At least 12 students hurt when truck causes awning to fall
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 16:43:49 -0500
OLIN, N.C. (AP) — At least a dozen students were hurt when a box truck struck a concrete support for an awning at a North Carolina high school and part of the overhang collapsed Saturday, authorities
Request for hearing withdrawn in Van Alstyne power plant case
heralddemocrat.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 21:44:17 +0000
VAN ALSTYNE — Van Alstyne residents, who just a few weeks ago spoke out in a preliminary hearing against a proposed power plant near their homes, have decided not to pursue their requests through to a formal hearing.
Gunmen kill Japanese man in Bangladesh; IS says responsible
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:08:38 -0500
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Japanese officials said Sunday that they were investigating the fatal shooting of a Japanese citizen in Bangladesh as a possible terrorist attack after the Islamic State group
Paris parties all night with silent disco, art shows
wacotrib.com / Sun, 04 Oct 2015 03:50:26 -0500
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of Parisians danced in eerie silence at the Gare du Nord train station and galleries left their doors open all night for the French capital's annual "Sleepless Night" festival.
Swamp Shocker! No. 25 Florida upsets No. 3 Mississippi 38-10
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 22:35:32 -0500
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Will Grier was sick all right.
Ex-North Texas deputies plead guilty in licensing scheme
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:25:15 -0500
HILLSBORO, Texas (AP) — Two former officials with a North Texas sheriff's office have pleaded guilty for their roles in an officer-licensing scheme.
Houston powers past Tulsa, 38-24
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 15:18:45 -0500
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Greg Ward Jr. threw for 273 yards and ran for 182 yards with three touchdowns, breaking the school record for rushing yards by a quarterback, to help lead Houston to a 38-24 victor
Academic Spotlight: Lauren Kelly
amarillo.com / Sun, 04 Oct 2015 00:52:35 +0000
Lauren Kelly, 11
Class: Sixth-grader at Sam Houston Middle School
Nominated by: Teacher Dana Case
■ Why are you nominating this student?: Lauren shines academically; she is mature beyond her years.
■ Why does this student stand out?: Lauren is always on task, paying close attention and going above and beyond what is asked of her. Lauren is a delight to anyone who meets her.
Names released of Dyess airmen killed Friday
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 04 Oct 2015 01:03:54 GMT
Four Dyess airmen among 11 people who died after C-130J cargo plane crashed near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Friday. Afghan officials says people were killed on the ground as well.
U.S. Interior Secretary to visit, dedicate Waco Mammoth National Monument
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 19:31:00 -0500
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will visit the Waco Mammoth National Monument to celebrate its recent designation as part of the national park system.
Texas Tech falls to balanced Baylor, 63-35
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 21:05:42 -0500
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After nearly upsetting No. 4 TCU at home last week, Texas Tech was confident it could keep up with No. 5 Baylor on Saturday at AT&T Stadium. Instead, the balanced Bears lef
Walkers, runners dash for breast cancer cure
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 21:44:52 +0000
The Ruiz family plans to run until cancer is gone.
Longtime participants in Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure, the Crosby Countians added a new inspiration the past couple of races. Family matriarch Lupe Ruiz has survived breast cancer for a year now.
“We’re running for my mom,” Mary Joe Gonzales said.
Gonzales, who lives in Ralls, ran and walked Saturday morning with her family and more than 2,700 other supporters.
“I think it’s awesome all the research they’re doing,” she said.
Elliott’s big day leads No. 1 Ohio St. past Indiana 34-27
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Oct 2015 20:16:40 -0500
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — When everything else fizzled Saturday for Ohio State, coach Urban Meyer put the ball in Ezekiel Elliott's trusted hands.
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