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Hot Off the Press!
COPPERAS COVE — The City Council on Tuesday approved the authorization of Councilman Dan Yancey to travel to California to observe military training activities at the National Training Center.
Now that the Killeen area soon will see Interstate 14 signs along U.S. Highway 190, area leaders say the move will bring in new business and represent a show of support to the military. The Texas Transportation Commission approved a new interstate, a 25-mile span of U.S. Highway 190 through Bell County, as part of a long-term federal transportation bill on Jan. 26.
Jimmie Don Aycock has worn many hats over the course of his life. He was a captain in the Army from 1970 to 1972. He received his doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1970, and spent much of his life as a vet and a rancher.
Metroplex Health System, in partnership with the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and Central Texas College, is hosting a Cook Smart Cooking Class on from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Culinary Arts Building at CTC.
Community members gathered Friday for a mural dedication in downtown Killeen. The new mural, at Avenue D and Gray Street, celebrates the military. The mural’s theme is “Camp Hood to Fort Hood — Embracing our Rich Military History,” a tribute to the bond between Fort Hood and Killeen, and a display of the talent that lives in the community.
KILLEEN — III Corps and Fort Hood commander Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland discussed his recent command post in the Middle East and the current status of the Army during the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce’s Military Relations Council luncheon Friday at Grace Christian Center in Killeen
KILLEEN — Amid a crowded room of more than 600 people, the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce’s 83rd annual membership banquet at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center Thursday night served to recognize notable residents and businesses from the community as well as Fort Hood and government officials.
Local residents, community leaders and Extraco Banks executives and associates gathered Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of its new Killeen branch at 1002 W. Central Texas Expressway.
Central Texas College students, staff and community members celebrated the completion of $600,000 worth of renovations to the Morton Hall dormitory. The ribbon-cutting celebration was co-hosted by CTC and the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, which held its monthly mixer at Morton Hall after the ceremony.
A new 24-hour Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, 2900 Clear Creek Road, opened its doors on Wednesday morning to a crowd of excited guests, shoppers and staff. “Just in time for summer, we are proud to be a part of the Killeen community,” said store manager Juliana Knight. She estimates the store will see about 3,000 customers per day.