• October 28, 2016


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Dental offices seek candy for Operation Troop Treats

Local Kool Smiles dental offices are asking children to stop by today through Nov. 5 and donate trick-or-treat candy for a good cause.

Heights Council to consider new Pet Adoption Center

The Harker Heights City Council today will consider authorizing City Manager David Mitchell to negotiate an architectural and engineering contract for an addition to the city’s Pet Adoption Center.

CTC hosts first-ever alumni reception

The Central Texas College Alumni Association will host its first-ever Alumni of Distinction reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the Anderson Campus Center (Building 156) The free event is open to the public.

Petco awards grant to Killeen Animal Services

Killeen Animal Services announced Wednesday it has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support funding that will be used to aid the Killeen shelter’s ongoing spay and neuter program and the care of animals that can be entered into the adoption program.

Attorney recesses Morrissey hearing

A hearing about the termination of a former Killeen police officer recessed Tuesday afternoon at the Killeen Police Department Headquarters on Community Boulevard.

FM 2670 project begins

The Texas Department of Transportation-Waco District has begun a construction project to increase safety along Farm-to-Market 2670, southwest of Killeen, in Bell County.

Texas A&M-Central Texas hosting 2nd annual archaeology fair Thursday

Texas A&M University-Central Texas is joining in partnership with the Fort Hood Director of Public Works-Cultural Resources Branch to celebrate its second annual Archaeology Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday.

Vendors sought for holiday festival in Killeen

The Celebrate Killeen Committee is seeking vendors and performers to participate in Holiday Under the Stars on Dec. 2 and 3.

Vietnam veterans invited to seminar on hepatitis C

The Vietnam Vets of America Association will host a workshop for veterans of the war during the group’s state conference tonight at the Shilo Hotel in Killeen.

Closure scheduled part of Killeen's Greenwood Avenue

Killeen’s Greenwood Avenue, between North 22nd Street and Alexander Street, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday.

CTC nursing department hosts job fair

The Central Texas College Nursing Department hosted a job fair Wednesday at the CTC Nursing Center.

Police: Stolen debit card used to purchase iPad

A burglar who stole a debit card from a vehicle Sept. 4 in Killeen used that card to purchase an iPad at the Harker Heights Wal-Mart, police say.

Central Texas Marines group hosting birthday breakfast

BELTON — The Central Texas Marines will host a Marine Corps Birthday Breakfast at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple on Nov. 12 starting at 7:30 a.m.

Cove hires new city secretary

COPPERAS COVE — The city has hired Lucy Aldrich as its new city secretary. Aldrich began work on Monday.

Killeen police looking for man who fled after shooting

Killeen police are looking for a man who fled on foot after a 38-year-old man was shot and killed during an altercation at a gas station in northeast Killeen Friday night.

Heights mobile home fire under investigation

HARKER HEIGHTS — An investigation is ongoing in the city after a Wednesday fire began in a doublewide mobile home on the 200 block of East Valley Road.

Kempner church hosting annual food drive

The First United Methodist Church in Kempner will be hosting its annual food pantry Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., accepting donated food items from area residents and businesses.

Firefighters to give away smoke detectors

In conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association’s “Don’t wait, check the date: campaign,” members of the Killeen Fire Department will take applications for free smoke detectors Saturday.

Family, pets displaced after Cove house fire

COPPERAS COVE — Fire destroyed a home on the 200 block of East Hogan Drive in Copperas Cove on Monday.

VFW Post 8577 to host elections town hall

COPPERAS COVE — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 will host a town hall meeting for four candidates for state and national office today at 6 p.m. at 1506 Veterans Ave.

Car crashes into Killeen elementary school

The Killeen Police Department responded to a call of a car crashing into Sugar Loaf Elementary School late Friday night.

Section of Rancier Avenue in Killeen to close next week

Eastbound lanes of Rancier Avenue, between 10th Street and 18th Street in Killeen, will be closed weekdays, beginning Monday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for about two weeks.

Launch into space with Killeen native aboard delayed

MOSCOW — Russia’s space agency says a manned launch to the International Space Station that had been scheduled for Friday has been postponed.

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