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  • By Bob Massey | Herald correspondent
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Nolanville voters will consider one contested council race and a proposition to fund road repairs and maintenance.

While the upcoming Nov. 7 election lacks the flare of a presidential or gubernatorial race, voters still must decide the fate of seven proposed state constitutional amendments.

The statewide gas price average in Texas on Saturday afternoon was $2.26 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price was 6 cents less than last week and 22 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year.

Growth in Killeen continues to boom with permits popping up for new businesses and ongoing construction dotted around the city. New strip malls and entertainment options are expected to open their doors soon, and a new restaurant is also on the way. Regardless of tastes, there will soon be s…

A robbery in northeast Killeen Friday night sent two juvenile males to the hospital, according to a press release from the Killeen Police Department.

BELTON — The family of a Killeen toddler who died in the care of an unlicensed day care center isn’t pleased that the Bell County district attorney’s office has not pressed charges against the woman who ran the day care.

A middle man was appointed to help determine the value of the land Hubert Norman Kott — a former CFO for a Killeen lumber company accused of embezzling $2.2 million — will have to give up as a part of restitution payments.

After saying a massive bond issue — that could be in excess of $200 million — would not likely go to voters before November 2018, Killeen Independent School District Superintendent John Craft is now moving toward May 2018 for the bond election.

A Killeen man faces a charge of aggravated assault-bodily injury with a deadly weapon based on an incident that occurred nearly a month ago.

A 29-year-old man was a victim of a shooting in the 1600 block of Fourth Street in north Killeen, Killeen police said in a news release Friday.

A Killeen Police Department vehicle is parked out front of the Econo Lodge in Killeen Friday evening. According to KPD spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez, detectives with the Organized Crime Unit executed a narcotics search warrant at the hotel at 2:28 p.m. One person is in custody.

A former staff sergeant who served with the Fort Hood master sergeant who Texas Rangers say shot himself following a police pursuit in rural Bell County on Oct. 12 remembered his supervisor as a “perfectionist” and friendly outside of work.

BELTON — The two former Killeen firefighters charged with stealing money from a firefighters’ association pleaded guilty in front of 27th Judicial District Court Judge John Gauntt on Thursday.

Bruce Bowles Jr., assistant professor of English and director of the University Writing Center at Texas A&M University-Central Texas, has noticed, “Students are so intimidated by writing.” When he points out how they do a lot of writing every day on social media, they are amazed.

Killeen City Council member and civic leader Juan Rivera said 83 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power and water and residents have to walk a distance comparable to walking from Killeen to Belton to obtain buckets of water.

A Texas Department of Public Safety hearing determined that Killeen boater Jason Bernal wasn’t intoxicated when he allegedly backed up a houseboat that led to the deaths of 37-year-old Patrick Oliver and his 4-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn Oliver.

A Killeen man accused of stabbing someone trying to protect the victim’s mother was indicted by a Bell County grand jury Wednesday.

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died of an apparent gunshot wound Oct. 14 in Killeen, according to a news release from the Fort Hood Press Center.