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The Fort Hood Officers’ Spouses Club disbursed $20,000 to 16 local charities at a ceremony Nov. 20. The largest grant, of $5,000 went to Santa’s Workshop, which will utilize the funds to purchase additional toys for children in need.
Funeral services for Bettye Sue Pruett, 77, of Kempner, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Southern Hills Baptist Church in Kempner, with Pastor Preston Atkinson officiating. Private interment will follow at Copperas Cove City Cemetery.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Regina Butts said her mom, Rosie Scott, 91, can remember Lynn Drive’s heyday when she first moved into her home in 1982.
Lometa is a tiny town, but expectations are enormous.
After losing Class of 2013 District 8-5A co-MVP Kenesha Saygo, and starters Deja Pointer and Kaitlyn Shearer, Ellison faces an uphill climb in its quest to repeat as District 8-5A champion.
The partial government shutdown is finally over — but it never should have happened.
A private service for Patricia Marie Wheeler, 89, of Copperas Cove, will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Kingston, N.Y.
The government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences, but travelers are really feeling the pinch as their plans get ... well, shut down ... due to national park and monument closures.
HARKER HEIGHTS — City Council members went back to the drawing board last week after their request from the Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization for $3.5 million of Category 7 funds was not fully met.
LAMPASAS — Guests of Saturday’s third annual Wine Tour can enjoy a scenic, daylong adventure featuring the wineries of Lampasas County.
While many government programs are feeling the impact of the federal government shutdown, public schools have been relatively immune to the squeeze — for now.
WASHINGTON— A bipartisan House group that’s been working in secret to write a comprehensive immigration bill splintered Friday with the departure of two Republicans, the latest sign of difficulty in solving the contentious issue.
Students from Ellison High School worked to build their teamwork and communication skills against the scenic backdrop of the Texas Hill Country at an annual leadership retreat this week.
A Copperas Cove High School senior and drum major’s love of music may lead her to march on Longhorn Field after she graduates as a top performing student.
Ministry sponsoring clothes give-away
Nine children and their chaperones, Ashley Williams and Pat Jackson, walked through the halls of Hill Country Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Copperas Cove on Monday morning handing out handmade cards to residents in honor of Grandparents Day.
GATESVILLE — When he isn’t teaching chess to children and the elderly, Sam Golden might be at a Rotary Club meeting in Copperas Cove or baiting hog traps on his ranch out on Cowhouse Creek.
Granger Smith is no stranger to Harker Heights.
Killeen City Councilman Terry Clark wants to hear more updates from various boards and commissions of other governmental agencies that work closely with the city.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder announced a major shift Monday in federal sentencing policies, targeting long mandatory terms that he said have flooded the nation’s prisons with low-level drug offenders and diverted crime-fighting dollars that could be far better spent.
The Copperas Cove City Council proposed spending about $162,000 on seven outside entities through two funds in the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget.
Who needs a pipeline when you have a railroad?
“Fame is a pearl many dive for and only a few bring up. Even when they do, it is not perfect, and they sigh for more, and lose better things in struggling for them.”
Hancock Springs Municipal Golf Course is a Hill Country treasure among golfers in Central Texas.
There’s a shaded, favored hillside in the village of Salado that springs to life once each year. That’s when the stillness of the live oaks and ashe junipers is overtaken by the exuberant energy of folks from across Central Texas with one thing in mind: the epic outdoor musical drama, “Salado Legends.”
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.