Friday Jul 18
String of Bell County Officer Deaths not Deterring New Applicants
The Bell County Sheriff's Department on Friday identified the man they say shot at deputies near Belton Lake Thursday evening.
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Friday Jul 18
Man Dies After Shootout with Bell County Deputies
A man died near Belton following a shootout with Bell County Sheriff's Department deputies Thursday evening.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Construction crew may not have had permits before damaging water line in Bell County
A Pursur Construction company crew may not have had permits before they dug and struck a water main just outside Belton Saturday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Belton 'R U Ok' Program Checks On Elderly and Disabled
It's a simple phone call, it can save a lifea and the best part, it's FREE. The program is called "R U OK?" and its purpose is to make welfare calls to the elderly and disabled in the Belton community.
Boil water order lifted for Bell County cities and Fort Hood
Fort Hood officials have lifted a boil water order after tests concluded the post's water supplies are safe for consumption.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Water District GM: Vital Main Broken On Its Own Easement
The general manager for Bell County Water District #1 plans to look into how and why the water main that so many depend on in Central Texas, including Fort Hood, was broken on the district's own property.
Bell County Man Turns Himself in for Sexual Assault of Family Member, Released on Bond
A Killeen man turned himself in to the Bell County Jail on July 10, for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old family member.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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Non-essential personnel at Fort Hood ordered to stay home Monday
Fort Hood commanders have ordered only key and essential personnel to report for duty Monday due to a break in the base's water supply.
Fort Hood asks water customers to limit use
Fort Hood has urged customers to limit water use to essential activities after supply from the main water line was interrupted.
Bell County Cities Implement Emergency Water Conservation Measures
Looks sunny and hot, with above normal highs, for the rest of the weekend into Monday.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Bell CO officials ask cities to conserve water after transmission line breaks
Bell County officials say a contractor was trenching around 2:00 Saturday afternoon when they ruptured the 48 inch concrete line on Lake Belton at the Water Treatment Plant.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Suspect pleads not guilty in Texas officer slaying
A Central Texas man has pleaded not guilty in the May fatal shooting of a Killeen police officer who was serving a drug-related warrant.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Aggravated sexual assault arrest in Bell County
On March 30, 2014 Bell County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a reported sexual assault on Elm Grove Spur south of Belton.
Bell County Man, 25, Charged In Sexual Assault Of Girl, 13
David Earl Lovato, 25, of Belton was free Thursday on $75,000 bond after he was charged with aggravated sexual assault in an incident involving a 13-year-old girl who sneaked out of her home to attend a party at a lakeside park.
Belton man accused of having sex with 13-year-old
David Earl Lovato faces a charge of aggravated sexual assault after Bell County Sheriff's Investigators presented a case to the Bell County District Attorney's Office on July 7. Bell County Sheriff's Deputies were called to a reported sexual assault on Elm Grove Spur, south of Belton, on March 30. Deputies spoke with a man who told them his ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Officials recover body from Central Texas lake
The Bell County Sheriff's Department says the body was found at Belton Lake near Temple around 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Bond Set At $1 Million For Teenager Charged In Deadly Accident
Darrell Wayne Jones, Jr., who was arrested two days after his 18th birthday on a warrant charging criminally negligent homicide stemming from an accident in March that left another teenager dead, remained in the Bell County Jail Wednesday in lieu of $1 million bond.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
No-Kill Group Seeks Homes For Dozens Of Dogs From Local Breeder
Texas Humane Heroes, a nonprofit, no-kill animal adoption organization, will begin looking for homes Wednesday for some of the 44 dogs rescued from a dog breeder in Bell County who decided to close her business.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Temple Police Officer Injured In Thursday Morning Wreck
Details of his condition were not immediately known but a Department of Public Safety communications officer said Bell County dispatch told her he was taken from the scene by ambulance to Baylor Scott and White Hospital.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Man Charged In Drunken Shooting That Left Girl, 11 Injured
Audley Ricardo Burrell, 41, of Killeen, was in the Bell County Jail Tuesday charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury in connection with a what authorities say was a drunken shooting at a Killeen apartment that left an 11-year-old girl injured.