Harker Heights Mayor Spencer Smith has declared a state of disaster for the public health emergency in that city in connection with the current coronavirus containment effort, according to a news release issued by the city this morning.
Texas National Guard to be activated to respond to outbreak
Whataburger, Wingstop and McDonald's are among the fast food chains that are closing their dining rooms to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Local grocery and retail giants H-E-B and Walmart are continuing to adapt to supply demands in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus.
Killeen Independent School District Superintendent John Craft will provide parents updates today on the district's scope of planning while school is canceled, according KISD spokeswoman Taina Maya.
Starting today, Dollar General is strongly encouraging that the first hour of operations each day be dedicated solely for the shopping needs of senior customers, who are one of the groups most vulnerable to the coronavirus
Schools across the Killeen-Fort Hood area sat vacant Monday as school districts canceled classes this week due to coronavirus concerns. However, some local schools are expected to reawaken Tuesday as districts prepare to dish out free meals to children, and in some cases, “instructional acti…
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas facilities — which includes Boys & Girls Clubs in Killeen, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights and Nolanville — are shutting down this week amid coronavirus concerns
Harker Heights police have released the name of the man who died Sunday morning after a shooting at Club Krush in Harker Heights.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has canceled the state's requirement for high-stakes standardized testing as public schools face the prospect of long-term closures to combat the coronavirus.
Bell County officials announced Monday morning that it identified a second presumptive positive COVID-19 case.
The first presumptive case of the coronavirus in Bell County is being reported by the Bell County Public Health District, according to a news release from the district on Friday morning.
BELTON — Bell County Judge David Blackburn stressed Thursday afternoon that there are no reported cases of COVID-19 — but officials are bracing for it.
UPDATE: April 6 is the new date for the Killeen ISD candidates forum, sponsored by the Killeen Daily Herald.
As spring approaches, there are plenty of events to get back outside and enjoy the season. Visit the Harker Heights Spring Outdoor Expo for tips on gardening and more, bring the furry family member to the Paws in the Park event, or volunteer for the Waterway Cleanup or I Love My Parks Day be…
A natural gas leak occurred in Copperas Cove on Wednesday as a result of issues at an Atmos Energy substation, city officials said.
BELTON — With all precincts reporting, Republican Michael Copeland is the unofficial winner for the Republican primary for Bell County Constable, Precinct 4.
Republican Roger Williams and Democrat Julie Oliver may face off in November for the Texas District 25 seat. The two were leading their parties in the March primaries, according to unofficial election results by the Texas Tribune.
Late Tuesday night, Republican Michael Copeland was leading challenger AJ Torres for the Republican primary for Bell County Constable, Precinct 4.
After 100% of the votes were reported in Bell County, Gregory Johnson and Michael Keefe were leading their Democratic and Republican races for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1.
BELTON — At publication time, Republican Michael Copeland was leading challenger AJ Torres for the Republican primary for Bell County Constable, Precinct 4.
Gregory Johnson and Michael Keefe were leading their Democratic and Republican races for Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1.
BELTON — U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, will for sure be on the Nov. 3 ballot.
The Texas Department of Transportation will temporarily close the Interstate 14/U.S. Highway190 Valley Bridge in Copperas Cove on Thursday.
Update, 11:40: While this election marks the first time Bell County voters can vote at any polling location in the county, one southeast Killeen voter was surprised and disappointed his normal voting location is no longer a viable location to vote.
Update 10:30 a.m.: Fort Hood officials said it is unlikely that any Fort Hood soldiers operating in South Korea have been exposed to the coronavirus as a result of the first reported case of a U.S. soldier in South Korea contracting coronavirus, but they are still taking the spread of the vi…