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Waco-area news briefs: Friday's '20/20' to focus on Joe Bryan case

Waco-area news briefs: Friday's '20/20' to focus on Joe Bryan case

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Walking Tales at Oakwood

The Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild will present Walking Tales from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Oakwood Cemetery, 2124 S. Fifth St.

Interpreters, many in period dress, stationed throughout the cemetery will give voice to many renowned, legendary and infamous personalities laid to rest there.

The event is free. For more information, call 254-717-1763.

Brew at the Zoo

Brew at the Zoo will run from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Cameron Park Zoo, 1704 N. Fourth St.

The animals will be tucked away for the night at 7:30, and bars will close at 9:30. Tickets include a tasting cup and up to 12 samples. No one younger than 21 will be permitted to enter.

Rise Up! Waco gala

Rise Up! Waco will have a dinner gala at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Baylor Club in McLane Stadium, 1001 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., featuring former NFL player Michael Oher. The gala will include a live question and answer session with Oher, subject of the movie “The Blind Side” and Super Bowl winner.

For more information, call 254-753-1144.

Bryan case highlighted

The program “20/20” will focus on the 1985 killing of Clifton school teacher Mickey Bryan from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday on ABC. The two-hour episode, which presents the case for her husband Joe’s innocence and features novelist John Grisham, also will stream on Hulu and Clifton High School principal Joe Bryan was found guilty of his wife’s murder and served 32 years in prison, although he maintained his innocence and was released on parole in March last year.

Submit printed or typed items to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco, 76702-2588; fax 757-0302; or email

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