Bell County will receive a $3.1 million grant for security improvements at Robert Gray Army Airfield and Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday.
To coincide with Fort Hood’s holiday break, the Killeen Independent School District and Copperas Cove Independent School District will begin their winter breaks with an early dismissal Friday.
Fort Hood and its soldiers will see a direct impact from the nearly $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act signed into law Tuesday by President Donald Trump.
Two people charged in connection with a string of early-October robberies were indicted by a Bell County grand jury Wednesday.
A Savannah Strong Block Party will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday in Copperas Cove to benefit 16-year-old Savannah Lewis and her struggle with cancer.
The Killeen Police Department is searching for a person of interest in a homicide that occurred Nov. 9, 2015.
Flu season peaked early this year in Central Texas, which means more people are going to get sick as winter continues.
FORT HOOD — Harker Heights resident John W. Diem will be promoted into the senior executive service as civilian executive director of the U.S. Army Operational Test Command in a ceremony at its headquarters on post at 2 p.m. Friday.
A Killeen felon could get up to 10 years in prison after being charged with possessing a firearm.
District middle school championship teams were honored at Tuesday’s Killeen Independent School District board of trustees’ meeting.
COPPERAS COVE — Construction on the new Copperas Cove Independent School District administration building on Main Street is ahead of schedule, and the district expects to host a grand opening June 12, 2018, said district Superintendent Joe Burns on Wednesday.
Copperas Cove police are looking for a person suspected of being involved in a burglary of a vehicle case that happened Dec. 6.
Killeen police officers are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a Family Dollar on Saturday.
Killeen police officers are investigating an armed robbery of a cellphone store Tuesday evening.
With the start of Hanukkah this week, and Christmas creeping up soon, the holidays are officially in full swing.
The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees voiced praise and concerns about the potential $426 million bond issue during a board meeting Tuesday evening.
Thousands of Killeen-area residents dined on glazed ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and apple pie during the 10th annual H-E-B Feast of Sharing dinner Tuesday evening.
The Killeen City Council went three for three Tuesday, approving a slew of state and private grant funds for traffic enforcement initiatives, pet adoptions and rifle-resistant body armor.
There’s a new U.S. Attorney for the western district of Texas.
Marc Payne was all dressed up in his home in a suit, with a Christmas dinner to attend. Instead, he sat at home, watching the results of the Alabama U.S. Senate race and fielded text messages and phone calls wishing him luck in his own election.
Police beefed up patrols Tuesday at Gatesville High School after a “vague message” was shared Monday throughout the student body, according to a Facebook post from GHS Principal Yancey Sanderson.
FORT HOOD — Soldiers with the 504th Military Intelligence Brigade had the opportunity Tuesday to learn how to become comfortable talking to members of the media by learning from the professionals themselves.
Police are investigating two Killeen shootings that happened within 30 hours of each other.
Veterans who have been laid to rest at Killeen City Cemetery will receive wreaths in time for the holidays, thanks to Heart of Texas Bass Anglers.
Florence police Chief Adam Marsh has completed the investigation into two substitute teachers who allegedly forced students to crawl on their hands and knees on an asphalt track.
BELTON — The Bell County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the appointment of Harker Heights Mayor pro tem Hal Schiffman as the county’s representative on the board of directors of the Tax Appraisal District of Bell County.
Killeen police have made an arrest in connection with the Nov. 30 robbery of 1st National Bank at 2201 Trimmier Road.
The smoke seen by area residents coming from Fort Hood was a controlled burn and not a fire started by training on the post’s shooting ranges, according to a Fort Hood spokesman.
Killeen residents will soon get a new place to shop for all their auto needs, as a new AutoZone store will be popping up on Clear Creek Road.
Marc Payne and John Hull will face off in a runoff election today for Copperas Cove Council Place 6.
A man who police said was responsible for the burglary of a Harker Heights shed was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown on Friday.
Three Republicans and a Democrat filed for the Texas House District 54 primary election by the filing deadline Monday, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.
The Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest — one of the largest tourism draws for Cove each year — is facing an uncertain future beyond the 2018 event.
The Texas Education Agency released its 2016-2017 school report cards Thursday, providing the public with a concentrated place to check out different information about individual schools in the Killeen area and throughout the state.
The Killeen City Council will consider three state and private grant opportunities at its workshop session today.
A $426 million bond proposal will go before the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees tonight.
Police credited the public’s help and the department’s Most Wanted list with aiding in the arrest of four fugitives on the list, according to a post on the Copperas Cove Police Department’s Facebook page.
COPPERAS COVE — A fire Sunday night at a home has left one person displaced, according to city spokesman Kevin Keller.
Christmas shoppers in Central Texas may notice the price of Christmas trees are a bit higher this year compared to previous years, as local tree lot owners say the national Christmas tree shortage has raised prices across the board.
With the holidays in full swing, it can be easy to become overwhelmed by the season and all of the events and activities that come with it.
During the holidays, giving the gift of life can be a better present than anything bought in a store.
Eyes filled with wonder, prekindergarten and kindergarten students from Cedar Valley Elementary School shared what they know about Santa Claus and offered suggestions for gifts he could bring them for Christmas.
NOLANVILLE — The First United Methodist Church opened its doors Sunday afternoon to showcase dozens of nativity scenes during its second annual Nativity Amazement event.
The Coryell County Commissioners will consider a pair of bids for food service at the sheriff’s office during a meeting at 9 a.m. today at 801 E. Leon St., Gatesville.
The Killeen City Council will vote on a slew of state and private grants at its regular meeting Tuesday.
After weeks of discussion, members of the Killeen Independent School District’s bond steering committee will present their recommendation for $426 million worth of projects to the KISD board of trustees at the meeting Tuesday evening.
Several holiday events are planned in the Killeen area.
The face of the Killeen Independent School District will change in the years to come, thanks to a proposed $426 million bond issue that will be presented to the KISD board of trustees at Tuesday’s meeting.
After an eight-month wait, the Killeen City Council will take bids on running the city’s solid waste department. But this time, private companies will compete with a department running leaner than ever.
Three months after auditors told Killeen administrators and council members the city should fix more than two dozen critical financial problems, patterns reminiscent of past decision-making appear to be surfacing.
For the 55th year, the Killeen “Magic of Christmas” parade wound through downtown Saturday — and this one had it all.