Temple resident Shomari Cooper, a machinist’s mate (auxiliary) first class and a talent scout assigned to Navy Recruiting Station Hollywood Park, Talent Acquisition Onboarding Center Alamo City, was awarded two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals at Navy Talent Acquisition Group’s San Antonio headquarters, the Navy announced.
After years of dealing with cirrhosis, Temple resident Vicki Rhodes now is only a few months away from a new liver.
Temple Police worked traffic control Saturday morning as a long line of cars waited for the food distribution at Churches Touching Lives for Christ, 702 W. Ave. G.
Matt Smith has had a trial-by-fire first year as superintendent of the Belton Independent School District.
The United Way of Central Texas launched a Winter Weather Recovery Fund to aid Texans coping with the efforts of Winter Storm Uri.
As humanitarian aid workers in Armenia and South Sudan, Jerry and Meaghan Kenney have huddled around wood stoves to keep warm and bathed with buckets for lack of water. But the couple didn’t expect they’d need such survival skills to get through the winter storm at their home outside Hudson, in deep East Texas.
A Killeen nonprofit organization held its monthly food drive Saturday to feed between 100 and 150 families.
COPPERAS COVE – Cars and trucks were lined up early Saturday morning in the fog and drizzle as hundreds of people attended a second coronavirus vaccination clinic set up at Copperas Cove Independent School District’s bus barn on Summers Road.
As Texas continues to recover from the winter storm, the H-E-B grocery store chain said it will donate $1 million to support Texas food banks and continue to work with supplier partners to provide aid to people in need.
The Temple College Business and Continuing Education Division will offer a two-part series of project management courses this spring.
COPPERAS COVE — Overcast skies and a nip in the morning air did not prevent dozens of anglers from lining the banks of City Park Pond on Saturday for the city’s Fishing in the Park event, which was rescheduled from two weeks ago due to inclement weather.
There have been 1,553 positive cases of the coronavirus among both students and staff within the Killeen Independent School District since March, as of Friday.
The Refuge Corporation Mobile Food Pantry was active again Saturday for its February food distribution, conducted at the Christian House of Prayer in Killeen.
A dense fog that Central Texas residents woke up to may lift by early afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
A passion for education and advancement for future generations drives the president of the Killeen chapter of the NAACP to make a difference.
When the winter storm hit Texas last week, the overhead sprinklers across the hall from Valerie Malone’s first-grade classroom broke and flooded rooms on both sides.
A detective with the Killeen Police Department was working security at AdventHealth-Central Texas when he received a call about a man causing a disturbance in the emergency room of the hospital, according to an arrest affidavit in the case.
COPPERAS COVE — College professor Norman Ahlhelm never lost power at home during last week’s severe weather, and so his house just north of Copperas Cove’s downtown area on Hill Street, became a fairly popular place to hang out and stay warm.
St. Mary’s Catholic School in Temple will hold an open house expo for prospective students and their families on Sunday.
A legislator who sits on the Texas House Energy Committee will join state Rep. Hugh Shine at his Monday forum to discuss the power grid emergency caused by Winter Storm Uri.
With only one life to live, Killeen resident Luvina Sabree said she is determined to live hers to the fullest.
Lampasas County reported one additional case of the coronavirus as of Thursday, but the number of active cases continues to fall.
After being under a citywide boil-water notice for several days, Harker Heights residents may soon be relieved of their expectations to take the precautionary measure before consumption.
The Bell County Public Health District identified four new COVID-19 related deaths on Friday, as active cases saw a slight decline to 394 — four fewer than Thursday.
A candidate for Killeen City Council will be hosting a public forum for her candidacy Sunday.
City leaders are talking about installing metal detectors at Killeen City Hall.
Sixty days after the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee released its findings of Fort Hood’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, the post commander said progress is being made.
As criticism mounts over how Fort Hood is administration the COVID-19 vaccine, shipment delays are now causing a temporary delay in coronavirus inoculations at Fort Hood’s Abrams Gym, the post’s main vaccination site, Fort Hood officials said.
Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here.
AUSTIN — The catastrophic Texas blackout was a wider failure than the state’s power grid, which teetered on the brink of an even bigger collapse during a freeze that knocked out electricity to 4 million customers, energy executives said Thursday.
After hearing reports of some Texans receiving massive electrical bills, the state’s utility regulator said it’s investigating companies that offer their customers rates that fluctuate based on the spot price of wholesale electricity.
Area police reports indicated:
As Texas legislators investigate how the Electric Reliability Council of Texas failed during last week’s winter storm, state Rep. Hugh Shine, R-Temple, fielded comments from his constituents at an emergency town hall meeting Thursday evening.
Name: Harlan M. Williams
Thanks to the efforts of a local Army spouse, along with several companies, some residents of Killeen will receive donations of food and water following the recent weather system.