FME News Service
George Powell was brought back this morning to the Bell County Jail after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a writ of habeas corpus relief. Powell was sentenced in 2009 to 28 years in prison for a Killeen aggravated robbery, but the Innocence Project of Texas took on his case because it was believed he was not guilty of the crime.
Six Temple residents were arrested Thursday by federal and state authorities on narcotics trafficking charges in connection with a conspiracy to distribute drugs across Central Texas.
George Powell should be released soon from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice while he waits for a new trial, his attorney said.
Auditions for Tablerock’s Fright Trail and “A Christmas Carol” will take place at Tablerock’s indoor room behind the stage from 3-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center is offering a new dinner theater production and will have open auditions for talent to be part of the show. Auditions for “Eurydice” will take place at the CAC 7 p.m. Sept. 21 and 22.