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Woodway: Teacher, former 'Bearette' has strong bond with Lady Bears  KWTX

WOODWAY, Texas (KWTX) Pam Dominik, who's taught first graders in the Midway ISD for 30 years, has formed a strong bond with the Lady Bears and their ...

Police investigate Snapchat messages at Midway High School  FOX 44 - KWKT

Midway High School had more police officers on campus Thursday after threats to students were made on Snapchat.

Winkler brings musical story to life in Waco Symphony's "Peter and the Wolf"  Waco Tribune-Herald

Thursday's season-closing Waco Symphony Orchestra concert features multiple guest talents in addition to the orchestra's inherent instrumental skill.

Unsubstantiated online threat, fights on campus causes high school to see attendance drop  KWTX

The principal at a Central Texas high school sent a letter to parents Wednesday and Thursday after teachers and staff dealt with multiple altercations at the ...

“Nosferatu” with live accompaniment by Midway High School orchestras  Waco Tribune-Herald

Nosferatu” with live accompaniment by Midway High School orchestras, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Midway High School theater, 8200 Mars Drive, Hewitt; $10.

Midway has 12 students with National Merit recognition  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School had 12 students recognized through the National Merit Program, and three seniors are named National Merit Semifinalists.

Midway High presents homecoming court  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School will have its homecoming ceremony during halftime of Friday's game with Copperas Cove at Panther Stadium. Making up this year's ...

Midway ISD to consider building new campuses, eliminating intermediate schools  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Midway Independent School District board of trustees could decide this summer whether to build new facilities for a school district nearly busting at the ...

Gunshots, fake blood part of back-to-school safety training at Midway ISD  Waco Tribune-Herald

The classroom full of teachers at Midway Middle School knew they were part of a drill, playing a role. But in the light of recent news reports, the scene seemed all ...

Midway High duo leverage cultural backgrounds to advance to state culinary contest  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School seniors DQ Carter and Rifka Hacker may not bicker like a married couple in the kitchen, but the marriage of their cultural backgrounds has ...

Midway ISD looks to increase police presence at elementary schools  KWTX

HEWITT, Texas (KWTX) Students going to school for the first time this fall, may be meeting a *fresh* face besides their new teacher if they join Midway ...

Drug testing will expand at Midway High School  Waco Tribune-Herald

Starting in August, Midway High School students who park on campus will be subject to random drug testing, after a decision this week by Midway Independent ...

Veteran local high school coach loses battle with cancer  KWTX

A veteran local high school coach and educator lost a nearly yearlong battle with cancer early Wednesday morning.

High school notebook: Waco High, Midway set for early district debuts  Waco Tribune-Herald

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Study: Some Midway schools overcrowded, new schools needed soon  Waco Tribune-Herald

A demographer is urging the Midway Independent School District Board of Trustees to build new schools sooner rather than later to combat overcrowding.

Blind freshman moves to the beat of his own drum  KWTX

A local teenager who's been blind since birth says he was meant to play the drums, and he's already making some noise as an incoming freshman at a local ...

Standout local high school athlete attends leadership summit  KWTX

A standout Central Texas student-athlete is in Indianapolis, Ind., this week as one of only two Texas representatives at a national summit about leadership.

Waco: Rapper has song featured in popular video game  KWTX

A rap artist who was born and reared in Waco is featured in the new 'Mortal Kombat' video game trailer.

Midway athlete denied moment in spotlight signs live on KWTX  KWTX

WOODWAY, Texas (KWTX) For student athletes National Signing Day is an opportunity to be recognized in front of their peers and make it into the evening ...

Dozens step up to get local students excited about reading  KWTX

Dozens of residents streamed into classrooms Friday to get local elementary school students excited about reading.

Train derails near Central Texas high school  KWTX

A train carrying two cars derailed late Sunday near a local high school.

Centex signing day roundup: Dozens of area stars finalize college plans  Waco Tribune-Herald

Call this the best kind of “star test.” All over Central Texas, the area's top football stars put pen to paper and made their college football decisions official.

Central Texas teenager pleads guilty in deadly Twin Bridges crash  KWTX

A Central Texas teenager pleaded guilty to manslaughter and aggravated assault Monday in a deadly crash on the Twin Bridges over Lake Waco.

Former Midway, Baylor WR Stricklin retires from football  KWTX

Baylor wide receiver Devontre 'Pooh' Stricklin has decided to retire from football.

Midway ISD teachers, staff undergo emergency response training

WACO, TX — Teachers and staff at Midway ISD went through intense emergency response training Aug. 10 as school districts across Central Texas will be ...

Midway High dancers to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  Waco Tribune-Herald

Taylor Vasek, 17, has dreamed of dancing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade since she was a small child.

Local dance team warms up for appearance in Macy's parade  KWTX

A local high school dance team was warming up Wednesday in New York City for an appearance in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.

Woman who caused fatal wreck sentenced to deferred probation, jail time  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Speegleville woman who was driving the wrong way on State Highway 6 when she caused a fatal, three-vehicle crash in 2016 was placed on deferred ...

Local female MMA fighter scores first professional win with TKO  KWTX

A local female fighter has scored her first professional with a TKO, and she did it in less than 70 seconds.

Midway cellist gains NPR, Presidential Scholar honors  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hayoung Moon recently earned two impressive honors his senior year at Midway High School.

Midway boys run away from Belton in district win  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Belton boys' basketball team opted to try to slow down their District 12-6A matchup with Midway rather than run with the Panthers.

Small works best for Avant Chamber Ballet in Midway collaboration  Waco Tribune-Herald

Sometimes smaller is better and in the case of Avant Chamber Ballet, it leads to more opportunity.

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.

Waco: Disabled student needs help to play bocce ball  KWTX

A Central Texas high school student with cerebral palsy loves to play bocce ball, but he needs some help to do it.

Walk this way: Midway equipment manager at a million steps (and counting)  Waco Tribune-Herald

There's no time to stand still and talk about it. Jason Kramer has to get his steps in.

Dad, stepdad-to-be share hopeful message as area family's story goes viral  KWTX

A blended Central Texas family's story is resonating with people around the world and has gone viral online after a biological father and soon to be stepdad ...

Midway student wins TxDOT poster contest  Waco Tribune-Herald

Autumn Stump, of Woodway, is one of the three students statewide selected for a winning submission for the Texas Department of Transportation's Drive Clean ...

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.

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.

Midway student arrested after allegedly stabbing another in cafeteria fight  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Midway High School student was arrested Thursday after allegedly attacking and cutting another student in the cafeteria with a pocketknife, Midway ...

Midway has 11 seniors earn National Merit honors  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School has 11 seniors recognized this year through the National Merit Program, with Andy Kanz and Hanxing Kuang named as National Merit ...

Longtime Midway educator to return as high school principal  Waco Tribune-Herald

A familiar face is returning to Midway Independent School District after being gone for only seven months.

Midway freshmen playing hooky busted for drugs  KWTX

Two Midway High School students have been charged for bringing marijuana to campus after skipping school Wednesday, police said.

Midway grad finds lane to college through bowling  Waco Tribune-Herald

Few of the more than 2300 Midway High School students last year knew senior Steven “Buck” Hill Jr. was a star bowler, and that's just the way he liked it.

Midway teacher wins national computer science honor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School teacher Susan Jones was recognized by Project Lead The Way as the PLTW Computer Science Teacher of the Year, which is the highest ...

Waco: Associate Midway High School principal honored by state group  KWTX

Midway High School Associate Principal Becky Odajima is the Texas Assistant Principal of the Year, the Midway ISD announced Wednesday.

Morning Buzz: Flotation Therapy  KWTX

This morning on The Buzz, we learned more about flotation therapy in Waco. Full Moon Float Co. believes that self-improvement is the key to making the world a ...

Connally storms back to stun Mexia  KWTX

WACO, Texas (KWTX) The Connally Cadets scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to finish off a 27-26 comeback win over the Mexia Blackcats Friday night at ...

Wade, Mary Ann Taylor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Mary Ann Taylor Wade. Aug. 16, 1965 - Sept. 17, 2018. Mary Ann Taylor Wade was born August 16, 1965 at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco, Texas, to her parents ...

Former Midway coach to be inducted into Texas Hall of Fame  Waco Tribune-Herald

Even today, nearly two decades after his retirement, Reggie Davis' name remains synonymous with basketball success at Midway High School.

Classroom Champions: Midway's Jeremy Bellert  KWTX

Midway High School senior Jeremy Bellert has a ton on his plate outside soccer.

A cappella singers reach semifinal contest  Waco Tribune-Herald

Two Midway High School graduates and their college a cappella groups are headed to the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella semifinals after ...

CTX special needs students participate in work study program at area businesses  KXXV News Channel 25

This fall, Midway ISD students are participating in a work-study program at area businesses.

Midway High School student charged in deadly crash remains jailed  KWTX

A 17-year-old Midway High School student arrested on warrants stemming from a deadly highway crash in November remained in jail Thursday.

Student shows up at local high school with pellet gun  KWTX

A student was arrested Tuesday morning after showing up at a local high school with pellet gun and making a threat.

QB1: Next generation of passers bringing their own spin to storied programs  Waco Tribune-Herald

It's an honor to earn the title QB1. A position bestowed on a different guy every few years, it's one that comes loaded with responsibility. The offense is theirs ...

Midway grad becomes Reveille's first female handler  Waco Tribune-Herald

Mia Miller, a Midway High School graduate, is approached regularly for autographs while strolling the Texas A&M University campus. Fellow students jockey for ...

Morning Buzz: Midway High School Bye Bye Birdie  KWTX

The Midway fine arts department presents Bye Bye Birdie.

After delays, TFNB sets target date for downtown Waco bank opening  Waco Tribune-Herald

Two years ago this month, officials broke ground on a new bank at Cleveland Avenue and South Eighth Street. TFNB Your Bank for Life, which saw enough ...

Boy, 17, arrested at local high school indicted for sexual coercion  KWTX

A 17-year-old boy arrested in February at a local high school after police investigated a girl's complaint that a cellphone photograph taken during a consensual ...

Midway Panthers get lively send-off on the way to State Championship  KWTX

Fans and family rally around Midway High School football players as they head to Arlington.

Waco: Man who repeatedly raped teenage girl sentenced  KWTX

A man who pleaded guilty Friday in Waco to charges stemming from the repeated sexual assault of a teenage girl over a three-year period is facing a long prison ...

Service set for Midway teen killed in Lake Waco accident  KWTX

A celebration of life *service* has been set for the Midway teen who died in an accident on Lake Waco this week.

High school girl arrested after local officer punched in the throat  KWTX

A 17-year-old high school girl was jailed Tuesday after a local officer was punched in the throat as he escorted her to the school office following a campus fight.

Girls playoff roundup: Connally's Little looms large in Lady Cadets' opening win  Waco Tribune-Herald

HUBBARD — Looks like Miannah Little is ready for the playoffs.

Midway High associate principal gets state honor  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School Associate Principal Becky Odajima was named the Texas Assistant Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School ...

Midway students to honor 2 custodians as role models at Showcase of Stars  Waco Tribune-Herald

Joe Cerda and Francisco Valdez grew up in Mexico, where their schools had no windows or doors and teachers taught where they could find space, they said.

Ballet Frontier of Texas brings back ‘Nutcracker’ to Waco  Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco fans of Tchaikovsky's holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” will find a combination of the familiar and the new in Sunday's production at Waco Hall.

Midway High School student indicted in fatal crash  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Midway High School student was indicted Wednesday in a Nov. 3 multivehicle accident in which a 54-year-old truck driver was killed.

Therrell, Adam Blake  Waco Tribune-Herald

Adam Blake Therrell. May 10, 1981 - June 5, 2018. Adam Blake Therrell, of Woodway, Texas, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Services will ...

Midway graduate pushes statewide policy on teacher-to-student cyber bullying  Waco Tribune-Herald

After backlash against her effort to change the Midway girls' mascot name, a graduate is pushing a statewide policy change to prevent cyber bullying by ...

Posey, Patrick  Waco Tribune-Herald

Patrick Posey. Dec. 5, 1965 - Apr. 4, 2018. Patrick Joe Posey lost his courageous battle with grade 4 glioblastoma (a form of brain cancer) surrounded by family ...

Crash in front of local high school wasn't real, but the impact was  KWTX

A graphic simulation of a deadly traffic crash Wednesday outside of a local high school was designed to have a lasting impact on the students.

Boy, 17, arrested at local high school, charged with sexual coercion  KWTX

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday at a local high school after a cellphone photograph taken during a consensual sexual encounter was used in an ...

Mills, Sloane Maria  Waco Tribune-Herald

Sloane Maria Mills. Dec. 8, 1988 - Dec. 28, 2018. Amber "SLOANE" Maria Mills, 30 of Hewitt, passed away December 28, 2018, in ICU at a local Hospital.

Hewitt: Miss Texas stops by local elementary school  KWTX

Miss Texas stopped by a local elementary school Friday.

UIL notified about brawl that ended local high school basketball game  KWTX

The University Interscholastic League has been notified about a brawl that brought a local high school basketball game to an abrupt end.

Fiddler's family reflects as famed Central Texas musician honored  KWTX

World-famous fiddle player Johnny Gimble has been officially inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame with the late musician's family accepting the honor ...

Waco events calendar: October-November 2018 | Waco Today  Waco Tribune-Herald

PBS documentary-maker Ken Burn is this year's speaker for the Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities, 3:30 p.m. in Waco Hall. Tickets are free, but only ...

CTX school to start using fire hoses to keep students safe during emergencies  KXXV News Channel 25

A Central Texas school district is using decommissioned fire hoses to increase safety in the classroom.

Waco: Baylor group's donation causes a stir in high school classroom  KWTX

There was a lot of excitement in Kristen McKerall's Life Skills class at Midway High School Wednesday.

Musicians with local ties collaborate on new album  KWTX

A local singer and songwriter who has backed up Grammy nominee Billy Joe Shaver for nearly 15 years is branching out, dropping his second album titled ...

Hundreds of local students walk out of class to call for new gun laws  KWTX

Hundreds of local students walked out of class Wednesday morning and gathered outside schools to honor the 17 students killed a month ago in a school ...

Midway principal’s background as intriguing as headline-making marriage proposal  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Midway Independent School District principal spent time in a national spotlight this week for an intriguing marriage proposal, and her journey from struggling ...

Midway audio-visual students' film lauded  Waco Tribune-Herald

Four Midway High School audio-visual production graduates were selected to attend this year's All-American High School Film Festival this fall in New York City.

Local graduates part of country mix at revamped Texas Music Blowout  Waco Tribune-Herald

Saturday's Texas country concert at the Extraco Events Center carries the title WACO 100 Texas Music Blowout, but for its opening act, it's more like a Waco ...

Midway soccer coach battles cancer with community behind him

Midway Boy's Varsity Soccer Coach Patrick Posey is battling cancer with the support of the Panther community.

Midway grad new handler for A&M mascot  Waco Tribune-Herald

Midway High School graduate Mia Miller made history at Texas A&M University, becoming the first woman in the role of mascot corporal as she became the new ...

Services scheduled for beloved former principal killed in crash  KWTX

Funeral services have been scheduled for a longtime local school principal who died in a one-vehicle crash that left her husband injured.

Mike Copeland: Strong economy; Cheese House closing; Revamped Bella Luna; Brake & Clutch Supply  Waco Tribune-Herald

Christmas is two days away, and though its true meaning transcends economics, one might find it difficult to imagine better conditions leading into the holiday ...

Midway ISD reports T-shirt scam targeting local businesses  Waco Tribune-Herald

A Fort Worth-based company called Touchdown Sports has captured the attention of the Better Business Bureau, which alleges the company has run scams ...

Spitzer, Richard H.  Waco Tribune-Herald

Richard H. Spitzer. March 30, 1944 - Oct. 23, 2018. Richard Henry Spitzer, 74, of Robinson, Texas, passed away, Tuesday, October, 23, 2018. Funeral services ...

$50 bill woman misplaced here arrives in the mail—from Kentucky  KWTX

A $50 bill that a woman misplaced during a local Christmas celebration arrived in an envelope mailed from a shoe company's distribution center in Kentucky.

Midway ISD student arrested, accused of selling drugs on campus  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 17-year-old Midway Independent School District student was arrested Tuesday after police say he was selling prescription pills on school property, Woodway ...

Marlin coach on Mystique: 'One of the most complete players I've seen'  KWTX

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) With a trip to the 2018 state championship tournament on the line, Marlin's Mystique Womack did something sitting down that a few ...

Local achievements: Aug. 31, 2018  Waco Tribune-Herald

Class acts. Phoebe Park, a 2018 graduate of Midway High School, received a second-place scholarship of $1,000 through the National Spanish Examinations.

Midway junior receives national Young Artist Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

Haeun Moon, a 16-year-old violinist from Woodway, has won “From the Top's” Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, a national scholarship for extraordinary ...

Midway ISD grieves deaths of 2 longtime educators within 24 hours  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Midway ISD family is mourning the loss of two longtime educators who died within 24 hours of each other Monday and Tuesday.

Body of recent Midway High grad found in vicinity of battered car  Waco Tribune-Herald

The body of Lacharles Montgomery was found late Friday following a nearly 21-hour search by police and fire personnel, game wardens and local volunteers.

Pledger, Hal Warren  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hal Warren Pledger. April 18, 1946 - January 5, 2019. Hal Warren Pledger gracefully passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, in Waco, Texas, after ...

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