After much anticipation Hippodrome theatre staff announced this afternoon the date for the official opening gala for Waco’s historic theatre. The three day event plans to ring in a new chapter in Hippodrome history.
In this week’s Waco Weekly we talk about what it’s like to be tried by a student court at University High, McLane Stadium’s high tech digs, and how conservationists are trying to bring back bobwhite quail through prairie restoration.
Quail hunting season opens this weekend. And there’s new hope that the bobwhite quail is making a rebound. The population has dropped off by about 75 percent over the last 40 years—partly because their grassy habitats have been depleted by development and cattle grazing. Conservationists are trying to get more landowners to restore native prairies on their property.