Fourth of July is right around the corner, and Herald staff reporter
Copperas Cove, Killeen and Harker Heights, all fireworks are banned in Cove, and any use of them could result in fines.
Fourth of July is right around the corner, and Herald staff reporter James Harper has a great story on everyone's favorite way to celebrate the holiday.
Thanks in-part to the rain we've had this year, it doesn't appear that any burn bans will hamper plans for Central Texans to celebrate the 4th with fireworks purchased from local vendors. However, most central Texas cities do have prohibitions when it comes to setting them off within city limits. In Copperas Cove, Killeen and Harker Heights, all fireworks are banned in Cove, and any use of them could result in fines.
An accident that occurred just before midnight Saturday in the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 190 left an unidentified man in critical condition after he was hit by numerous vehicles, according to a news release from the Killeen Police Department. Read more
The Sunday Fun Day and Pop-Up Market will be at the Killeen Farmer’s Market this weekend, with vendor and food trucks available for visitors to browse and shop. Read more
Metroplex Hospital in Killeen will host the 31st annual Silver Classic 5K Run and 3K Walk on Sunday at the hospital building as part of the Cen-Tex Race Series. Read more