Local News

Little River academy new police chief resigns

Just 10 days after starting the job as the police chief of a Central Texas town, Mike Lugo is stepping down.   Lugo resigned as Little River Academy's police chief Wednesday night.  

Texas firm recalls ready-to-eat products for possible listeria contamination

Great American Marketing, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 475 pounds of FSIS and FDA-regulated, ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S.

One person arrested in connection with Connally ISD burglaries

McLennan County Sheriffs along with Connally Police have identified and arrested a person in connection with the burglary of two Connally ISD schools and a local business in Elm Mott.

Early morning I-35 crash leaves one driver dead

Traffic on I-35 was backed up  this morning after a fatal  accident occured  near exit 349.  The accident was reported shortly before 5:30 a.m.

Hewitt VFW looking for man after he stole cans from veterans

A local VFW wants answers after a man repeatedly stole cans from their can collection site. 

Sheriff deputies to receive $2 million in discrimination lawsuit

Nine deputies will receive $2 million after a lawsuit was settled in commissioners court on Tuesdays.

Man arrested by U.S. Marshals in connection with armed robbery

A man has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in who may be connected to  a Waco armed robbery.

Hewitt City Council approves a $6.8 million dollar certificate of obligation

The Hewitt City Council will begin construction on a new $4.5 million dollar facility as early as next year.

Nolanville man arrested for child pornography

A Nolanville man was arrested on Sunday after being wanted by Copperas Cove police for 7-years. Steven Ladig,28, has been charged with possession of child pornography.

More than $155,000 available in energy assistance for local cities

In Bell County, more than $150,000.00 is available to assist residents who cannot afford to pay their TXU energy Bills.