An upcoming free event will give prospective voters a chance to hear from Bell County’s political candidates.
Temple College hosted about 225 students from 20 area high schools on Saturday in a SkillsUSA competition for their health and criminal justice skills.
Killeen sisters Alissa Clemons and Alicia Clemons put on a sex trafficking awareness event at Open Fire International Fellowship church in Killeen on Saturday.
Experience matters for district judgeships.
Voters know that. The three Republicans vying to replace Fancy Jezek as judge of the 426th District Court certainly know that.
The trio of candidates — Belton lawyer Jeff Parker, Killeen lawyer Steve Duskie and Salado lawyer Wade Faulkner — touted their varied experiences at a Salado Area Republican Women-hosted forum Thursday at the Holiday Inn Express, 1991 N. Stagecoach Road.
About 200 brave souls poured into Wildcat Stadium on a chilly Saturday morning for the 2020 Wildcat Dash 5K Color Run/Walk, a benefit for Wildcat Wellness.
Ike Shaw, owner of Titan Total Training, put the athletes through a series of squats, pushups, stretches and other calisthenics. Allen Roark, a 1987 Temple High School graduate and current varsity golf coach, set them off, all bearing a number and chip-timed by Pro-Fit Race Timing of Belton.
Temple City Secretary Lacy Borgeson retired from her position earlier this month after more than two decades of service.
Borgeson, who has been on leave since November, notified the city of her decision to retire on Jan. 9 and retired on the same day. The Temple City Council unanimously voted last Thursday to name Deputy City Secretary Stephanie Hedrick as interim city secretary until the position can be filled.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Chinese people around the world celebrated the Chinese New Year Saturday, and one local bookstore hosted its weekly story time and based its craft on the occasion.
Teachers are a hot commodity in Bell County.
COPPERAS COVE — Around 300 participants were at Copperas Cove City Park to participate in the city’s fourth annual 5-kilometer run, part of the Cen-Tex Race Series Saturday morning. The run was paired with the city’s 20th annual Polar Bear Plunge into the city pool, and around 50 people jump…
The May 2020 municipal election and a possible tax swap are on tap for the Killeen City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
New year’s resolutions often include approaches to healthier living – but most of them don’t stick very long. To incorporate new ways of living healthy, happy and balanced, the Killeen counsel and wellness center Butterflies Prosperity Wellness Co. invites the public to a Day of Positive Liv…
Sex trafficking is a murky place but on Friday people gathered at a church in Killeen to shed light on that world. The community meeting at Westside Baptist Church began with a reading of scripture and a prayer.
Two men were sentenced in Bell County courtrooms this week on unrelated charges of deadly conduct by discharging a firearm, a third-degree felony. One man received probation and the other man was sentenced to prison time.
The Killeen Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon at the First Texas Bank, 2200 W. Central Texas Expressway.
Construction work continues on a portion of O.W. Curry Drive in Killeen. The work is being done on a stretch of the road that intersects East Central Texas Expressway and runs past Applebee’s, Academy Sports + Outdoors and the Hampton Inn.
ROGERS — A 20-year-old Rogers man reportedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl, an arrest affidavit said.
A boil water notice was issued Friday afternoon for Troy area customers.
FORT HOOD — The lives of two Gold Star spouses were changed forever on Friday when they each received a refurbished Nissan Altima through the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program.
BELTON — A Moody man was indicted for reportedly driving while intoxicated on Sept. 14 with a child under 15 years of age with him.
SALADO — A Freightliner driver was hit outside his tractor-trailer as he tried to warn drivers about a crash, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Bryan Washko said Friday.
FORT HOOD — Fifteen students, mostly soldiers transitioning out of the Army, graduated from Caliber Collision’s Changing Lanes course on Friday during a ceremony at the Phantom Warrior Center.
A defense team credits reasonable doubt for the not-guilty verdict in a child sex case that was heard in a Bell County courtroom last week.
Health officials are investigating whether a patient in Brazos County is sick with the same deadly coronavirus that is wreaking havoc across China as cities there are being placed on lockdown to prevent its spread.