Authorities put out fire near Lake Belton High School

BELTON, Texas — Fire departments from Temple and Morgan's Point joined forces to put out a fire near Lake Belton High School this July 4. Temple Fire got a call about the fire around 2:06 p.m., according to Temple Fire spokesperson Santos Soto. Around 6:30 p.m., Soto told 6 News the fire was out.
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AMBER Alert: McGregor PD searches for two missing girls

MCGREGOR, Texas — The McGregor Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for two missing teens. Emilee Solomon and Aysha Cross, both 14 years old, have reportedly been missing from McGregor since June 29, according to Amber Alert notice published early Monday morning. Solomon is described as a 5-foot-1,...

Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition announces new project

WACO, Texas — The Heart of Texas Homeless Coalition (HOTHC) announces its Project Homeless Connect event for July 8. A non-profit centered around homelessness and housing instability from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. will be providing a one-stop-shop for resources and services at the Waco Convention Center. The event...

House fire results in Waco family losing home, two pets

WACO, Texas — Editor's Notes | Video above and below are segments from a previous house fire. A Waco family has lost their home and two family pets due to a house fire Friday, according to the Waco Fire Department. There were three animals in the home at the...

TxDOT announces its nearly $2.2 million road restoration project

WACO, Texas — Texas Department of Transportation announces that its contractors will begin a road restoration project on US 84 from Lake Air Drive to Valley Mills Drive starting July 5. Crews will be working on enhancing the safety of the roadway, according to the city. The project is...

Fourth of July events around Central Texas

Let's celebrate independence and American freedom this Fourth of July around Central Texas. Editor's Note | The Video above is from last years segment on Belton's Fourth of parade. Belton Belton Fourth of July Events. Belton Patriotic Program. FREE | Monday, July 4. Bell County Courthouse, 101 E. Central Ave.

'Always a Marlinite': NFL Coach visits, thanks his hometown

MARLIN, Texas — The Marlin Chamber of Commerce held its 111th annual Chamber awards Thursday evening, hosting a guest of honor who has made an impact in the community and across the nation. His name is Curtis Modkins. Over the years, the former Marlin football star from the Class...

Limestone County Medical Center bringing back SANE Program

GROESBECK, Texas — The Limestone Medical Center is bringing back a program that helps sexual assault survivors in a number of ways. The program is called the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner program working in cooperation with the District Attorney and local law enforcement. Before, sexual assault victims may have...

The City of Killeen, Fort Hood will collaborate animal services

KILLEEN, Texas — The City of Killeen and Fort Hood will collaborate their efforts in animal services for the city, according to reports. On June 29, representatives from the city and Fort Hood gathered at the III Corps Headquarters to formally sign the Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA), as stated by the city.

Belton school district Board approves increase in faculty pay

BELTON, Texas — Editor's Note | News segment is about the 2019 Belton ISD pay increase. Belton ISD will increase faculty pay for the 2022-23 school year, after the district's compensation plan was approved June 20 by the Board of Trustees. The compensation plan will include an average four...

Waco Police investigate fatal crash

WACO, Texas — Waco Police Department Detectives are investigating a fatal crash that happened on June 30, near the 7300 Block of Imperial, according to police. Around 5:31 a.m. officers received a call about a crash. When officers arrived, they learned that the first driver was traveling west when they drifted into oncoming traffic and crashed into a second driver, traveling east, according to reports.

Grandson of famed Italian shoe designer visits Pignetti's in Temple

TEMPLE, Texas — The grandson of famed Italian shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo visited Temple to promote his family's wine, Il Borro. Salvatore Ferragamo, named after his grandfather, was at Pignetti's with owner Clint Harwell on June 23. Ferragamo is CEO of his family's luxury resort and winery, Il Borro,...

Killeen Municipal Court now publishes active warrants weekly

KILLEEN, Texas — Earlier this month, the Killeen Municipal Court started making active warrants public on the City of Killeen website, according to the city. Arrest warrants are updated weekly each Monday with more than 200 pages and 4,000 names listed, as stated by the city. A warrant can...

Bosque County approves Drought Disaster Declaration

BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas — Fourth of July is right around the corner as counties issue fireworks bans around Central Texas. Bosque County of Emergency Management Friday announced a Drought Declaration due to extreme conditions and the abundance of fuel for wildfires, according to the Bosque County Sheriff'S Office. Bosque...