"to found a Baptist university in Texas upon a plan so broad that the requirements of existing conditions would be fully met, and that would be susceptible of enlargement and development to meet the needs of all ages to come."
Baylor announced this afternoon that residents of West, Texas, the site of the fertilizer plant explosion in April that killed 15 people, can attend the October 5, 2013 game against West Virginia for free. First responders are also invited.
I'm trying not to get too excited about this one since similar projects pop up every few years, never to be heard from again after the initial hubbub dies down and the people involved fail to get the funding they need. But I'm failing.
In just a few short hours, Baylor and Waco will welcome numerous dignitaries, including President Barack Obama, to campus for the memorial services in the Ferrell Center. How we as a community act will speak volumes. Be excellent.
The small town just north of Waco on IH-35 known mostly for its kolaches may be known for something else tonight, as reports are coming in from twitter that an explosion has taken place at a fertilizer plant there. Damage estimates so far can only b