Press Release Archive

Press releases are distributed through the Municipal Information Office nearly every day on a variety of topics increasing awareness of government services and activities. (Releases will be added here weekly.)

March 2015

3-25-15: Dodge Ram Unveils New Texas Ranger Concept Truck

3-25-15: Easter Egg Hunts at the Community Centers Set for This Saturday

3-23-15: Cameron Park Zoo Welcomes Baby Ring-Tailed Lemur

3-18-15: Public Health District Partners with Baylor University in Conducting Healthy Habits Survey

3-17-15: City Welcomes New Director of Library Services

3-12-15: Traffic Accident Takes Out Signal Pole at 18th and Columbus

3-10-15: Road Closure at Laurel Lake and Wooded Acres Dr.

3-4-15: Portion of Lake Shore Dr. Closed Due to Ice

3-3-15: City of Waco & TxDOT to Host Public Meeting at Bledsoe-Miller Center March 5

February 2015

2-28-15: Traffic Signals Out at New Road and Erath

2-27-15: Final Filings for Waco City Council Elections

2-24-15: Filings for Waco City Council Elections

2-23-15: Youth Stories and Artwork Sought for Library’s “Every Hero Has a Story” Contest

2-20-15: Waco MPO to Meet Tuesday to Discuss TIP Amendment

2-19-15: Waco Water Utilities Warns Customers About Water Bill Payment Scam

2-11-15: Road Closures in Steinbeck Bend Rd. Area

2-6-15: Special Presentation to a Heroic Retired Waco Firefighter

2-4-15: Lake Waco Wetlands to Host Community Fishing Day This Saturday

2-3-15: Author to Present Program on Researching, Writing Family History

2-2-15: Traffic Signal Out at 18th St. and Clay Ave.

January 2015

1-30-15: Update on Filings for Waco City Council Elections

1-28-15: First Day Filings for Waco City Council Elections

1-28-15: City Elections Filing Deadlines: Today is the First Day to File for a Place on the Ballot

1-26-15: Waco to Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Brazos River Demonstration Wetland


1-15-15: City of Waco Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

1-12-15: Waco-McLennan County Health District Participates in Veggie Van Launch

December 2014

12-9-14: Community Fishing Day at the Lake Waco Wetlands

12-9-14: WCCC-TV Gives Viewers the Feeling of Being at the Waco Wonderland and Christmas Parade LIVE

12-8-14: Public Meeting Announcement- East Waco Library Renovation

12-4-14: Mammoth Site Celebrates 5th Anniversary Friday, December 5

12-2-14: Waco Wonderland Time Change for Saturday Tree Lighting & Fireworks

12-2-14: Public Meeting at Dewey Community Center on Monday, December 15

November 2014

11-24-14: City of Waco Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule (Second Release)

11-21-14: City of Waco Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

11-21-14: Waco MPO to Meet November 25 Regarding Transportation Improvement Plan

11-19-14: Waco Wonderland Skating Tickets Are Now on Sale

11-17-14: Cameron Park Zoo Announces Hatching of 2 Baby Komodo Dragons

11-11-14: South Waco Community Center to Host Annual Fall Garage Sale Saturday

11-11-14: Number of Flu Cases on the Rise in McLennan County

11-10-14: New Fire Station #7 Open House Set for Wednesday, November 12

11-10-14: Special Veterans Day Programming on Waco City Cable Channel

11-6-14: Waco Veterans Day Parade to be Broadcast Live World Wide

October 2014

10-27-14: Waco MPO to Host Public Informational Meetings on Transportation Plan

10-24-14: McLennan County Infectious Disease Response Planning

10-15-14: WCCC-TV Premiering New Programming

10-15-14: Mayor Duncan to Unveil Exciting Plans for Waco Animal Shelter Renovations

10-10-14: October 14th is Engineering Day in Waco

10-7-14: City Channel to Take Viewers On Live Walk Around HOT Fair and Rodeo

10-6-14: Waco Joins Food Day in a Nationwide Celebration & Health Movement

10-5-14: Final Storm Damage Report from Office of Emergency Management

10-4-14: Storm Update #3 as of 12 Noon Saturday, October 4th

10-3-14: City Responds to Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Waco

10-3-14: Storm Update as of 1:35 p.m. Friday, October 3rd

10-3-14: Update on October 2 Storm Damage as of 10 a.m. This Morning

10-2-14: Update on October 2 Storm Damage

10-1-14: Lake Waco Wetlands to Host Open House on Saturday, October 4

September 2014

9-30-14: Discover History for Yourself at 14th Annual Genealogy Lock-In

9-30-14: South Waco Community Center Hosts Tae Kwon Do Classes

9-30-14: South Waco Community Center to Hold Fall Garage Sale on October 11

9-30-14: Flu Vaccine available at the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District

9-26-14: Ram Truck Announces Texas Rangers Partnership

9-25-14: WCCC-TV Gives Viewers the Feeling of Being at the Cultural Arts Fest LIVE

9-18-14: Update on Downtown Riverfront Development

9-18-14: Boots & Badges 50 Year Celebration at Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum

9-12-14: West Nile Virus Update for McLennan County

9-9-14: Brazos Park East Trail Extension Ribbon-Cutting Set for Sept. 11

August 2014

8-22-14: Waco MPO to Meet Tuesday, August 26

8-15-14: Closures Planned for Parts of Lake Shore Dr. Next Week

8-12-14: Waco Police to Begin Enforcing New Parking Ordinance Starting Sept. 1

Printer Friendly Parking Ordinance Flyer

8-8-14: State Artist to show at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

8-4-14: Neighborhoods Unite to Host National Night Out Events

8-4-14: Number of Shigellosis Cases in McLennan County Continues to Increase

8-1-14: Portions of Austin Avenue to Close Saturday for Resurfacing

July 2014

7-29-14: City Seeks Volunteer Help for Water Sampling

7-25-14: Cameron Park, Street Closures During Tri-Waco Triathlon

7-24-14: City of Waco to Host Free Pet Microchip Clinic Saturday

7-21-14: Mayor Duncan to Announce SpayStreet Waco Progress, Kick Off Shelter Fundraiser

7-21-14: Brush and Debris Removal Update

7-18-14: Cameron Park Zoo Has a New King Cobra

7-18-14: Waco MPO Policy Board to Meet Tuesday, July 22

7-17-14: Brush, Tree, Limb Removal Update

7-17-14: Bad Weather May Affect Flights in DFW, Waco

7-15-14: City of Waco and WMARSS Wins Competitive Grant For New Wetland

7-11-14: SpayStreet Waco Program Approaches 1-Year Goal for Surgeries, Microchips

7-7-14: Waco Solid Waste Services Update on Brush, Downed Limb Pickup

7-3-14: Annual Waco Water Quality Report is Now Available

7-2-14: Downtown Streets, Portion of Riverwalk to Close for Fourth on the Brazos Celebration

7-1-14: Waco City Cable Channel to Air Live Fireworks

7-1-14: Fourth on the Brazos, H-E-B Fireworks Set for Friday in Downtown Waco

7-1-14: Public Comment Sought on First Street Cemetery Reburial, Memorialization Plans

June 2014

6-27-14: Friday (July 4) Trash Pickup Moves to Wednesday (July 2) Next Week

6-24-14: Waco Solid Waste Services Update: Brush, Downed Limb Collection

6-24-14: Public Health District Injury Study Released Today

6-20-14: A Presentation on the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course Resource Conservation Project

6-20-14: Join Cameron Park Zoo in Celebrating World Giraffe Day

6-19-14: Health District to Participate in National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

6-16-14: Cameron Park Zoo's New Baby Orangutan Goes Outdoors

6-13-14: Summer Children's Performances at the Library

6-9-14: Water Leak Repair Underway at Lake Shore Drive/Hillcrest Drive

May 2014

5-20-14: Cameron Park Zoo Announces "It's a Girl!"

5-16-14: Cottonwood Creek Golf Course to Participate in Resource Conservation Project

5-15-14: Waco Team Participates in Public Health Leadership Program

5-2-14: Cameron Park Zoo to Host Baby Shower for Orangutan Couple Sun., May 4

5-2-14: Free Microchip Clinic for Pets Tomorrow, May 3

5-2-14: Waco MPO Invites Public to Attend Meetings Regarding Future Transportation Needs

5-2-14: Historic Preservation Excellence Awards Ceremony Set for May 8

April 2014

4-30-14: Health District to Celebrate Tobacco/ Nicotine-Free Worksite Status With May 1 “Go Green” Event

4-28-14: Cameron Park Zoo Welcomes Another Baby Ring-Tailed Lemur

4-22-14: New SpayStreet Waco to Help Citizens Comply with Law, Reduce Number of Homeless Dogs and Cats in Waco

4-21-14: New Community Walking Trail Open in East Waco

4-17-14: Waco MPO to Meet, Receive Public Comment Tuesday at HOTCOG

4-14-14: Friday Trash Pickup Moves to Wednesday This Week

4-10-14: Downtown Transportation Study Open House Today

4-9-14: Free Concert in Downtown Waco This Friday

4-4-14: Cameron Park Zoo welcomes a baby Ring-tailed Lemur

4-1-14: Meet Kai, Cameron Park Zoo's New Lion

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