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The Florence Independent School District has been named to the 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll, according to a news release issued by the district. According to FISD Superintendent Paul Michalewicz, this is the second year in a row that the district has received the award.

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COPPERAS COVE — For Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Copperas Cove, residents marched, dished out scholarships and honored those who have served the public.

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Despite legal uncertainty, CBD stores are popping up all over Texas, including Killeen, to offer a variety of products containing the cannabidiol extract.

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“This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,” members of the Greater Vision Community Church sang as hundreds made their way through Lions Club Park, honoring the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday morning.

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A local organization is inviting the public to join in honoring the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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A local organization is inviting the public to join in honoring the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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FORT HOOD — Family members, friends and fellow soldiers gathered Friday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center to welcome home 127 troopers from Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regimen following a nine-month deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

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Funeral services for Michael Swearingin, whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in Oklahoma along with his friend, Jenna Scott, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at First Baptist Church of Academy. Visitation for Swearingin will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Hewett-Arney Funer…

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The Fort Hood Area Association of Realtors honored several members of the real estate community Thursday at a black-tie dinner, according to a news release.

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More voices will be soon heard in the debate about voting rights for the region’s water district, as close to 40 people attended a public forum sponsored by two Killeen City Council members Thursday night.

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Christopher Robin Sabado, 33, was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke Jan. 9 on a charge of sexual assault of a child under the age of 17.

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A Bell County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Killeen man on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge, a second-degree felony, after police said he stabbed a man in the head in December.

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For those who want to take a step back in time when songs such as “Thriller,” “I’m Bad,” and “Man in the Mirror” were No. 1 on the pop charts, Killeen is the place to be.

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BELTON — The defense team for a man accused of shooting and killing a Killeen Police Department SWAT team leader in 2014 filed a flurry of pre-trial motions that were considered by the 27th Judicial District Court on Wednesday, including discovery motions questioning the legitimacy of the no…

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A 16 year old student was arrested by Killeen ISD police Wednesday morning on a felony charge of terroristic threat after crafting a written bomb threat while on a bus to the Killeen ISD Career Center, school officials said.

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A preliminary investigation conducted in rural Oklahoma led Temple Police detectives to believe two bodies discovered in a wooded area are those of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, a Temple Police Department release said Tuesday.

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In a unanimous vote Tuesday evening, the Killeen City Council approved City Manager Ron Olson’s appointment of David Ellison as assistant city manager.

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The Central Texas College board of trustees discussed preparations to serve a new wave of students, should a few bills in the Texas legislature be passed.

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Passing through Knight’s Way in Harker Heights, area residents might have noticed the intensely red sign of a Raising Cane’s with lights on and open for business.

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A first-time charge to the Killeen NAACP for traffic control prompted the organization to move the annual march honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from downtown streets to a city park, said Killeen NAACP branch president and event organizer TaNeika Driver-Moultrie.

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Spc. Elizar Garcia is greeted by his wife Angela and 1- month-old daughter Angelique after returning home from a nine-month European deployment on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Cooper Field on Fort Hood.

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More than 100 Killeen residents showed up to the Killeen Civic and Conference Center on Sunday wearing workout clothing and holding mats for Killeen Does Yoga, an event hosted by Live and Let Liv Yoga Studio. The event was free and available to people of all ages, as this particular yoga cla…

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One man was airlifted to Baylor Scott and White in Temple in critical condition today after a shooting at the Liberty 6 Motel on E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, according to information obtained from the Killeen Police Department.

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A fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian and an automobile occurred shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday night near the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 439 and Quarry Road near Nolanville, according to state troopers.

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While the Killeen City Council was tabling the topic of the regional water district’s plans to take away the voting rights of residents Tuesday evening, the Belton council was voting 6-0 in favor of the proposal.

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A confirmed 34 participants signed up to donate blood at CrossFit Harker Heights on Saturday. The gym, in partnership with the Red Cross, held the event in order to donate to local hospitals.

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CrossFit Harker Heights partnered with the Red Cross to hold a blood drive on Saturday.

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The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close the westbound lanes of Interstate 14 at Clear Creek Road from 7 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday, and the eastbound lanes from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, weather permitting. In addition, the eastbound exit ramp to North Clea…

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The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas was $1.84 in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area on Saturday, which is 3 cents less than this day last week and 38 cents less than the price per gallon at this same time last year, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

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The members of the Refuge Ministries Church in Killeen Park Campus are doing their part to show the love of Christ by giving back to the community they serve. The church has been hosting a clothes swap and free clothes giveaway every second Saturday of the month for a little over a year. The…

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KEMPNER — Saturday morning may have been chilly, but that did not deter about 50 people who come out with their guns to compete in a shooting contest.

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Although they have hired several drivers since November, the Killeen Independent School District is 82 drivers short of the number they would like to have, according to Terry Abbott, the district’s chief communications officer Terry Abbott.

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TEMPLE — Members of Jenna Scott’s family and others are actively searching the Temple area for Jenna, 28, and her friend, Michael Swearingin, 32 — both reported missing about a week ago by Temple Police.

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The public had the opportunity Wednesday to have lunch with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, thanks to the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.

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The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce is currently looking to increase the number of internet service providers (ISPs) and overall bandwidth available in the city. Chamber President John Crutchfield gave the Killeen City Council a presentation at a workshop meeting Tuesday night detailing …

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After a holiday season likely spent visiting family and friends, most could use a break from traveling. There are plenty of area events, including volunteer opportunities for the annual Wreath Project, a 5K/10K run to help reach those New Year exercise goals, and much more for families to en…

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Testimony ended Thursday afternoon in the 27th Judicial District Court in the first-degree murder trial of two people accused in the murder of a man who was stabbed and beaten to death in Killeen in 2017.The jury of one man and 11 women, selected earlier this week, on Thursday saw and heard …

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A person is at Seton Medical Center in Harker Heights after being hit by a car in Killeen on Tuesday night, an official said on Wednesday.

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A Bell County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Killeen man after police said he stole a car and led police on a chase in October while attempting to escape, according to court records.

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The Killeen City Council was supposed to move into its renovated council chambers earlier this week, but a construction delay is keeping the governing body out of the room at City Hall a bit longer.

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Councilwoman Shirley Fleming will be making changes to her previously published six-month schedule of public meetings after a policy debate that took place at Tuesday night’s Killeen City Council meeting.

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The Killeen Police Department is now accepting applications for new police officers, according to a post made on the department’s Facebook page Tuesday.

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The anticipated discussion of a plan to expand the boundaries of a regional water district while doing away with election of its board members was over before it began at Tuesday’s meeting of the Killeen City Council.

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A bit tired, but ready to get back to friends and learning, students across Killeen ISD returned to school Tuesday, the first day of classes in the new year and in the spring semester.

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The trial of two people accused of robbing and beating a man to death with hand tools in Killeen in 2017 started this week in the 27th Judicial District Court in Belton.

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Brig. Gen. Tracy Norris, deputy adjutant general Texas Army National Guard, visits troops at Camp Bullis, Texas June 21, 2018. Norris, now a major general, took over as the adjutant general of the Texas Military Department on Jan. 1, 2019.

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AUSTIN, Texas — The new adjutant general for the Texas Military Department took over from Maj. Gen. John F. Nichols on Jan. 1 and will publicly take command during a change-of-command ceremony at Camp Mabry in Austin on Saturday.

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TEMPLE — A man sought by Bell County law enforcement agencies on local and federal warrants was arrested Sunday after Temple Police found him asleep in a cemetery.