assault of dog  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Bellmead man was indicted Wednesday on charges he sexually abused a neighbor's dog last month.

Family of drowning victim speaks out  FOX 44 - KWKT

FOX 44 is learning more about Christopher Sharp, the 19-year-old who drowned at Lake Waco on Memorial Day.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of extortion, blackmail over revealing personal photos  Waco Tribune-Herald

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday he was the target of "extortion and blackmail" by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he ...

Police arrest woman accused of operating Waco 8-liner operation  Waco Tribune-Herald

Michele Lee Ikreiwish, 25, was arrested Monday, suspected of running an illegal gambling operation. Detectives learned she was using eight-liner machines at ...

News Photo Gallery National Signing Day 2018: See where CTX athletes are going 9:08 AM  KXXV News Channel 25

National Signing Day saw athletes from across Central Texas find their homes at the next level. Below is a list of players from our area that committed to their ...

MCC softball coach placed on administrative leave  KWTX

McLennan Community College's head softball coach is on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation, a college spokeswoman confirmed ...

2,000 local students join national walkout for safer schools  Waco Tribune-Herald

At least 2000 McLennan County students joined tens of thousands of others nationwide in a 10 a.m. walkout Wednesday to demand change and more protection ...

Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors give scholarships  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Kiwanis Club of Waco Seniors presented four high school seniors with $1000 scholarships at a recent meeting.

Two-Thirds Of Texas High Schools Still Aren't Registering Students To Vote  KUT

Roughly a third of Texas high schools have requested voter registration forms from the Texas Secretary of State's office, a new report from the Texas Civil.

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 ...

MCC coach resigns amid internal investigation  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan Community College softball coach Manuel Ordones has resigned less than a week after he was put on leave in an internal investigation.

2 arrested after fight at Bellmead hotel | Police  Waco Tribune-Herald

A man and woman were arrested Thursday afternoon after a fight at a Bellmead hotel and a brief police pursuit, Bellmead police Lt. Kory Martin said in a press ...

Court keeps Vegas Buffet operators' children in CPS custody  Waco Tribune-Herald

Child Protective Services moved a step closer Tuesday to permanently removing two young children from the custody of their parents, who were arrested on ...

China Spring dominant again, rolls over Connally, 59-12 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

The China Spring Cougars started fast, kept the foot on the pedal and cruised to a 59-12 victory over Connally Friday night to improve to 2-0 in 2016.

A 1985 Texas law requires high schools to help students register to vote. But most don't  Dallas News

As a junior, Kundai Nyamandi and her classmates often packed the Frisco Heritage High School auditorium for presentations from school officials,...

Local achievements: Aug. 25, 2017  Waco Tribune-Herald

Matt J. Woodward, a 2005 Midway High School graduate, received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Memphis on Aug. 6. He and his wife, ...

Connally grad promoted to Marine sergeant major  Waco Tribune-Herald

Nick A. Galvan, a Connally High School graduate, was promoted to sergeant major on Jan. 26 at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in North Carolina.

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 ...

MCC softball coach resigns  KWTX

McLennan Community College's head softball coach Manuel Ordones has resigned, the college confirmed Friday.

Waco man arrested in child pornography investigation  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Waco man was arrested Thursday after Texas Attorney General investigators executed a search warrant at his house in connection to a child pornography ...

DA Reyna fires felony court chief | Courts And Trials  Waco Tribune-Herald

Two weeks after voters denied McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna a third term in office, Reyna has fired one of his felony court chiefs.

Heart of Texas Special Olympics holds basketball tournament

Almost 300 basketball players filled Baylor's on-campus gyms this weekend hoping to qualify for the state championships.

Church hosts barbecue to unite inmates’ families, law enforcement  Waco Tribune-Herald

A pickup basketball game two years ago was the inspiration for a free barbecue hospitality event Saturday to unite two unlikely groups: law enforcement and ...

Riesel man accused of trafficking girl, 14  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 42-year-old Riesel man was arrested Thursday after the mother of a 14-year-old girl discovered the girl had been in a sexual relationship with the man, ...

Man, woman arrested after six-hour Memorial Day standoff in Crawford  Waco Tribune-Herald

A six-hour standoff ended Monday afternoon in Crawford after a man and woman were arrested on charges of holding the man's parents against their will.

Battle-tested West Trojans earn 2015 Jinx Tucker Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

WEST — There are times when a sporting event becomes more than a game. It usually happens after some tragedy and is representative of a group overcoming ...

West PD relaunches Explorers post with new advisers  Waco Tribune-Herald

The fledgling Explorer Scouts program in West is getting a hand from a pair of police officers who came of age in a similar program in Waco.

Councilwoman-elect Barefield walks a path paved by mother's legacy  Waco Tribune-Herald

During her campaign for Waco City Council's District 1 seat, Andrea Jackson Barefield found a campaign advertisement that her late mother, Mae Jackson, had ...

Deputies seize horses, cattle from China Spring property  Waco Tribune-Herald

McLennan County Sheriff's Office deputies removed at least 24 horses and at least 12 cows from an about three-acre property in China Spring on Thursday after ...

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