Several hundred area residents made their way to the Killeen Civic and Conference Center on Sunday to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day with the Sociedad Cultural Hispanoamericana organization.
CARE Leadership Network presented the 19th annual Back to School Prayer Service on Sunday afternoon at Crossroads Church with the theme of “Children Walking in Faith.”
What’s the most important job in Bell County? Doctor? Teacher? Police officer?
The hunt for Belton ISD’s next superintendent could officially kick off this week.
A West African immigrant and U.S. Army veteran has spent his entire career helping others see the world through differently: from sharing the American dream with foreign nationals to providing beauty services for patron’s eyes.
Temperatures in the Killeen area are expected to finally start dropping in the coming week, with daily highs starting at 98 degrees this week before dropping to 92 degress according to the forecast from the National Weather Service station in Dallas/Fort Worth.
COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove City Council will receive a quarterly update from Fathom Global Water during its next regular meeting on Tuesday.
The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees will discuss a variety of topics including a report on the Sept. 11 board audit committee meeting when it meets for a regular meeting Tuesday.
The Killeen City Council will have its final discussion and possible approval of the FY20 budget at its regular meeting Tuesday.
This story has been updated to clarify contact rules for special needs parents and to add information for all parents.
Central Texas College is registering students for its Clinical Medical Assistant career program offered through the Continuing Education department. The cohort begins this month and provides rewarding job opportunities in the health care field.
Gary Garner, the Temple Daily Telegram's longtime retail advertising director, died Friday at age 70.
Former and retired Temple Police Department officers will gather for a “TPD Old Timers” will reunion 5:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Temple Elks Lodge, 2613 Airport Road, Temple.
The fabled publicity stunt when two locomotives rammed together on Sept. 15, 1896, near West is the topic of the book “Crash at Crush,” written by author Mike Cox. He gave an overview of the book Saturday morning in the lobby of Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum.
Temple business leaders will hold a work force skills summit from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1749 Scott Blvd.
COPPERAS COVE — Charlene McCay was smiling Saturday as she watched her son and his best friend get belted into go karts before taking a run on the track at Camp Triumph in Copperas Cove.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The official numbers won’t be available until next week, but it’s safe to say that Saturday’s 11th annual Food, Wine and Brew Fest filled Community Park with thousands of people.
COPPERAS COVE — Dozens of runners, walkers, and supporters turned out Saturday morning at Ogletree Gap Park in Copperas Cove for the 3rd annual 5K Run/Walk for Lupus benefit hosted by Team JLyons and the Central Texas Starzz.
On Sept. 18, 1989, Linda Atkins had a liver transplant at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
Now, 30 years after the transplant, Atkins wants people to know she’s doing just fine.
For Vietnam veteran Prosper Walker, who had not seen the memorial made to honor his fellow soldiers in the U.S. capital, last weekend was a long-awaited opportunity.
This is because Sept. 6 Prosper and his son Lloyd, both of Belton, were able to take part in the Honor Flight program out of Austin and visit Washington, D.C. Prosper was one of the 40 veterans in the Austin area who were provided free trips by the Ohio-based nonprofit. Participants were able to have two days in the capital in order to see the many military memorials.
Residents of the Lake Belton area will soon see several businesses moving in as part of a new office park being built near a busy intersection.
Rain chances in the Killeen area will increase throughout the early part of the coming week.
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.