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New Temple high school likely to have Belton in name

BELTON - A new high school planned to open in 2020 will probably have "Belton" in its name - even though it will be located in Temple. The Belton Independent School District has sought input on its second comprehensive high school planning process through public meetings and an internet survey, whic

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 23:04:00

Woods, Waters & Wildlife: Saints of the Flood-Stricken Cities

Cover your ears: this will be a shotgun blast of several unrelated items coming at you quickly! To begin with, Labor Day Weekend was the last major boating holiday of summer. That means increased risk of accidents. Most boaters are responsible, but the word "most" falls far short of "all." Beware t

BELTONJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-20 15:00:29

Belton City Council overcomes hurdles, approves budget

BELTON - Initially, the city's budget faced a lot of uncertainty on three fronts. First, the threat of the Legislature possibly changing property taxes during its special session - which did not come to pass. Second, how to recoup the anticipated $450,000 revenue loss from Bell County when the Commi

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 00:59:00

Boil order issued for Lake Belton area

A boil order has been issued for Dog Ridge Water Supply Corporation customers along FM 93 and Wheat Road North of FM 93, facing Lake Belton. The order was issued due to a main break in the area on Sept. 18 and to ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and microbes. All water used for drinking, c

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-19 14:03:54

Killeen woman who posted about Hobby Lobby cotton speaks out

Daniell Rider, the Killeen woman whose Facebook post complaining about a cotton decoration at Hobby Lobby, is now telling her side of the story. Rider posted a picture of Hobby Lobby cotton decoration on Hobby Lobby's Facebook page Sept. 14 saying, "This decor is WRONG on SO many levels," and reques

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:31:00

Auto-pedestrian accident in Killeen leaves 1 injured, causes delays

An auto-pedestrian accident left traffic backed up along U.S. Highway 190/Interstate 14 near the Trimmier Road exit early Wednesday morning. Police officers responded to the scene around 6:40 a.m. after a caller reported an accident. Killeen Police Department spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez said a man

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 13:44:00

Killeen man arrested on assault charges

A 19-year-old Killeen man was indicted on two charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Wednesday. Derrick Lamont Smith Jr. was arrested by Killeen police after an incident on Aug. 21; police said he fired gunshots that struck two people. When police arrived at a home in the 4400 block o

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:00:00

Annual career night at Bell County Expo Center

BELTON - The week of Sept. 25-30 has been designated Careers in Texas Industries Week, with events being held across the state to raise awareness about careers available in Texas' in-demand industries. The annual Centex College and Career Night will take place at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W.

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 05:52:00

District meeting planned at VFW post in Heights

Veterans of Foreign Wars District 14 commander Lora Land, Post 9191, and VFW Auxiliary president JoJo Kilgore, Post 4008, will host a district meeting Saturday at VFW Post 3892 in Harker Heights. Inge Conley, VFW Department of Texas senior vice commander, and VFW Department of Texas Auxiliary presid

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 01:06:00

Coryell County deputies believe burglary suspects are part of larger crime ring

Although two suspects were already arrested, the Coryell County Sheriff's Office believes a much larger crime ring is responsible for a chain of stolen items that have recently been making their way from Coryell County to pawn shops in Waco and Temple, according to law enforcement. Back on Sept. 11,

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-20 21:28:32

VERIFY: Is Killeen more violent than Chicago?

KILLEEN - People have taken to social media to voice their concerns about the trend in homicides in Killeen. Some are drawing comparisons to crime problems in larger cities. A Facebook Post read - 17 murders in Killeen so far this year - can't wait until the wife retires and we move to Granbury. Ano

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-21 02:54:38

Temple man indicted in arson case

BELTON - Patrick Gandara, 37, of Temple reportedly set fire to his own vehicle in a repair shop and, in the process, caught six other vehicles on fire. Gandara was indicted Wednesday on a second-degree arson charge by a Bell County grand jury. Fire Marshal Steve Casey went Aug. 2 to Lark Trail in Sa

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 04:16:00

'This is our gateway, vision': Business 190 master plan discussed

A plan nearly three years in the making is now underway in Copperas Cove. Copperas Cove City planner Charlotte Hitchman outlined a two-part plan to make improvements from Constitution Drive to Farm-to-Market 116 in Copperas Cove at a workshop Tuesday prior to the Copperas Cove City Council meeting.

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:21:00

KPD identifies homicide victim in Tuesday shooting

The Killeen Police Department has released the identity of the victim in a homicide that occurred early Tuesday morning, the 15th killing this year in Killeen. According to the new release issued by the police, 27-year-old Pierre Andre Keupp, of Killeen, was pronounced dead at 4:38 a.m. Tuesday morn

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:47:00

Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled in rain and darkness to pick away unstable debris and reach her. The sight of her wiggling fingers early

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-21 12:23:12

San Augustine County opens Children's Service Center to protect kids

The San Augustine Children's Service Center was funded through a $275,000 Community Development Block Grant and matched by the TLL Temple Foundation. (Source: KTRE Staff) San Augustine County Judge Samye Johnson expresses excitement for the project's completion after years of study, planning and col

NEWS CHANNEL 25 - 2017-09-20 23:21:31

Singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer is the new America's Got Talent champion

The votes are in, and your America's Got Talent season 12 champion is...Darci Lynne Farmer! The 12-year-old won the night with her incredible singing ventriloquist act, bringing her puppet, Petunia, back Wednesday for a performance of Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better) with fellow ventriloquist T

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-21 08:45:36

Equifax accidentally sent data breach victims to a fake website

Equifax cannot seem to get it right. The credit bureau had been sending victims of a massive data breach to a bogus website that shared a similar address to the one it set up to help victims, it admitted Thursday. After Equifax revealed its computer systems were breached and personal data for 143 mi

KCEN TV NBC 6 - 2017-09-21 13:54:15

Million-gallon demand: Clearwater board approves water supply's drilling permits

BELTON - The Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District board of directors, in a 4-0 decision, approved three permits Tuesday afternoon that will secure the short- and long-term growth of the Central Texas Water Supply Corp. The directors approved: * A permit that will allow for up to 558,71

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 23:47:00

Ivey seeks reelection to JP office

For nearly 32 years, G.W. Ivey has served as Bell County Precinct 3, Place 2, justice of the peace and, come next election, he hopes to make it 36. Ivey, 71, will seek a ninth term as justice of the peace, he said in an interview Wednesday morning. "It's because I like my job, No. 1," Ivey said, whe

TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 23:40:00