Dozens of people are set to testify during a trial of an ex-Fort Hood soldier who is accused of shooting and killing a Black Lives Matter protester in downtown Austin nearly three years ago.
The initial breaking news that a Fort Hood soldier had died on post didn’t come from Fort Hood officials. Instead, it was reported on a Spanish-language news website.
Jerry Edwards, the man at the head of a massive turnaround for the Harker Heights Knights football program, is leaving the school and taking a position in Grapevine, according to reports.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn during a conference call with members of the media on Thursday questioned the initial investigation into a Fort Hood soldier’s death.
Special needs stickers are now available from the Temple Police Department.
A man died on Thursday morning after he was thrown from a motorcycle during a collision near East Rancier Avenue.
Dozens of Belton ISD administrators, students and community members took to the Hubbard Branch subdivision in southeast Belton on Thursday to cheer on the groundbreaking of a new $44.6 million facility.
A Killeen man was indicted on a murder charge Wednesday by a Bell County grand jury in connection with a Temple’s first homicide of 2023.
Ten applicants have been chosen to represent the newly-created Killeen Downtown Advisory Committee, and one spot on the new, 11-member advisory board remains to be filled.
It’s been 10 years since a grain elevator explosion rocked the Central Texas city of West, but a Temple cyclist is keeping memories of the 15 people lost in the disaster alive through an annual bicycle pilgrimage.
Having a party? You’ll need music, snacks, decorations and baby goats. Yep, baby goats.
Janet Leigh, Rucker Preston and Jason Wolfe — the three candidates running in the upcoming Belton ISD school board race — will spend their evening on Wednesday, April 5, at Schoepf’s BBQ in Belton speaking with stakeholders about why they want to represent the district.
Whether tabletop games are a long time hobby or if you are looking to try something new, Game Knights offers space to enjoy and be entertained.
The Belton Early Childhood School will host a “Community Learning Day” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5, to give community members, business leaders and Belton ISD parents a glimpse into the campus’ innovative approach to learning.
Wildflower Arts and Crafts Festival, Copperas Cove Spring Festival, Pawz on the Plaza and more this weekend
Spring has officially sprung and the Central Texas area is matching that energy with plenty of seasonal fun. Check out some of the local festivals, bring the family (including the dog) to Pawz on the Plaza, run (or walk) a 5K race, enjoy some live music, or head to the planetarium for Warren…
Central Texas College is holding a public auction online through Wednesday for surplus items like electronics, office furniture, computers, iPads, restaurant equipment and more.
Harker Heights detectives are looking for information on an individual involved in a theft incident.
During the Great Texas Warrant Roundup that ended on March 10, the Killeen Municipal Court cleared 130 warrants.
Area police reports indicated:
The Killeen Police Department is asking for help in locating a “person of interest” in relation to a shooting.
The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce will hold a political forum March 30 for candidates seeking municipal office in the May 6 election.
The Temple Literacy Council is about to hold a big celebration next month. “Spellabration for Literacy” is the Council’s first adult and corporate spelling bee, a fundraiser for the organization that helps local residents improve their reading skills.
Amy’s House, a Temple hospitality facility for transplant recipients, live donors and their families, hit a massive milestone this week: The center hosted its 1,000th guest since opening Jan. 4, 2021.
The second Crime Solutions Committee meeting of the year was canceled on Wednesday.
Area police reports indicated:
Spray-painted, dark blue and black designs have recently been seen on signs and surfaces belonging to several businesses in central Killeen.
Killeen City Council members heard from several neighbors of a state-run “child watch house” in south Killeen Tuesday, who say they have been victimized by juvenile residents with no respect for property or the law and they are tired of it.
Clifton Park Elementary School was temporarily placed in “secure” status by the Killeen Independent School District’s police department at 2:02 p.m. Wednesday, due to unrelated police activity in the area, according to district spokeswoman Taina Maya.
Officers with the Harker Heights Police Department were called to the scene of a fatal accident around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Farm to Market Road 2410 near Rummel Road.
Graham Reynolds, an Austin-based composer will present a free concert Friday night at Temple College, and he will be working with TC music students earlier in the day.
Culture on the Square: Innovation Black Chamber of Commerce event to be held at MLK Festival Grounds in Temple
The Innovation Black Chamber of Commerce will hold an upcoming event, Culture on The Square, at the MLK Festival Grounds in Temple on April 15. The public is invited to the free all-ages event, a celebration of diversity, culture and community.
Killeen will provide water service to residents south of the city limits if council members ultimately agree to acquire that right from Georgetown.
A 22-year-old woman died following a crash Tuesday morning near Yarrelton.
Fort Hood may become Fort Cavazos as early as May, but the official date is awaiting approval from the Department of the Army.
A water leak was reported Wednesday morning between the 2300 – 2600 blocks of South 31st Street in Temple. Residences and businesses in the area may have little to no water pressure at this time. The anticipated repair time is eight hours.
BELTON — The Killeen Police Department went on the hot seat during a child sex assault trial this week after a defense attorney questioned why their investigation apparently languished for nearly a year after alleged incidents of molestation and sexual assault initially were reported.
Killeen police are following the requirements of the city’s marijuana-decriminalization ordinance, Interim Chief Charles Kimble said on Tuesday.
The city of Nolanville has assured residents its fire services are intact and will continue, but changes will be made, according to Mayor Andy Williams.
Texas Senate panel advances bill that would hinder transgender kids’ access to puberty blockers and hormone therapies
The Texas Senate will likely soon consider a bill that would bar physicians from providing transition-related treatments — like puberty blockers and hormone therapies — to transgender Texas kids.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Harker Heights City Council members Tuesday heard an update on the bills making their way through the Texas Legislature that have the potential to impact Harker Heights.
Construction efforts to improve Temple’s aging wastewater system will now see a boost after an announcement Tuesday.
Two of the better things in life — burgers and baseball — come together April 26 at Temple College.
Veterans of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, the “Sky Soldiers,” will celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the unit’s jump into Iraq with a parachute jump Saturday at Skylark Field. The veterans will be in Killeen this weekend for their annual reunion.
The Temple Independent School District will host a pair of National Ag Day events on Thursday — offering aimed at connecting local producers and members of the farm-to-market community to Temple ISD stakeholders and students.
The Copperas Cove Police Department reported an increase in some crimes and a decrease in others during 2022, as opposed to 2021, according to the most recent annual report from the department.
Most people know Andy Andersen as the confident meteorologist on Temple-based KCEN-TV. But others know Andy in some very different roles.
Members of Killeen’s Crime Solutions Committee on Wednesday are scheduled to meet for the second time since its attempted dissolution about six weeks ago.