Illegal aliens, refugees and crime
tdtnews.com / Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:00:00 -0600
Seeing news of terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, I prayed for victims and the French people. Americans must remain vigilant in protecting ourselves from all threats.
SUV crashes into Temple home
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:38:00 -0600
An SUV crashed into a Temple home Thursday morning, sending the driver to the hospital, according to Temple Police reports.
Take a ride with Santa at Jingle Bell Express
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:37:00 -0600
Santa Claus is leaving town … but you can go with him.Families can take a train ride with Santa on Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum’s Jingle Bell Express.
Teen killed by officer had troubled family
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:59:00 -0600
A black teenager shot 16 times by a white Chicago Police officer was a ward of the state when he died, having spent years being shuttled between different relatives’ homes and foster care from the time he was 3.
‘Not too late’ to address Afghan aid waste
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:58:00 -0600
With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the U.S. official in charge of auditing assistance programs said “it’s not too late” to address the fraud and mismanagement that has bedeviled the 14-year effort to rebuild the country.
Paris, Russia leaders agree on anti-IS plans
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:57:00 -0600
French President Francois Hollande and Russia’s Vladimir Putin agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the fight against the Islamic State group, raising hope for closer ties between Moscow and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition following the Paris terror attacks.
Central Texas celebrates Thanksgiving: Holiday events include meals for needy, fun run
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:52:00 -0600
Free meals for the needy and a fun run were held Thursday as Central Texans celebrated Thanksgiving.
Giving thanks for a special friend
tdtnews.com / Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:00:00 -0600
As we observed Veterans Day, I can recall a man who risked his life for this great nation. I first met him more than 60 years ago when we were entering the first grade at old Harris High School in Bel
More protests expected over shooting: Teen shot 16 times; police officer charged with murder
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:59:00 -0600
The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the footage was released, protesters seemed to honor pleas for restraint.
Local fire departments to collect food, toys for the less fortunate
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:57:00 -0600
Local fire departments are reaching out to help kids and needy families this holiday season, but as the holidays quickly approach, they are hoping they don’t run out of time.
Helping Temple’s homeless: New plan to take regional approach
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:54:00 -0600
A new plan to combat homelessness in the Temple area calls for taking a more regional approach.
Seeking answers: Team from Fort Rucker to investigate Black Hawk crash
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:53:00 -0600
An investigation team from Fort Rucker, Ala., has arrived at Fort Hood to investigate Monday’s Black Hawk helicopter crash that killed the four soldiers on board.
Fort Hood celebrates Thanksgiving
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:48:00 -0600
On Wednesday, the 1st Cavalry Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team dining facility served up a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings and was decked out with decorations and elaborate edible sculptures representing the facility’s theme: Thanksgiving in the Army through the years.
James Construction an uninformed company
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:00:00 -0600
I’m continually amazed at how uninformed James Construction Co. was/is to have the contracts they do for doing the jobs on Interstate 35 especially around Salado.
Grisham, others suing the DPS
tdtnews.com / Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:00:00 -0600
We know anybody can sue anybody for any reason, some without merit.
Two local groups offer free Thanksgiving Day meals
tdtnews.com / Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:08:00 -0600
Free meals will be available to the hungry and the traveling on Thanksgiving Day.
Belton Public Works Director Michael Huber resigns
tdtnews.com / Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:02:00 -0600
Michael Huber, the Belton public works director, turned in his resignation letter Monday to Belton City Manager Sam Listi.His resignation, dated to become effective Dec. 7, was made effective immediately by Listi, Paul Romer, spokesman, said Tuesday.