Information for West explosion memorial service - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

WACO

Information for West explosion memorial service

Posted:
WACO -

A memorial service to remember the firefighters and first responders who died in the tragic West explosion will be held Thursday at the Ferrell Center on the campus of Baylor University. The service is organized by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force.

The service will be attended by the families of the first responders, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the Governor of Texas Rick Perry and other elected officials. President Obama and Governor Perry will deliver remarks.

The event is open to the public and space will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

VENUE INFORMATION

The memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Doors at the Ferrell Center will open at 11 a.m. and will remain open until 1:45 p.m. or capacity.

All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids, firearms, or signs will be allowed in the venue. Cell phones and cameras will be permitted.

PARKING

Public parking will be available in lots C and D at the Ferrell Center. Public parking will also be available at Floyd Casey Stadium with shuttles starting at 10 a.m.

STREET CLOSURES

University Parks from Babgy Avenue to LaSalle Avenue will be closed starting at 10:30 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m.

University Parks from Gurley Avenue to LaSalle Avenue will be closed starting at 10:50 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m.

LaSalle Avenue (Business 77) will be closed from 1st Street to Marlin Highway (South Loop).

For the entirety of the event, University Parks Drive between Babgy Avenue and LaSalle Avenue, and LaSalle between University Parks Drive and Marlin Highway (South Loop), will remain closed.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Charges Filed Against Former Justice of the Peace

    Charges Filed Against Former Justice of the Peace

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:44:00 GMT
    Federal charges were filed Friday against former McLennan County Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone.The complaint alleges she stole Social Security Income benefits from a friend's account for which she was cosignatory .According to defense attorney Thomas West, after the friend died, the Social Security Administration continued sending checks.SSI investigated and recovered more than $40,000 in overpaid benefits. When notified there was some benefit money missing, Laster Boone admitted to ...More >>
    Federal charges were filed Friday against former McLennan County Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone.The complaint alleges she stole Social Security Income benefits from a friend's account for which she was cosignatory .According to defense attorney Thomas West, after the friend died, the Social Security Administration continued sending checks.SSI investigated and recovered more than $40,000 in overpaid benefits. When notified there was some benefit money missing, Laster Boone admitted to ...More >>
  • WACO

    DEA Sets Stricter Rules for Common Painkiller

    DEA Sets Stricter Rules for Common Painkiller

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:16:10 GMT
    A common painkiller may be tougher to prescribe and obtain starting October.More >>
    A common painkiller may be tougher to prescribe and obtain starting October.More >>
  • TEMPLE

    Math STARR Test Requirement Will Not Count for 2014-2015

    Math STARR Test Requirement Will Not Count for 2014-2015

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:14:03 GMT
    Students will have a year to transition to revised curriculum standards for the STARR test.  More >>
    Students will have a year to transition to revised curriculum standards for the STARR test.  More >>
Powered by WorldNow

News Channel 25 KXXV-TV
P.O. Box 2522
Waco, TX 76702

Phone Numbers:
Main: 254-754-2525
Tip Line: 254-757-2525

Links
Contact Us
KXXV Employment Opportunites
FCC Filings
Advertise on KXXV

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXXV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.