A pair of special needs Central Texas high school students who attended prom together made a pre-prom stop at the Cameron Park Zoo where a local author was signing copies of a book she wrote in hopes of sparking conversations about those with disabilities.
The parents of a Central Texas boy who has faced a mountain of challenges during his short life responded with tears as cheers as doctors removed the breathing tube their son has needed almost since birth.
Like football fans without tickets, friends and family, kept out of a local hospital by COVID-19 restrictions, tailgated outside while inside a Central Texas woman, accompanied by her husband, gave birth to a 6-pound 8-ounce baby girl.
When National Guard troops called to duty during the historic Central Texas freeze ran low on food, the owners of a local restaurant made sure they were fed, even while faced with a flood from burst pipes.
Five families with members who have special needs or serious illnesses have returned from a weeklong trip of a lifetime, co-sponsored by a local foundation that seeks to spread joy to those who may be most in need of it.
An effort is underway to help the 10 members of an extended local family, almost all of them battling COVID-19, who escaped with their lives but little else from their burning house thanks to the one adult resident who didn’t have the virus and could smell the smoke.
A high school teacher who contracted COVID-19 in late March 2020 and spent 16 days on a ventilator got vaccinated against the virus this week and is encouraging everybody to do the same as soon as they can.
Two Central Texas high school varsity basketball teams worked together to help a senior player with cerebral palsy and other challenges score the first points of his varsity career in a moving moment caught on camera.