Category: Spring 2019

One More Girl to Save

Sex trafficking detective does work with national impact Story by Corrine Moore | Photos by Aadil Sheikh | Illustration by Megan Rule In September 2017, the International Labor Organization estimated that 24.9 million men, women, and children were victims of human trafficking around the globe. Every day, victims are...

Waco Wings

Local pilot shares stories from the sky Story and Photos by Andi Risk Just to the left of the Waco Regional Airport lies the Texas Aero building – the hands and feet of operation for many Waco airplanes. On this bright, sunny day, Tommy Miller stood outside enjoying the...

The Greek American Dream

Family bring traditional Greek cuisine to Waco Story and Photos by Cameron Bocanegra It is a sunny afternoon in Greece by the time 3-month-old and first generation Wacoan Kalliroi Kelly-Lentis wakes in her crib. She has her father’s blue eyes, with a tint of gold from her mother. The...

Being Their Rock

Children’s program director does more than just help students after school Story by Emily Edwards | Photos by Katie Christofferson Mission Waco has a significant impact on the local community, and especially on children. McKenzie Miller, the heart and organizer behind the children and youth programs, plays a big...

Double Shift

Keeping Baylor clean and safe Story and Photos by Megan Rule The sun rises slowly, filling the Texas sky with gorgeous shades of pink, blue and orange. The dew begins to melt off the grass as the warmth of the morning kisses the cold night air goodbye. Building doors...

Movie Magic

Gracie’s movie collection plays important role within Treasure City Flea Market Story by Cole Niles | Photos by Andi Risk It’s a cold Saturday morning in Waco, Texas. Gracie Shelton pulls her car into the lot of Treasure City Flea Market with a few boxes in her passenger seat,...

Coffee Art

New wave coffee shop owner makes a print on local art scene Story and Photos by Bradi Zapata For Andreas Zaloumis, owner of Third Space Theory coffee cart, “THRST,” each day introduces new community, adventure and destinations. Thursday through Saturday, he puts on the hat of a coffee guru...

Driving for Joy

Bus driver comes out of retirement to continue doing what he loves Story by Megan Rule | Photos by Bevin Mairura Freddie Buhl, a bus driver for the Waco Transit System, walks into the Waco Transit Center after a long day of driving around Baylor University’s campus, with a...

I Moved to Waco and Opened a Mosque

Local family finds home in faith Story by McKenzie Oviatt | Photos by Emma Bakke Practicing your faith in America looks vastly different to practicing your faith in other parts of the world. When Southern Baptists worship in the religious stronghold of Waco, there is an added social pressure...