Around We Go…

Life on the Circle... In the heart of Waco sits one of the city’s most frequented areas....

Making a Stand for the American Dream

There is a burned-out building near 25th Street and Bosque Boulevard. Graffiti and black scorch marks cover its three standing walls,...

Breakfast and Burgers

Cupps Drive-In, an original fast-food restaurant located at 1424 Speight Avenue...

“Let the Little Children Come to Me”

Khadijah Lindsey doesn’t want to be homecoming queen. Sitting in the Community Training Center like she does every Tuesday and Thursday,...

From Firefighter to Fire-starter

Two gleaming, silver axes sit suspended on a wall bursting with plaques and awards for achievements like two-time Department Fireman of the Year and Texas Paramedic of the Year. The humble, snug office space simply can’t hold all the honors Jimmy Stewart earned during his 22 years as a firefighter,...

Talitha Koum

Behind every great team stands a great coach. Nan Holmes lives to serve that purpose as the director of the Talitha Koum Institute where groundbreaking research is believed to soon change the way a child’s brain development pattern was once thought to process....

A nonprofit providing a financial foundation

Amid the insurance companies and doctors’ offices, the Waco Foundation, a $60 million enterprise, serves to help fund the community’s nonprofit organizations by giving grants and scholarships to organizations and students in the Waco community....

When they need us

Donna Hurst and her husband, Randall Stuckey, 54, have lived in Waco for seven years and have spent the past two years volunteering as foster parents for the Humane Society of Central Texas....

Pay it forward

High school students with intermediate certification by the IRS volunteer to directly help prepare tax returns at no charge through sponsorship. Students are prepared and constantly practicing their business skills in the classroom....

More than memory

Cindi Moore has a talent: She knows everything about you. Mention anybody connected to the Waco Baptist Academy, and Moore, the principal, can tell you all about that person. Point to any of the school’s more than 160 students. Go ahead, pick one....

In the name of love

Inside they sipped drinks and dreamed of anything but Jesus. This scene, formerly a foreign world, is now commonplace for Emily Mills, a Baylor alumna and founder of Jesus Said Love, a local nonprofit ministering to strippers....