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Drug disposal day coming up next Saturday

On Saturday, September 27, the Harker Heights Police Department, in partnership with the DEA and other Central Texas law enforcement agencies, will be participating in the bi-annual prescription drug turn in.

Bell Co. Sheriff's Department warns of jury duty scam

The Bell County Sheriff's Office is investigting a scam that was reported by citizens Wednesday afternoon.

Behlen Country celebrates grand opening in McGregor

Behlen Mfg. Co. with global headquarters in Columbus, Nebraska celebrated its Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting on Thursday at the former Smead Manufacturing plant in McGregor, Texas, part of the greater Waco region.

Vehicle crash leaves 6-year-old dead and four others injured

A vehicle crash in Riesel has left a 6-year-old dead and four other family members injured. The crash happened Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of FM 1860 and State Highway 6.

Vehicle crash leaves 6-year-old dead and four others injured

Riesel — A vehicle crash in Riesel has left a 6-year-old dead and four other family members injured.

Madisonville Police Department asks Texas Rangers to investigate K-9 death

The Madisonville Police Department is asking the Texas Rangers to investigate the death of one of their K-9 officers. Baron, a Belgian Malinois was found dead in the back of a K-9 patrol vehicle.  

Fort Hood soldier sentenced for murder of retired sergeant

A Fort Hood soldier was sentenced to prison on Monday, after he pleaded guilty to a 2013 shooting death of a retired army sergeant.

Robinson VFD to host grand opening of new fire station

The City of Robinson’s Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate the grand opening of its new fire station, located at 204 Strauss, on Saturday, September 20 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Major fast-food chain offers free coffee for 2 weeks

McDonald’s will be offering a little pick-me-up to its customers beginning tomorrow. The announcement came last week, when McDonald’s announced its second national Free Coffee Event.

Killeen man dies while racing vehicle at local drag way

A Killeen man died on Friday while racing his vehicle down a local race track. Bell County Sheriffs were called out to Little River Academy Drag Way on Friday shortly after 7:00 p.m.