WESTPHALIA — Things were perking along Saturday morning at the annual Westphalia community garage sale under the pavilion at Westphalia Parish Hall.
Two aspiring engineers took the top two academic spots this year at Rogers High School, beating out the rest of their classmates.
Temple ISD will honor Mary Stroube Adams, an educator who served the district for 45 years, when it dedicates the Temple High School Library in her name during a ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
A partnership between the city of Temple and a local developer building a new mixed-use retail and residential complex is cleared to move forward after receiving City Council approval.
As construction on the Hawn Plaza and Temple’s two new parking garages nears completion, additional work downtown is expected to begin.
Mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and eating disorders are among the lingering effects of the pandemic years on children and young adults, and according to a Baylor Scott & White physician, long waits for psychiatric therapy may be escalating the problem.
Rain is possible for Central Texas early in the week, National Weather Service forecasts show.
Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA) hosted a free Beach Blast event on Saturday to kick off the summer opening of the beach.
As of Saturday, eight Killeen residents had filed to serve the remainder of the term for a vacant seat on the Killeen City Council.
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood is lower than it was a week ago, according to AAA.
Area police reports indicated:
The City of Killeen is looking for volunteer board members for the new Arbor of Hope nonprofit organization, which will be an independent entity that leads the Bell County coordination and management of all homeless services working with the homeless population.
Juneteenth festivities for 2023 will be in Killeen from June 16 - 19.
For nearly eight decades, the body of Pvt. Myron Williams lay in Europe. On Friday, he was finally laid to rest among his peers at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Update: KPD on its Facebook page is now saying the public is invited to the event. Police have not explained why they said earlier the public was not invited.
The Bell County Democratic Party will publicly support two candidates in runoff races for Harker Heights City Council. The party is set to have a rally and barnstorm event at 1 p.m. Saturday for Lynda Nash and Stacey Wilson at Carl Levin Park.
The Santa Fe Plaza in Temple was buzzing with excitement on Friday afternoon, as the Temple Police Department served about 750 hamburgers and hundreds of hot dogs to area residents.
It’s a wide open highway — for now.
A social media post from the Killeen Police Department about the city’s youth curfew has stirred up a number of comments online with a range of views.
BELTON — The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor announced the Advancement Division has returned to two divisions — a newly formed University Relations Division and a reorganized Advancement Division.
A 69-year-old stabbing suspect sought by Temple police was arrested.
Two Central Texans arrested for a Belton home invasion robbery in April have been indicted by a Bell County grand jury.
A Belton motorist who fled an accident scene after crashing into another vehicle faces felony intoxication charges.
SPJST Lodge No. 47 was formed in the back of a blacksmith shop a few miles east of Temple, and 120 years later, that occasion is celebrated with sausage, polka music and kolaches.
The Central Texas community is rallying its support around Belton residents Jessie and Kristi Ramirez after their 23-year-old son, Nicholas Gage Ramirez, was struck by a vehicle last Friday when he attempted to cross North Main Street in Belton near the West Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue intersection.
A decision to close Baylor Scott & White’s thrift store in Belton is not going over well with local residents.
Area police reports indicated:
It’s a wide open highway.
After a mistrial this week, a new trial date will be set in the case of a Killeen father accused of fatally punching his infant daughter.
Two well-known comedians and actresses — Kym Whitley and Sherri Shepherd — will be performing their comedy special this weekend in Killeen.
Killeen city officials have lifted a boil-water notice for customers in the 1705-1825 Nathan Drive areas, the city announced late Thursday.
As temperatures continue to rise, the number of summer fun events also continue to increase for the Killeen-Fort Cavazos area. From golfing, outdoor movies, lakeside fun, theater, bowling, live music, and more, there is plenty to choose from to fill your days.
When the Killeen school board on Thursday voted 6-0 to name Jo Ann Fey as the lone finalist for the Killeen ISD superintendent job, many of the people in the audience at the board’s meeting room were members of the NAACP, Killeen chapter.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Hundreds of job-seekers turned out for a Killeen ISD job fair hosted at Harker Heights High School on Thursday.
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department put out a news release seeking the public's help in finding Edwin Perez, a 15-year-old Hispanic male. He is described as being 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing 90 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Nearly two and a half years later, the Army said this week it will not release an investigation report on how a Fort Hood, now Fort Cavazos, soldier died in training.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Harker Heights Event Center will be hosting the Central Texas Community Wide Bazaar and Garage Sale this weekend.
The Killeen school board has named Jo Ann Fey as the lone finalist for the school district’s top administrative position.
Two brothers were indicted by a Bell County grand jury earlier this week after Killeen police said they shot and killed an 18-year-old man in April after a confrontation.
Early voting is underway in the runoff election for two Harker Heights City Council seats, and residents cast 238 ballots Tuesday, the first day of the early voting period.
BELTON — What is a “normal” reaction from a parent who realizes their child has stopped breathing?
“The Play That Goes Wrong” gets off track in a hurry. In fact, multiple disasters strike even before the curtain goes up on the play-within-a-play, “Murder at Haversham Manor”. Confused? That’s OK. Just sit back and enjoy the Temple Civic Theatre’s latest production.
The Killeen school board this week approved two specific agenda items which will add new curriculum resources in the classroom.
Education Service Center Region 12 recently honored five Temple ISD educators for their passion in working with bilingual students during an inaugural ceremony last month.