Local News

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.

First case of West Nile reported in McLennan County area

The first case of West Nile has been reported for the McLennan County area. An 18-year-old male living in Riesel contracted the virus and has since recovered.

Navasota to take part in Lamborghini Festival

The City of Navasota will be a part of the 2014 Lamborghini Festival on September 12th.