COPPERAS COVE — The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is still alive locally and nationally, according to those who attended the 14th annual King Commemorative Dinner in Copperas Cove on Saturday.
The Temple Health and Bioscience District put a lot of effort into building awareness of the district’s mission and its resources in 2019, with a continued effort expected in 2020.
The Temple Health and Bioscience District board has financially supported numerous learning experiences for college and high school students.
Groups involved in providing warming shelters for those living on the street in Temple or living in homes with no heat when the temperatures drop into the 30s met at the United Way of Central Texas to get an update on the effort.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library held its annual Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday. Renamed “New Year, New You! 2020 Health Fair,” this was the seventh year the event has been held.
The last bottle for the spirited Confederate salute was empty, and everybody’s lips were sealed.
The front-page headline on the Temple Daily Telegram on Jan. 16, 1920, was succinct and one column at the bottom of the page: “To bid good-bye to J. Barleycorn.”
When Brynn Myers was first appointed by the city two years ago, she came in with big plans on how to make the city better and get the work done.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Approximately 30 area children and parents learned about the value of their attitude as they heard a story at Barnes & Noble in Harker Heights.
“Skin color seems to be decoration. The real person is one on the inside.”
Area reports indicated:
Three males have been arrested for suspected attempted burglary of a habitation.
“She loved herself,” was how 29-year-old mother of four, Angelica Hardin, a Harker Heights resident, was described by mom Laurie Hardin. So when police said her November 2019 death was likely a suicide, they found it hard to believe.
Eleven men and women likely will begin their deliberations on Friday afternoon, set to decide whether a Killeen man is guilty or not guilty of murder after he admitted to shooting another man at a nightclub in 2018.
The U.S. Army appointed a Killeen business owner as a new civilian aide to the Secretary of the Army, or CASA, during an investiture ceremony in the Perot Building in Dallas on Jan. 8.
A Bell County judge on Thursday sentenced a Killeen man to probation after he shot a woman in the chest in 2018.
Friday morning is greeted by patchy fog and cloudy skies in the Killeen area.
BELTON — Roscoe Harrison is dedicated to service.
A national sorority turned 100 Thursday, and its local chapter celebrated the occasion. Approximately 50 people came out to the Killeen Civic & Conference Center in Killeen for the celebration.
The differences in how two local law enforcement agencies handled separate officer-involved shootings are diverse.
The filing period to be a candidate in the May 2 city and school board elections began Wednesday, and several candidates have already filed. The filing period continues through Feb. 14.
The rain may be a blessing for those who are experiencing watery and itchy eyes, runny noses, scratchy throats and sinus headaches.
BELTON — A Killeen man accused of murder testified in his own defense during his trial on Thursday, raising the possibility of self-defense after shooting and killing another man at a nightclub in 2018.
BELTON — Five Temple residents were rounded up by the Bell County Organized Crime Unit for drug and marijuana charges.
A garage sale benefitting Dennis Gay, a retired police officer who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 throat cancer, will take place starting 7 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1401 W. Central Ave. in Temple.
If you’re looking for a lifestyle change, or just a way to make a few improvements in your current routine, consider attending the New Year, New You 2020 Health Fair or the So Natural Veggie and Art Fest this weekend. Also, keep an eye out for public figures Candace Cameron Bure and Chad Hen…