MOODY -- The Moody Community Library will host Cookies & Milk With Santa on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. The library is located at 108 5th Street in Moody. Children are invited to join in Christmas music, hear a story, visit with Santa and have some cookies and milk.
Indian Spring Middle School had five students qualify for the All-Region 8 Honor Band. Clarinet players are (from left) Omar Martinez, Sebastian Barragan and Navion Washington; and euphonium players are (from left) Anahie Segura and Vanessa Manriquez. Band directors are Stephanie Salazar and Nathaniel Tubbs.
Caritas of Waco is being awarded a matching grant from an anonymous supporter to encourage contributions during December. Under the grant, donations to Caritas received through Dec. 31 will be matched up to $25,000.
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AUSTIN -- Texans don't have to worry about wishing each other a "Merry Christmas" any more. Texas Values, a faith-based political advocacy group, on Monday hosted an educational event at the state capital to make sure Texans knew about House Bill 308, legislation known as the Merry Christmas Law passed by Texas lawmakers this year and signed by Governor Rick Perry.
WACO -- Baylor Football Coach Art Briles has been named the Big 12 Coach of the Year by the Associated Press. Briles, who lead Baylor to its first Big 12 championship, was also named Region 4 Coach Of The year by the American Football Coaches Association.