Behind the Story

Monthly - first Friday with encores Sunday and Monday
Ryland Barton
Ryland Barton

Expanding beyond the three-and-a-half  minute news piece you've heard on KWBU, Ryland Barton shares more of the interview that didn't make it into the story, but is still interesting and relevant to the topic.  Behind the Story airs the first Friday of the month  at 12:30 with encore airings Sunday at 3pm and Monday 8pm.  

Local News
12:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Behind the Story: Food Insecurity, Food Deserts

McLennan County Food Desert Project, Baylor University

This week we’re turning our attention towards poverty and hunger in Waco. First KWBU’s Jill Ament recently reported on a new program at Waco ISD called Meals on the Bus. The initiative strives to provide meals for students students on free or reduced lunches even during the summer. And their families too, turn to this program to get the meals they need. Now Waco ISD is initiating a new program to try and boost participation in the program. Jill sat down with Kelsey Miller from Baylor’s Texas Hunger Initiative.

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Art and Culture
12:09 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Behind The Story: Paranormal Activity

Mike and Cindy Jacobus
Courtsey of Mclennan County Paranormal Investigations

This week we told you about Mike and Cindy Jacobus, the founders of Mclennan County Paranormal Investigations. They’re ghost hunters--yep just like the reality TV show--and they’ve started their own Ghost Tour in Waco. From its fame as “Six Shooter Junction” in the 1800s to the Tornado that leveled downtown in 1953, Waco has its fair share of ghoulish stories. And the Jacobus couple are here to tell them.


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