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Cove House marked two big ticket items off its wish list by turning long-term goals into realities.
(StatePoint) While the latest video game can make a big hit, the most meaningful gifts are often ones that help those in need. The holidays are the perfect time to give a charitable gift that could make a profound difference in someone’s life.
After three years of planning and preparing, the Heritage House of Central Texas will officially open its doors to the community Thursday.
Several emergency response team representatives were on hand Saturday at the city of Killeen’s inaugural Emergency Preparedness Day event to educate people on how to prepare themselves and their families for disaster situations.
Ready Killeen and Ready Army will host an Emergency Preparedness Day event Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 802 N. Second St.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday outlined the clearest justification yet for U.S. military action in Syria, saying there was “undeniable” evidence of a large-scale chemical weapons attack, with intelligence strongly signaling that Bashar Assad’s regime was responsible.
Despite the difficulties of riding in her first 10-mile event, Ana Villa was among the first to return to the starting point at the First Baptist Church.
(NAPSI)—When you buy handmade crafts from Third World countries, you are doing so much more than just shopping: You are helping people in these countries support their families, gain dignity and develop their villages while maintaining their ancient cultural traditions. You’re giving back to the world.
The Killeen City Council is expected to vote today on allotting more than $1.6 million in federal funds to various local government and nongovernmental organizations.
The Copperas Cove Division of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the American Radio Relay League, welcomes residents to stop by the community room at the Copperas Cove Police Department from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday for an annual preparedness exercise for amateur radio operators intended to simulate emergency conditions.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber targeting U.S. troops outside an Afghan government office killed nine children walking home from school and two Americans on Monday, the latest sign that this year’s fighting season could be one of the deadliest of the 12-year-old war.
When Beth Britt returned to her childhood home in Slidell, La., it was 5 feet deep in water. Her mother moved to a Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer until her home was repaired after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the area in 2005.
The Army’s first active-duty civil affairs battalion to deploy hopes to bring stability to the Afghan people. During the 81st Civil Affairs Battalion, 85th Civil Affairs Brigade’s first four months in Afghanistan, soldiers worked with locals to help the country sustain itself.
Families in Crisis Inc. has thrown its hat into the ring with a bid for federal funding to start a general-use homeless shelter in downtown Killeen.
In a city of 132,000 people — the largest in Bell County — many residents have agreed it is time to get serious about starting a homeless shelter.
In one week the city of Killeen will open applications for federal grants issued through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military was closely tracking a one-eyed bandit across the Sahara in 2003 when it confronted a hard choice that is still reverberating a decade later. Should it try to kill or capture the target, an Algerian jihadist named Mokhtar Belmokhtar, or let him go?
DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti — Around the clock, about 16 times a day, a drone takes off or lands at a U.S. military base here, the combat hub for the Obama administration’s counterterrorism wars in the Horn of Africa and the Middle East.
Primary Years Program teaches fifth-graders how to help others
By Colleen Flaherty
By Colleen Flaherty
Belton Senior Activity Center’s annual Christmas party is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.