An ex-soldier was sentenced on Friday afternoon for his role in a burglary and beating in Killeen in 2019.
It’s that time of year when hummingbirds arrive in Central Texas. In perpetual motion, the tiny birds amaze spectators with their bright colors and exceptional physique.
The city of Killeen and one of the four police officers being sued in a no-knock death case asked the federal judge again to dismiss the case against them, with the officer asking for qualified immunity.
More than 110 years on the job is a long time — even for a brick. But after keeping a downtown road mud free since 1909, some 28,000 Thurber reds have found new work at Treno Pizzeria & Taproom.
After giving initial approval earlier this month, the Temple City Council finalized various rezoning and annexation requests on Thursday.
Contested municipal and school board races — including Temple’s mayor seat — and notable bond issues will be decided by voters as early voting starts Monday.
Thursday will mark one year since Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen was last seen alive on Fort Hood.
Monday marks the first of seven days of early voting for the May 1 municipal elections. Times at each polling station vary.
A widespread cold front may bring chilly temperatures Wednesday morning. Although not currently in danger of developing frost in the Killeen-area, the National Weather Service in Fort Worth is projecting a low temperature of 39 degrees.
The prices of lumber have doubled, and more, in the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic, causing building and developing costs to go up as well.
Area police reports indicated:
In 2019, Kempner Mayor Keith Harvey made history, becoming the first Black mayor of the town. He ran unopposed in that election.
Name: Holly A. Teel
Five people have filed for three at-large seats on the Florence City Council, leaving voters to choose whether to keep their current aldermen or to welcome a new face among the small town’s elected officials.
Four people are running for two seats on the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees in the upcoming May 1 local election. KISD board President JoAnn Purser is running to defend the Place 7 school board seat from opponent Lan Carter.
Thirteen candidates are vying for four district council seats on the Killeen City Council in the May 1 election, with early voting starting on Monday.
Temple-area campaign signs with black and gold lettering proclaim: “Vote Yes.”
Demolition of the old to usher in the new will soon start in central Temple as the city approved various demolition and road projects Thursday.
With early voting beginning Monday for the May 1 election, many municipal elections — such as Temple mayor — and bond issues will be determined by area voters.
SALADO — Despite all the smoke Saturday at the Salado Volunteer Fire Department, nobody was reaching for a hose.
Voters in Rogers ISD will decide May 1 whether to fund a new facility and other district improvements through a $6.1 million bond.
Area police reports indicated:
Temple residents Anthony and Donna Gerakos know that they want to build a new home.
A Rogers Dollar General store recently donated school supplies to High Point Elementary School in Temple.
No-knock warrants will be back up for discussion at the Killeen City Council meeting Tuesday, and this time council members will be talking about putting a permanent end to the controversial police tactic.
There have been 1,719 positive cases of the coronavirus among both students and staff within the Killeen Independent School District since March 2020 as of Saturday.
Killeen City Council narrowly OKs Danielle Singh as new assistant city manager
The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees will hold its first workshop meeting Tuesday morning as part of a new schedule to hold three school board meetings per month.
A Killeen man was sentenced this week to years of deferred adjudication probation along with inpatient substance abuse treatment after the man used a knife to threaten a family member last year.
An axe-throwing team based out of Killeen sent six throwers to the World Axe Throwing League’s 2021 US Open in Atlanta recently.
The 56th annual Parade of Homes will feature eight residential properties ranging from Belton to Copperas Cove. The open houses are scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. on April 24-25 and May 1-2.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Around Nolan Middle School, “pie in the face for United Way” is a tradition where supporting a good cause meets the rare opportunity to smear a tin of crème into a beloved educator’s face.
The Texas House has approved a bill that would allow handguns to be carried without a permit, marking a win for gun rights activists who have for years pushed the measure at the Legislature but a blow to El Paso Democrats who have been fighting for gun safety measures since the 2019 massacre…