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Waco: La Vega ISD buys clear backpacks for students at 2 schools  KWTX

The La Vega Independent School District has ordered 1600 see-through plastic backpacks for high school and junior high school students this fall.

La Vega football startgets 18 years for robbery  FOX 44 - KWKT

WACO, TX - A former La Vega High School football start who was part of the school's first ever state championship team and who had been on the team at the ...

La Vega High students release hundreds of balloons to honor teacher who died unexpectedly  Waco Tribune-Herald

During his senior year at La Vega High School last year, graduate Lamar Lee started each day by making his rounds, visiting his favorite teachers and coaches ...

Former OU football player gets 18 years for robbing Baylor student  Waco Tribune-Herald

Parrish Lee Cobb, a La Vega High School football standout and former University of Oklahoma defensive starter who was implicated in four robberies, was ...

Beloved high school teacher unexpectedly dies  KWTX

The news of the death of Jan Skrabanek comes as a shock to the staff and student body of La Vega High School.

Parents ask Bellmead to step up to the plate on Little League maintenance  Waco Tribune-Herald

La Vega Little League parents are making a pitch to Bellmead city officials to repair city-owned ballfields they say have become dangerous and unsightly.

Waco: High school students awarded $57,000 in scholarships  KWTX

Ten Waco-area high school graduates are getting a financial boost with scholarship money for college.

La Vega romps to 34-0 win over Lorena  Waco Tribune-Herald

La Vega's four-headed offensive monster is a force to be reckoned with, but the Pirates defense stole the show Friday night.

La Vega emerges with 1st state title after wild 2nd half, 33-31  Waco Tribune-Herald

HOUSTON — La Vega didn't plan to have its best athlete be the holder on kicks in case disaster struck.

Bellmead eyes improvements to Little League fields, Brame Park  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Bellmead City Council recently heard maintenance concerns from La Vega Little League parents and volunteers about the city-owned ballfields the league ...

Waco sports talk radio landscape adds another station with 94.1 FM  Waco Tribune-Herald

The local sports talk radio game is about to add another player to the mix.

Former La Vega star Cobb arrested on robbery charge in Oklahoma  Waco Tribune-Herald

Former La Vega High School football star and former University of Oklahoma football player Parrish Cobb was arrested early Thursday morning in Norman, ...

Former La Vega football star gets 5 years in prison  Waco Tribune-Herald

A former La Vega High School football star whose uncle was executed earlier this month was sentenced to five years in prison Monday after his deferred felony ...

Local graduate credits custodian for pushing her toward success  KWTX

A top academic student at La Vega High credits part of her success to a man who doesn't hand out grades, he just gives high fives.

La Vega-China Spring showdown could be hottest ticket in Central Texas  Waco Tribune-Herald

Getting tickets to the most-anticipated district game in Central Texas this season boils down to two very simple options.

Little comes up big, sends Connally Lady Cadets to playoffs, 48-46  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Connally guard Miannah Little came off a screen late in the Lady Cadets' crucial district game against rival La Vega, all she could see was Lady Pirates ...

Unbeaten La Vega ‘doing what it takes to win’ in this year’s state final run  Waco Tribune-Herald

La Vega didn't enter this season a happy team, and it has taken it out on everybody throughout the season.

Brown, Byron Bert  Waco Tribune-Herald

Byron Bert Brown. March 24, 1932 - April 4, 2018. Dr. Byron Bert (B.B.) Brown, 86, of Waco, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018. He was born March ...

Collins, Suzanna Fuller  Waco Tribune-Herald

Suzanna Fuller Collins. June 6, 1959 - Aug. 16, 2018. Suzanna Fuller Collins, 59, of Chilton, passed away, Thursday, August 16, 2018. A memorial *service* will ...

Connally Cadets v. La Vega Pirates: The Wrap Up Snapchat filters to be at game  KXXV News Channel 25

KXXV News Channel 25 is having new Snapchat Geofilters for the High School Football Game of the Week.

Former La Vega football star Cobb indicted in robbery  Waco Tribune-Herald

Former University of Oklahoma defensive back and La Vega High School football standout Parrish Cobb and his high school teammate and alleged ...

Centex recruiting roundup: Busy as ever as area athletes make it official  Waco Tribune-Herald

The NCAA may have created an extra window of opportunity for football signings in December, but that didn't make the first Wednesday in February any less ...

La Vega ISD admonishes coach for use of homosexual slur  Waco Tribune-Herald

La Vega High School's defensive coordinator used a homosexual slur while addressing players during La Vega's home game against Lorena on Sept. 12.

Baker, David  Waco Tribune-Herald

David Baker. Nov. 15, 1970 - Sept. 18, 2018. David James Baker, 47, of Bellmead, passed away at his home, Tuesday, September 18, 2018. A graveside *service* ...

La Vega High School student robbed by his peers  KXXV News Channel 25

A high school student is robbed by a few other students Thursday night.

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 ...

25 years later, Waco aims past notoriety that followed Branch Davidian saga  Waco Tribune-Herald

Before too long, receiving 3 a.m. phone calls from Australian radio stations was typical for Bob Sheehy Jr. International media had descended on Waco, and it ...

One suspect free on bond, 2nd arrested after string of local robberies  KWTX

A former La Vega High School football standout who committed first to Baylor and then ended up at Oklahoma is free on bond and a second suspect is in ...

Services scheduled for former campus police chief found dead at ranch  KWTX

Services have been scheduled for a former McLennan Community College campus police chief, who was found dead at the school's rural ranch.

National Signing Day 2018: See where CTX athletes are going  KXXV News Channel 25

National Signing Day saw athletes from across Central Texas find their homes at the next level.

Parks, Derral Wayne  Waco Tribune-Herald

Derral Wayne Parks. Jan. 22, 1940 - March 29, 2018. Derral Wayne Parks, 78, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, went to be with the Lord, March ...

Price, Neyland Reece  Waco Tribune-Herald

Neyland Reece Price. Oct. 25, 1943 - Sept. 30, 2018. Neyland "Hoss" Reece Price, of Waco, Texas, passed away September 30, 2018, at the age of 74.

La Vega foundation gives grants to teachers  Waco Tribune-Herald

The La Vega Pirates Education Foundation Prize Patrol made surprise visits last month to present oversized checks to teachers for grants funded by the ...

Hell descended from the sky 65 years ago Friday  KWTX

Old Indian legend held that a tornado couldn't strike Waco because of the limestone bluffs in Cameron Park, but on May 11, 1953 a tornado did touch down and ...

High school notebook: Centex athletes hone football skills at La Vega camp  Waco Tribune-Herald

Some high school students spend spring break at the beach. Others take to the ski slopes. But for about three dozen area football players, spring break offers ...

Family recovering after large apartment fire  FOX 44 - KWKT

The Bellmead community is coming together to help the seven families who lost their homes early Sunday morning after a large fire.

Central Texas student-athletes sign on National Signing Day

Athletes across Central Texas are signing their letters of intent to play college sports.

Local police officer comes to stranded truck driver's rescue  KWTX

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A truck driver passing through Central Texas has a local police officer to thank for getting him off the shoulder of the I-35 and back to ...

Super Centex Girls Basketball Team: La Vega’s Landrum, Jefferson formed elite partnership  Waco Tribune-Herald

Great coaches and players have a curious symbiotic relationship. It's much like the chicken and the egg. Is the coach successful because of his athlete's talent or ...

Sanchez, Sr., Ernest  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ernest Sanchez, Sr. Feb. 10, 1953 - July 2, 2018. Rev. Ernest Sanchez Sr., 65, of Waco, was called to God's eternal kingdom July 2, 2018.A funeral *service* will ...

Longtime Hispanic chamber president Rodriguez dies  Waco Tribune-Herald

Joe M. Rodriguez, a longtime president and CEO of the Centex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce who was instrumental in getting the chamber headquarters ...

Upset-minded La Vega falls short vs. Palestine, 26-12  Waco Tribune-Herald

On the verge of a big opening win over Palestine, La Vega couldn't close the deal in the fourth quarter.

Navy Rear Admiral meets with Waco city leaders

"Navy folks come by, I was overwhelmed, wow, what an honor," said McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara after he met with Navy Rear Admiral James ...

China Spring kicks past La Vega in thriller, 31-28  Waco Tribune-Herald

In a rivalry featuring two longtime district foes, China Spring and La Vega did not disappoint.

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 ...

KWTX News 10 | Central Texas, Waco  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 ...

Parents concerned with bat problem at local high school  KXXV News Channel 25

It is a batty situation that one local school district says they are taking care of quickly. Several bats have been found in the auditorium of La Vega High School, ...

Texas high school football scores: Week 8, Dallas, Fort Worth  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is underway with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...

Rodney Smith's main mission: Creating belief at University High  Waco Tribune-Herald

As the first day of fall classes ended at University High School, the announcements blared over the public address system just before the bell rang.

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 ...

Mum maker keeps Texas high school tradition handmade  Waco Tribune-Herald

For any graduate of a Texas high school in the past few decades, the homecoming mum needs no introduction.

Super Centex Girls Basketball Team: No mystique about it — Marlin's Womack can play  Waco Tribune-Herald

Despite her name, there is no mystique – no mystery or intrigue – about Marlin's sophomore sensation.

Baylor dismisses guard Morris for 'violation of team rules'  Waco Tribune-Herald

Sophomore guard Alexis Morris, one of the standout freshmen on last year's squad, has been dismissed from the Baylor women's basketball team, just six weeks ...

Fire at Davidian compound: Where were you on April 19, 1993?  Waco Tribune-Herald

For many locals, the fire that incinerated the Branch Davidian compound near Elk on April 19, 1993, is unforgettable, much like 9/11, Neil Armstrong walking on ...

Ex-La Vega star Roberts returns to family, fans for SFA vs. Lady Bears  Waco Tribune-Herald

Four years ago, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey had a difficult decision to make.

Robinson baseball having another big year  KWTX

It's business as usual for the Robinson Rocket Baseball team.

GWACHA Offers Students Window into Health Care Field  KWBU

Last August, the Greater Waco Advanced Health Care Academy opened its doors to an inaugural class of nearly 80 students. These high school juniors and.

Baylor Mourns Passing of Bill Harlan, Founder of Student Foundation  Baylor University

Media Contact: Lori Fogleman, 254-710-6275. Follow Lori on Twitter at @LoriBaylorU. Follow Baylor Media Communications on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia.

Sirkel, Jr., C. C.  Waco Tribune-Herald

C. C. Sirkel, Jr. March 6, 1945 - Oct. 31, 2017. C. C. Sirkel, Jr., 72, of Lorena, passed away October 31, 2017 at his home. A visitation will take place Friday, ...

Former football star beats up and robs friend  KXXV News Channel 25

A former La Vega High School football star is in trouble with the law once again. Read on to see why it's best to keep your money in your wallet.

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 ...

Good News Friday February 17  KWTX

This was the celebration at Reed's Flowers in Waco when the clock hit five pm on Tuesday. They made it through Valentine's Day. These La Vega High School ...

Baylor Mourns Passing of Retired Vice President, Dean of Business School  Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2015) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Richard C. Scott, D.B.A., who served the university faithfully for nearly 40 years as a ...

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 ...

Baylor administrator created Student Foundation, served in Army Reserve, Navy  Waco Tribune-Herald

William James Harlan, founder of the Baylor University Student Foundation, died April 7 at age 84.

Community news: June 28, 2013  Waco Tribune-Herald

Gunnery Sgt. Nick Galvan, a 1998 Connally High School graduate, recently received a Meritorious *Service* Medal and was recognized as a Marine Corps ...

Family says Chalk Bluff man in good spirits prior to beating death  Waco Tribune-Herald

The last time friends and family saw Albert Kilgo, he was doing the things he loved. The morning of Jan. 7, Kilgo, 75, took flowers to his sister, who was ...

New coaches open high school football season with fresh outlooks  Waco Tribune-Herald

The life of a coach can be fairly nomadic. Many of them bounce around from job to job, often climbing the ranks until they find the place they want to settle.

High school notebook: Centex soccer teams aiming for deep playoff runs  Waco Tribune-Herald

When the UIL added a third classification for soccer two years ago, it was a move applauded by medium-sized schools all over the state. In Central Texas, it has ...

Good News Friday April 21  KWTX

Congratulations to two La Vega High School culinary teams who competed in Austin. They went up against 38 teams and placed in the Top 20. Also from La ...

Alabama Crimson Tide Football 2017 Signee: Kedrick James  Bama Hammer

Alabama Crimson Tide Football built an outstanding 2017 class. Let's go in depth with tight end, new signee, Kedrick James.

McLennan County grand jury indictments: June 7, 2017 | Indictments  Waco Tribune-Herald

The following people were indicted Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by a McLennan County grand jury. The District Attorney's Office no longer furnishes the age or city ...

Baker, Anita Jeanette  Waco Tribune-Herald

Anita Jeanette Baker, 49, of Waco, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015.Services will be 2 p.m., Sunday, October 25, at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel ...

Good News Friday April 28  KWTX

Happy birthday to Allie of Belton. Thank you to these eagle scouts for their work at the Copperas Cove Soup Kitchen. Congratulations to the La Vega high school ...

5 terrific teachers in local schools  Waco Tribune-Herald

Teachers are often an inspiration to students. Whether they offer a show of support or spark creativity and passion for a student, teachers do more than assign ...

Patterson, Kimberly  Waco Tribune-Herald

Kimberly Csikos Patterson ended her courageous battle with cancer on January 22, 2016. Kimberly was born in Waco, TX, in 1972, and was a lifelong Central ...

Local students receive Waco Foundation scholarships to continue college  Waco Tribune-Herald

Fifty-three local students received scholarships Tuesday night that will help keep their college education on track.

8 Palestine track athletes qualify for regionals | Sports  Palestine Herald Press

WACO — Eight Palestine boys and girls varsity track and field athletes advanced to regionals while competing at the area meet on Wednesday at Waco La Vega ...

Still coming up roses: From 1930 ‘til today, Reed’s Flowers remains in the family  Waco Tribune-Herald

When the calendar flips to February, Debbie Reed knows it won't be long before her shop is swamped with people needing flowers for their sweethearts on ...

Jockey Club barbershop, an Elm Avenue icon, makes a comeback  Waco Tribune-Herald

It's got new tile floors, a flat-screen TV, a *fresh*-faced barber and a coat of paint over the old paneling, but make no mistake: The Jockey Club is back.

DA rejects death row inmate’s claim of more Waco killings  Waco Tribune-Herald

With his execution date drawing near, Carroll Joe Parr told McLennan County officials he was a “hit man” who has killed 16 people and offered to lead them to ...

D.R. Horton dominates local home building  Waco Tribune-Herald

D.R. Horton, the largest builder of homes in the United States, entered the Greater Waco market in 2005 and continues to dominate the local construction scene ...

Baylor Senior Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Study Grant  Baylor University

Jade Connor will seek a master's degree in Governance and Leadership in European Public Health at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Media Contact: ...

Ordonez leads Luling to first district win over SA Cole  Texas Redzone Report

LULING, TX – Luling Eagles junior defensive back Miguel Ordonez is many things, but boastful is not one of those things. After Ordonez left his stamp on last ...

Alumnus Watch: Where are they now? Notable members of the Katy ISD  Texas Redzone Report

As part of our season preview coverage, last week we took a look at the next chapter of athletes that are rolling through the Katy Independent School District.

Diboll soars past Carthage; Huntington knocked out | Sports  Lufkin Daily News

Chas Walls scored 20 points as the Diboll Lumberjacks used a big second half to pick up a 70-59 win over the Carthage Bulldogs in Class 3A Region III ...

Raymondville's sophomore QB Gutierrez set to start  Texas Redzone Report

RAYMONDVILLE, TX – Prior to the August 14 scrimmage game against Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest High, senior Jacob Perez was named the starting ...

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