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Veteran with no family attending to be buried on Tuesday
The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial next week. Jack Andrew Goodson Jr., a United States Army veteran, will be laid to rest Tuesday, March 19 at 11 a.m. Goodson served in the Army from 1968 to 1970 and has been awarded the National Defense
Harker Heights library to welcome classical guitarist for free program
Begin the weekend at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library with a celebration of spring. Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher returns to perform an eclectic musical program at 7 p.m. tonight (Friday) in an After-Hours Special Family Event.
Chem plant opens in Killeen
Officials on Friday celebrated with a ribbon-cutting the grand opening of a chemical plant in Killeen that produces high-grade hydrogen peroxide. City and area leaders, along with company representatives with MGC Pure Chemicals America Inc. also toured the $32 million plant at the Killeen Business P
City Council votes on multiple zoning issues at Tuesday meeting
The Harker Heights City Council at their regular meeting Tuesday considered four items, with one of them being tabled. Council members received a report from Director of Planning and Development Joseph Molis on the approval of changing the zoning designation in the vicinity of 514 and 516 Clore Road
Evant Elks roll at Blanket
In their last meet before Spring Break, the Evant Elks rolled to a team victory at the Blanket Relays. The team picked up five first places led by four by Amy Pritchard, including a leadoff leg on the 4x400 relay.
Open records laws an aid to keep public informed
Filing an open records request is a straightforward process — one that occasionally takes time to be completed — and a useful tool for residents wanting to ensure their local governments are open and transparent.
New tire shop rolls into Killeen
National franchise retailer, RNR Tire Express, is preparing to open a Killeen location at the intersection of West Jasper Drive and South Fort Hood Street. The official grand opening is scheduled for May 4 but there are plans to open for business the first week in April, officials said.
Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Copperas Cove
A person was killed today after getting hit by a train in Copperas Cove, police said. At approximately 11 a.m. Thursday, the Copperas Cove Police Department received a report of a train/pedestrian accident.
Local artist volunteers at area churches
Fonshae Williams, 26, lives in Killeen, has an art business serving Harker Heights and surrounding areas. My daughter always wanted to live in Texas and I wanted a fresh start, so we packed up and moved to Killeen.
Killeen lifts boil water notices
Killeen boil water notices issued March 11 for properties located on East Central Texas Expressway, Rebecca Lynn Lane and Taylor Renee Drive have been lifted, according to the City of Killeen.
Young girl struck by driver at Lions Club Park, police say
A young girl was air-evacuated early Thursday evening after police say a driver struck her with a vehicle. Killeen police said the girl had serious head injuries after she was struck near the Lions Club Park playground at 1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop about to 6 p.m. She was in the parking area, polic
Scout builds big checkerboard at Killeen school
It took nine months and a three-hour drive to make this Killeen project happen, a life-sized checker board with custom pieces. This is part of 16-year-old McKinney resident Caleb Lopez’s Eagle project, one of the requirements to attain the rank of Eagle Scout; the highest achievement obtained in the
Girl run over in parking lot flown to local hospital
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) A 7-year-old girl who was run over early Thursday evening in the parking lot of Lions Club Park at 1700 East Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen was flown to a local hospital.
Temple rallies to beat Cove in 12-6A
COPPERAS COVE — The Temple Wildcats had little to no success against Copperas Cove starting pitcher Chris Lingo. Turns out, all they had to do was wait until he exited the game.
Rapper who graduated from Killeen High takes SXSW stage as signed solo artist
It’s not SparkDawg’s first time at the SXSW soundstage, but this year there are new expectations. The Killeen High School graduate has returned home to Texas to perform at the annual music festival as a signed solo artist under Drum Squad records, owned and founded by Grammy Award winning-platinum p
Four Killeen teen girls indicted in drug deal death case at Temple Walmart
BELTON — Three teenage girls were indicted Wednesday for the homicide of Isaac Kohlhaas, 18, of Temple, and another girl was indicted for conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery.
Special Olympics team kicks off indoor sale
Residents throughout the Central Texas are making their way to 902 Conder Street in support of the Killeen-Cove-Hood Phantoms, a Special Olympics Texas team. The group is hosting a multi-family indoor sale today and Saturday.
Name released of man hit and killed by train
COPPERAS COVE, Texas - The City of Copperas Cove released the name Friday morning of a man killed when a train hit him Thursday. He has been identified as 29-year-old Kurtis Michael Roemeling.
Assistant manager of local Best Buy dies in 2-vehicle crash
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The assistant manager of the Killeen Best Buy store has died in a two-vehicle crash. Joshua David Moya Cowdrey, 31, was headed east just before noon Monday on State Highway 138 in Williamson County when his 1997 Toyota Tacoma collided with a westbound Jeep Wrangler in a heavy f
Addressing homelessness: Driver suggests communities work together for solutions
Bell County Commissioner John Driver spent 30 years in the military and his experiences there and out of the military had led him to where he is today. Driver spoke to members of the Central Texas Homeless Coalition earlier this week.