COPPERAS COVE – The Copperas Cove Animal Shelter will host its monthly free Adoption Event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the shelter, 1601 N. First St./North FM 116.
Central Texas College recently expanded its course and degree program offerings online. The new programs range from business to computers to child development and logistics. Each new program leads to an associate degree or certificate of completion.
The University of Texas A&M-Central Texas student affairs officials have announced that the university has been selected as a National Association of Student Personnel Administrators LEAD Initiative Institution for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Texas Education Agency sided with a parent on most of her points in a complaint filed against the Killeen Independent School District.
A local nonprofit benefiting children with special needs will be building a new inclusive playground the weekend of Sept. 21.
The Transportation Safety Administration wants all Texas residents to make sure they have an updated driver’s license or other acceptable form of identification before they try to board an airplane late next year.
A crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle was reported to Killeen Police Thursday night. A social media post indicated the crash happened at the corner of East Hallmark Avenue and Trimmier Road. Police department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said Friday that the crash was called in to 911 a…
At a hearing on Friday a jury trial date was set for a Killeen man accused of shooting and killing a 17-year-old man in February.
Killeen drivers should be aware of lane closures on Rancier Avenue next week.
A 13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital Tuesday with minor injuries after a pencil attack.
ROCKDALE — A Rockdale man was arrested Thursday by investigators and charged with possession of child pornography.
BELTON — A man accused of recording himself sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl decided to waive his formal arraignment and have the court enter a “not guilty” plea on the second-degree felony charge of sexual assault of a child under the age of 17.
BELTON — The court will enter “not guilty” pleas for a Killeen couple accused in the death of their 2-month-old child who died in February, according to court officials.
Central Texas College will host a free Constitution Day event from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the campus library. Guest speaker will be Leighann Temple, a CTC government professor. She will address the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and discuss the women’s right to vote movement. The pres…
Peacekeepers is presenting a two-hour workshop on the Texas A&M University-Central Texas campus later this month.
The 11th annual Harker Heights Food, Wine & Brew Fest will be from 2 to 10 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Harker Heights Community Park, 1501 E. Farm-to-Market 2410. General admission tickets are $25 each, and includes five 1-ounce samplings of wine or beer, a souvenir glass, a wine and beer tasti…
The Killeen area can look forward to a dry weekend, with no rain in the forecast until early next week.
The “Meet Your Mate” Nolanville Night Market will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13 at 204 Main St., Nolanville. The free event will include a pop-up dog park, pet adoptions, artisans, vendors, food, music, and more.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Harker Heights Police Department is trying to identify a man sought in connection with an ID/theft by fraud case at Sam’s Club. The department posted pictures of the man on HHPD’s Facebook page Thursday. Detectives are hoping to identify and question the man about the ca…
The ninth annual Lowbrow Tattoo Convention will be from noon to midnight Sept. 13; noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 14; and noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Harker Heights Event Center, 710 Edwards Drive. Friday the 13th tattoo specials will be running Sept. 13. A car show will also be featured in the pa…
KEMPNER – The Kempner City Council met Thursday for the first time since the sudden resignation of three city employees on Tuesday, leaving the city with one full-time, salaried employee, Police Chief Jesus “Jesse” Cerda.
The list of potential Killeen city manager candidates has slimmed down to eight from 29 as of Thursday night.
Six Temple residents were arrested Thursday by federal and state authorities on narcotics trafficking charges in connection with a conspiracy to distribute drugs across Central Texas.
The fire in southwest Killeen Sunday that left two mobile homes uninhabitable was caused by a grill outside the residence, according to Capt. Ethan Gingerich with the Killeen Fire Department.
Killeen is ranked fifth in the “Best Places to Live in Texas” study conducted by US News and World Reports.
Just days after the tragedy now known by its two-number date — 9/11 — children and teachers across the Killeen area were waving flags and parading together around school buildings.
BELTON — Karl Rove, former President George W. Bush’s top advisor and a Republican strategist, is coming to Bell County next week.
A Killeen man who went on trial this week for armed assault was found not guilty on Thursday.
One local woman’s painful past will be available for all to see this weekend.
The Harker Heights Food, Wine & Brew Fest is back again for residents and visitors to sample new craft brews, wine, and culinary delights. Get your dance on later this weekend at the Hispanic Heritage Festival and enjoy some cultural music and food. Or, acquire some new ink with Friday t…
The 13th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 WS Young Drive. Traditional flamenco and ballet folklorico dances, mariachi, food, vendors, and more will be available. Tickets at the gate are $35 each, kids 12-17 are…
George Powell should be released soon from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice while he waits for a new trial, his attorney said.